Grand Traverse County Universal Aide in Traverse City, Michigan

style="text-align: center;"img src="http://www.grandtraverse.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentID=3631" alt="Click to Home" width="85" height="95" / h4 style="text-align: center;"Grand Traverse County is seeking Universal Aides/h4 style="text-align: center;"Primary functions of the job is to perform individual in-home personal care for clients and provide homemaking assistance to clients of the Commission on Aging, such as laundry, vacuuming, cleaning, dusting, and related items. style="text-align: center;" Employees work as part of a team and are responsible for ensuring that the team meets its objectives. style="text-align: center;" The work schedule may be irregular depending on need and number of clients requesting service. style="text-align: center;"It will also require travel by the employee in the employee's own vehicle or other means of transportation. Job Duties include: liPerforms a variety of personal care and health care tasks for clients./li liBathes clients (complete, partial, shower, tub or bed bathing)./li liAssesses basic vital signs, checks on medication./li liProvides oral, skin, and hair care./li liAssists patient with range of motion activities, checks for bed sores or other issues./li liCares, cleans, and empties urinals, bedpans, urinary drainage or colostomy bags./li liAssists with application of devices and/or appliances./li liChanges bed linens if needed./li liProvides respite care, relieves primary care giver, including performing duties such as accompanying and interacting with client/li liAssists clients with additional household tasks as requested, which may include preparing meals, retrieving newspapers, emptying trash, and other related activities./li liPerforms a variety of home cleaning and homemaking assistance such as the following;/li liDusts, vacuums, sweeps and mops floors./li liMakes beds and shakes small rugs./li liWashes dishes, cleans and disinfects kitchen counters, sinks, bathtubs and toilets./li liCleans refrigerator, stove and cupboards/li liWashes, dries, folds, and puts away laundry./li liWashes walls and inside windows./li liInteracts with clients, performs basic checks and monitoring of client situation and environment, reports all potentially harmful or unusual situations to a supervisor./li liPrepares and maintains accurate records of client services and related information./li liParticipates in staff meetings, training sessions, and/or other related meetings./li /ul /ul Wage is $12.83 per hour Full time position Benefits provided