Care Friend Non-Certified

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Provides residents assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) while recognizing the importance of
their dignity and respect at all times.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provides quality care and assistance to residents in accordance with the resident philosophy and
policies and resident rights
• Assists residents in meeting their physical, emotional and spiritual needs
• Adheres to each resident’s Level of Care (LOC), notifies supervisor of any changes in resident’s
condition
• Answers and responds to resident calls in a timely manner
• Assists residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
• Checks residents ever two (2) hours and reports findings
• Completes assignment sheets daily
• Encourages residents to attend meals in the dining room by escorting to and from dining room
• Assists residents with meals in ways that meet their individual needs and desires, while being
cognizant of changes in appetites and physical abilities to eat and drink
• Assists with cleaning and setting the dining room as directed by supervisor
• Assists with cleaning and tidying resident’s room as directed by supervisor
• Assists with resident’s personal laundry as directed by supervisor
• Establishes and maintains good relationships with residents and their families
• Disposes of all incontinent products according to OSHA regulations and company policy
• Practices proper body mechanics when lifting following safety guidelines
• Responds to resident emergencies
• Works assigned schedule
• Follows proper procedure for clocking in and out for shifts
• Follows guidelines for uniforms and wears name badge daily
• Follows policy on signing equipment in and out, and uses company assigned equipment properly
as intended

MDI SPECIFIC

• Attends required community meetings and participates in Life Enrichment activities wen able
• Complete all state required courses and in-services
• Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on a regular, predictable basis
• Becomes familiar and understands the steps for fire evacuation
• All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all
community residents

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Has a good understanding of how Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease can affect behavior
• Able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Bi-lingual a plus
• Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, associates, residents, family
members, and outside contacts
• Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens

EDUCATION REQUIRMENTS

• Must have a high school education
• Non-certification with proper training, or possession of valid state certification as CNA

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRMENTS

• 1 – 3 years’ experience in a senior care community or nursing home environment preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The following physical demands are representative of those that must be
met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

• Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, push, climb and/or balance, stoop or kneel, use hands or
fingers, reach with hands and arms, talk and/or hear
• Frequently will assist in lifting and/or transferring residents weighing up to 250 pounds
• Close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision is required
• Subject to infectious diseases, substances, odors etc. throughout the work day

To apply for this job email your details to amoussa@mydoctorsinn.net