1902 Westwood Blvd, #214, Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 598-3960
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Caregiver

Inland Empire, San Gabriel Valley, Pasadena & Los Angeles Area


Job Summary:

Responsible for non-medical, in-home support services which provide for the comfort, safety, and general supervision of clients as well as home management services.  Provide companionship to those individuals requiring; socialization and/or minimum guidance to assure a safe, protected, clean and orderly environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides general attention to client’s non-medical needs in accordance with an established Plan of Care.
  • Provides companionship for the client including, but not limited to:  talking and listening, reading aloud, providing social and emotional support.  Promotes the client’s mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest.  Provides emotional support and promotes a sense of well-being.
  • Provides for a clean, safe, and healthy environment for clients and family members.  Provides light housekeeping tasks including laundering of client’s garments and linens. 
  • May prepare and serve meals as directed.  Ensures that dishes are washed and kitchen cleaned after each meal.
  • Assists client in completing necessary phone calls, letter writing, etc.  Accompanies client on walks, community trips, doctor’s office, bank, beauty salons, etc.
  • Reminds client to take self-administered medications.
  • Observes and reports any changes in the client’s mental, physical, or emotional condition or home situation to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and a professional relationship with clients, family members, and co-workers.
  • Participates in in-service and continuing education programs, staff meetings, and client conferences as requested by immediate supervisor.
  • Completed required documentation of services delivered and submits to office in a timely manner according to policy.
  • Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly. 
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding client information.
  • Other reasonable related duties as assigned.

Working Environment:

  • Client’s home and automobile (client's vehicle or personal vehicle).
  • Contact with blood or other body fluids (May pose a risk for exposure to blood borne pathogens and infectious diseases.)

Position Physical Demands:

  • The work requires light physical exertion on a regular and recurring basis, such as driving, assisting client in activities, and light housekeeping.
  • Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk and hear.  Occasionally required to reach and lift.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of ninth grade education; high school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate satisfactory completion of any stated or mandated training.
  • Applicant must be bondable and meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: Criminal Background Investigation, Motor Vehicle Driving Record, Credit History, Professional and Personal Reference Checks, and give permission to submit to random drug and alcohol testing.
  • Must have reliable transportation and fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality.
  • Applicant must have a valid California driver’s license and current, valid automobile insurance.
  • Satisfactory completion of Comfort Keepers training and orientation program is a must.
  • Must accept responsibility for learning and adhering to Comfort Keepers policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to function in a home setting with minimal direct supervision and maintain satisfactory relationships with administrative staff, clients, and family members.
  • Ability to document services provided and follow verbal & written instructions is mandatory.
  • Must be genuinely concerned about helping people and have high moral standards of honesty and integrity.

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