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Nurse Aide

Company: Bickford of Gurnee
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

""There is no higher calling, no greater purpose than that of a caregiver. Somehow, we've come to believe that caregiving is just for some of us and not all of us. Yet at our core, we are all made to love, to connect, to extend ourselves in service of others. The question is--- do we have the will to love, to do what it takes, to risk ourselves in caring, even when the burden is great? In times of happiness, in times of sadness - we are that caregiver. Whatever it Takes."- Bickford Senior Living At Bickford, everything we do revolves around our residents' happiness by meeting their specific Core Needs. The NA position is primarily responsible for resident care and services as outlined in residents' service plans including, but not limited to: personal care needs, housekeeping, laundry, activities, meals and pet care, while encouraging resident independence. RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities: Know your residents and their Service Plans
Appropriately communicate with the RN Coordinator when residents' needs/expectations change
Understand dementia and utilize appropriate techniques for approach and communication
Utilize the information from your residents Lifesong to enhance positive outcomes in caregiving and Cuetivities Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED; or one year related experience. Willing to successfully complete Certified Nurse Aide course within six months of hire. - Willing to take additional training or education which may be required by specific states. - CPR and First Aid certifications required - Ability to handle multiple priorities
- Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication
- Competent in organizational, time management skills
- Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills Bickford considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of employment with Bickford are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required. Bickford Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position. ABOUT BICKFORD Bickford Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Bickford. At Bickford, you will--- Make a Difference Every Day
We are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest. Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best. Ignite Your Potential
We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals. #CMA/CNA3

Keywords: Bickford of Gurnee, Kalamazoo , Nurse Aide, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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