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Company:
LIVE-IN FEMALE CAREGIVER IN CORPUS CHRISTI
Location:
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
Post Date:
October 11, 2021
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

Live-in Female Caregiver Position


LOCATION: Corpus Christi, Texas


JOB BRIEF:


Looking for a live-in female competent caregiver to care for an elderly couple, in a professional and compassionate manner. It is often a demanding job. But it can also be very satisfying and rewarding, since elderly people are very thankful for high quality assistance.


The ideal candidate will be patient and friendly with excellent communication skills and perform a variety of tasks to help.


RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Distribute prescribed medication.

  • Assist with mobility around the house or outside.

  • Assist with personal care and hygiene.

  • Assisting my mother to restroom every 3  4 hours.

  • Supervise my mother at all times, she has dementia and sometimes get into things she shouldnt.

  • Planning and preparing meals.

  • Perform housekeeping duties. (which include: vacuuming, laundry (could be daily formats), mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, dusting etc).

  • Be a pleasant and supportive companion.

  • Report any unusual incidents.

  • Act quickly and responsibly in case of emergency.


REQUIREMENTS



  • Experience as a caregiver.

  • A resume and references.

  • Knowledge of emergency response and first aid (CPR is a plus)

  • Knowledge of housekeeping activities and cooking.

  • Respectful and compassionate.

  • Time management skills.

  • Strong ethics.

  • Physical endurance.

  • MUST have proof of COVID vaccine.

  • Must like dogs. There are 3 little dogs in the house. (if you have a small dog, it will be possible to bring to the house if they all get along)

  • Must have knowledge on how to assist a person with dementia.

  • At this time, no going to bars or large social gatherings due to COVID 19.

  • Non-smoker preferred; however, smoking is permitted only outside since my father has asthma. There is a patio.


SALARY


Monthly salary of $2,200.00 with room and board, paid bi-monthly on the 1st and 15th of the month.


Time off is negotiable. (example: 4 3-4 hours off either in afternoon or evening weekly). Remember this is a live in position. Must be there to cook, feed them, get them in bed and up in the morning unless previously agreed upon time off.


WHO YOU WILL BE CARING FOR:


My mother has dementia and will need constant supervision. She will need reminders to go to the restrooms every few hours. Her medications are twice a day which needs to be crushed and put into pudding for her to take. She is very friendly, lovable and happy. She loves to talk, color and get her nails painted.


My father can be forgetful, so you will need to remind him to do things a few times. He is hard of hearing, so sometimes you will need to repeat yourself. He is a retired navy vet and loves to talk about his time in the service. If you are a vet, he would love talking to you. He loves to watch old westerns, fox news and game shows. He takes medication twice a day and there are 2 sprays for his lungs that he needs to take daily. You will need to know how to make sweet tea. He has to have it every day-all day long.


There is a nurse that comes by weekly to check on them. There is a CA that comes twice a week to give them showers.


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