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Medical Caregiver

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

Job Description:

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 and the elderly 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. Benefits Available:

  • Medical & Prescription coverage
  • Dental & Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • On Demand Pay advances through payroll
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Matching 401k
  • Anniversary Bonuses... and more.

    Requirements:
    Job Summary: Assists with dispensing medications and treatments of Residents as ordered by a Physician. Qualifications:
    • Training and instruction per qualified staff
    • Experience and understanding of geriatrics beneficial
    • Adhere to the organization, federal/state regulations regarding nursing care
    • Ability to communicate well with people
    • Be available to work every other weekend and holidays as neededEssential Functions:
      • Dispensing medications and treatments properly, according to doctor's orders
      • Orders medications in a timely manner to ensure the resident is never out of a medication
      • Document record keeping and other information regarding residents' medication, vital signs, nursing care and services provided for the residents.
      • Assist assigned Personal Caregivers
      • Is aware of residents' needs and responds accordingly
      • Responds rapidly and appropriately to emergencies including resident and co-worker safety
      • Observes, assesses, and reports change in residents' conditions to co-workers, physicians, and/or family.
      • Maintains confidentiality regarding information/medical records
      • Maintains clean work areas/cleans cart
      • Projects a positive image of the organization in dealing with residents, co-workers, families, and the publicPhysical requirements:* Communicates orally and in writing with residents, co-workers, families, and the public* Possesses coordination to administer injections, etc.
        • Stands or walks up to 75% of 8-hour shift
        • Occasionally transfers up to an average of 100 lbs with an assist while lifting, positioning, and transferring residents
        • Pushes/pulls residents weighing 70-250 lbs in a wheelchair
        • Reads small print on medication, equipment and written materials
        • Identifies staff, residents, family, etc.
        • Able to hear normal sounds including conversations, alarms, etc. Distinguishes sound from stethoscopes, etc.
        • Possesses the ability to concentrate, understand and remember instructions, messages, details, and task assignments
        • Able to push approximately up to 100-pound cart on casters 392 feet (length of the hallway) on the carpeted floor
        • Frequently twists, stoops, bends, occasionally kneels, squatsEnvironmental Conditions:* Occasional exposure to blood/bodily fluids
          • Frequent exposure to bacteria, viruses, and other infectious agents in dealing with residents, co-workers, family, and public
          • Mandation when necessary (refer to Employee Playbook for policy information)PI201167442

Keywords: Park Village Pines, Kalamazoo , Medical Caregiver, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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