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Memory Care, Caregiver

Sonata Senior Living in Delray Beach, FL, USA

Compensation

$10 to $11 Hourly

Employment Type

Part-Time

Why Work Here?

“Excellent culture & a company that truly is at your service!”

Sonata Delray is looking for a special care manager to work in our Memory Care neighborhood.

Job Title: Resident Assistant

Department: Resident Care

Reports To: Wellness Director

Location: Community

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Revised Date: July 2017

SUMMARY

The Resident Assistant assists residents to ensure their cleanliness, nourishment, rest and activity are in a manner conducive to the residents' comfort and safety. The Resident Assistant performs all the duties of assisting with activities if daily living in accordance with the Company’s established procedures and as may be directed by the Executive Director, Wellness Director, Wellness Coordinator, Wellness Nurse, and Pharmacy Consultant and/or Medical Consultant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Keeps current on federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern the protection of the rights of the resident. Preserving the safety, the dignity and self-respect of all residents at all times; practices confidentiality.
  2. Assists residents with access to and participation in their recreational and social activities as needed. Will ensure that a minimum of one Resident Assistant remains with residents during all programming sessions.
  3. Willing to help out in any emergency and provide a variety of support services in all departments as needed throughout the community.
  4. State & Community Specific: Medication Management (including all job duties of Medication Tech).
  5. State Specific: Records all medical and/or care entries on care records, notes, daily assessments and task sheets, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
  6. Assists any resident that requires assistance with any Activities of Daily Living (ADL) per their service plan and as needed.
  7. Determines resident's problems, change in condition, and needs and addresses or refers them to appropriate personnel for assistance.
  8. Promptly answers call signals; carries required pagers, scout phones, etc. as required; practices conservation of equipment, keeping them clean and ready to use.
  9. Maintains clear communication with other Resident Assistants and Licensed Nurses via shift to shift reports to make sure set-up procedures and delivery of care is working smoothly.
  10. Performs housekeeping and laundry duties as scheduled and as needed and practices conservation of equipment and supplies, keeping them clean and ready to use.

COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES

Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and team members.

Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the resident, team member, residence, company information and records.

Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.

Complies with the attendance policy.

Complies with the cell phone and social media policies.

Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene and appropriate attire per company dress code.

Participates in training, in services and attends meetings when required.

Assists with special projects as assigned and performs other related duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Prior to presence in the community, applicant must have completed a Post Hire Health Questionnaire upon offer of employment. A TB test result must be received with 7 days of employment. Previous TB test results cannot be older than 6 months; chest x-ray results 2 years. A Criminal Record Clearance is required prior to team member’s starting date.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Must be 18 years of age or older and have graduated from the eighth grade, however, a high school graduate is preferred. Training and experience in certified nurses’ aide procedures are desirable and one year or more work experience in assisted living for the elderly is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Full use of the English language is required; additional language skills are beneficial.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or team members of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are required.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must carry and maintain current First Aid and CPR certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical Activity (Marked with “X” where applicable) N O F

Walking: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Sitting: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Standing: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Reaching: Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Above Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Below Shoulder Height _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Climbing: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Pulling/Pushing: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____

25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Over 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Lifting: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____

25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Over 50 Pounds ____ _____ ___X_ _____

Carrying: 25 Pounds or less _____ ____ ___X_ _____

25 Pounds to 50 Pounds _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Over 50 Pounds ____ _____ ___X_ _____

Crawling/Kneeling: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Bending/Stooping/Crouching: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Twisting/Turning: _____ ____ ___X_ _____

Repetitive Movement: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Physical Exposure (Marked with “X” where applicable)

Unprotected Heights: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Lighting: Dim: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Bright: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Mechanical Hazards: _____ ___X_ _____ _____

Hazardous Substances: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Infectious Diseases: _____ _____ ___X_ _____

Harmful Physical Agents: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

Heat/Cold/Radiation: ___X_ _____ _____ _____

*N = Never

O = Occasionally, represents 1 to 33% or 1 to 2 hours of an 8 hour shift

F = Frequently, represents 34 to 66% or 2 ½ to 5 ½ hours of an 8 hour shift.

C = Constantly, represents 67 to 100% or 6 to 8 hours of an 8 hour shift.

Physical Ability Acceptable Minimum

Vision: ___X_ Good _____ Poor _____ Blind

Color Vision: _____ Normal ___X_ Impaired

Hearing: ___X_ Normal_____ Moderate loss _____ Deaf

Manual Dexterity: _____ Good ___X_ Fair _____ Poor

Talking/Speech ___X_ Good _____ Fair _____ Mute

Taste/Smell _____ Good ___X_ Fair _____ Mute

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Primarily works in an assisted living residence.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhausted list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified

Sonata Senior Living

About Sonata Senior Living:

Sonata Senior Living is a Florida-based developer and operator of innovative senior living communities, offering a combination of independent living, assisted living and memory care options in Central & South Florida.

Company website: http://www.sonataseniorliving.com

Company address: 8020 West Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, Fl 33446

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