DMH Personal Care Attendant throughout Southwest Missouri - Military veterans preferred

2021-06-16
Phoenix Home Care and Hospice
Other

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Springfield
Missouri
65803
United States

The Missouri Department of Mental Health's Division of Developmental Disabilities (Division of DD) Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. Phoenix Home Care & Hospice is looking for talented, caring direct support individuals to provide services to DMH clients throughout Southwest Missouri including, Joplin, Lebanon, Springfield, Bolivar etc...We will offer from $12-$13 per hour plus paid training for CPR and First Aide training. We are looking for a competent personal care assistant to support physically or mentally challenged customers in their everyday lives. The fulfilment and satisfaction that comes with helping others surpasses the challenges of this job. If you’re a compassionate, positive person who isn’t afraid to work hard, then this is a job for you. We expect you to be polite and a good communicator. Experience in housekeeping tasks and caring for the elderly or sick will make you a strong candidate.Responsibilities Support clients who can’t move on their own Help clients dress, bathe, eat etc. Help customers with their shopping Do necessary housekeeping to maintain a clean environment Provide emotional support Inform physicians or supervisors about uncommon events Act quickly and responsibly in cases of emergency Requirements Proven experience as personal care assistant Committed to health & safety Able to do housework and cooking Well-organized and reliable Excellent communication and people skills Positive and compassionate attitude Strong ethics Physical stamina CPR certified High school diploma or equivalent A valid driver’s licence Benefits Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision) Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D) Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays) Short Term & Long Term Disability Training & Development Paid CPR and Training