Caregiver Jobs in Houston, TX
Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Sugar Land, TX
Enriched Senior Living, LLC (dba New Haven of Spring)
Kindred At Home
Brookdale Senior Living
Atria Senior Living
Houston Metro, TX
Aloma Healthcare, Inc.
Houston Caregiver Jobs Overview
Caring for someone who is elderly, disabled, or convalescing in the comfort of their own home allows them to maintain a higher sense of security and dignity. Patients even recover faster when they are cared for at home. Professional home caregivers give respite to the primary caregiver in the family, who otherwise would have to be present around the clock. Although you don't need to have postsecondary education to become a caregiver, caregiver jobs are ideal for people with a high degree of empathy.
Caregivers provide personal care such as changing clothes and bathing, plan and prepare meals, change dressings, administer medications, provide companionship, and assist with household tasks like laundry. They are especially important to ease a patient back into their home routine after leaving a hospital or nursing care when instructions for care and adjusting the home to any new disabilities or challenges can be confusing or forgotten by the patient.
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About Working in Houston, Texas
Houston—also called Space City—is the largest city in Texas and the fourth largest in the United States. It consistently ranks among the best U.S. cities to travel to. But what about living there? Houston has a rich, lively, and diverse music scene and many institutions for visual and performing arts in the Museum and Theater Districts. And if you're looking for jobs in Houston, you might want to start in the science sector—Houston is the world capital of space exploration and the energy industry.
Houston jobs have their perks—the average annual salary in Houston is higher than the national average. Combine that with Houston's below-average cost of living for an appealing place to get a fresh start. Love Houston but want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the big city? Consider looking for jobs in Sugar Land, Pearland, Baytown, or League City instead.
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How Much Do Caregiver Jobs Pay in Houston, Texas?
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