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Caregiver/CNA for the Elderly

Company: Clear Path Home Care
Location: Gordon
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Caregiver/CNA for the Elderly

Gordon, TX

Clear Path Home Care is looking for compassionate caregivers for elderly clients in the Gordon,TX.  Are taking applicants from surrounding area, THAT ARE NOT ALLERGIC TO CATS. 

**SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE**

 MUST have reliable transportation. 12 HOUR SHIFTS 7AM-7PM AND 7PM-7AM. Must have Dementia Experience.

A caregiver is usually responsible for attending to the specific needs of an elderly person, but a caregiver may also attend to the needs of a disabled person. Caregivers serve a key role in the health care industry. Caregivers ensure that those under their care are clean, fed and safe. The responsibilities of caregiver can be diverse and encompass many aspects of care. Caregivers will generally work in a patient’s home and help with a variety of tasks.

When caring for an elderly patient a caregiver will also be responsible for a senior’s health care. This may include monitoring vital signs and keeping a log book (ex. if they are Diabetic). The job description may also include making sure they are physically well and providing necessary social interaction such as playing games, reading and encouraging development of skills.

What We Offer 

* Competitive Salary * Mileage Reimbursement 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.

* Help clients 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 am essential for daily living by assisting patients with their meals, including serving and other tasks, if necessary.

Qualifications

* Enjoy working in a one-on-one setting, eager to improve and continuously learn new skills

* Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with physical capability to perform job-related duties

* 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 to health and safety standards

* Supportive and compassionate

* Take pride in providing high quality care

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.

Keywords: Clear Path Home Care, Fort Worth , Caregiver/CNA for the Elderly, Other , Gordon, Texas

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