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VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF SEMO In Home Care Aide in Sikeston, Missouri

Introduction:Visiting Nurse Association of SEMO is seeking compassionate, hardworking In-Home Caregivers. A Caregiver with our company provides personal care, non-nursing services, and companionship for those who need assistance in caring for themselves. A successful candidate should have priorcaregiverexperience as well as positive references from past employers. These positions may provide services in one or more work sites (client homes). Service times canvary from client to client ( evenings, weekends, or overnights). Service workers are employed on an "as needed basis" and may begin working by substituting for agency employees. As referrals are received, the service worker may be assigned and scheduled to particular clients. Clients may come and go, therefore, VNA does not guarantee hours each week. A worker's caseload will depend upon the referrals received and the willingness of that worker.Job Duties:As a Caregiver, this individual will be responsible for multiple duties, including, but not limited to:Following the care plan as directed.Light housekeeping Making the bed, to laundry, cleaning the bathroom and kitchen, dusting, and vacuuming*The range of the duties described above may not include all of the duties to be performed by the Caregiver and are subject to change.Qualifications:High School Diploma/G.E.D.At least 6 months experience in personal caregiving (private home or facility).ExperiencedPossess a valid driver's license and have valid insurancemust have own transportationMust be 18 years of age.Must be able to pass all background checksPass Drug testAble to read, write, perform simple mathematics and follow directionsExcellent communication and listening skills.-Compassionate, patient, and caring nature.Must be physically and mentally fit to handle the demands of care giving.Must be able to lift a minimum of 50#Must have a working telephone and voice mail set up.Training:Training consists of 2 days of classroom training in Dexter, MO and 1 day of OJT in your area with a VNA trainer. Training is mandated by the state and can be transferred from agency to agency. Classroom training will be paid out at minimum wage following the pay schedule.NOTE: All applicants will be subject to a criminal background check, MVR check, professional and personal reference checks, TB test, and pre-employment drug screening, registered w/Family Care Reg.EOE