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Personal Caregiver full-time or part-time

Company: Park Village Pines
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description:Park Village Pines has provided Senior Assisted Living in Kalamazoo (and Elderly Assisted Care services) since 1983. In our three buildings, we serve seniors who have few or basic care needs, as well as those who require specialized or memory loss care.As a non-profit organization, we are uniquely committed to being an excellent Christ-centered senior care center and Christian residency community where people love to live, work, and support.

Job Summary Personal Caregivers provide assistance with the activities of daily living, a safe environment, physical comfort, and emotional and social support to the Residents.
Qualifications for Personal Caregivers
- Experience and understanding of geriatrics is beneficial.- Ability to communicate well with people.- Be available to work weekends (minimum every other weekend) and holidays as needed
Essential Functions for Personal Caregivers

  • Provide personal care to residents including bathing, oral hygiene, hair grooming, skin and nail care, toileting, dressing and undressing, and shaving. Takes and records residents' weight as needed.
  • Answers call lights to determine and meet resident's needs.
  • Adheres to HIPAA regulations/including not discussing residents' circumstances with other departments.
  • Collects food trays from the residents' rooms.
  • Transports/transfers residents using wheelchairs, walkers, cane, and stand-by assist.
  • Change bed linens/make the bed if needed.
  • Encourage/assist residents in keeping their rooms clean and orderly.
  • Is aware of resident's needs and responds accordingly.
  • Responds rapidly and appropriately to emergencies - including resident and co-worker safety.
  • Observes and reports changes in skin condition, appetite, behavior, emotional needs, etc. of residents to proper staff members.
  • Projects a positive image in dealing with residents, co-workers, families, and the public.
  • Uses appropriate and safe body mechanics when lifting and/or transferring residents
  • Completes daily paperwork as required.
  • Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other management as required.
  • Mandation (required to stay beyond shift's end) when necessary
    Physical Requirements- Stand or walk up to 90% of an eight-hour shift.- Lift, push/pull 100lbs+, assisting residents to/from their rooms.


Keywords: Park Village Pines, Kalamazoo , Personal Caregiver full-time or part-time, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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