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Caregiver (Routine Respite) - Joshua Tree

Company: Teodora Healthcare
Location: Joshua Tree
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCaregiver Summary:Join a leader in the home care industry. Our mission is to care for the families and clients we serve.We understand it's one of the main reasons you became a care professional. You wanted to help people. We provide the highest quality care to people when they are most vulnerable and need our help.We are currently looking for an experienced caregiver (Routine respite 24 hours per month) in Joshua Tree - we encourage you to apply. CAREGIVER BENEFITS:

  • Competitive hourly wage, with weekly pay & direct-deposit starting pay is $14/hr
  • Flexible schedules: hourly, days, nights, and/or weekends.
  • Variety of assignments, procedures, and treatments – we serve patients in-home and also work with facilities to supplement their staff.
  • One to one patient care with a customized Plan of Care for the patient
  • Support and Oversight of patient care from our Director of Nursing JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
    • Attention to Detail: Most clients have a specific need and a special way they like to do things. Our caregivers are essential in maintaining as much consistency and feeling of normalcy as possible
    • Interpersonal Skills: Our Caregivers work in a very personal way with clients. Some are in pain or very sensitive to their changes in life. Our Caregivers are sensitive and compassionate with clients.
    • Stamina: Our Caregivers might need to lift clients into the bathtub, cars and into bed, and need strength and knowledge of body mechanics
    • Time Management: Caregivers are the schedule keepers. Our Caregivers are there to make sure clients stay on schedule and follow their plan of care such as taking their medication, get to appointments on time, etc.
    • Assisting clients with ADLs (Heavy to light activities of daily living - based on client need, see responsibilities)
    • Companionship: Our caregivers are a helping hand to someone in need, sometimes you are the highlight of the client's day
    • Helping: We help our clients enjoy their hobbies and pastimes and get more enjoyment out of life RESPONSIBILITIES: (General list as specifics will be based on case)
      • Follow patient's Personal Plan of Care
      • Companionship, Assistance with bathing, personal hygiene, and grooming
      • Meal preparation & feeding
      • Medication reminders
      • Assistance with transferring & safety with ambulation
      • Transportation to Dr.'s appointment
      • Shopping and running errands
      • Light housekeeping and laundry
      • Ensure confidentiality and security of patient information
      • Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:
        • Pre-placement TB Test
        • Pre-placement Physical Examination
        • Current CPR preferred
        • Own vehicle
        • Current California Driver's License
        • Current Auto Insurance
        • Verification of US Citizenship
        • Must pass criminal background check
        • Must pass drug test

Keywords: Teodora Healthcare, Palm Springs , Caregiver (Routine Respite) - Joshua Tree, Healthcare , Joshua Tree, California

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