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Resident Care Assistant / Caregiver

Company: Anthem Memory Care
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

General Statement of Position: Under general supervision, provides assistance in the personal care and protection of the residents in assisted living. Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. * Know and understand the vision, purpose, values and goals of Anthem Memory Care. * Cares for residents in the community adhering to all facility policies and procedures; * Provides assistance in resident care including cleaning and bathing, personal hygiene, dressing residents, bed making, taking blood pressure, assisting in ambulating, grooming, helping to activities and other functions; * Reports unusual symptoms and problems of residents to supervisors immediately; * Monitors the emergency call system for emergency calls and responds appropriately; * Cooperates with the dining staff and provides general assistance with resident meals and clean-up; may set tables, serve meals, clear tables and straighten dining room after meals; * Assists lead resident assistants and other staff, as needed; * Maintains daily records; * Assists with emergencies and with safety instruction for residents such as fire drills, etc.; * Answers telephones using Anthem telephone techniques and assists visitors in an assertively friendly manner; * Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the community safety program; * Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers; * Attends in-service training workshops, seminars, and meetings; * Promotes and protects the rights of all residents; * Performs other related essential duties as required. Minimum Training and Experience: * A high school education * Some vocational/technical training in the nursing field preferred * At least five months experience in a related field * OR any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Certification and Clearance Requirements: * Requires First Aid and CPR certification through the American Red Cross; * Must receive criminal records clearance from the Department of Justice and FBI; * Must have health screening and T.B. / CXR clearance.

Keywords: Anthem Memory Care, Lansing , Resident Care Assistant / Caregiver, Healthcare , Lansing, Michigan

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