Caregivers support seniors to ensure they can complete the activities of daily living. They provide direct hands on care to residents in accordance with the resident's service plan and according to company policies and procedures, and as may be directed by their supervisor.
Essential Responsibilities Include
Assist residents with cleaning, bathing, dressing, eating, and personal hygiene
Mobilize residents around their places of residence
Communicate with other health-care staff and department personnel; relate information concerning resident's condition; maintain written records and documentation as required
Maintain a liaison with the residents, their families, support personnel, etc., to assure that the residents' needs are continually met.
Follow all safety and sanitation requirements.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Work Experience: One year of experience with direct resident care in an assisted living environment is preferred but not required.
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents and work harmoniously with others. Must be capable of understanding written and oral orders, be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
The above is a summary of the position requirements.
Radiant Senior Living