Assisted Living Caregiver
Full time 3rd shift – Part time 2nd shift
Assistant new hires through appropriate orientation, evaluation, assignment, and delegation of duties.
Assure staff, resident, and visitor compliance with policies and procedures.
Assure that residents, visitors, and staff have a safe, clean, and comfortable environment.
Know emergency preparedness plan and be able to react and give instructions as indicated.
Attend in-service programs, staff meetings.
Personally responsible for shift coverage when unable to cover any other way.
Conduct tours in a positive and professional manner.
Assist with move ins, transfers and move outs.
Use good judgment in notification when there is a change in resident’s physical or mental condition.
Participate in resident care, assisting with wandering, confusion, and dementia behaviors such as aggression and anger.
Properly assist residents with medication.
Perform and supervise treatments.
Assure medication availability.
Promptly and accurately transcribe physician orders.
Schedule needed tests, medical appointments, baths, laundry, etc.
Timely and accurate documentation of the MAR, shift notes, resident files, incident reports, monthly vital signs and other.
Assist in special activities and/or functions of facility.
Identify special problems and respond appropriately.
Orient new residents and family members as necessary.
Maintain a working relationship/rapport within the facility and other medical professionals and organizations.
Assure that necessary equipment and supplies are available.
Any assignments or tasks necessary and beneficial to the health and welfare of the residents and essential to the operation and function of the department and facility.
It is part of my job duties to ensure resident safety.