Riverside Health System Newport News, VA, USA
The Companion provides companion services such as meal preparation medication reminders errand services grocery shopping companionship transportation some light housekeeping and other private duty services as assigned. Assists the client with the development of a circle of support builds and maintains relationships with family friends and neighbors. Assists client in making medical appointments and insures client is present for all appointments. Other responsibilities include promoting a safe environment providing protective supervision and advocacy and communicating all client related information to the appropriate staff in a timely matter. Acts as a mandated abuse reporter. Must have reliable transportation to perform assigned home care visits. If using personal vehicle must have and maintain a current valid drivers license with proof of appropriate satisfactory driving record and proof of auto liability coverage as required by Virginia State Law. Riverside Home Care provides the trained staff and complete array of specialized services to help you maintain your safety and independence, and we do it in the comfort of your very own home. Riverside Home Care offers home health, usually provided to individuals recovering from an illness, surgery or hospital stay, and short- or long-term in-home private care for assistance with everyday tasks like cooking and cleaning. Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or equivalent Experience: Prior experience in health care or providing care in a home setting preferred. Licensure/Certification: Must have reliable transportation to perform assigned home care visits. Must have and maintain a current, valid driver's license with proof of appropriate, satisfactory driving record and proof of auto liability coverage as required by Virginia State Law. BLS Provider certification required. Due to DMV and insurance requirements you must be 21 or older to qualify for this position. 5 years of driving experience preferred.
Dec 09, 2019