Private Duty Caregiver

La Grange, Illinois, United States

Providence Life Services offers a full range of services for families who need retirement living, assisted living, rehab, skilled nursing, and more.

 

Providence at Home is currently seeking Full-Time & Part-Time Caregivers for AM & PM 12 Hour Shifts for one on one care in LaGrange . This is an excellent career opportunity for individuals who are truly passionate about providing care for the elderly!

 

Description

The primary purpose of your job position is to provide each of your assigned clients with personal care and services in accordance with the client’s home health aide plan of care as developed by the nurse case manager.

 

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 have experience caring for Psych Patients
  • Must truly have a desire to care for the elderly.
  • Must be mature and career minded.
  • 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.

EOE