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The competency exam and employment application forms must be filled out via online PDF form or downloaded and filled out. Once these forms are filled out they can be scanned and emailed to careers@
Prerequisites to obtain employment with Compassionate Caretakers Inc. as a direct support professional. Including but not limited to Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide,Direct care work
To be employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide for Compassionate Caretakers HCA,Complete the nurse aide certification and training. Pass a competency test developed by the home health care agency in which you will be working. Basic math and reading skills (required) High school diploma or GED (preferred) and A driver’s license (required). Complete a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance along with an FBI clearance. Health Screening: Health Screening is required by all employees for TB testing. The agency reserves the right to request any applicant (after an offer of employment is extended) or current employee, to undergo a physical and pass a drug screening examination where the position or physical condition of the individual may warrant. Have willingness to provide care for people from various backgrounds without regard to race, religion, gender, age, culture, sexual orientation, or disability and be able to fulfill the physical requirements of the job A competency examination developed by Compassionate Caretakers HCA for direct care workers addressing, at a minimum, the following subject areas:
- Consumer control and the independent living philosophy.
- Instrumental activities of daily living.
- Recognizing changes in the consumer that need to be addressed.
- Basic infection control.
- Universal precautions.
- Handling of emergencies.
- Recognizing and reporting abuse or neglect.
- Dealing with difficult behaviors.
Also, If you are applying for the direct care worker you will be examined on the following Personal care subject areas:
- Bathing, shaving, grooming and dressing.
- Hair, skin and mouth care.
- Assistance with ambulation and transferring.
- Meal preparation and feeding.
Pre-employment interviews are required for all positions. Interviews may be scheduled according to agency needs. The final decision to hire shall be made by the supervisor and approved by the Administrator. The job offer will be made by the immediate supervisor.
Information supplied on the application form or during an interview will be subject to verification made by the agency and may be conducted by phone or mail. We will need at least two satisfactory references one from a previous employer and one reference from a non-related individual that confirms they have the ability to perform their job duties.