Homemaker

  • DULUTH, MN
  • 01 Skilled Homecare Department
  • Unscheduled - Days - 8 hours
  • Service
  • FTE: 0
  • Req #: 21563
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The Homemaker performs household chores and/or routine child care to clients in the Home Care/Hospice Program.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Wisconsin Background Study upon hire and renewed pr Wisconsin state law.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: High School graduate desired.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Demonstrates home and family management experience; knowledge of basic nutrition and meal preparation; knowledge of basic child care; must have ability to give and receive written and verbal communication; must be able to follow directions and work constructively with other people; must be able to sit; able to see, hear, bend, stoop and walk. Ability to regularly travel to and from various duty locations in a safe and timely manner.
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      READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Basic: Ability to speak simple sentences.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Frequent prolonged standing/walking; lifts supplies/equipment; occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. Lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
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        Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Climb or balance - Rarely or None
      • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Taste or smell - Rarely or None
      • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
      • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic). Exposure to cold, hot, ice and climbing stairs. Possible exposure to second hand smoke.
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