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Driver/Companion

Racine Dominicans
5635 Erie St, Racine, WI 53402
$17 - $19 an hour - Full-time

Location

5635 Erie St, Racine, WI 53402

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Not just a trip! Are you a caring individual with a heart for providing personalized care to seasoned citizens? Do you want to work where you are appreciated and see the meaning in your work each day? Join our team and make a meaningful difference in the lives of our senior Sisters. Make each trip more than just a drive - make it a journey of compassion and companionship.

Ours is a beautiful residential setting for women religious (Sisters of St. Dominic) where we provide care grounded in our philosophy of fullness of life, focusing on a holistic approach to supporting our Sisters. We are not a skilled nursing environment. Your driving and companioning will ensure compassion is present to, during and returning from medical, dental and vision appointments along with opportunities to provide other support through errands, additional trips or activities.

Job Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Accompany Sisters as a caring and compassionate companion to appointments of any kind as directed by the Health Services staff and do errands, i.e. medication pick-up and other driving tasks as needed
  • Take accurate notes during appointments if needed and promptly inform Health Services staff of all relevant information, orders, observations, next appointments and the like.
  • Use proper lifting techniques and gait belt as may be necessary. Implement fall prevention techniques and respond adeptly in case of a fall.
  • Manage some durable medical equipment including ensuring it is in working order when dispensed and returned as well as cleaning all returned equipment.

Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's license with clear driving record
  • Day shift, some variance due to appointment times. Rarely may include weekend and Holiday hours.
  • Experience with caring for elderly, sick or recovering people.
  • Have a high degree of interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
  • Respect for the elderly, the frail and the disabled.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Racine, WI 53402: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • caring for elderly, sick or recovering people: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: In person