Nevada Senior Services - Adult Day Care Centers of Las Vegas and Henderson

901 North Jones Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89108 ~ Phone (702) 648-3425 ~ Fax (702) 648-1408
information@adultdaycarelv.org

Employment Opportunities

Email your Resume with Cover Letter to: eruiz@NevadaSeniorServices.Org

 

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JOB TITLE: Respite Care Provider for Nevada Senior Services

JOB SUMMARY: Providing in-home non- medical respite services to caregivers of any age, who care for clients who are 60 years of age or older.  Respite care is non-medical service provided to a client by a respite worker to allow the in-home primary caregiver the opportunity to perform other responsibilities.  Respite workers provide companionship, supervision, meal preparation, and light housekeeping.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITES:
 
Assure adequate supervision and assistance of individual receiving services at all times, i.e.: assisted daily living skills as needed.
 
Have strong communication skills with diverse groups of individuals.
 
Is aware of, and adheres to all elements of the individual service plan.
 
Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties.
 
Provide required documentation in a timely manner, i.e.: timesheets, care provider reports.  Paperwork filled out accurately, completely, and honestly.
 
Maintain a good working relationship with family of individual for which you are providing services, and with the program manager.
 
Meet on a regular basis with your immediate supervisor.
 
Work only hours as scheduled and notify your supervisor of any necessary changes.
 
Attend training and meetings as requested by supervisor.
 
Any other responsibilities as designated by supervisor.
 
CORPORATE COMPLIANCE:
 
Maintain confidentiality per HIPAA
 
Adhere to Nevada Senior Services (NSS) professional grooming and dress code regulations.
 
Must be able to lift/move up to 50 pounds.
 
Position requires lifting, standing, and sitting for extended periods of time.
 
Position may be exposed to various environmental conditions (extreme heat, indoor allergens, etc.
 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Must be at least 18 years or older.
 
The ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certification.
 
Current negative tuberculosis test.
 
Valid Nevada driver’s license/ Auto insurance.
 
Ability to pass a background check/ pass a physical.
 
CNAs preferred.  Bilingual Spanish preferred.
 
IMPORTANT - Please respond with a cover letter and current resume to kredding@nevadaseniorservices.org
 
 

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Nevada Senior Services is a non profit, 501(c)(3) organization. We turn no one away because of an inability to pay.