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Direct Care Attendant- Senior Living Facility

Serenity Senior Living Cedar Park, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $11 to $12 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Direct Care Attendant for a Senior Assisted Living Facility

Job Description

Direct Care Attendants are responsible for the care of the elderly residents and must meet minimum qualification requirements for employment.

Employees must:

· Complete an orientation during probationary employment period and participate in on-going training in all areas related to Resident care

· Implement all policies, procedures and protocols required to properly serve Residents

· Implement Resident Service Plans

· Provide assistance with ambulation, personal hygiene and all Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

· Have adequate knowledge in:

o The Resident assessment process

o How to cue, coach, monitor and assist Residents who self-administer medications

o Resident’s rights

o Infection control, including standard precautions

o Basic CPR and first aid

o Emergency evacuation procedures

o Individual job requirements of all staff

Direct Care Attendant Duties:

Assist residents with the following functions of Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and follow the daily checklist as a general guideline for their shift:

· General housekeeping and sanitation

· Cooking and meal preparation

· Medication management

· Dressing, personal grooming & hygiene

· Bathing and shampooing

· Bed positioning

· Toileting and bowel/bladder management & incontinence

· Ambulation and joint protection

· Provide safety, comfort and companionship to the Residents

· Other duties as assigned or necessary

Direct Care Attendant Qualifications:

· Must be 19 years old or older and of good moral character

· Possess a high school diploma or equivalency, or other appropriate education or experience

· Must be free from active reportable airborne communicable disease and any impairment that would hinder the performance of the job

· Must not have criminal convictions or other criminal history that indicated behavior that may be potentially harmful to Residents

· Possess a genuine interest in the health and physical needs of the Residents living in the facility

· Having skills, training, experience and knowledge to serve the Residents in a manner that is consistent with the good practices of assisted living is preferred, but on the job training is available.

Company Description
Serenity Senior Living is family owned and locally managed with two wonderful locations in Cedar Park and Pflugerville. We are proud to have a dedicated Executive Director in place with many years of experience in Senior Assisted Living. We pride ourselves in providing a consistent, nurturing and safe environment for seniors while helping them maintain their dignity and independence. Our dedicated and loving staff provide the highest level of care for our residents every day in all Serenity Senior Living facilities. Company motto: "Seeing the sweet miracles of life and enjoying our own beautiful part in them"

Serenity Senior Living

Why Work Here?

Flexible schedule options including night & weekend shifts available, Rewarding work assisting the elderly, On-the-job training available

Serenity Senior Living is family owned and locally managed with two wonderful locations in Cedar Park and Pflugerville. We are proud to have a dedicated Executive Director in place with many years of experience in Senior Assisted Living. We pride ourselves in providing a consistent, nurturing and safe environment for seniors while helping them maintain their dignity and independence. Our dedicated and loving staff provide the highest level of care for our residents every day in all Serenity Senior Living facilities. Company motto: "Seeing the sweet miracles of life and enjoying our own beautiful part in them"

Address

100 Shady Trails Pass
Cedar Park, TX
USA

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