Companion/Personal Assistant/ Part or Full time / Athens, Georiga

New Position. You must have some type of accreditation in the medical field or a degree as LPN or RN to be considered for this position.  CNA certification will not be adequate.  Employer would also consider a recent graduate from nursing school or even a student.  They would also consider a certified Physical Therapist.

This is a support role for an active senior widow with slight dementia who needs very little assistance.  She is very independent.  She does everything for herself.  This is a brand new position for  her and the family so the duties will involve as the dementia progresses.  It’s a fluid situation; but at current status will mostly be insuring medication has been taken properly and quality time is spent engaging her mind with conversation and activities.  With the family living out of state they need someone to check on her daily.  The position may start as just 3 or 4 hours a day and evolve into more if needed.  The family is willing to pay a full-time salary for only part-time work if it’s the right fit.  You must be fit, energetic and have a sunny personality.

Other duties are keeping the family informed of any changes to her mindfulness,  making sure the mother’s basic hygiene is taken care of and administer medication on time.  Assist with setting up doctor appointments and driving the mother to them as well as to other errands.

To qualify for this position, you must present documents with medical qualifications, be willing to get Covid tested weekly or get Covid vaccination, able to work flexible hours and have clear MVR and criminal background.  English speaking, reliable transportation and recent verifiable references also required.   If interested please submit your resume.

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