Caregiver/CNA

Posted: 03/24/2021

Caregivers will need to demonstrate reliability, initiative and professionalism as well as a caring, supportive and nurturing behavior. They must provide high quality resident care in accordance with established policies and have the skills necessary to manage the resident services and hands-on activities required by the residents and the nature of the community.

KEY POSITION SPECIFIC ROLES & RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Meet with team lead at the end of each shift to inform them about resident care, resident changes, and all important resident information
  • Inform team lead of any resident emergency situations in a timely fashion and complete proper documentation before shift end on appropriate forms; notify on-call administration, in the absence of a team lead
  • Review and be familiar with resident service plan and history as appropriate to ensure quality care for each resident
  • Encourage socialization among residents; review and be familiar with resident chart as a tool to learn resident’s social history and interests and review with all caregivers,
  • Review daily assignment sheets for changes at the beginning of each shift
  • Complete all duties on daily assignment sheet and sign-off when completed
  • Complete time sheets daily and accurately
  • Assist with the admission, discharges and transfers of residents as assigned
  • Assist with the hands-on care of residents such as bathing, hygiene, dressing, undressing, laundry and other activities of daily living
  • Report any maintenance/building or safety issues/problems to front desk personnel or complete maintenance work order in the absence of front desk personnel
  • Assist in the dining room at meal times, serving residents, busing tables, clean-up, room set-up, and room trays as assigned
  • Follow all Quality Standards and Core Values
  • Answer call lights promptly and complete proper documentation
  • Provide escorts for residents to and from meals and activities as needed
  • Report any physical, mental or emotional changes of residents to Nurse., bruises, skin tears, depression, anxiety, lack of appetite,
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and trainings
  • Promote harmony and cooperation between shifts and buildings
  • Responsible for the transfer and security of all community equipment, including pager, radio, keys, etc.
  • Follow chain of command when reporting concerns or incidents
  • Must speak English when having direct contact with residents and in all common areas
  • Maintain confidentiality according to HIPAA standards
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
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