Home Caregiver at Physio Centers of Africa

Physio Centers of Africa – We are an innovative healthcare business seeking to propel physiotherapy and elder care to world class levels in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Home Caregiver

Location: Asaba, Delta
Unit: PCA Care
Reports to: HEC Superviser
Status: Contract Position

Job Description

  • Compassionate and nurturing caregiver who is part of our team and mission of enhancing the lives of aging adults and homebound individuals throughout our community. PCA Care provides a variety of non-medical services that allow clients to remain in their home and meet the challenges of aging or monitoring/illness with dignity.

Core Job Requirements
Patient Care:

  • Provide care in shifts at either day or evening to homebound patients according to the requirements set by the patient and/or his/her family and physician.
  • Assistance with personal care and hygiene, including grooming and bathing
  • Assistance with toileting and incontinence issues
  • Help clients take prescribed medication
  • Companionship and conversation
  • Medication and appointment reminders as well as administration.
  • Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (doctor’s appointments, walks etc.)
  • Help clients with physical therapy exercises. Work may involve;
  • Provision of emergency care and action planning
  • Additional Care (depending on patient needs toileting & bathing):
  • Meal assistance from the clients (when they are able)
  • Do the client’s shopping or accompany them when they shop
  • Accompany client to social events and gatherings.

Administration and Communication:

  • Document and effectively communicate activities during visit and general wellbeing of client.
  • Clock In after punctual arrival at clients home and clock out at allocated time.
  • Report any unusual incidents and provide feedback to physician, family and office.
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency, so that all possible, new or enhanced opportunities are exploited.

Competency and Skills Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • HND or equivalent level of education.
  • If no educational background In healthcare previous exposure to the sector and a keen Interest In the sector.

Critical Characteristics:

  • Proven experience as a caregiver and prior training as a nurse or auxiliary nurse.
  • Excellent knowledge of emergency response and first aid (CPR)
  • Good time management skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ethics
  • Physical endurance
  • Knowledge of housekeeping activities with attention to dietary constraints
  • Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards
  • Respectful and compassionate

Generic Skills:

  • Organizational and time management capability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Customer centric/patient centric attitude
  • Detail-oriented and put compliance as priority.
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Good interpersonal and team skills

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and CV to: [email protected] clearly indicating the “Job Title” as subject of your mail

 

Application Deadline  6th December, 2020.

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