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Caregiver (Day and Night positions available) - The Pines at Hilton Head

WindRiver Companies
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926


WindRiver Management Company


JOB DESCRIPTION



Job Title: Caregiver


FLSA Status: Non-exempt


Department: Assisted Living (or Memory Care)


 


Date Updated: September 14, 2020


 


CORE VALUES



Natural; inherent to our organization



  1. Proactive and Gritty We have perseverance and passion to accomplish long-term goals. Although intense when needed, our real strength comes from our stamina.

  2. Flexibility We are here to serve with custom-tailored solutions. We are proud to represent a diverse group of clients.

  3. Radically Candid Saying what we think with caring intentions helps identify and solve issues quickly. Debate, decide, commit, and execute with excellence.



 


SUMMARY



The Caregiver is responsible for providing personal assistance and routine daily care and services related to the residents in accordance with the Resident Care Profile, and as may be directed by the Executive Director and Wellness Director in order to enhance the residents independence and quality of life. In addition, the Caregiver is responsible for assisting residents with recreational activities to help maintain their optimum level of functioning.


 


Reports to: Wellness Director


 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



The essential duties and responsibilities described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of the position. While every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of the position, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.


 



  1. Assist residents in their Activities of Daily Living (ADL) tasks as needed and directed. This includes bathing, grooming, personal and dental hygiene, transportation to meals and activities, bowel and bladder functions (e.g., take to bathroom, portable commode, change incontinence products, etc.), shaving, dressing, and hair care.

  2. Respond to residents needs promptly while maintaining each residents self- respect, personal dignity, personal safety and confidentiality.

  3. Assist residents into and out of bed and wheelchair as needed, following safe lifting/transferring techniques.

  4. Assist residents at mealtime, providing assistance with serving meals and clearing tables after each meal, as directed. Deliver room trays, as directed.

  5. Encourage residents to participate in daily activities such as bed making, laundry, and setting tables.



 



  1. Encourage and assist residents in keeping rooms neat and maintaining a safe environment.

  2. Assure that residents are dressed and groomed appropriately.

  3. Communicate any observed or suspected resident change of condition to a supervisor immediately.

  4. Respond timely to resident pull cords/alerts. Carry walkie-talkie/mobile device on person and respond as required.

  5. Assist Activities Department staff in carrying out planned activities. Assist residents in preparing for activity and social programs.

  6. Assure that resident care sign-off sheets are completed by the end of each shift.

  7. Assist new residents with arranging personal items and help to familiarize them to new surroundings, by introducing them to other residents.

  8. Use Standard Precautions and follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids.

  9. Perform fire and safety procedures when needed to assure resident/staff safety.

  10. Display tact and friendliness when dealing with residents, families and visitors.

  11. Attend scheduled in-service classes and mandatory staff meetings.

  12. Maintain all required certifications/licenses as required by state law.

  13. Provide support to communitys marketing efforts through positive/friendly interaction during all property tours and telephone contact with the public, and as directed by a supervisor.

  14. Maintain a safe and secure environment for all staff, residents and guests, following established safety standards.

  15. Encourage teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers and other departments.

  16. Support a positive and professional image through actions and dress. Must follow the dress code.

  17. Performs other duties consistent with the position as assigned by the Wellness Director.

  18. Perform care using proper infection control techniques

  19. May float to Memory Care Center as business needs arise.

  20. Provide services consistent with care plans/service plans

  21. Report unusual occurrences and incidents per policy

  22. Anticipate needs of residents and report variances in care appropriately

  23. Perform work as scheduled, understanding work schedules may change due to business needs

  24. Performs other duties consistent with the position as assigned by the Wellness Director, Memory Care Director (if in Memory Care), or Executive Director.



 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS



 


Education: Must 18 years of age or older. High school diploma or equivalent. May require additional certification such as Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide as required by state or board regulations.


Experience: One-year experience in a health care environment or equivalent preferred.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to do simple mathematical calculations.


Reasoning Skills: Ability to work patiently with cognitively impaired individuals.


Oral/Written Communication Skills: Ability to read, write, and speak English Ability to follow oral and written directions.


Equipment Used: Standard household equipment (dishwasher, iron, vacuum cleaner, washer, dryer). Physical Effort: Must be mobile. Ability to assist cognitively impaired people with activities of daily living. Must be physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks.


Personal Characteristics: Possesses good character and displays high degree of personal integrity. Ability to work with others in providing care. Ability to show sincere compassion towards cognitively impaired older adults. Demonstrates genuine concern for the physical and emotional needs of older people and their families.


