Dependable Staffing currently has multiple open assignments for a qualified caregiver in an in-home/private duty environment. Caregiver/Companion/Attendant Care assignments through Dependable Staffing primarily will be a one-to-one assignment working directly with a brain and/or spinal cord injured patient; or occasionally working as the attendant in a rehabilitation home setting working with multiple patients in a residential group home setting.
The caregiver is responsible for providing direct care to brain and spinal injured clients and to ensure that goals for individual independence are being supported in a positive (and patient) manner. This may involve caregivers providing assistance with daily living activities (ADL's), cueing and re-directing behaviors, hoyer or slide board transfers, medication reminders, meal prep, accompanying patients on activities, and working on target goals created by rehab manager.
Qualified caregiver candidates will have a minimum of 1 year of recent experience (within past 18 months) working with brain, spinal or developmental disabilities either in a home/private residence environment or in a Long Term Care or Assisted Living facility.
Caregiver assignments are typically eight, ten and twelve-hour shifts. Days, nights, weekdays, weekends, holidays, etc.
Caregiver Additional Requirements:
- Current First Aid/CPRCurrent negative TB skin test or chest x-ray
- 1 yr recent experience within past 18 months
- Continuing Education (DCW, Article 9, Prevention and Support) a plus for attendant care positions; required when working with DD consumers
- Current Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
Qualified caregiver applicants can apply quickly and securely on our website under the Caregiver application at Dependablestaffing.com or by simply clicking the Caregiver link! Qualified caregiver applicants will receive immediate consideration.