Monte Vista Village
  • Lemon Grove, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Description

Position:

Caregiver/Resident Assistant

Department:

Resident Services

Reports to:

 Resident Services Director

Facility type:

 Assisted Living

Mission

To enrich the quality of life of our residents by creating a sustainable, nurturing and professional environment through caring, personalized service.

Purpose

The primary purpose of this position is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine daily care and services accordance with the resident's assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your supervisor.

Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform simple procedures as an extension of therapy services under the direction and supervision of the nurse, e.g. range of motion exercises, assistance in ambulation or exercises.
  2. Performs personal care activities including bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, skin care/nail care, oral hygiene, shaving, dressing, and others as directed/requested.
  3. Performs household services essential to health care at home including meal setup,  changing bed linens, and other services as offered.
  4. Initiates and participates in leisure activities provided for residents. Encourages residents to socialize and participate in planned activities or programs and to develop friendships with other residents.
  5. Observes and documents the health and emotional condition of each resident, promptly reporting all changes to the Director of Resident Care Services.
  6. Responds promptly and courteously to resident requests for assistance and emergency pull cords.
  7. Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for residents by observing infection control practices, following facility guidelines, and reporting unsafe situation to the Director of Resident Care Services .
  8. Assist residents in preparing and transporting for appointments and social programs.
  9. Assist with moving and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
  10. Assist residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism.  Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.  Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.

Education and Experience

Prefer 6 months or more in home care or assisted living.

Monte Vista Village
  • Apply Now

    with our quick 3 minute Application!

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

    I agree to ApplicantPro's Applicant Information Use Policy.*
  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
.
Twitter Living and Care logo Careers Blog News Facebook Google+ Home The Experience Family Resources Contact