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EQC Home Care was founded out of love and compassion of those in need of our help. With over 15 years of experience as trusted caregivers in the Portland Metro area, we at Essential Quality Care Home Care proudly stand by our name. We are looking for professionals who reflect out core values of care, compassion and harmony.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Wages
  • Longevity / Retention Bonus
  • Merit Increases / Bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Sick Pay
  • PTO
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan
  • Bonus Potential
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Supportive office team

Responsibilities

  • Provide personal hygiene assistance for elderly patients or those recovering from surgeries, injuries or accidents by attending to their basic needs, such as showering, bathing, dressing and eating
  • Remind clients to take prescribed medication
  • Help with mobility around the house or outside (doctor’s appointments, walks etc.)
  • Assist with personal care and hygiene
  • Plan and prepare meals
  • Complete client’s shopping or accompany them to successfully do so
  • Perform housekeeping duties
  • Report any unusual incidents and act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency
  • Offer activities that are essential for daily living by assisting patients with their meals, including serving and other tasks, if necessary

Qualifications

  • Enjoy working in a one-on-one setting, eager to improve and continuously learn new skills
  • Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations
  • Reliable transportation every single day
  • Validated ability to act in a compassionate and supportive manner
  • Available to work different shifts, including nights and/or weekends
  • Prior experience in a healthcare, hospitality, or in-home care environment (minimum of 1 year)
  • Willingness to enforce health and safety standards
  • Supportive and compassionate
  • High School Diploma or equivalent/Experience as a Caregiver
  • Take pride in providing high quality care
  • Hoyer Lift Experience (specific to client)
  • Valid Driver’s license and ability to drive is a plus but not required

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.