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Personal Caregiver

Company: Park Village Pines
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: April 3, 2024

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, Dental & Vision insurances
  • Matching 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • On Demand Pay advances through payroll
  • Long Term Disability insurance (paid by Park Village Pines)
  • Paid Life Insurance (paid by Park Village Pines)
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Anniversary Bonuses... and more.Requirements:Job Summary: Provide assistance with the activities of daily living, a safe environment, physical comfort, and emotional and social support to the Residents.Qualifications:
    • Ability to communicate well with people.
    • Maintains neat, well-groomed appearance adhering to Park Village Pines' dress code.
    • Be available to work every other weekend and holidays as neededEssential Functions:
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Maintains confidentiality regarding information/medical records.
      • 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.
      • Uses good hand washing techniques and follows infectious control policies
      • Completes daily paperwork as required.Physical Requirements:
        • Lift and carry light objects such as resident charts, thermometers, basins, and resident care items without assistance.
        • Lift, push/pull 50-100lbs+, assisting residents to/from their rooms.
        • Stand or walk up to 90% of an eight-hour shift.PI6cabc693d577-31181-33183850

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

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