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Experienced Caregiver Needed for 84yo man - ASAP

Golden Age Companions

Posted 24 days ago
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Competitive
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Job Description

Experienced Caregiver Needed for 84yo male - ASAP

Client is 84 year old male. 5'5, 130lbs. He has dementia and needs companion care. His wife lives in the home with him. They prefer female caregivers to assist with light housekeeping, meal prep and standby assistance with ADLS and medications. 

**Shifts: Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm to start ASAP**

Schedule Ongoing.


**The family wants to meet candidates right away, message me for more details!**

 

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
  • Remind clients to 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 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

  • Previous experience in personal care or other related fields 
  • Enjoy working in a one-on-one setting, eager to improve and continuously learn new skills
  • Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • 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 and/or weekends
  • Willingness to enforce health and safety standards
  • Supportive and compassionate
  • High School Diploma or equivalent/Experience as a Caregiver
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Take pride in providing high quality care
  • Hoyer 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.

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