Private Duty Caregiver

Tinley Park, Illinois, United States Part-time

Providence at Home is currently seeking part and full-time caregivers with flexibility to work in the south and west Chicagoland suburbs. 

Summary of essential job functions

  • Responsible for cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.
  • Make fluids and snacks available between meals and at bedtime.
  • Assist in toileting, bathing, and daily grooming of assigned residents.
  • Support and represent the mission of Providence as shown by your actions while on duty.
  • Maintain a calm, pleasant living environment for the residents.
  • Document changes in medical condition to the appropriate nurses on duty.
  • Give and receive shift reports to ensure consistent medical care is delivered.
  • Measure and record vital signs as necessary or instructed.

Skills necessary

  • Must have a compassionate, empathetic and nurturing personality.
  • Must truly have a desire to care for the elderly.
  • Must be mature and career minded.
  • Previous home caregiving experience a plus.
  • Previous experience in long-term care is a plus.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet.