Visiting Angels Hospital Patient Observer in Carthage, Missouri

Visiting Angels of Joplin is seeking a detail oriented candidate to fill an open position as a Hospital Patient Observer

Caregiver Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly wages,

  • Convenient 12 hour shifts: 7am-7pm or 7pm to 7am

  • Shifts are scheduled as needed. Guaranteed minimum of 20 hours, after 90 day probationary period

  • Organized and supportive leadership, providing timely feedback

  • Meaningful work responsibilities, which make a positive impact on client care

About Visiting Angels of Joplin, MO

Visiting Angels strives to provide the best non-medical home care services available to our senior clients. We provide a level of personal attention that can not be achieved through traditional nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Our valued Caregivers make living independently a reality for many seniors who would ordinarily have to leave home for support in daily living activities. Our Patient Observer role ensures that our clients are receiving the care they need during a short term hospital stay.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Documenting status of patient, including changes in symptoms and overall demeanor

  • Observing patient activity level and offering companionship to patient

  • Attentive to the needs of patient, especially regarding mobility, food intake, and need for nursing support

  • Convey needs that arise to hospital medical technician or nurse on staff

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required

  • Must have current Driver?s License, reliable vehicle, and proof of auto insurance

  • Working cell phone required, to maintain consistent staff and client communication

  • Ability to pass state/nationwide background check, state fingerprinting, and drug screen

We serve the greater Joplin area and the position may require travel to Joplin, Carthage, and other surrounding communities.

Apply today to for immediate consideration!