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Caregiver (Up To $15/Hour)

Company: Leisure Living
Location: Saint Johns
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Care SpecialistGrace Haven Assisted Living & Memory CareFlexible with schedulingDouble time on HolidaysPOSITION 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.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAdminister medications to residents according to physician orders and document completionReview eMAR each shift to ensure timely administration of medications and treatmentsReview incoming medication physician orders for accuracy. Update eMAR accordinglyPartner with residents to provide needed/requested assistance with activities of daily living as outlined in the residents' service plansAnswer resident call lights, as well as door and safety alarms promptlyObserve and report resident behavior and condition changes to Care Coordinator and Director of Resident CareOrder/re-order medications to ensure adequate supply is availableComplete daily charting, documentation, and reporting as requiredObtain resident weights and vitalsParticipate in training new employees as requestedClean and disinfect resident rooms, work areas and common spaces according to cleaning scheduleClean and disinfect spills and soiled areas as needed or directedAssist with meal set up and clean up as needed or requestedParticipate in or lead activities as planned by Life Enrichment. Assist and remind residents to participate in activitiesPromote positive relationships with residents, staff and visitorsRemain 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 purposeAccept accountability and demonstrate responsibilityEmbrace lifelong learningPromote mutual respectDisplay transparencyAppreciate diversityPractice forgivenessBe thankfulSKILLS AND ABILITIESEducation and ExperienceHigh 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 RequirementsAbility to multi-task, prioritize and work with minimal supervisionEffective oral and written communication skillsProfessional telephone etiquette and customer service skillsSuperior communication and interpersonal skillsCommunicate in a respectful and professional manner with residents, families, co-workers and leadership staff at the communityDeveloped organizational skillsAbility to problem solve and demonstrate good judgementTeam oriented self-starter with demonstrated ability to accept direction and work well with supervisorPromote teamwork by working with coworkers in a positive and cooperative mannerAbility to maintain a high level of confidentialityPHYSICAL DEMANDSStand - FrequentlyWalk - FrequentlySit - FrequentlyReach outward - OccasionallyReach above shoulder - OccasionallyClimb - N/ASquat or Kneel - OccasionallyBend - OccasionallyTwist - OccasionallyLift/Carry/Transfer10 lbs. or less - Occasionally11-20 lbs. - Occasionally21-50 lbs. - N/A51-100 lbs. - N/AOver 100 lbs. - N/APush/Pull10 lbs. or less - Occasionally11-20 lbs. - Occasionally21-50 lbs. - N/A51-100 lbs. - N/AOver 100 lbs. - N/AConnecting 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

Keywords: Leisure Living, Lansing , Caregiver (Up To $15/Hour), Healthcare , Saint Johns, Michigan

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