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Care Partner - Memory Care

Essential Functions:
Provides quality care and assistance to residents in accordance with the resident philosophy and policies and resident rights
Assists residents in meeting their physical, emotional and spiritual needs
Adheres to each resident's Level of Care (LOC), notifies supervisor of any changes in resident's condition
Answers and responds to resident calls in a timely manner
Assists residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Checks residents every two (2) hours and reports findings
Completes assignment sheets daily.
Encourages residents to attend meals in the dining room by escorting to and from Dining room
Assists residents with meals in ways that meet their individual needs and desires, while being cognizant of changes in appetites and physical abilities to eat and drink
Assists with cleaning and setting the dining room as directed by supervisor
Assists with cleaning and tidying resident's room as directed by supervisor
Assists with resident's personal laundry as directed by supervisor
Establishes and maintains good relationships with residents and their families
Disposes of all incontinent products according to OSHA regulations and Company policy
Practices proper body mechanics when lifting following safety guidelines
Responds to resident emergencies
Works assigned schedule
Follows proper procedure for clocking in and out for shifts
Follows guidelines for uniforms and wears name badge daily
Follows policy on signing equipment in and out, and uses Company assigned equipment properly as intended
Non-Essential Functions:
Leads by example exhibiting the CORE Values through servant leadership
Encourages teamwork and promotes company philosophy
Attends required community meetings and participates Life Enrichment activities when able
Completes all required courses in adherence with HRA University
Is prompt and able to perform the required duties of the position on a regular, predictable basis
Becomes familiar and understands how to report a missing person using the Safe Return program or equivalent
Becomes familiar and understands the steps for fire evacuation
All associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for all community residents
Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:
Must have a high school education
Non-Certification with proper training, or possession of valid state certification as C.N.A.
1 €“ 3 years experience in a senior care community or nursing home environment preferred
Has a good understanding of how Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease can affect behavior
Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, associates, residents, family members, and outside contacts
Must possess a passion to work with and around senior citizens

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