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Care Partner

Company: Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA)
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Provides residents assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) while recognizing the importance of their dignity and respect at all times. 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
  • 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
  • The ability to take ownership for associate's safety and the safety of the residents
  • Must disclose any medication that might impair associate's ability to perform the job safely or competently.
  • Follows policy on signing equipment in and out, and uses company assigned equipment properly as intended
  • The ability to work in a safe and alert manner
  • The ability to take ownership for associate's safety and the safety of the residents
  • Must disclose any medication that might impair associate's ability to perform the job safely or competently. 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 in 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.
      • I - 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 citizensEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA), Jacksonville , Care Partner, Other , Jacksonville, Florida

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