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Caregiver - Full-Time Evening

Company: Tri Cities Retirement Inn
Location: Pasco
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*What We Offer: *
* Health Insurance
* Paid Time Off

*Minimum Eligibility Requirements: *

- High school diploma or equivalent preferred

- Previous experience working with the elderly in a residential or long-term care setting also preferred

- Must be able to read, write and speak English to communicate effectively with residents, families, visitors, and other staff members

- Must be able to perform job duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

*Essential Functions: *
Resident Care
- Assists residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, transferring, and mobility

- Engages residents in meaningful conversation, socialization, and activity while providing personal care assistance

- Responds to all resident needs and/or requests for care promptly, and provides or obtains assistance with care as necessary

- Upholds Residents' Rights at all times

- Supports and upholds all company policies and care philosophy

- Observes residents for changes in physical, emotional, mental, or behavioral condition, unusual symptoms, accidents, injuries, or unusual occurrences, and reports promptly to a licensed nurse

- Completes all forms and documentation such as incident reports, change of condition reports, and behavior tracking, as requested, and in a timely manner

- Assists in the dining room during resident meal times

- Encourages residents to participate in scheduled activities and outings, and assists with those activities as needed

- Provides residents with opportunities for self expression and enhanced self esteem through spontaneous individual or small group interaction and activity

*_Housekeeping_*

- Makes resident beds, empties resident garbage, and tidies resident rooms daily and as needed

- Changes resident bed linens according to facility schedule and as needed due to incontinence

- Changes resident towels on bath days and as needed if soiled

- Assists with resident laundry per shift guidelines

- Maintains resident clothing and clothing closet in a clean, neat and orderly manner

- Cleans dining room tables and chairs after meals and snacks

- Notifies Housekeeper of spills and soiled areas; assists with clean-up as needed. When no Housekeeper is on duty, cleans up spills and soils immediately

- Straightens chairs, pillows and decorative items in common areas as needed, and returns items to appropriate location when found out of place

- Assists in cleaning wheelchairs, walkers, and other resident equipment per facility cleaning schedule and as needed

- Assists with dusting, vacuuming, and other housekeeping duties as assigned

*_Other_*

- Attends all required staff meetings and in-service training sessions

- Demonstrates a positive attitude and contributes to an atmosphere of team spirit and cooperation within the facility

- Answers phones as needed, in a prompt and courteous manner

- Promotes customer service and positive community relations by treating residents, families, other staff, and all visitors in a courteous, helpful and friendly manner

- Assists with other duties as assigned
Working Conditions:
* Must be able to work full-time or part-time as agreed upon, on assigned shift, including weekend and holiday rotations

*Physical/Sensory Requirements: *
* Medium work - Ability to exert 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
* Must be able to see well enough to write and read, and to visually interact with residents, families, and staff.
* Must be able to speak and hear well enough to verbally interact with residents, families and staff.

*OSHA Category Classification: *
II: Potential for exposure to blood-borne pathogens

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Evening shift
* Holidays
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Pasco, WA 99301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* Senior care: 1 year (Required)
* Caregiving: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Tri Cities Retirement Inn, Pasco , Caregiver - Full-Time Evening, Other , Pasco, Washington

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