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Care Partner (Caregiver) - ALL SHIFTS

Company: The Ridge Pinehurst
Location: Littleton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

NOW HIRING: ALL SHIFTS Care Partner I (Caregiver/CNA) - Seeking Full & Part TimeThe Ridge Senior Living : A Cappella Living Solutions Managed CommunityThank you for your interest in employment with The Ridge Senior Living. We seek applicants for employment who are qualified, dedicated, hardworking, and who seek fulfilling employment.We provide the best experience possible for those our residents rely on most our team members. We know the strength of each community is directly related to the strength of each team member. Thats why we focus on selecting employees with great character and a passion for maintaining the dignity and well-being of our residents.We work to build a foundation for our team members to be successful both professionally and personally. We have a unique opportunity on a daily basis to prove our unique care to both ourselves and our residents.Our innovative philosophy extends to each community. Some of the best and most successful ideas were born in the communities themselves and implemented company-wide by the team members who came up with them.Position SummaryResponsible for meeting the daily personal care needs of the residents in a manner that aligns with our mission and values and meets the regulatory requirements of the community. Assists the Health and Wellness Director (HWD)/Assisted Living Director (ALD) in various functions, anticipates, identifies and reports care needs.Essential DutiesAttends to the personal care needs of residents in a timely manner and provides assistance with ADLs as requested by residents or directed by supervisor, allows and encourages residents to do as much of their own care as possible.Provides personal care services to residents such as assistance with bathing, dressing, attendance at meals, serves meals to residents in the dining room or apartments, laundry, etc. with attention to individual resident needs (i.e., hair is combed, shoes are tied, oral hygiene, etc.)Anticipates and identifies any resident care needs and reports to supervisor (i.e., hygiene needs, broken eye glasses, skin rash, lost hearing aids, supply needs, etc.).Responds to the needs of family members as appropriateLite housekeeping and laundry servicesCompanionship, including but not limited to social interaction, conversation, emotional support and mind stimulating activities, encourages residents to socialize and participate in planned activities or programs and to develop friendships with other residents.Documentation of the services provided, including the date and times; reports changes to supervisorMaintains open communication with supervisor and/or peers to promote awareness of resident issues.Monitors the safety and well-being of residentsReports suspicion of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of resources as required by regulation.Reports changes in resident status, health or otherwise, to supervisor.Monitors and documents resident's condition as directed.Completes work orders to communicate necessary replacements or repairs.Attends, participates and contributes to monthly staff meetings addressing resident and departmental needsEncourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.Assist HWD/ALD with developing and updating care plansAvailable for on call rotation.Other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications & ExperienceThree to six months related experience preferred and/or training in direct service with older adults, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Refer to specific state regulations for qualifications required to assist with medications and direct care duties).Knowledge of dementia particularly of the Alzheimer's type is helpful.Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.High school or Equivalent (GED)One (1) year experience in some level of elder care preferredProficient computer skills preferredStrong self-management and organization skillsStrong multi-tasking abilities with the ability to handle competing deadlines, flexible and adaptable (open to change).Ability to effectively handle difficult and sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality

Keywords: The Ridge Pinehurst, Littleton , Care Partner (Caregiver) - ALL SHIFTS, Other , Littleton, Colorado

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