$11 – 15/hr
The Caregiver is responsible for providing professional, compassionate, and quality care for all residents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned.
Assists residents with activities of daily living (ADL's) including but not limited to:
o Toileting and incontinence care
o Food preparation and service
o Transfer of residents in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, and/or automobiles.
o Changing of bed linens
o Maintain tidiness of residents' bedrooms, closets, and dresser drawers.
o Facilitates and/or participates in resident group activities
o Supports new resident welcome and assimilation process
o Engages residents in meaningful conversation and activities related to their individual interests.
o Interacts with residents with dignity and respect.
Responds promptly to resident needs.
o Monitors residents for changes in condition and reports changes to leadership, if delegated to do so by licensed nurse.
o Participates in Resident Care Conferences as needed.
Participates in providing accurate and complete documentation as required for resident care.
o Completes end of shift reports.
o Completes incident reports for any incidents occurred on assigned shift.
o Implements and supports resident care plan.
o Follows procedures in responding to all emergency situations.
Maintains overall cleanliness of the home.
o Light housekeeping
o Assists with resident room, bathroom, and common area cleanliness
Develops and maintains positive relationships with residents, co-workers, families, and other agencies.
Meet the following minimum training requirements:
o Complete four hours of orientation prior to assuming any job responsibilities.
o Complete sixteen hours of on -the-job supervision and training within the first 16 hours of employment following orientation.
o Complete six documented hours of continuing education (CEUs) annually based on hire date including:
* 1 hour of fall prevention
* 1 hour of behavior management (prevention of aggressive behavior, de-escalation techniques, best practices for decreasing the use of restraints, and alternatives to restraints.)
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must complete and provide documentation of 12 hours of continuing education each year. These hours will be paid, and training opportunities will be provided by Davis Family Elder Care, LLC.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, policies and employee manuals.
Ability to clearly write reports and correspondence.
Must work with other staff towards overall resident care.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations.
Required to stand, stoop, bend, lift, and walk regularly, occasionally sit, lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
All shifts are currently available. These are 9 hour shifts with an hour lunch. The hours will be 24-40 per week with opportunities to pick up additional shifts. Shifts will rotate.