We are looking for 25 competent Caregivers, for our Northshore (Mandeville, Covington, Slidell, Lacomb, Amite, Hammond, Loranger, Abita Spring, Madisonville, Ponchatoula) to care for our clients in a professional and compassionate manner. A First Name Basis Has expanded our service areas and business is exploding!
It's an often demanding job as you will have to be available for most of the day and week. But, it can also be very satisfying and rewarding, since people who are ill, injured, disabled or elderly are thankful for high quality assistance. The ideal candidates will be patient and friendly with excellent communication skills.
You should be able to follow instructions and perform a variety of tasks to help clients. Currently A First Name Basis Home Care has every shift open, Days, evenings, nights, weekends. Shifts start at 6am until.
AFNB works 24/7 so even PRN employees are welcome to apply. Please remember that caregivers with a CLEAR criminal background and CLEAN drug screen only need apply. Responsibilities Help clients take prescribed medication Assist clients with ambulation and mobility around the house or outside (doctor's appointments, walks etc.) Assist clients with personal care and hygiene Help clients with physical therapy exercises Plan and prepare meals with assistance from the clients (when they are able) Do the client's shopping or accompany them when they shop Perform light housekeeping duties that clients can't complete on their own Be a pleasant and supportive companion Report any unusual incidents Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency Requirements Proven experience as a caregiver Excellent knowledge of emergency response and first aid Knowledge of housekeeping activities and cooking with attention to dietary constraints Willingness to adhere to health and safety standards Respectful and compassionate Good time management skills Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills Strong ethics
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