SI HomeCare Agency is looking for a special breed of people who are caring, dedicated, sensitive to the needs of others, responsible, reliable…somebody with strong problem solving and decision making skills as they will be responsible for monitoring and caring for elderly and disabled patients.
The person should be physically fit to be able to perform daily housekeeping tasks and sanitize client’s home to eliminate risk of contaminants when necessary.
The person should be emotionally stable because the worker maybe faced with unpredictable or emotional situations where the patient, the worker maybe handling is abusive, extremely ill or dying.
Even though the person may be working in a home care setting, the worker may need to interface frequently with medical staff like doctors and pharmacists. Therefore, effective oral and interpersonal communication is important on the job.