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Caregiver for Elderly

Company: Wisteria Place Assisted Living
Location: Abilene
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job descriptionWe are looking for a reliable and competent Caregiver to care for our clients in a professional and compassionate manner. It's an often demanding job as you will have to be available for most of the day and week. But, it can also be very satisfying and rewarding, since people who are ill, injured, disabled or elderly are thankful for high quality assistance. The ideal candidate will be patient and friendly with excellent communication skills. You should be able to follow instructions and perform a variety of tasks to help clients.Responsibilities

  • Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (doctor's appointments, walks etc.)
  • Assist clients with personal care and hygiene
  • Help clients with physical therapy exercises
  • Plan and prepare meals with assistance from the clients (when they are able)
  • Do the client's shopping or accompany them when they shop
  • Perform light housekeeping duties that clients can't complete on their own
  • Be a pleasant and supportive companion
  • Report any unusual incidents
  • Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency
  • Help clients take prescribed medicationSkills
    • Proven experience as a caregiver
    • Excellent knowledge of emergency response and first aid (CPR)
    • Knowledge of housekeeping activities and cooking with attention to dietary constraints
    • Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards
    • Respectful and compassionate
    • Good time management skills
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong ethics
    • Physical endurance
    • High school diploma or equivalentJob Type: Full-timePay: From $11.00 per hourBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Health insurance
      • Health savings account
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 12 hour shift
        • Day shift
        • Holidays
        • Monday to Friday
        • Night shift
        • On call
        • Weekend availabilityEducation:
          • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
            • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)Shift availability:
              • Day Shift (Preferred)
              • Night Shift (Preferred)
              • Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location:
                • One locationWork Remotely:
                  • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Wisteria Place Assisted Living, Abilene , Caregiver for Elderly, Healthcare , Abilene, Texas

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