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The Caring House
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Torrance, CA

The Caring House


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Published 2 days ago

March 2, 2021
$16/hour with increase potential

Caring House is a charitable residential home in Torrance that is completely focused on end-of-life care for the elderly. We are improving the end of life experience for many families in Southern California. Typically, our residents are on hospice and have a remaining life expectancy of 60 days or less.

We are hiring loving and compassionate Caregivers for our five-bedroom home dedicated exclusively to end-of-life care. This rewarding career will focus on providing an environment of warmth, safety and security for residents. Additionally you will be providing support to each Resident's family during this special time, while working side-by-side with visiting medical teams, staff and volunteers. Similar to the book – Tuesdays with Morrie – It feels like volunteering, except you also get paid! Do you enjoy helping the elderly members of our community feel more comfortable and loved?  Then this job is for you!

The night shift is great for those working to continue their education, as there are often several hours of down time after duties are completed, while residents sleep, that are perfect for studying!

Responsibilities:

·       Comfort, support and companionship for residents, families and loved ones

·       Personal care: bathing, changing, feeding, hygiene

·       Medication assistance and monitoring for change in condition

·       Housekeeping, Laundry, changing linens

·       Meal preparation

Core Competencies:

  • Compassion
  • Dignity
  • Integrity
  • Resilience
  • Stability
  • Tranquility
  • Enthusiasm
  • Initiative
  • Team Player
  • Balance

Required Qualifications:

·       Good physical health, ability to lift/transfer our residents occasionally

·       Minimum of 6 months direct care experience with bed-bound individuals requiring full care

·       Obtain/maintain cleared TB test or chest x-ray and physical within the last 6 months (we will provide if needed)

·       Obtain & maintain background check with Live Scan, DOJ and FBI clearance (we will provide if needed)

·       Obtain & maintain First Aid and CPR certifications (we will provide if not previously obtained)

·       Speak, read and write English clearly

·       Personally arrange for three reference calls with prior employer

Additional Helpful Qualifications:

·       Prior hospice/end-of-life experience

·       CNA - nursing assistant certification

·       High school diploma

Keeping all Caring House staff, residents, and visitors safe is our top priority.  We look forward to going over our safety precautions with you.  

Caring House is a charitable residential home in Torrance that is completely focused on end-of-life care for the elderly. We are improving the end of life experience for many families in Southern California. Typically, our residents are on…

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  • Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

Read, speak, and write English.

Read, speak, and write English.

Location

On-site
2842 El Dorado Street, Torrance, CA 90503

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