Companion

Bethany Lutheran Homes Onalaska , WI 54650

Posted 2 weeks ago

Casual Call Position

Hours and shifts vary depending on resident requests for services. Must be flexible. Requested hours are usually daytime, but may be evening or possibly overnight. Minimum shift time is 1 hour, but normally a 2-3 hour commitment.

Bethany Lutheran Homes is one of the 150 largest, most innovative senior care providers in the nation and we want YOU on our team! With 10 different communities between La Crosse, Onalaska and Holmen, we're able to provide care in independent and assisted living, high acuity assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation. Great people, great care!

About the Position:

Come join our caregiving team! Eagle Crest North and Eagle Crest South is looking for caring and compassionate individuals to be a companion to our residents of our retirement and life community. In this role, you will be responsible for meeting residents' friendship and socialization needs by providing non-medical support while fostering each residents' independence and freedom of choice. This can include, but is not limited to, activities inside and outside of the communities, accompanying or driving to appointments, entertainment or shopping. Companionship services are done through 1:1 visits, respite care and/or seasonal jobs.

Being a Companion is not just a job, it is a meaningful experience that goes beyond a paycheck. You will make a difference in the lives of our residents while helping them maintain as much independence and dignity as possible. Companions do not provide services such as medication assistance, personal cares, meal or housekeeping services. Transportation may be through the use of company vehicles, personal vehicles or through other community transportation services.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have a genuine interest in caring for seniors

  • CBRF Training is required, but training can be provided

  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record

Qualifications for Higher Starting Pay:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant training and/or experience
  • CBRF Certification(s)

Our Wages:

  • Our starting rate is between $10.00 and $12.00 per hour, based on your experience and qualifications. Increases upon orientation completion. And regular wage reviews - we pay for high performance!

Benefits:

  • Available at 50+ hours/pay period: Health Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account, Dental Insurance, Life and ADandD Insurance, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability.

  • Available at 20+ hours/pay period: Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short Term Disability, Accident Insurance, Cancer and Critical Illness Insurance, Hospital and Intensive Care Insurance.

  • Available to all: Employee Assistance Program, 401(k).

Bethany Lutheran Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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