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Caregiver/CNA for Veteran

Company: Aging In Place
Location: Odessa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Aging 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. Benefits* Health Insurance * Paid Training * Paid Time Off * Competitive Pay * Mileage Reimbursement (for clients that require it) 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 * 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 accompany them to successfully do so * Perform congnitive 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 necessary Qualifications* 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 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 * Available to work different shifts, including nights, weekends, and/or split shifts * 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, CNA or HHA, or completion of a CNA Program * Take pride in providing high quality care * Hoyer Lift and Sit to Stand Lift Experience (specific to client) 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 , Caregiver/CNA for Veteran, Other , Odessa, Missouri

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