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Caregiver

OakView Health Center Thousand Oaks, CA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
$500 SIGN ON BONUS!!! Oakview Health Center is currently hiring Caregivers! The Caregiver performs personal care and non-personal care assistance to residents with activities of daily living in a manner that enhances the resident’s sense of personal choice and autonomy. PRINCIPLE DUTIES: The Caregiver assists residents with dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising. Transfers, transports and escorts residents as needed. Changes bed linens, makes beds and keeps rooms clean and orderly. Other duties as assigned by Supervisor QUALIFICATIONS: At least one-year caregiving experience, preferably in an Assisted Living or health care center; or equivalent experience Ability to work in a health care and CCRC environment Knowledge and practice of safe lifting and back care techniques Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English High school graduate or equivalent. Must have and maintain current First Aid card CRITICAL FUNCTION: This position is essential to the safety of our residents and staff; and to the operation and function of the community. Employee may be recalled to report to work for an emergency, unusual occurrence, resident care need, visit from regulatory/governing agencies or any other event deemed necessary by the Executive Director, Administrator, and designee. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, and squatting for approximately 90% of the work day. Must be able to transport residents via wheelchair or shower chair, pushing up to generally 200 +/- lbs. Must be able to transfer, turn and position a resident weighing up to 125+/- lbs. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. When lifting over 35 lbs., you are required to ask for assistance. Occasionally push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment generally weighing up to 200 lbs. May be exposed to communicable diseases including HIV and Hepatitis B viruses; industrial and household chemicals; offensive odors; and combative behavior. About OakView Health Center: OakView is a 5-star rated Health Center located in Thousand Oaks, adjacent to the campus of University Village Thousand Oaks, a large resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community. OakView offers 48 Medicare certified Skilled Nursing beds and 49 Assisted Living apartments, including a dedicated and secure memory support wing. OakView provides professional staffing 24 hours a day, as well as full-service rehabilitation resources including physical, occupational and speech therapy. Set in a beautiful location, surrounded by natural hills our residents enjoy delicious meals; many planned social, recreational, educational and cultural activities; and compassionate assistance with daily living, all with the goal of the highest level of independence possible. We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at our community. We are committed to hiring high quality, professional and caring individuals. We value and recognize the importance of supporting, training, and retaining our employees to better serve our residents. We look for employees with a passion for customer service. Prior to beginning work at our community, applicants must complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) skin test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice (over 18 only). The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs. OakView Health Center offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with match. Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

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Thousand Oaks, CA
91360 USA
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