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Certified Caregiver

Company: Glencroft Center for Modern Aging
Location: Glendale
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description JOB SUMMARY This position encompasses a variety of duties essential in providing non-clinical personal care to residents and maintaining a safe and healthful environment. PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITY A thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures in the use and function of Caregiver Assistant principles. Strong written and oral communication skills. Effective in establishing and maintaining rapport with staff, residents, resident's families, and visiting doctors. Must possess the ability to maintain composure under pressure. A professional appearance is to be maintained at all times. The Caregiver Assistant will possess a genuine interest in and concern for geriatric, chronically ill, and/or disabled persons. Must be able to fluently communicate in or to take or give direction or guidance in the English language. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Regular attendance is considered an essential function of this position and is necessary for the efficient operation of the business.
Serves as an ambassador of goodwill to all potential and current residents and staff.
Provides assistance with all Activities of Daily Living to the degree required by the resident and identified in the Service Plan.
Is familiar with the safe and proper use of mobility devices, such as canes, walkers, wheelchairs, and crutches. As well as the safe and proper care of Aids for Daily Living, such as eyeglasses, contact lenses, and hearing aids.
Performs Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, such as telephone, housekeeping tasks (emptying trash receptacles, making beds), and laundry. Escorts residents and coordinates internal transportation needs. Delivers mail for resident.
Conducts room checks and resident rounds.
Monitors for environmental hazards.
Documents and reports all incidents, errors, accidents, and resident-related events.
Assists in a variety of tasks related to dining such as escorting resident to dining room, serving meals and snacks, and serving in-room meals. Also assisting with meals (i.e.: feeding residents). The Caregiver Assistant must stay in dining room at meals to observe residents when eating.
Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment at all times, including making beds, keeping resident areas neat and tidy, and monitoring entire work environment to keep free of clutter and safety hazards.
Demonstrates courteous and respectful verbal and physical interactions with residents, physicians, and family members of resident, visitors, and other staff.
Demonstrates respect for resident by maintaining resident's dignity, providing privacy and abiding by the resident's Bill of Rights.
Responsible for attending in-services, staff meetings and Service Plan Meetings as required by facility policy.
Responsible to carry out all tasks as dictated by resident need and identified in Service Plan.
Takes direction from Director of Assisted Living and performs all duties of Caregiver Assistant competently and with a positive and cooperative attitude.
Responsible for answering, in an expedient manner, all calls from residents requesting and needing assistance.
Always greets all visitors in a friendly, courteous and professional manner, provides information and guidance, in person or on the phone
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
Company Description Glencroft Center For Modern Aging, located in Glendale, is the largest senior living community in Arizona and the 4th largest in the nation. The community sits on 40 lush acres of citrus trees and grass. We offer all-inclusive services to our residents, which consists of housekeeping, security, meals, transportation, and activities. With a community of up to 900 residents and more than 500 staff to service their needs, we always have a wide range of positions available. From skilled nursing and certified care positions, to support staff such as maintenance, landscaping, security, or servers, we select only the best employees for these jobs in Glendale. If you are passionate about working with seniors in a team-orientated work environment, then we want you to help us continue to provide high quality senior services in a manner that demonstrates Christian love and compassion. Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental
Vision Insurance
401(K)
Paid Time Off
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program

Keywords: Glencroft Center for Modern Aging, Glendale , Certified Caregiver, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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