Working Conditions: Air-conditioned, well-lighted health care environment. In Memory Care Center, ability to work in secured area with heavy interaction with a cognitively impaired population.


 


 


 


 


 


 


JOB RELATIONSHIPS



 














Supervises:


N/A


Supervised by:


Wellness Director



 


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS


 




































































N/A = Not required in this position


O = Occasional: Performed or encountered 1% to 33% of work time             F = Frequent: Performed or encountered 34% to 66% of work time               C = Constant: Performed or encountered 67% to 100% of work time


 


 


N/A


 


 


O


 


 


F


 


 


C


Supervision/ Managing


Supervising


X


 


 


 


Managing


X


 


 


 


Work Setting


Sitting for long periods


X


 


 


 


Operating standard office machines


 


X


 


 


Operating computer


 


X


 


 


Moving freely about property


 


 


 


X


Answering/using telephones


 


 


X


 



 





















































































































































































































































































N/A = Not required in this position


O = Occasional: Performed or encountered 1% to 33% of work time       F = Frequent: Performed or encountered 34% to 66% of work time              C = Constant: Performed or encountered 67% to 100% of work time


 


 


N/A


 


 


O


 


 


F


 


 


C


Pushing wheelchair


 


 


 


X


Turning residents


 


 


 


X


Helping residents walk


 


 


 


X


Lifting residents


 


 


X


 


Helping residents sit up


 


 


X


 


Mobility


 


Walking


 


 


 


X


Standing


 


 


X


 


Bending


 


 


X


 


Climbing


 


  X


 


 


Crawling


 


  X


 


 


Visual Requirements


Overall vision


 


 


X


 


Color perceptions


 


 


X


 


Depth perceptions


 


 


X


 


Reading/close up work


 


 


X


 


Field of vision/peripheral


 


 


X


 


Dexterity


Handling


 


 


X


 


Reaching


 


 


X


 


Grasping


 


 


X


 


Fingering


 


 


X


 


Feeling


 


 


X


 


Hearing/Talking


Hearing normal speech


 


 


X


 


Hearing on the telephone


 


 


X


 


Hearing faint sounds


 


X


 


 


Talking in person


 


 


X


 


Talking on the telephone


 


 


X


 


Calculating/Interpreting


 


Calculating


 


X


 


 


Comparing


 


X


 


 


Editing


X


 


 


 


Evaluating


 


X


 


 


Interpreting


 


X


 


 


Organizing/Planning


Organizing


 


 


X


 


Consulting


 


X


 


 


Analyzing


 


X


 


 


Planning


 


 


X


 


Designing


 


X


 


 



 

 





























































































































































N/A = Not required in this position


O = Occasional: Performed or encountered 1% to 33% of work time      F = Frequent: Performed or encountered 34% to 66% of work time              C = Constant: Performed or encountered 67% to 100% of work time


 


 


N/A


 


 


O


 


 


F


 


 


C


Documenting/Implementing


Documenting


 


X


 


 


Specifying


 


X


 


 


Coordinating


 


 


X


 


Implementing


 


 


X


 


Presenting


 


X


 


 


Emotional/Psychological Factors - Exposure To


Stressful situations


 


 


X


 


Trauma, grief, death


 


X


 


 


Public contact


 


 


X


 


Decision making


 


 


X


 


Concentration


 


 


X


 


Environmental Conditions


Noise


 


X


 


 


Dirt, dust, smoke, fumes


 


X


 


 


Cold, heat (indoors)


 


X


 


 


Cold, heat (outdoors)


 


X


 


 


Blood-Borne pathogens


 


X


 


 


Additional Requirements to The Position (List)


Compliance with the Propertys Exposure Control Plan.


 


 


 


X


Compliance with the Propertys Blood Borne Pathogens Standard.


 


 


 


X


Compliance with the Property and Departments safety and emergency procedures.


 


 


 


X


Responsible for resolving, reporting, and anticipating potentially hazardous conditions.


 


 


 


X



 

 

 


STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING


 


Pay Rate: ___________________ Per Hour


 


I have read this job description and fully understand the requirements outlined above. I accept the position of Caregiver and agree to perform the identified essential functions in a safe manner and in accordance with the companys established procedures. I understand that my employment is at-will, and thereby understand that my employment may be terminated by the company or myself at any time, for any reason or no reason. I further understand that nothing in this job description restricts managements rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


 


Employee                                                                                                                   


 


Employee Signature______________________________________ Date________

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Posted: 2021-10-22 Expires: 2021-11-21

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