Caregiver

The Residence at Presque Isle Bay

(Erie, PA)

Currently Hiring:

  • Afternoon Shift Part time -3pm-11pm

FT = Full Time | PT = Part Time | OPT = Occasional Part Time

Departmental Accountabilities: Wellness
Reports To: Resident Wellness Director, Charge Nurse/LPN & Life Stories Director of Life Stages Coordinator
Desired Education Level: High school diploma or GED is required
Travel Required: No
Position Summary:
Summary
Assists Residents with all daily life functions ( ADL's; hygiene, bathing, dressing, grooming, ambulating, etc.) in a friendly and courteous manner, ensuring dignity and respect by using techniques learned in Life Stories Training to minimize Resident stress and maximize cooperation through dignity and empathy. Ensures staff follow through is the same in absence of Life Stories Director or Life Stages Coordinator to include activity programming. Provides assistance and support to other Resident Wellness Associates to ensure tasks completion and teamwork. Completes documentation clearly and accurately in Resident records and Move N.
EOE
Required Job Functions:

Essential Functions

The employee must be able to perform these essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation by IntegraCare Corporation without posing a direct threat to sell or others.

1. Perform all duties and responsibilities with a positive attitude, demonstrates impeccable ethics and integrity.

2. Ambulates or assists in ambulation of the Residents to and from activities, dining room or other locations as needed.

3. Assists with or performs personal hygiene tasks-brush teeth, comb hair, shave, etc

4. Transfers or assists Residents from bed to chair, chair to commode

5. Lifts residents as needed.

6. Baths, dresses, toilets Residents requiring assistance.

7. Changes bed linens and towels per residence schedules and as needed.

8. Launders Residents’ personal laundry per schedule

9. Loads and pushes clean and soiled laundry carts.

10. Performs daily housekeeping in Residents’ rooms-straighten room, organize bed tables and dressers, wipe spills, etc.

11.  Answers call lights promptly.

12. Serves Resident meals as needed.

13. Reports any identified verbal or written changes in medical condition to supervisor.

14. Measures and records temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height as instructed.

15. Ensures that activity programming is continued in the absence of the Life Stories Director or Life Stages Coordinator.

16. Conducts tours in absence of management team members.

17. Attends all required in-service training sessions and orientations.

18. Respects Residents’ rights, dignity and privacy.

19. Ensures Resident dignity and respect by using technique learned in Memory Care Training to minimize Residents stress and maximize cooperation through dignity and empathy.

20. Responds to Residents’ requests

Equipment Required to Operate:
EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO OPERATE TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
1.   Telephone
2.  CPR Masks or ambu bag
3.  Emergency oxygen equipment
4.  Medication equipment(ie., syringes, vials  etc)
5.  Thermometer
6.   Sphygmomanometer
7.   Computer and MOVE N software
8.   Nurse Call System
9.   Wander management System
10.  Various Lifting and Transfer Equipment
Requirements:

Home Health Care or Certified Nurses Aide certificate is preferred. CPR or first aid certificates preferred.

Additional Information:

Covid-19 Vaccination