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Caregiver/STNA

Company: Heritage Crossing
Location: Akron
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCrossings Senior Living : A Cappella Living Solutions Managed CommunityStarting at $16.50 an hourSIGN ON BONUS $2000Thank you for your interest in employment with Crossings Senior Living. We seek applicants for employment who are qualified, dedicated, hardworking, and who seek fulfilling employment. We provide the best experience possible for those our residents rely on most — our team members. We know the strength of each community is directly related to the strength of each Crossings team member. That's why we focus on selecting employees with great character and a passion for maintaining the dignity and well-being of our residents.We work to build a foundation for our team members to be successful both professionally and personally. We have a unique opportunity on a daily basis to prove our unique care to both ourselves and our residents. Our innovative philosophy extends to each community. Some of the best and most successful ideas were born in the communities themselves and implemented company-wide by the team members who came up with them. Position SummaryResponsible for meeting the daily personal care needs of the residents in a manner that aligns with our mission and values and meets the regulatory requirements of the community. Assists the Assisted Living Director(ALD)/Health and Wellness Director (HWD) in various functions, anticipates, identifies and reports care needs.Essential Duties

  • Attends to the personal care needs of residents in a timely manner and provides assistance with ADLs as requested by residents or directed by supervisor, allows and encourages residents to do as much of their own care as possible.
  • Provides personal care services to residents such as assistance with bathing, dressing, attendance at meals, serves meals to residents in the dining room or apartments, laundry, etc. with attention to individual resident needs (i.e., hair is combed, shoes are tied, oral hygiene, etc.)
  • Anticipates and identifies any resident care needs and reports to supervisor (i.e., hygiene needs, broken eye glasses, skin rash, lost hearing aids, supply needs, etc.).
  • Responds to the needs of family members as appropriate
  • Lite housekeeping and laundry services
  • Companionship, including but not limited to social interaction, conversation, emotional support and mind stimulating activities, encourages residents to socialize and participate in planned activities or programs and to develop friendships with other residents.
  • Documentation of the services provided, including the date and times; reports changes to supervisor
  • Maintains open communication with supervisor and/or peers to promote awareness of resident issues.
  • Monitors the safety and well-being of residents
  • Reports suspicion of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of resources as required by regulation.
  • Reports changes in resident status, health or otherwise, to supervisor.
  • Monitors and documents resident's condition as directed.
  • Completes work orders to communicate necessary replacements or repairs.
  • Attends, participates and contributes to monthly staff meetings addressing resident and departmental needs
  • Encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers.
  • Assist ALD/HWD with developing and updating care plans
  • Available for on call rotation.Basic Qualifications & Experience
    • Three to six months related experience preferred and/or training in direct service with older adults, or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Refer to specific state regulations for qualifications required to assist with medications and direct care duties)
    • Knowledge of dementia particularly of the Alzheimer's type is helpful.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language
    • High school or Equivalent (GED)
    • One (1) year experience in some level of elder care preferred
    • Proficient computer skills preferred
    • Strong self-management and organization skills
    • Strong multi-tasking abilities with the ability to handle competing deadlines, flexible and adaptable (open to change).
    • Ability to effectively handle difficult and sensitive issues and maintain confidentialityBenefit & Perks:
      • Benefits eligibility starting 1st of the month following hire date for *Full Time Employees*
      • Robust benefit plan offerings including Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident and Critical Illness, HSA, FSA, etc.
      • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance and Employee Assistance Program
      • 401(k)
      • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
      • Daily employee meal provided
      • Employee referral bonus program

Keywords: Heritage Crossing, Akron , Caregiver/STNA, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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