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Caregiver

Company: Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory
Location: Pharr
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care - OVERALL JOB PURPOSE
As a Caregiver, you embody our principle of Person-Centered care and support our mission statement through People, Passion, and Excellence by providing the highest standard of care and customer service.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Six months of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Appropriate certification, as required by state
  • Current and valid first aid and CPR certification
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate politely and effectively (in English), both verbally and in writing, with residents and staff
  • Meet state related requirements (if applicable to position)
  • Ability to work in a team setting and be a team player
  • Maintain a positive, respectful, and professional approach with coworkers and residents
  • Possess excellent customer and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under time constraints with little supervision and meet department deadlines.
  • Previous experience in senior living, preferred
  • Satisfactorily pass Sunshines and state regulated criminal record clearance, health screening and TB clearance (if applicable)

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide residents with medication administration and treatment assistance according to health care providers orders
    • Monitor health, safety, and well-being of the residents. Promptly report any changes in residents physical condition and/or behavior to Health Services Director
    • Accurately maintain resident records regarding medication distribution, leisure activities, incidents, and observations
    • Properly store medications and equipment and keeps the medication room clean and orderly. Ensures prescription label and storage procedures meet state standard
    • Properly follow shift-change procedures and documentation
    • Assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and eating
    • Assist in keeping the environment safe and happy for residents
    • Encourage and/or remind residents to participate in activities. Promote activities to enthusiastically to pique residents interest
    • Immediately respond to resident emergencies; provide first aid assistance; debrief and document incident following company procedures
    • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor

      OTHER JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Perform all work assigned for the agreed-upon salary, accepting no additional payment or non-perishable gifts from residents, vendors, Community Management, or others
      • Meet the assigned work requirements of the job. Regular attendance is required
      • Serve as a role model for all employees by displaying a responsible, cooperative, and positive attitude
      • Represent the Community in a professional, courteous, and friendly manner
      • Adhere to dress/appearance code. Changes in attire may be dictated by special occasion or weather conditions. If you have questions, check with your supervisor
      • Adhere to and follow company policies, procedures, and standards
      • Promote resident advocacy and demonstrate excellent customer service at all times
      • Maintain personnel, resident, and business proprietary and/or confidential matters/material in strict confidence with management of the company (and/or other company staff as needed)
      • Maintains certifications as necessary such as First Aid, to fulfill state regulations (if applicable)
      • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

        PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS




        Physical Demands and Work Environment
















        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.







        20% or less


        20% to 40%


        40% to 60%


        60% to 80%


        80% to 100%




        Stand




        X






        Walk




        X






        Sit



        X







        Pushing, pulling and/or reaching




        X






        Grasping and fine manipulation




        X






        Climb or balance


        X








        Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl




        X






        Talk or hear




        X






        Taste or smell


        X











        Lifts Weight or Exerts Force


        20% or less


        20% to 40%


        40% to 60%


        60% to 80%


        80% to 100%




        Up to 10 pounds




        X






        Up to 25 pounds



        X







        Up to 50 pounds


        X








        Up to 100 pounds


        X








        More than 100 pounds


        X








Keywords: Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory , Pharr , Caregiver, Healthcare , Pharr, Texas

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