CAREGIVER & PERSONAL CARE ASSISTANT FirstLight Home Care of Greater Akron, a locally-owned & operated franchised is seeking kind, compassionate & personable individuals to provide non-medical, in-home care to our clients. We are hiring throughout Medina, Portage, Stark and Summit Counties. This individual will have completed personal care training and is competent to perform assigned functions of personal care to the client in their residence. Our clients include senior citizens, hospice, and clients with special needs. Full & Part-time positions are available working a variety of shifts and schedules! Work near your home! Caregivers love to work for FirstLight Home Care! Here are some of the benefits that we offer: Flexible shifts and schedules Very competitive pay Employee bonus programs Paid vacation Access to health coverage Employee recognition and award programs Opportunities for personal growth Interested and Passionate Caregivers please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process and enter your zip code eMail your resume to: Call for further details or to schedule an appointment Qualifications: 1 Must have completed personal care training program and competency. 2 Have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the sick and elderly. 3 Ability to carry out directions, read and write. 4 Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job. Responsibilities: 1 Assist clients with personal hygiene, including shower, tub or bed baths, oral care, hair and skin care. 2 Assist clients in the use of toilet facilities, including bed pans. 3 Assist clients in and out of bed, excluding the use of mechanical lifting equipment unless trained and documented as competent. 4 Assist clients with walking, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable. 5 Assist clients with self-administration of medications. 6 Meal preparation and feeding, when required. 7 Assist with prescribed exercises when the client and the aide have been instructed by the appropriate health professional. 8 Record and report changes in the clients physical condition, behavior or appearance to supervisor or Case Coordinator. 9 Documenting services delivered in accordance with FirstLight Home Care policies and procedures. Lifting Requirements: Ability to perform the following tasks if necessary: Ability to participate in physical activity. Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity. Heavy lifting up to 50lbs Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis. Working Environment: Works both in the field and in facilities with clients and referral sources. About FirstLight Home Care: Whether you need support caring for a senior, a person with a disability, a veteran, or a loved one whos recovering from a surgery or other health event, FirstLight? Home Care is there for you. Our extraordinary caregivers are extensions of your family who provide non-medical care in home, hospital, or healthcare settings. Our services cover everything from assistance with household duties to help with individual needs like bathing assistance and hygiene. We can also help minimize the burden of managing errands, transportation, and paperwork. Or we can just provide good company or help enjoying a favorite hobby. When you choose FirstLight, you get more than a caregiver. Thats because we also happen to be joke testers. Recipe tasters. Home beautifiers. Bingo partners. Backgammon buddies. Life organizers. Errand runners. And so much more.

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