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Private-duty Caregiver for Veteran

Company: Aging In Place
Location: Pleasant Hill
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAging in Place is locally owned and operated by a nurse that understands the true meaning of compassion. The company was born out of a vision of providing an aging community with a means of securing and receiving a high quality of care in the comfort of their own homes. Aging in Place is now committed to providing the much-needed quality care that the senior population has worked so hard to deserve. We are looking for caring and devoted caregivers who are passionate about improving the lives of the people they care for and the families they work with.Aging In Place is also a preferred provider for the VA and is honored to be able to serve our veterans. We are looking for a compassionate individual wanting to make a difference in the life of a veteran in Pleasant Hill, MO. All caregivers including males and veterans are encouraged to apply. Benefits

  • Paid Training
  • Competitive Pay - Starting pay is $15 an hour
  • Travel StipendResponsibilities
    • 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
    • Help clients take prescribed medication and assist clients with ambulation
    • Help with mobility around the house or outside (doctor's appointments, walks, etc.)
    • Assist with personal care and hygiene, plan and prepare meals and help with physical therapy exercises
    • Complete client's shopping or accompanies them to successfully do so
    • Perform cognitive exercises with clients
    • Perform housekeeping duties and report any unusual incidents
    • 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 necessaryQualifications
      • Enjoy working in a one-on-one setting, eager to improve and continuously learn new skills
      • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with the physical capability to perform job-related duties
      • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation every single day
      • Validated ability to act in a compassionate and supportive manner
      • Prior experience in healthcare, hospitality, or in-home care environment
      • Willingness to enforce health and safety standards
      • Supportive and compassionate
      • High School Diploma or equivalent/Experience as a Caregiver, CNA or HHA, or completion of a CNA Program
      • Take pride in providing high-quality care 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.

Keywords: Aging In Place, Independence , Private-duty Caregiver for Veteran, Healthcare , Pleasant Hill, Missouri

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