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Care Partner

Company: ViewPointe
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring for Caring and Reliable Care Partners!Must love working with seniors!Our residents and employees live and work alongside one another on a daily basis - what better way to grow relationships, build connections and ultimately feel like you're making an impact on someone's life every day.Apply today and come be part of our community!Responsibilities:As a Care Partner you will provide care and assistance to residents in a compassionate, quality customer service environment that preserves dignity.Benefits Include:Medical Insurance - HDHP or PPO (Full-time employees only)Vision/Dental/Life Insurance (Full-time employees only)Health Savings Account with Company Match (Full-time employees only)Flexible Spending AccountCompany matching 403(b) PlanPaid VacationPersonal, Sick and HolidaysPaid Volunteer ProgramTotal Care EAP (Employee Assistance Program)Wages on Demand These benefits may be reduced depending on FT, PT, PRN or temporary job status. To receive certain benefits, eligible employees may be required to meet participation requirements and pay required premiums and other contributions.Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Takes vital signs, and weighs residents.Documents/charts on residents changes and unusual occurrences.Schedules doctor appointments as needed.Admits new residents per community policy.Assists residents with showers, grooming, dressing, and toileting as needed.Assists residents with activities of daily living as described on individual care plans.Assists with basic cleaning and maintenance issues when needed.Cleans up after incidents in a timely, efficient manner while maintaining the dignity of the resident.Assists residents who have fallen providing safety, security, and compassion.Escorts residents to and from the dining room as needed.Picks up laundry from residents apartment as needed and transport to laundry room.Sorts, washes, dries, folds, and hangs laundry according to community procedure.Returns clean laundry to resident apartment.Assists in serving meals and beverages and taking meal orders as needed.Answers call lights with patience and compassion following company guidelines.Listens to residents with empathy and assurance. Follows up with appropriate personnel regarding resident concerns.Makes rounds on resident to assure their safety and provide assistance as needed.Calls Health Services Director, doctors, and families to inform of any change in condition, incidents, medications, etc. as needed.Attends meetings/in-services/training sessions as required by Health Services Director and/or Executive Director.Maintains confidentiality of residents personal information in and out of the community and protects and supports residents rights.Communicates with residents, families, visitors, and employees in a positive manner using excellent communication skills.Provides tours to potential residents and families that show how the residents individual needs can be met and promotes the concept of care in the community.Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor that encourages a positive, nurturing environment for the residents, families, vendors, and guests.Assures excellent customer service by maintaining open and honest communication, answering phone promptly and professionally, and assuring residents, families, and other employees needs are met.Ensures adequate daily coverage for meal service by communicating with the Culinary Services Director and/or Host/Hostess, to include taking resident orders for meals, providing drink refills according to residents / guests requests, assists with the cleaning, resetting and preparation of the dining room in-between meal times.Demonstrates a SERVANT heart and attitude by following the Bethesda Senior Living Communities mission statement.Managerial Breadth/Scope of JobProvides assistance with activities of daily living to the residents under the leadership of the Health Services Director.Knowledge/Skills/AbilitiesInterpersonal skills to communicate with residents and staffMust show compassion and genuinely care for the elderly and disabled.Must be knowledgeable of the location of the SDS sheets on hazardous materials and able to understand the guidelines.Must be able to work independently and prioritize work load as emergencies arise.Ability to work in stressful situations with residents, families, visitors, and other staff.Must maintain a current drivers license and comply with all requirements of Bethesdas Auto Policy.Education/ExperienceHigh School diploma or equivalent preferred. Certification in nursing assistance desired. CPR and First Aid as required per state guidelines.Working Environment/Physical RequirementsModerate physical activity required by handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently. Must be able to stoop, bend, and reach. Must be able to lift residents in excess of 100 pounds with assistance. Bethesda Senior Living Communities reserves the right to pay a wage/salary that is lower or higher than the above posted compensation range.

Keywords: ViewPointe, Colorado Springs , Care Partner, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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