Caregiver - Royal Estates of El Paso
Company: Royal Estates of El Paso
Location: El Paso
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Job Description Job Description
Cares for the residents -in the Assisted Living neighborhood -under
the direction and -supervision of a registered nurse or -a
Takes and records vital signs as assigned and -if trained and
-qualified -to do so.
Measures and records height and weight -as assigned.
Recognizes abnormal changes in body functioning and the importance
of reporting such changes to a supervisor.
Provides assistance -as needed with medication reminders, bathing,
grooming, dressing, escort service, and other activities of daily
Transfers, positions and turns residents.
Provides skin care.
Contributes to the resident's assessment and the -plan of care.
Cares for residents with dementia.
Follows the schedule of resident's needs set out by
Provides emotional and social support to residents.
Conducts scheduled and unscheduled programming with memory care
Handles dining service in the dining room for all three meals daily
and for night-time dining where available.
Communicates with resident families per the memory care program
directives and policies.
Promotes and protects resident rights, assists -residents to make
informed decisions, treats -residents with dignity and respect,
protects -resident's personal belongings, reports suspected -abuse
or neglect, avoids the need for physical -restraints in accordance
with the current -professional standards -and, -supports
independent -expression, choice and decision-making consistent
-with applicable law and regulation.
Informs supervisor of any resident issues or -concerns.
Respects -and encourages -the independence and -dignity of the
Respects residents' confidentiality.
Familiar with emergency equipment and -procedures.
Understands duties during a fire drill and is familiar -with
Attends all required training, in-service, and staff -meetings.
Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the
preservation of equipment, and the achievement of -safe working
Maintains a positive and professional demeanor -toward residents,
visitors, families, and co-workers.
Adheres to all policies and procedures of -Aventine Hill
Performs other duties as assigned.
A High School Diploma or General Education -Degree; or one to three
months related experience -and/or training; or equivalent
combination of -education and experience
CNA licensure -or -other -medical assistant preferable.
Memory Care training certification or other formal dementia
Currently certified and willing to -maintain CPR Certification and
Recent history of care experience in memory care -setting.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Positive and cheerful disposition.
Comfortable resolving conflict.
Knowledge of progression and care of dementia residents.
Potential Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
This position may involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or
tissue, requiring the use of personal -protective equipment. Gloves
should be worn for any contact with blood or body fluids/tissues.
-Gowns, masks, or eye covering may be needed if it is likely that
soiling or splattering of blood may occur.
To reduce the risk of exposure to blood, body fluid, -or tissue
adherence to Standard -Universal -Precautions -is -necessary. In
the event of accidental exposure to -potentially infectious blood
or body fluids/tissues, -appropriate medical evaluation and
follow-up is -available as outlined in the community exposure
-control plan located in every department.
It is the policy of this community to adopt work -practices that
will minimize health risks resulting -from occupational exposure to
blood and other -potentially infected materials.
Physical Requirements & - Requirements
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
Reach with hands and arms
Climb or balance
Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Talk or hear
Taste or smell
Up to 10 pounds
Up to 25 pounds
Up to 50 pounds
Up to 100 pounds
More than 100 pounds
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