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Female Companion w/ Refined Dementia Care Skills for Female - Spanish a+ PT

Company: Renewal Memory Partners
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*RENEWAL MEMORY PARTNERS is seeking a highly skilled female Care Partner with excellent and diversified Companion skills.*

A minimum of 2 years of in-home Alzheimer's or dementia care is necessary*. Fluency in English is required; fluency in Spanish is highly preferred.*

*Tue/Wed/Fri 12-4pm*

*$22.00 - $25.00 hourly*

The Ideal Care Partner will have a wide range of interests in cultural and historical activities, opera, music, museums and galleries, educational lectures. The successful Care Partner will engage the client in intellectual and stimulating activities, accompany the client on walks and appropriate physical activity.

An easygoing and encouraging personality would fit best.

This Part Time schedule has strong potential to increase and is best suited to a candidate with an open schedule.

*Schedule: Tue/Wed/Fri 12-4pm*

*Location: Chelsea*

*All RMP employees must be fully covid vaccinated*

Come join our growing community of Care Partners who share this common purpose! At Renewal Memory Partners, we are dedicated to providing holistic, person-centered care to people living with Alzheimer's and related dementias. Our organization is also committed to providing affirming care to the LGBTQ community.

For all Care Partners of Renewal Memory Partners, we are proud to offer:

* Community: We understand that caring for older adults can be isolating at times, and we strive to build community among Care Partners through ongoing support groups, dynamic trainings, and virtual meet-ups.
* Professional Development: Through the Renewal Memory Institute, you will have access to best-in-class trainings offered by a multidisciplinary team of experts. You may also have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research studies through our partnerships with university and hospital-based teams.
* Competitive Compensation: At Renewal Memory Partners, we strive to offer top starting pay, plus a wide range of benefits.
* A Person-Centered Approach that Honors You: We celebrate both our clients and our Care Partners as diverse individuals, and actively learn about their hobbies, backgrounds, and interests. We thoughtfully match clients and Care Partners who can build genuine, authentic connections.

Responsibilities:

* Providing companionship to older adults and people with chronic health conditions in their homes (e.g., discussing current events, creating artwork, reviewing photo albums).
* Planning activities outside the home and accompanying clients to keep them engaged with the world (e.g., trips to museums, concerts, plays, or the park).
* Escorting clients to doctors' appointments.
* Running errands for clients (e.g., grocery shopping, sundries).
* Reminding clients to take their medications.
* Doing light exercise with clients (e.g., helping with stretching routine).
* Assisting clients in preparing meals.
* Performing light housekeeping, such as dusting, tidying, and laundry.

Qualifications:

We welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds including the creative arts and healthcare fields. Our employment is selective. Strong candidates possess:

* A passion for caring for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Prior experience working with this population is valued, but not required.
* An accredited high school diploma, though we prefer candidates with college degrees or those currently attending colleges or graduate schools.
* Deep empathy and patience.
* Flexibility, reliability, and responsiveness.
* Creativity and a positive, open-hearted approach.
* Strong composure under pressure.
* Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build trust-based relationships with clients and their families.
* 24/7 RN Support

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $22.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
Schedule:
* Day shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* No weekends
* On call
* Overtime
* Self-determined schedule
* Weekend availability
* Weekends only

COVID-19 considerations:
All Renewal Memory Partner employees MUST BE FULLY COVID VACCINATED.

Education:
* High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:
* Alzheimer's care: 3 years (Required)
* Home health Care: 3 years (Required)

Language:
* Spanish and English fluency (Required)

License/Certification:
* HHA Certification (Required)
* Proof of Covid Vaccination (Required)

Work Location: On the road%58047475%

Keywords: Renewal Memory Partners, New York , Female Companion w/ Refined Dementia Care Skills for Female - Spanish a+ PT, Other , New York, New York

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