Caregiver

    JEA Senior Living
    162 Indian Lake Blvd, Hendersonville, TN
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $8.52 - $20.47

    Job Description

    Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Previous experience working with the elderly in a residential or long-term care setting also preferred.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak English to communicate effectively with residents, families, visitors, and other staff members.
    • Must be able to perform job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Able to pass the necessary tests (i.e., CPR, First Aid, Food Handlers, etc.) if required by state regulations.
    Essential Functions: Resident Care
    • Assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, transferring, and mobility
    • Engages residents in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care assistance
    • Responds to all resident needs and/or requests for care promptly, and provides or obtains assistance with care as necessary
    • Upholds Residents' Rights at all times
    • Supports and upholds all company policies and care philosophy
    • Observes residents for changes in physical, emotional, mental, or behavioral condition, unusual symptoms, accidents, injuries, or unusual occurrences, and reports promptly to a licensed nurse
    • Completes all forms and documentation such as incident reports, change of condition reports, and behavior tracking, as requested, and in a timely manner
    • Assists in the dining room during resident meal times
    • Encourages residents to participate in scheduled activities and outings, and assists with those activities as needed
    • Provides residents with opportunities for self expression and enhanced self esteem through spontaneous individual or small group interaction and activity
    Housekeeping
    • Makes resident beds, empties resident garbage, and tidies resident rooms daily and as needed
    • Changes resident bed linens according to facility schedule and as needed due to incontinence
    • Changes resident towels on bath days and as needed if soiled
    • Assists with resident laundry per shift guidelines
    • Maintains resident clothing and clothing closet in a clean, neat and orderly manner
    • Cleans dining room tables and chairs after meals and snacks
    • Notifies Housekeeper of spills and soiled areas; assists with clean-up as needed. When no Housekeeper is on duty, cleans up spills and soils immediately
    • Straightens chairs, pillows and decorative items in common areas as needed, and returns items to appropriate location when found out of place
    • Assists in cleaning wheelchairs, walkers, and other resident equipment per facility cleaning schedule and as needed
    • Assists with dusting, vacuuming, and other housekeeping duties as assigned
    Other
    • Attends all required staff meetings and in-service training sessions
    • Demonstrates a positive attitude and contributes to an atmosphere of team spirit and cooperation within the facility
    • Answers phones as needed, in a prompt and courteous manner
    • Promotes customer service and positive community relations by treating residents, families, other staff, and all visitors in a courteous, helpful and friendly manner
    • Assists with other duties as assigned
    Posting ID: 552774496Posted: 2020-03-12

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