Caregiver - Live In

The Village



The Village is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/VBasic Functions:Under the direction of the Director of Resident Services, is responsible for any and all personal care, housekeeping, or miscellaneous tasks necessary in assisting resident to maintain independent living. Work requires all duties within the scope of a nursing assistant. Work also requires good communication and current certification of CPR and First Aid.Duties and responsibilities:* Knows and abides by all Village and Services For You policies and procedures.* Maintains an attitude of respect toward the resident and family members, and at all times supports the resident's dignity and rights. Is compassionate, patient and loving with all Residents.* Verbally communicates any change of condition to SFY team members (Director of Resident Services and/or SFY Coordinator).* Helps in communicating Resident's condition/problem to medical personnel as required during emergencies or routine doctor's visits utilizing appropriate form per Village protocol.* Assumes responsibility for the comfort of residents.* Assists in resident's activity of daily living according to care plan:* Comfort measures* Bathing, mouth care, toileting and hygiene* Dressing and grooming* Helps with devices such as glasses, hearing aids, or dentures* Ambulation and mobility* Passive range of motion exercise, or exercise program* Feeding, nutrition and hydration* Helps maintain safe conditions in the Resident's living environmentPosition Requirements:* Current certification of CPR and First Aid.* Good communication skills providing ability to read, write, and speak well in order to be clearly understood by staff, residents. Ability to understand direction given.* A minimum of 6 months experience working with the elderly or equivalent.* Physical ability to stand, walk, climb several flights of stairs, and ability to assist residents with body transfers using good body mechanics and wearing back brace.

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