Home Care Aide/Direct Care -Detroit, MI

Posted Date 3 months ago(2/12/2020 4:10 PM)
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Part Time Regular
Macomb, Oakland, Wayne


Location: Detroit, MI geographical areas: Downtown area


The Home Care Aide is responsible for all direct client care in relation to programming, personal hygiene, comfort, safety and regular communication with families and external parties. Provide basic health-related services according to a client’s needs, such as checking vital signs or administering prescribed medication at scheduled times. Light housekeeping, such as laundry, washing dishes, and vacuuming in a client’s home. Help to organize a client’s schedule and plan appointments. Transport client to doctor's appointments, therapy sessions, employment and or outings. Shop for groceries and prepare meals to meet a client’s dietary specifications and assist with keeping clients engaged in their social networks and communities.


This posting is specific to an assignment based in Detroit, MI. Part time 16 hours per week available.  Days 7:00 am-3:00 pm and Afternoons 3:00 pm-11:00 pm.  Shifts may vary and you must be available to work a fair share of weekends and holidays. Client services provided includes  assistance with Activities of Daily Living (dressing, feeding showering, etc.,) Supervision for Transfers and standing assist (uses a cane) assistance with preparing light meals and laundry.  May occasionally ride with client to outside appointments. 




No experience is required - we will train you!  We are looking for compassionate individuals with a calling to care for and inspire others to realize their greatest .


*Starting rate is 12.50 -14.50 per hour based on prior related experience, education and training.  We offer a great benefit package to full-time employees that include medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, 401k with a company match, 9 paid holidays and up to 12 days of PTO (paid time off) in the first year of employment. 


Requirements include:

  • Have a High School Diploma, GED and/or proven ability to read and write
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Acceptable under the State of Michigan's Good Moral Statute

 Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds.
  • Ability to lift, transfer, rotate, push, pull and assist patients weighing up to 150 pounds who are partially or totally dependent for moving about and maneuvering a manual wheelchair.
  • Other physical requirements include stooping, bending, twisting, standing and walking throughout an 8-hour shift.
  • Must be able to execute physical restraint techniques, including bringing patient safely to the ground level.
  • Must be able to execute CPR and other emergency first aid procedures according to prescribed standards.

License, Certification or Registration(s) Requirements:

  • Michigan driver's license and acceptable driving record. Michigan Chauffeur's license must be obtained within 2 weeks of employment.
  • CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) and First Aid – Adult and Pediatric Certification required or obtained within one week of employment (training provided at orientation).
  • Must be able to drive an automobile.

 Language/Writing/Communication Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively with co-workers and clients in an English-speaking environment.

 Other Requirements: Ability to -

  • Work efficiently both independently and as part of a team.
  • Reason and make judgments and decisions.
  • Work effectively and courteously under stressful circumstances.
  • Manage time well, set priorities, perform multiple tasks and organize diverse activities.
  • Deal effectively with inappropriate behaviors of clients, including hostility and aggression.
  • Recognize inappropriate or manipulative behavior in difficult or challenging situations.
  • Calmly and repetitively model appropriate behavior in difficult or challenging situations.
  • React to situations, i.e., rescue, preventing a client from hurting themselves.
  • Maintain regular and punctual work attendance.
  • Willing to work evenings/overnight, weekends, and holidays.




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Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers and its affiliates have successfully been treating individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries for more than 30 years. With more than 35 residential locations, five treatment centers, a NeuroRehab Campus® and two vocational centers, Rainbow offers services that span nearly every aspect of brain and spinal cord injury recovery and rehabilitation.



Our settings include adult, pediatric, and adolescent residential homes, specialized residential program, home- and community-based rehabilitation and outpatient services. Rainbow employees share a commitment to make a major difference in the quality of life of our clients.

Rainbow's ability to deliver and achieve the greatest rehabilitation potential for our clients is dependent upon our employees. For this reason, Rainbow strives to ensure that we attract and retain the best talent, support our employees, and help create an environment that will enable them to fulfill their potential.



Rainbow sets the standard of excellence in the health care industry with employees who are dedicated to providing truly great care.

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