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Caregiver (Midnight's)

Sterling Assisted Living & Memory Care Sterling Heights, MI

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Are you caring, energetic, family oriented and hardworking? Then Pomeroy Living Sterling Assisted and Memory Care wants you to join our family! We are a state-of-the-art senior living community looking to fill our Resident Care Associate positions with compassionate, patience and dedicated individuals with a true passion for helping seniors.

Overview

The Care Giver cares for residents under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical/vocational nurse. The position requires patience, compassion and a desire to care for the frail elderly in a gentle and empathetic manner.

Qualifications

  • High School Graduate/GED preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary care setting with residents, families, and staff members.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.

Care and services:

· Takes and records vital signs.

· Measures and records height and weight.

· Calculates and records weight gain or loss.

· Calculates and records fluid intake and output.

· Cares for the resident’s environment.

· Recognizes abnormal changes in body functioning and the importance of reporting such changes to a supervisor.

· Cares for residents when death is imminent.

· Makes routine rounds on each assigned resident every two hours.

· Bathes residents.

· Assists with grooming, including mouth care.

· Dresses residents.

· Toilets residents.

· Assists with eating and hydration.

· Uses proper feeding techniques.

· Calculates and records percentage of meal eaten.

· Observes resident’s skin when giving care and reports changes to licensed nurse.

· Provides skin care.

· Transfers, positions and turns residents.

· Meets resident’s mental health and social service needs.

· Modifies own behavior in response to residents’ behaviors.

· Is aware of developmental tasks associated with the aging process.

· Knows how to respond to residents’ behaviors.

· Allows residents to make personal choices.

· Provides and reinforces other behavior consistent with the residents’ dignity.

· Uses the residents’ families as a source of emotional support for the resident.

· Contributes to the resident’s assessment and the plan of care.

· Cares for residents with Dementia

  • Knows how to respond to residents’ behaviors.
  • Allows residents to make personal choices.
  • Provides and reinforces other behavior consistent with residents’ dignity.
  • Uses the resident’s families as a source of emotional support for the resident.
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of behavior and functional symptoms associated with dementia by providing interventions and treatments to help reduce these symptoms.
  • Uses modification in the presentation of activities of daily living to maintain and maximize resident competencies and functions.
  • Uses effective intervention techniques to address behavioral concerns.
  • Acts as a facilitator for activity programming.
  • Demonstrates effective communication techniques for persons with dementia.

Provides non-resident care including but not limited to:

1. Washing wheelchairs.

2. Cleaning soiled utility areas.

3. Cleaning nurse’s station.

4. Cleaning shower and whirlpool rooms.

5. Cleaning kitchen areas on the nursing unit.

 

Positions available for 11:00 pm to 7:00 am

Full Time Opportunities Available

***Flexible Schedules, Weekdays & Weekends Available****

How to apply:

· On the spot interviews (walk in applicants) Mon -Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm

· Scheduled Interviews by appointment

 

We offer flexible schedules, competitive pay, an excellent benefits package through Blue Cross Blue Shield, the ability to access up to 60% of your earned wages prior to pay day and boundless opportunities for growth within the company.

Company Description
Our History

Pomeroy Living was born from the genuine premise and firm belief that aging with dignity should be the norm. Founded in 1980, Pomeroy Living fulfills the vision of Keith Pomeroy, who has been an innovative leader in both the healthcare and hospitality industries for nearly four decades. The vision is simple: Combine the best in quality care and hospitality across the full spectrum of senior housing needs within a community setting. Collectively over the past three decades, Pomeroy Living has continued to elevate the standard for senior living through innovation, dedication and a commitment to bringing the best professionals together to serve a common cause. Today, Pomeroy Living offers a range of specialized care and service in world-class communities and campuses that are characterized by modern design, exemplary service, and knowledgeable clinical teams.

Sterling Assisted Living & Memory Care

Why Work Here?
The care we give our residents and the appreciation of our staff is unmatched, come check us out!

Our History Pomeroy Living was born from the genuine premise and firm belief that aging with dignity should be the norm. Founded in 1980, Pomeroy Living fulfills the vision of Keith Pomeroy, who has been an innovative leader in both the healthcare and hospitality industries for nearly four decades. The vision is simple: Combine the best in quality care and hospitality across the full spectrum of senior housing needs within a community setting. Collectively over the past three decades, Pomeroy Living has continued to elevate the standard for senior living through innovation, dedication and a commitment to bringing the best professionals together to serve a common cause. Today, Pomeroy Living offers a range of specialized care and service in world-class communities and campuses that are characterized by modern design, exemplary service, and knowledgeable clinical teams.

Address

2200 15 Mile Rd.

Sterling Heights, MI
USA

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Personal Care

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