Caregiver Aspen Ridge Grand Junction

Title Caregiver
Date 01 September 2020
Company Aspen Ridge
City Grand Junction

Short Description :

Manner If required by state regulations 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 Promotes customer service and positive community relations ,…

Full Description :

Position Specifics:
We are currently hiring for a full time evening shift position, 2:30p-10:30p, S,S,M,T,W. Please complete the full application on our website. We look forward to reviewing your resume and application!
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

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