Live In Home Support Worker

Tina Philippson - Courtenay, BC (25 days ago)

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Providing medical and day-to-day care for an elderly couple. Who aren't able to take care of themselves?

Caregiver Job Duties:

  • Interacting with patient in the patient home.
  • 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
  • Reporting any unexpected or worrisome conditions in the patient: medical, psychological, emotional, or otherwise
  • Assisting patient 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 patient on approved outings
  • Assisting patient with mobility needs (helping them get up, helping them get into a wheelchair or walker, pushing a wheelchair, etc.)
  • Reminding patient to take medication according to their doctor's prescription
  • Respecting the patient 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

Caregiver Skills and Qualifications:

Patience, Attentiveness, Concern, Empathy, Domestic Tasks, Medicine, Listening, Communication, Positive Attitude, Discretion, Punctuality, Friendliness, Writing, Reporting, Preparing Meals, Cleaning, Laundry, Drivers licence, Care givers certificate.

Expected start date: 2020-08-01

Reference ID: Haugan Care Giver

Application deadline: 2020-08-31

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $3,000.00 per month

Benefits:

  • Casual Dress
  • Flexible Schedule
  • On-site Parking

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night Shift
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Care Giving: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Support Care: 5 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Courtenay, BC (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No