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Caregiver (Up to $15/hour)

Company: Leisure Living Senior Communities
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:Care SpecialistCandlestone Assisted LivingPOSITION SUMMARYResponsible for providing comfort, safety and general supervision to residents by assisting them with activities of daily living, administering medications and tending to their individual care needs, while learning their unique preferences and personalities.

  • Administer medications to residents according to physician orders and document completion
  • Review eMAR each shift to ensure timely administration of medications and treatments
  • Review incoming medication physician orders for accuracy. Update eMAR accordingly
  • Partner with residents to provide needed/requested assistance with activities of daily living as outlined in the residents' service plans
  • Answer resident call lights, as well as door and safety alarms promptly
  • Observe and report resident behavior and condition changes to Care Coordinator and Director of Resident Care
  • Order/re-order medications to ensure adequate supply is available
  • Complete daily charting, documentation, and reporting as required
  • Obtain resident weights and vitals
  • Participate in training new employees as requested
  • Clean and disinfect resident rooms, work areas and common spaces according to cleaning schedule
  • Clean and disinfect spills and soiled areas as needed or directed
  • Assist with meal set up and clean up as needed or requested
  • Participate in or lead activities as planned by Life Enrichment. Assist and remind residents to participate in activities
  • Promote positive relationships with residents, staff and visitors
  • Remain awake and alert while on shiftPerform any other duties as requested within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the job.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Must work to demonstrate Leisure Living Management Values:
    • Live and work each day with purpose
    • Accept accountability and demonstrate responsibility
    • Embrace lifelong learning
    • Promote mutual respect
    • Display transparency
    • Appreciate diversity
    • Practice forgiveness
    • Be thankfulSKILLS AND ABILITIESEducation and Experience
      High school diploma/GED is required.
      Certificates and LicensesMust have CPR/First Aid certification or obtain within thirty (30) days of hire.

      Computer SkillsMust have demonstrable knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office in a Windows environment, with a capacity to master company specific software.
      Other Requirements
      • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work with minimal supervision
      • Effective oral and written communication skills
      • Professional telephone etiquette and customer service skills
      • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
      • Communicate in a respectful and professional manner with residents, families, co-workers and leadership staff at the community
      • Developed organizational skills
      • Ability to problem solve and demonstrate good judgement
      • Team oriented self-starter with demonstrated ability to accept direction and work well with supervisor
      • Promote teamwork by working with coworkers in a positive and cooperative manner
      • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
        • Stand - Frequently
        • Walk - Frequently
        • Sit - Frequently
        • Reach outward - Occasionally
        • Reach above shoulder - Occasionally
        • Climb - N/A
        • Squat or Kneel - Occasionally
        • Bend - Occasionally
        • Twist - Occasionally
        • Lift/Carry/Transfer
          • 10 lbs. or less - Occasionally
          • 11-20 lbs. - Occasionally
          • 21-50 lbs. - N/A
          • 51-100 lbs. - N/A
          • Over 100 lbs. - N/A
          • Push/Pull
            • 10 lbs. or less - Occasionally
            • 11-20 lbs. - Occasionally
            • 21-50 lbs. - N/A
            • 51-100 lbs. - N/A
            • Over 100 lbs. - N/A#LLINDServing is our Business:Connecting Seniors, Families and CommunitiesStoryPoint and Independence Village have over 35 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It's this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents. Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.
              1440 CultureNot Just Making Every Day Great. Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in every single day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional moment. This philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple pillars: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back & Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational goal of creating the absolute best experience with every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day.
              It begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above everything else. No one here just "does their job" The mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons.
              We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.
              We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.
              This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.
              Equal Opportunity Employer
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Keywords: Leisure Living Senior Communities, Midland , Caregiver (Up to $15/hour), Healthcare , Midland, Michigan

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