Caregiver

The Village At Germantown Germantown , TN 38138

Posted 3 months ago

Job Summary

Provides direct care to residents in the facility, primarily for their activities of daily living, plan of care, assistance with therapeutic activities program, documentation as required by the facility.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to read regulations and patient records and write clearly.

  • Must be able to communicate in a courteous, friendly manner.

  • Must possess and maintain a current Valid Driver's License and have a clean driving record

  • Must provide proof of auto insurance as required by the State of Tennessee

  • Must have experience 3-5 years as a Caregiver, C.N.A, or PCA

  • Must have a clean valid driver's license, and auto insurance

  • Must Pass a drug screen, back ground check, flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

  • Must have great personality patience and understanding initiative working with the elderly

Education and/or Experience

  • Experience working with seniors.

  • Must be at least 18yrs of age

  • High School graduate or GED preferred.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assistance may range from total to partial to stand by depending upon physical and cognitive ability of resident.

  • Assist residents in and out of bed and chair or wheelchair with the correct mechanical lift. May require the assistance of another aide, depending on weight and physical abilities.

  • Assist residents in bathing as assigned; including transfer to and from tub or shower.

  • Assist residents in dressing or undressing. Fold or hang clean items and place soiled items in hamper.

  • Assist residents in using bathroom and peri care. May be required to provide, remove and clean bedpans, urinals and bedside commodes.

  • Assist residents to dining area for meals or provide meals in home, as resident prefers.

  • Remove soiled bedding and replace with clean linen as necessary.

  • Assist with personal grooming of residents, eg. Brushing hair, teeth, trimming fingernails and toenails. Monitor hygiene continuously and assist as needed to assure that each resident is clean.

  • If resident is unable to position self, aide will be required to turn and reposition resident intermittently.

  • Assist in assuring maximum quality of life for all residents by maintaining privacy, accommodating individual preference, promoting independence, encouraging and assisting participation in facility activities and events and communication respectfully at all times.

  • Maintain continuous communication with team leader at all times. Communicate all changes and unusual observation concerning residents physical and psychosocial functioning.

  • Consistently project positive, cooperative, self-motivated, and courteous behaviors to all residents, family members, visitors and team members.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability - Drug Free Workplace


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