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Private-duty Caregiver for Veteran

Company: Aging In Place
Location: Pleasant Hill
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

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. 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 Stipend
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 accompanies them to successfully do so
Perform cognition 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 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, Other , Pleasant Hill, Missouri

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