Caregiver

Updated on: 15 Jul 2018
Flexible 1 months, 15 hrs/wk
Chicago, IL, United States
International students can apply

Our established healthcare facility is in search of an experienced and compassionate Caregiver 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. Our Caregivers have a reputation for being cheerful and receptive as they administer care to our clients, and we are seeking someone who would be a great fit with our team.

Responsibilities

  • Assist clients with personal care, including dressing, mobility, administering medication, personal hygiene, eating and transporting to doctor’s appointments
  • Monitor patient medications and update health charts
  • Maintain open communication between families and health care professionals regarding client’s medical and emotional condition
  • Document and report any changes in client’s health status
  • Ensure highest client safety and well-being

Requirements

  • High school diploma required (college degree preferred)
  • Current and valid caregiver certification
  • Current and valid first aid and CPR certification
  • Extensive experience working with the elderly
  • Impeccable written and oral communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge working with patients who have chronic and acute conditions
  • Ability to problem solve quickly

Desired skills

Excel / Data Entry
Customer Service

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