Kyram D

Special Needs caregiver needed for 10-year-old boy with CP

Nepean, Ontario
Last seen over a week ago

5 years experience

Pay negotiable

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Elder care Job in Nepean, Ontario

Looking for a part-time English female or male to care for a bright, intelligent, happy, sociable and personable 12-year old boy who is medically fragile.

The ideal candidate would have a Disability Support Worker certification with at least 5 years of relevant field experience.

The candidate must enjoy spending time with children, and be creative enough to invent new games, activities and crafts as appropriate.

The client weighs 77 Lbs and has quadriplegia and severe to profound hearing loss (only mild loss when wearing hearing ). He has a tracheostomy and requires a ventilator 24 hours/day. He suffers from mild reflux. He requires a wheelchair.

The worker must have use of a car. The family has a cat.

Candidate's Role :
- Use suctioning/cough assist machine/bagging techniques to ensure his airway remains clear.
- Execute transfers with an electric ceiling lift.
- Help implement the care plans of the various therapists on the client's case, including speech&language pathologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, communications therapists, respirologist and in-home tutor..
- Feeding via g-tube, with a small amount of supplemental oral feeding.
- Peri-care.
- Bathing in his inflatable tub placed on his hospital bed.
- Provide interactive and fun reading time.
- Perform in-bed range of motion exercises.
- Use eye-gaze-driven computers for outward communication and training/education/entertainment.
- Use blink relay to enable him to use cognitively complex computer programs.
- Use partner-assisted scanning and a digital picture book for outward communication.
- Communicate with him using English and American Sign Language.
- Help him practice his reading and writing skills, and his math skills, under the direction of a senior in-home tutor. He is assessed primarily by how he responds to yes/no questions using his eye blink.


Availability :
Pay is $17.00/hour or more depending on experience. I pay a maximum of $25 an hour for committed senior team members who have extensive experience.
Candidates with nursing experience may expect a pay scale of between $25 and $30 an hour.
Paid training shifts are provided.
Shifts are mostly carried out at the family's home in Richmond village, just south of Kanata.
Weekday shifts are from 3:30P-8P on school days (Catholic Elementary school board schedule). Saturday and Sunday shifts are 8A-8P.
8:30A-3:30P shifts are required for PD days, snow days, sick days, August summer holiday and statutory holidays.


Parent / Caregiver Contact Information
Name : Myles K Dear
Home Phone Number : 613-838-...
Alternate Phone Number : 613-858-...


Availability

You can work:

Start ASAP

Schedule TBD

Live out

Part-time

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Services Needed

Personal care

Personal care


Nursing care

Nursing care


Physical therapy

Physical therapy


Transportation

Transportation


Your responsibilities will include:

Has own vehicle

Has own vehicle

Bathing

Bathing

Bowel care

Bowel care

Non-sterile simple dressings

Non-sterile simple dressings

Dressing & wounds

Dressing & wounds

Tube feeding

Tube feeding

Medication/blister packs

Medication/blister packs

Suction

Suction

Assessments

Assessments

Administer medication

Administer medication

Housekeeping

Housekeeping

Laundry

Laundry


Required Qualifications

Background check

Background check

Close to transit

Close to transit

Drivers license

Drivers license

You can speak:

English

Sign Language ASL

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Training

The minimum education level You have is:

Some university

You have been trained as:

Support worker

Licensed practical nurse (LPN/LVN)

Registered nurse (RN)


Job Details

You can provide care:

In my home

In my home


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