Care Partner (Caregiver) at Inspired Living
Inspired Living Kenner, LA
- Expired: August 06, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description:Job Details Job Location: Inspired Living at Kenner - Kenner, LA Position Type: Part Time Salary Range: Undisclosed Travel Percentage: None Description Inspired Living is looking for compassionate individuals who want to support our residents & who complement our hardworking and dedicated teams! In-depth, hands-on training provided! Summary/Objective Care Partners provide routine care in a manner conducive to the comfort and safety of residents in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the established policies and procedures of the Community.
S(he) is delegated the responsibility in carrying out the assigned duties by the Health & Wellness Director, Executive Director, Charge Nurse or other assigned supervisory personnel to assure that the highest degree of quality compassionate resident care is maintained at all times. Care Partners are customer service experts who interact with leadership, families, vendors, guests, and other associates... while displaying exceptional professionalism.
Essential Functions Help create an atmosphere of compassion, optimism, warmth, resident interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the Community Cares for resident per the shift assignment determined by Charge Nurse or Health and Wellness Director. Responsible for change of shift handoff report to following shift's Care Partners. Care Partners who are also certified Med Techs: May supervise self-administration of medication and treatments as prescribed by the health care provider; during the med pass, the Care Provider observes the resident's response to the existing treatment plan, is aware of prominent medication interactions and side effects, and observes residents for the occurrence of such and notifies supervisor.
The Care Partner, if working as a Med Tech, may communicate with pharmacies and or health care providers as necessary to ensure that residents in the Community have medications as ordered and must document accordingly. Assist with completion of medication cart audits per policy and direction of supervisor Document an accurate accounting of leisure activities, incidents and observations, and any changes in the physical or emotional condition of each resident Maintain confidentiality and privacy of resident care, procedures, and documentation, and communicate with the resident and families on an adult and mature basis with dignity and respect for the resident's rights and wishes Report any resident abuse, accidents or incidents immediately to supervisor Report changes in the resident's condition to the charge/staff nurse as soon as possible Report all complaints and grievances made by residents, families, visiting individuals, agencies, etc. as well as unauthorized trips the resident makes outside the Community to a supervisor Assure that call system is within easy reach at all times and answered promptly Assist with caring for residents' eyeglasses, hearing aids, prostheses, etc.; Assists in maintaining a physical, social, and psychological environment that is conducive to providing the best interest and welfare of the resident Bathe, toilet and dress residents; Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Follow established safety precautions and observe, monitor and intervene or report unsafe conditions in the Community.
I.e. checking and reporting lightbulbs when they need to be replaced, changes in room temperature, etc. Review Resident Assessment and Plans of Care to residents' conditions, etc.
and explain each procedure to the resident as care is given Follow established universal precautions and isolation procedures and report any communicable or infectious diseases that you may contract Keep resident's personal articles off of the floor, properly stored, as well as keeping an inventory and assisting to identify resident's personal possessions on an on-going basis Keep supply room, work areas, and equipment clean Assist residents in preparing for and/or