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CAREGIVER, LIVE-IN, FEMALE
Healthcare/Medicine, FT Employee
Family (Moreneo Valley, NM)
Caregiver, Female, Live-in, needed to live with elderly female in her 1920′s home at 8,4000 ft elevation in a valley surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo mountains. The home and area are not isolated. The home has modern conveniences, but heat is by wood. Private bedroom for caregiver. Room and board provided. Salary and days off to be negotiated.
The ideal caregiver will:
o Be a practicing Catholic and have a working knowledge of Catholic practices/services.
o Be fluent English speaking with the ability to communicate with an elderly, less communicative patient.
o Be familiar with homeopathic/alternative medical remedies/treatments and healthy eating.
o Provide companionship with the desire to assist and encourage patient to be independent.
o Have experience assisting elderly patients with bathing, grooming and dressing.
o Be creative in getting patient to exercise.
o Enjoy playing dominoes, doing jig-saw puzzles, and board games.
o Enjoy helping maintain a greenhouse & garden.
o Be able to prepare meals, do laundry, and light housekeeping.
o Have a driver’s license and clean driving record.
o Accompany patient for lunch at Sr. Center on weekdays, to Catholic Church services, and other outings as needed/desired.
o Have experience caring for elderly patients with dementia.
o Provide three character references.
o Pass a drug test and criminal background check with no history of felony activity.
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