Lead Caregiver - Atria Encinitas
Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world.
Atria is an equal opportunity employer. Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications. We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.
- Schedule and provide activities of daily living assistance to the residents as directed from the Resident’s Service Plan.
- Provide training and orientation to new assisted living staff members and ongoing training to current staff members.
- Performs clerical functions as directed by the Resident Services Director.
- Prioritize tasks to ensure optimum services to residents as requests and needs change.
- Provide medication reminders and/or assistance according to state regulations.
- Administers medications as allowed by state specific guidelines.
- Under the universal worker, responsibilities may also include scheduling and/or performing housekeeping and dining room duties.
- Provides verbal encouragement and support to staff.
- May perform other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience in observing and documenting changes in emotional, physical, and spiritual health of residents.
- Prior healthcare experience working with the elderly preferred.
- Must have current Basic First Aid and CPR certification if required by State. Must successfully complete Atria’s Medication Management Training (if providing medication reminders or assistance with medication).
- Must successfully complete all Atria specified training programs.
- Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Able to write simple correspondence. Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
- Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
- A ble to work various schedules and shifts as needed.