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Certified Medication Technician

Kensington Senior Living, LLC
Kensington, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description
 

Availability: Weekends

Summary:

The Resident Service Partner- provides supportive services to residents at Kensington Park Senior Living. These services may consist of post-hospitalization care, companionship, and orientation to a new environment.  The Resident Service Partner may perform activities of daily living, therapeutic activities programs, and restorative programs.  Assistance may be total, partial, or stand by depending upon the physical and cognitive ability of the resident.

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Assures the maximum quality of life for all residents by maintaining privacy, accommodating individual preferences, promoting independence, encouraging and assisting participation in facility activities and events, and communicating respectfully at all times.

 

  1. Assists residents in and out of bed and chair/wheelchair with the correct use of the transfer belt (gait belt).  Depending on residents’ weight and physical abilities, may require the assistance of another aide or the use of a mechanical lift to move the resident.  If a resident is unable to reposition self, the aide may be required to turn and reposition the resident intermittently.

 

  1. Assists residents in bathing as assigned. Monitor hygiene continuously and assist as needed to assure that each resident is clean

 

  1. Assists in personal grooming of residents including brushing hair, brushing teeth, trimming fingernails and toenails, and assisting residents in dressing or undressing.  Fold or hang clean clothing items and place soiled items in the hamper.

 

  1. Removes soiled bedding and replace with clean linens as needed

 

  1. Assists residents in using the bathroom and peri care. May be required to provide, remove, and clean bedpans, urinals catheter bags, and bedside commodes.

 

  1. Takes and records vital signs of residents, e.g. temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate, and record information.

 

  1. Assists residents to the dining area for meals or provide meals in the room as required. Assists in delivering dining service to residents and documenting intake of nourishment.  Serve between meal nourishment and assist as needed.  The record amount is eaten.  Except when contraindicated, maintain a clean pitcher and cup, and fresh water at the bedside of each resident.

 

  1. Assists in maintaining cleanliness, condition, and supplies in resident apartments by observing and reporting housekeeping and maintenance needs and obtaining care supplies from the facility or family as needed.

 

  1. Maintains all work and service areas in clean and orderly condition.

 

  1. Assists in maintaining resident charts.  Communicate all changes and unusual observations concerning residents' physical and psychosocial functioning.

 

  1. Attends training courses and participate in other professional development activities as required.

 

  1. Contributes to residents’ care planning by participating in the assessment, developing care plan goals and approaches, and maintaining progress notes.

 

  1. Assists the Building Director in evaluating a) effectiveness of activities programs, b) individual needs, and c) participation levels of resident.

KPKM22

Kensington Senior Living, LLC

Address

Kensington, MD
20895 USA

Industry

Healthcare

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