Caregiver/CNA PRN St Charles County

AW Health Care

Posted 19 days ago
Saint Charles, MO 63301
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Job Description

AW Health Care invites you to apply for our PRN-part-time Caregiver/CNA positions that make a difference in our clients lives in the St Charles, Lincoln and Warren counties. Your work matters every single day and at AW Health Care we recognize this by offering competitive and weekly pay, supportive staff and mileage reimbursement.

Shifts: Various shifts, Need availability Monday - Friday and every other weekend. (Two weekend shifts are required each month)

Job Summary:
The position of Caregiver is to provide personal hygiene and a safe environment to clients. Priority will be given to providing for the client’s physical care such as personal cleanliness and/or wound care and to the immediate environment which directly affects the patient’s health and safety needs. Caregiver services are scheduled intermittent visits provided to the patient according to the patient’s care plan.

Primary Job Duties:
- Assist the patient with personal hygiene such is bathing, care of skin, mouth and hair. Instruct patient and family in meeting patient’s personal hygiene needs
- Provide physical assistance in patient transfer, positioning and ambulation as outlined in the patient care plan.
- Assist patient with prescribed non-skilled exercises which the patient, family, and caregiver have been taught by appropriate professional personnel.
- Change patient bed linen as needed.
- Clear patient path of clutter or patient’s room to provide for maximum patient safety.
- Prepare a light meal if visit during mealtime and time permits.
- Assist in cleaning and maintaining supplies and equipment in proper condition.
- Assist the recipient with ordinarily self-administered medications (open bottles, get water).
- Shopping for groceries or household items specifically required for the health and maintenance of the recipient.
- Apply non-prescription topical ointments/lotions to unbroken skin at the recipient’s direction.

Job Requirements

Caregiver Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have valid Driver's License, your own reliable transportation and vehicle insurance
Must have at least six months to one year of experience as a professional caregiver. Preferably with the geriatric population.

Must be willing to be flexible with their hours and able to work any shift, as needed, to meet the client’s needs.
Must possess moderate computer skills, including word processing and data entry;
Must be a self-starter able to work with minimal supervision;
Must be a “team player” dedicated to providing a high level of customer service, with a positive attitude;
Must be able to communicate effectively and possess well-developed interpersonal, organizational, and problem solving skills;
Must have the ability to effectively interact with all employees;
Must maintain required yearly training/education as mandated by state of Missouri
Must be able to read, write and follow directions.
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and the skills necessary to provide the care appropriate to the age of the clients served.

Working Environment:
Works in patient homes, and will be required to travel in between client homes.

Physical Demands:
Ability to participate in physical activity;
Ability to work for extended period of time while standing and being involved in physical activity;
Moderate lifting;
Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.


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