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In Home Caregiver/Companion (M-F) *Hiring Bonus*

Quality Care Companions Woodbury, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $12 to $16 Hourly
  • Part-Time

Job Summary

We are in search of experienced and compassionate Caregivers who understands the importance of meeting the needs of clients while helping them maintain a high quality of life. We are looking for a committed individual who has impeccable communication skills and is able to problem solve on the spot.

General Accountabilities

  • Interacting with patients in medical facilities, nursing homes, or in the patients' homes and traveling between sites to give care to multiple patients if needed.
  • Providing a warm and welcoming care environment.
  • Listening to a patient's needs, wants, and other suggestions about their care.
  • Attending to patient's hygienic needs such as bathing, dressing and undressing, cleaning teeth or dentures, and using the bathroom.
  • Recording basic health information such as weight, food intake, and daily bowel movements/urination and reporting any unexpected or worrisome conditions in the patient: medical, psychological, emotional, or otherwise.
  • Assisting patients with preparing meals, eating, and cleaning up after themselves.
  • Performing household chores on behalf of the patient such as making the bed, tidying up the bedroom, doing laundry, dusting, sweeping, mopping, etc.
  • Assisting with shopping, keeping a detailed financial record of all transactions.
  • Accompanying patients on approved outings. Assisting patients with mobility needs (helping them get up, helping them get into a wheelchair or walker, pushing a wheelchair, etc.)
  • Reminding patients to take medication according to their doctor's prescription.
  • Respecting the patients' privacy and rules of confidentiality.
  • Establishing a relationship with each patient and members of patients' families.
  • Answering the telephone and greeting guests on behalf of the patient.
  • Responding to medical and other emergencies immediately.
  • Assisting with errands. Be resourceful and flexible with scheduling.

Job Qualifications

  • Patience, Attentiveness, Concern, Empathy, Domestic Tasks, Medicine, Listening, Communication, Positive Attitude, Discretion, Punctuality, Friendliness, Writing, Reporting, Preparing Meals, Cleaning, Laundry, Traveling.
  • Flexible availability.
  • Willing to commute.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Proof of Insurance
  • At least 2 years of Caregiving experience required

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Active listening
  • Service orientation
  • Monitoring
  • Critical thinking

Quality Care Companions

Why Work Here?

Scheduling Flexibility, Competitive Pay, 24/7 Communication with Supervision, Electronic Documentation and Punches.

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