Companion PRN

“Beaumont Rehab & Continuing Care in Dearborn and Farmington Hills were recently named by Newsweek as Best Nursing Homes 2022”

Provides services in the home or facility which include any of the following: personal care for an adult including hygiene and bathing, memory care, simple self-care procedures, vital sign and other health monitoring, use of assistive devices including wheelchairs, meal planning and preparation, supervision, transportation, companionship, medication reminders, light housekeeping and assistance with procedures as assigned. Documents services on provided forms and systems.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

1. Complies with standards to provide excellent customer service.

2. Adapts interactions in consideration of age-related, functional, cultural, developmental and psychosocial factors.

3. Completes all assigned tasks per established procedures.

4. Staff will need to provide medication reminders to clients as outlined in the care plan.

 

5. Reports safety issues and implements safety precautions.

6. Conducts required safety assessments and reports to office.

7. Demonstrates accountability for ongoing, professional and respectful communication.

8. Promptly notifies office of changes in client condition, team concerns & service issues.

9. Promptly complies with all employment requirements, program policies and procedures.

10. Submits timely and proper documentation.

11. Reports/appropriately handles incidents.

12. Demonstrates consistent reliability and responsibility in meeting client service assignments.

13. Demonstrates good attendance and promptness.

14. Uses corporate e-mail consistently and returns calls promptly.

 

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

 

 

 

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS:

 

1. Supports the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process.

2. Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others.

3. Supports and adheres to all Beaumont Health’s customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code.

4. Adheres to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations information.

5. Supports and participates in a collaborative team-oriented environment – cooperates and works together with all co-workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.

6. Supports, cooperates with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules – including universal precautions - reports and prevents/corrects unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs.

7. Completes all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organization.

8. Maintains current licensure, registration and/or certification, as applicable, at all times.

 

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 

A. Education / Training:

 

· High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

 

B. Work Experience:

 

· Previous health care employment or caregiver experience is preferred.

 

C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:

 

· American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification is required.

 

D. Other Qualifications:

 

· Well-developed interpersonal skills, ability to establish rapport and demonstrate attentiveness to client needs and preferences.

· Ability to use good judgment and demonstrate productivity and effectiveness in providing personal and household services.

· Must have reliable transportation, a valid Michigan driver’s license, auto insurance and a good driving record.