Experienced Caregiver

We are looking for an experienced and compassionate caregiver who understands the needs of a client while helping them maintain a high quality of life. This position is helping with the care of an elderly person who has late-stage dementia.

Position Summary:

This is a part-time position. It requires compassionate, respectful, experienced caregiving and the ability to be sensitive to the needs of the client.

 

Caregiver responsibilities and duties:

Assist with personal care, including dressing, mobility, personal hygiene, eating and administering medications if needed

Monitor health charts

Maintain open communication with family and community members regarding client’s mental and emotional conditions

Document and report any changes in client’s health status

Ensure highest client safety and well-being

Light cooking and housekeeping when needed

 

Qualifications and Skills:

Current and valid caregiver certification

Current and valid first aid and CPR certification

Experience working with the elderly

Written and oral communication skills

Experience and knowledge working with patients who have late stage dementia

Ability to problem solve quickly

Nursing background an asset

 

Dates: Beginning immediately

Days of Week and hours: To be discussed with candidates

Salary: $20 to $25/hour

 

Please email application and resume to hr@yasodhara.org by October 30th, 2019

Living on-site at the Ashram may be an option

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