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Per the Governor’s order of Social Distancing during the Coronavirus public heath emergency, La Vida’s offices will be extending it’s closure through 6/1/2020. Most of our programs and services are still in operation. Please contact us by phone at 505-865-4651. Phone hours will be from 10AM to 3PM Monday through Friday. We will respond quickly to any messages left outside those hours. Thank you.

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New Program! Su Casa Personal Assistance Services

Customized personal assistance services to give you a hand when you need it most.

Dependable, experienced, and knowledgeable personal service assistants

La Vida’s employees undergo:

  • An abuse registry and criminal background check
  • Verification of employment history
  • Personal reference check
  • Driving record and insurance verification

Home assistance services – a few examples:

  • Preparing and planning meals
  • Washing dishes
  • Light housekeeping
  • Pet care

Services can be scheduled 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with advance notice. We do not require a long term commitment as we know help is only needed temporarily.  For those wishing for more long term or routine assistance, discounts do apply. Su Casa services are offered at an affordable hourly rate. Call us for more information!

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Homecare Caregiver

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides housekeeping, meal preparation, non-medical personal care, and local transportation (shop, doctor appts., pick-up Rx’s, pay bills)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1.  Provide home management and maintenance including light housekeeping, make beds, change linens, wash dishes, laundry, and routine maintenance of the consumer’s home.
  2. Transport client to appointments if required by individual service plan and preform errands and shopping necessary for the maintenance of the consumer’s home.
  3. Provide assistance with personal hygiene to assure comfort, cleanliness, and appearance of the consumer.
  4. Provide assistance with consumer’s mobility to and from point “A” to point “B”.
  5. Assist in meal preparation and eating as determined by individual service plan or personal care plan.
  6. Assist with self-administered medication, prompting and reminding only.
  7. Be observant of the consumers change in behaviors/actions and promptly report significant changes to the supervisor. All other observations should be documented.
  8. Must maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, LVF policy, state and federal law.
  9. Maintain current CPR/FA and other trainings/certification as required.

OTHER JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete and submit required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Preform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

NONE

ROLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have ability to work independently in the consumers’ home.
  • Must have ability to communicate and have clear boundaries with confidential consumer information.
  • Must have basic home management; housekeeping, cooking, a documentation skills
  • Must successfully complete all required training (CPR/FA, lifting and body mechanics, HIPPA, Incident management and all required trainings).
  • Must have a negative TB test.

Experience Requirements

  • Must have general experience in activities of daily living (ADL’S) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL”s)

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • English/Spanish bilingual a plus.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal sills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  All services are provided in the consumer’s home; our goal is to prevent abuse, neglect, exploitation and premature institutionalization by providing in home support necessary for consumers to remain in their homes and live with dignity

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work primarily inside. Some noise and interruptions are present.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and have full range of motion.
  • An automobile at his/her disposal; a valid, non-suspended NM driver’s license and a current automobile liability policy and continuous coverage
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check
  • No substantiation or criminal conviction of child abuse or neglect
  • Travel within the local community.

Send your cover letter and resume, and application to Ted@lvfnm.org, or fax to (505) 565-1608 or mail application to P.O. Box 2040, Los Lunas, NM 87031 (Attn: Human Resources)

La Vida Felicidad, Inc., is an EOE/AA employer.  Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Now offering personalized assistance services through our Su Casa Program

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