Provide comfort, safety and general supervision to residents by assisting them with activities of daily living and tending to their individual care needs while learning their unique preferences and personalities to assure a safe, protected, clean and orderly environment.
Arrive punctually at your scheduled shift time ready to work
Understand, comply with and promote Resident Rights.
Maintain confidentiality of resident health information as required by HIPAA
Understand and comply with Universal precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures.
Ensure a safe environment for residents, visitors and co-workers.
Provide resident care as outlined in resident care guide/service plan.
Answer residents' call signals. Respond to door alarms, fire alarms, etc.
Complete daily charting and documentation as required.
Observe and report resident behavior and condition changes (including food/liquid intake/output, vital signs, skin concerns, weight and signs of injury or neglect.)
Obtain residents weight, vitals and conduct blood sugar checks as directed. Report results to the resident care manager/ resident care specialist.
Adhere to procedures regarding equipment, cleaners and other hazardous materials and report incidents or accidents in a timely fashion.
Display a caring, respectful and positive attitude when addressing residents, family members and staff.
Other Functions and Responsibilities
Clean up spills, soiled areas and other conditions as observed or directed.
Perform general housekeeping and laundry duties as required.
Assist with kitchen and dining room tasks associated with resident meals, including preparatory work, serving, cleaning up, and setting tables, taking out trash and other related duties as required.
Participate in or lead leisure activities as planned by the Life Engagement team. Assist and remind residents to participate in activities.
Perform other duties as requested within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the job.