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PEDIATRIC PERSONAL CARE WORKER/CAREGIVER

VitalCare Denver, CO

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Job Description

PEDIATRIC PERSONAL CARE WORKER/CAREGIVER

Must be able to work weekdays, afterschool and weekends.

VitalCare is honored to be providing Health First Colorado and pediatric waiver services to families across the Front range. We are a fast-growing company and know that world-class home care starts with world-class employees.

Come join an amazing team of dedicated professionals and make a true impact in the lives of kids and families with special needs!

As a pediatric personal Care and respite provider, you get to make a direct impact in the lives of Colorado families. You have the opportunity to support and empower individuals from birth-20 in their daily lives and within their peer communities. This position allows for 1-to-1 interaction with clients to allow for true connection and engagement.

Our ideal candidate is a unique, caring person who finds deep satisfaction in brightening the lives of our kids with special needs and their families. This candidate would ideally have a strong working knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and childcare experience.

This is truly meaningful work for a gifted care provider who enjoys helping others. If this sounds like you, we would like to meet you. We know how rare you are, so we provide competitive compensation and training.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Assist with activities of daily living. Activities may include skin care, ambulation, bathing, dressing, exercise, hair care, oral care, bladder and bowel care.

· Provide client companionship and engagement in the form of conversation, emotional reassurance, and coordination of mentally stimulating activities. This includes transporting clients to and from community outings and/or appointments

· Possess a deep understanding of delineation of care worker roles. Be able to quickly identify scenarios that call for more skilled care or medical treatment. Quickly report any deterioration in client’s mental or physical condition to supervisor.

· Providing support with hobbies, studies, and social activities

· Attend periodic educational sessions (normally 6 sessions per year).

· Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job performance.

· Provide standard infection control precautions, basic first aid, and home safety.

· Comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

· Understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model

· Working knowledge of principles and procedures for personal care in a home setting.

· Comfort in dealing with sensitive family issues and issues related to healthcare process.

· Conscientious, observant, and proactive.

· Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

· At least 18 years of age.

· Reliable transportation and auto insurance

· Successful completion of agency training and successful completion of a written competency exam related to the agency PCW training course.

· Availability to work a flexible schedule: Evening and weekend availability required. Weekday shifts available.

· Willingness to drive to client homes in outlying areas as needed

Special Requirements:

1. Valid, current state driver's license and access to a reliable automobile

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $13.50 - $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
Company Description
VitalCare is a non-medical home care agency serving the greater Denver area. We support clients on a variety of waivers; We also have exclusive agreements in place with multiple third parties adding to the complexity of our agencies billing practices.

VitalCare

Why Work Here?
World-class home care starts with world-class employees, come join an amazing team of dedicated professionals

VitalCare is a non-medical home care agency serving the greater Denver area. We support clients on a variety of waivers; We also have exclusive agreements in place with multiple third parties adding to the complexity of our agencies billing practices.

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