Travel Caregiver

Function
Healthcare
Location
US-MI-Lansing
Company
Corso Care

Overview

Travel Caregiver

CorsoCare Staffing Agency

 

Job Status: Full Time, Part Time & Contingent Positions

Pay: $15-17/hour

Covering Area: Lansing, MI area

 

At CorsoCare we offer:

  • Employee First - YOU BELONG, YOU MATTER!
  • What makes you different, makes us great
  • You are part of a team
  • Your unique experiences and perspectives inspire others
  • Excellent pay and mileage reimbursement
  • Growth from training, supportive leadership, and collaboration
  • Flexible schedule

 

Position Summary:

As a Travel Caregiver you will cover cover needs at different Senior Living Communities for  a shift, several days or weeks, depending on that communities needs. You are responsible for providing caring and personalized assistance for residents living in our communities. This position will assist residents in all day to day functions.


Required Experience for Travel Caregiver:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Previous Healthcare, Geriatrics or experience working with the elderly population preferred.
  • Desire to work with geriatric population essential.
  • Driver’s License and Proof of Insurance
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Responsibilities for Travel Caregiver:

  • Provide care support to communities within assigned geographical region.
  • Comfortable driving up to a hour (45-50 miles).
  • Bathe and clean, as needed, both male and female residents by bed bath, shower and/or whirlpool.
  • Assist in cleaning teeth, shampooing/combing hair, cleaning and cutting nails, applying make-up, shaving and cleaning glasses of both male and female residents.
  • Assist residents as needed in dressing appropriately, encouraging usual and appropriate clothing.
  • Make residents’ beds and change linens as needed, clean up room and closet, picking up unnecessary articles and arranging room neatly.
  • Assist residents requiring total or partial assist with dining, set up food for residents needing assistance.
  • Follow medication administration protocols as identified for each individual resident.
  • Answer emergency calls promptly.
  • Assist residents with bedpan, urinal, and bedside commode or to bathroom as needed and/or as directed. Check and change incontinent brief every two hours or more frequently if needed.
  • Take and give notice in writing, vital signs (temp, pulse, respiration & blood pressure), heights and weights as requested, report abnormal or unusual signs to nurse or Executive Director. Report skin breakdown, pressure sores and changes in residents’ physical/mental condition to Wellness Director or Executive Director immediately.
  • Clean wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, bedpans and urinals per schedule.
  • Report unusual color or odor of excretions (urine, drainage, stool or sputum) before discarding it.
  • Assist in the transport, transfer, ambulation, frequent positioning, provide ROM to residents and all other ADL’s as assigned. Use measures that ensure resident and associate safety. Request assistance when lifting, turning and moving residents, using lifting devices when needed.
  • Transport to activities, meals and appointments as requested.
  • Help maintain personal dignity of each resident by ensuring privacy and treating them with respect. Understand and follow Resident Bill of Rights.
  • Provide, direct and participate in activity programming and activity-based care for the residents.
  • Assist in admission, transfer and discharge of residents including ensuring rooms are ready for admit and assist resident with belongings upon discharge.
  • Complete Daily Assignment sheets during shift and according to instructions using only authorized abbreviations.
  • Identify resident before providing care.
  • Follow universal precautions and isolation procedures for infection control.
  • Accepts changes/additions to schedule during staffing difficulties when necessary. Accepts assignment in time of emergency, regardless of any location and/or any day of the week be it weekend/holidays.
  • Additional duties as assigned, including assisting with dining and housekeeping

 

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Serving is our Business

Connecting Seniors, Families and Communities

StoryPoint and Independence Village have over 35 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It’s this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents. Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.

 

1440 Culture

Not Just Making Every Day Great. Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in every single day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional moment. This philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple pillars: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back & Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational goal of creating the absolute best experience with every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day.

 

It begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above everything else. No one here just “does their job” The mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons.

 

We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.

 

We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.

 

 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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