Evershine Care

Where optimal care shines

Employment

If you enjoy working with special populations, supporting individuals’ self-directed lives and have excellent customer service skills, we want to hear from you. Applications are being accepted for full-time, part-time and on-call

  • Certified Nursing Aide (CNA)
  • Direct Care Aide (DCA)
  • Personal Care Aide (PCA)
  • Certified Medication Aide (CMA)
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All applicants must pass the New Mexico Caregivers Criminal History Screening Program (CCHSP) and drug screening.

Direct Support Professionals (DCA and PCA) applicants must be willing to abide by the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals Code of Ethics.

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Love Where You Work

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Fun at Work?

Yes! We enjoy going on outings in the community just as much as anybody else!

We’re Hiring!

If you need more information on a particular job opening or on our hiring process, please email us at info@evershinecare.com.

Direct Care Aide (DCA)

A direct-care worker is a non-licensed member of the residential services team who assists the client with the tasks of daily living as outlined in a written care plan that is established by a Supervisor and is kept in the client’s home. The Administrator and RN Supervisor supervise direct care aides.

Qualifications:

  1. A direct-care worker must have a satisfactory work record, with experience as a direct care aide preferred. The facility must be able to verify two work or personal references, and direct care aide must complete the facility’s employment process.
  2. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  3. High School diploma or equivalent preferred but not required.
  4. Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position.
  5. Must exhibit mature, responsible behavior, and understand the need for patient confidentiality.
  6. Must be able to communicate with client and carry out instructions.
  7. Must be able to read, write, understand and speak English and/or other languages native to facility clients.
  8. Must be able to follow direction and accurately report to the Administrator any change in client’s condition.
  9. Must maintain current credentials, including CPR, First Aide, TB Test, Physical and Criminal justice background check clearance. Must attend ongoing training when offered.
  10. Must have available reliable transportation to and from assignments.

Duties

The duties of a direct-care worker may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Planning and preparing meals and snacks according to specific dietary requirements of the client.
  2. Wash dishes and clean kitchen.
  3. Maintaining a safe, clean and healthy environment through light housekeeping including changing bed linens, dusting and vacuuming, cleaning bathroom, and doing laundry.
  4. Providing companionship and stimulation for the client including reading, walks, etc.; accompanying the client to doctors or other appointments.
  5. Grocery shopping or other errands when needed.
  6. Performing other housekeeping tasks as indicated in the care plan.
  7. Participating in in-service education programs.

Direct-care workers may not

 

  1. Administer or pour medication as mandated by law.

Certified Medication Aide (CMA)

Education:

  1. Graduate of an accredited high school or GED equivalent
  2. Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  3. Must have completed a state approved CMA training program

Qualifications

  1. Current, unrestricted CMA/CNA license, verifiable by the NM Board of Nursing.
  2. Current annual CPR/BLS certification

Requirements:

  1. Two verifiable references to include one (1) character reference and one professional reference.
  2. Successful completed criminal background check
  3. Annual PPD or Chest X-ray where applicable
  4. Physical- within the past year of filing for contractor application
  5. Hepatitis B vaccine proof or declination form. The facility will provide the means to obtain the Hep B vaccination if elected
  6. Skills evaluation during application process and annually thereafter.
  7. Participation in in-service training as recommended by the administrator
  8. Evaluation and training by the RN designee

Duties:

  1. Administration of Medication
  2. Documentation of Medication administration
  3. Reports given to RN Supervisor or physician where indicated
  4. Ensure patients’ rights are upheld in the home
  5. Follows the direction of the RN
  6. Maintain a safe and clean patient care area.
  7. Assist with ADLs
  8. Assist client with personal hygiene
  9. Perform other duties as listed in the CNA job description where appropriate
  10. Must maintain compliance with state/federal requirements regarding blood borne pathogens, infection control, and fire safety
  11. Must be able to lift over 25 lbs.

 

Report to: RN Supervisor

Personal Care Aide (PCA)

A personal care aide is a non-licensed member of the residential services team who assists the resident with the tasks of daily living as outlined in a written care plan that is established by a care team and is kept in the resident’s home. The Administrator and RN Supervisor supervise personal care aides. 

Qualifications:

A personal care aide must have a satisfactory work record, with experience as a personal care aide preferred. The facility must be able to verify two work or personal references, and personal care aides must complete the facility’s employment process.

 

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age
  2. High School diploma or equivalent preferred but not required.
  3. Shall comply with the pre-employment requirements pursuant to the Employee Abuse Registry, 7.1.12 NMAC; and
  4. Shall comply with the current requirements of reporting and investigating incidents pursuant to Incident Reporting, Intake Processing and Training Requirements, 7.1.13 NMAC;
  5. Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position.
  6. Must exhibit mature, responsible behavior, and understand the need for patient confidentiality
  7. Must be able to communicate with residents and carry out instructions.
  8. Must be able to read, write, understand and speak English and/or other languages native to facility residents.
  9. Must be able to follow direction and accurately report to the Administrator any change in resident’s condition.
  10. Must maintain current credentials, including CPR, First Aid, TB Test, Physical and criminal justice background check clearance.
  11. Must attend ongoing training when offered.
  12. Must have available reliable transportation to and from assignments
  13. If a facility provides transportation for residents, the employees of the facility who drive vehicles and transport residents shall have copies of the following documents on file at the facility:
    1. a valid New Mexico driver’s license with the appropriate classification for the vehicle that is used to transport residents;
    2. documentation of training in transportation safety for the elderly and disabled, including safe vehicle operation;
    3. proof of insurance; and
    4. documentation of a clean driving record;

 Duties

The duties of a personal care aide may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Planning and preparing meals and snacks according to specific dietary requirements of the resident.
  2. Wash dishes and clean kitchen.
  3. Maintaining a safe, clean and healthy environment through light housekeeping including:
    1. changing bed linens,
    2. dusting and vacuuming,
    3. cleaning bathroom, and
    4. doing laundry.
  4. Medication administration
  5. Providing companionship and stimulation for the resident including reading, walks, etc.;
  6. Accompanying the resident to doctors or other appointments.
  7. Grocery shopping or other errands when needed.
  8. Performing other housekeeping tasks as indicated in the care plan.
  9. Participating in in-service education programs.

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(575) 382-5973

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Address

4844 Calle Bella Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88012

Contact

Tel. (575) 382-5973
Fax (575) 541-3635
info@evershinecare.com

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