Resident Care Assistant / Caregiver

Anthem Memory Care Oak Lawn , IL 60453

Posted 2 months ago


Anthem Memory Care is guided by a single purpose: To engage, protect, and love people living with memory loss. We are committed to sustaining a safe, active, and loving environment; to give our families peace of mind; to be patient, seeking to understand those living with memory loss; to provide each Anthem team member the opportunity for personal and professional growth, and to be respectful, trustworthy, and good stewards in all we do.


Under general supervision, provides assistance in the personal care and protection of the residents in assisted living.


Clinical Services Director/Resident Care Coordinator/Resident Care Manager


The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Know and understand the vision, purpose, values and goals of Anthem Memory Care.

  • Cares for residents in the community adhering to all facility policies and procedures;

  • Provides assistance in resident care including cleaning and bathing, personal hygiene, dressing residents, bed making, taking blood pressure, assisting in ambulating, grooming, helping to activities and other functions;

  • Reports unusual symptoms and problems of residents to supervisors immediately;

  • Monitors the emergency call system for emergency calls and responds appropriately;

  • Cooperates with the dining staff and provides general assistance with resident meals and clean-up; may set tables, serve meals, clear tables and straighten dining room after meals;

  • Assists lead resident assistants and other staff, as needed;

  • Maintains daily records;

  • Assists with emergencies and with safety instruction for residents such as fire drills, etc.;

  • Answers telephones using Anthem telephone techniques and assists visitors in an assertively friendly manner;

  • Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the community safety program;

  • Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers;

  • Attends in-service training workshops, seminars, and meetings;

  • Promotes and protects the rights of all residents;

  • Performs other related essential duties as required.


A high school education; some vocational/technical training in the nursing field preferred; at least five months experience in a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.


  • Requires First Aid and CPR certification;

  • Criminal record clearance or criminal record exemption, as required by law

  • Health evaluation to ensure ability to perform duties of the position and the absence of any communicable disease, including tuberculosis and CXR clearance.

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Resident Care Assistant / Caregiver

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