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Caregiver: Silvergate San Marcos

Company: AMERICARE HEALTH & RETIREMENT INC
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationSilvergate San Marcos - San Marcos, CAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelHigh SchoolSalary Range$16.00 - $18.00 HourlyTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftAnyJob CategoryHealth CareDescription$1000 Sign On Bonus (Terms and Conditions Apply) Hourly pay range $16.00 - $18.00Hiring All Shifts, AM, PM & NOCSJOB SUMMARYProvides assistance to residents with their routine activities of daily living in accordance with the company's established procedures.KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure that full care is delivered to the resident per the care plan. Such care shall include assisting residents with the following activities of daily living (ADL's): Grooming, Bathing, Dressing, Eating, Toileting, Incontinent Care, Transfers, Escorting to meals and activities.Empty catheter and colostomy bags per training received to perform the task.Use of mechanical devices used to transfer residents when needed such as Hoyer lift.Interact with family members and medical professionals.May be called on to physically escort a resident to a medical appointment outside the facility.Recognize and understand signs and symptoms of dementia and respond in accordance with training received.Monitor supplies and reporting needs to LVN Supervisor.Under direction of LVN Supervisor and/or Assistant Director of Resident Care, records resident weight on a monthly basis and records results.Ensure that charts, reports and other documentation occurs on a daily basis and is accurate and thorough.Report and write incident reports as neededAssist with set up and clean up of activities as needed.Attend and participate in scheduled training and educational programs.Punctual and regular attendance.High regard for excellent customer service given at all times.Be compassionate, caring, patient and understanding of the needs of the elderly.Perform other duties as assigned.May be required to work beyond scheduled hours.QualificationsQUALIFICATIONSMust be at least 18 years of age.Must have First Aid CertificationMust be able to read, write and speak English fluentlyProficient computer skills; must be comfortable charting care, referring to electronic files, and reporting incidents on the computerAbility to work well with othersEnjoy working with senior citizensAbility to take directions from supervisor and follow through to completion with task.Ability to respond effectively in an emergency or crisis situationMust have schedule flexibility and be able to work weekends and holidays.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThis position requires the ability to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, push, pull, sit and stand on feet for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSJob offer is contingent on the following:Must pass background checkMust pass drug test, pre-employment physical and TB testCOVID vaccination required

Keywords: AMERICARE HEALTH & RETIREMENT INC, San Marcos , Caregiver: Silvergate San Marcos, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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