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Caregiver/Qmap at Windsong at Northridge

Company: Windsong at Northridge
Location: Greeley
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description -We are seeking caring and dedicated humans to work with people with dementia in our beautiful memory care community! Seeking Caregivers (no experience necessary) for evening shifts, and QMAP's for NOC shifts!
$500 sign on bonus for evening shifts!
Our Mission is to foster purposeful and meaningful lives for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias through the use of the Montessori Inspired Lifestyle -

Core Values
Respect
To treat others with integrity and courtesy, understanding that each person is important.
Dignity
To model integrity and respect in everyday actions and to influence others to do the same. -We will honor the people we serve and work with.
Equality
Embracing diversity, committed to equality, feeling empathy for others.
Stewardship
To protect and value the lives and resources.

Employee Pledge :
Will work to create a place where you would want to live
Will remember that you are a guest in the home of the residents
Will treat everyone you encounter with respect, dignity, and equality
Will apply the Montessori principles to everything that you do
Will remember to treat others the way you wish to be treated

Expectations:
It is expected that employees will always remember these values as they go about their job working with residents, with other employees, and with the public. Everyone is expected to know and comply with all employee policies and procedures and to ask questions if there is something that is not clear. We must know about the services provided here and talk about them correctly. -Our communication with others must be respectful, correct, timely, and complete whether it is in person or in writing. We value each person and expect employees to show sensitivity to the cultural differences of co-workers and residents.

General Summary:
Administers medications and treatments; measures vital signs and weight; and performs other health services tasks. Communicate with physicians, implement physician orders, and report and document pertinent information. Adhere closely to home health, hospice, and emergency protocols. Act as the community supervisor when management staff not present. Supervise resident assistants to assure daily completion of their duties. Report directly to the Community Registered Nurse and/or the Administrator.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities :
- - - - - - -QMAP administers medications and treatments.
- - - - - - -Measures vital signs and weight.
- - - - - - -Collects, stores, and assures transport of certain specimens for laboratory studies.
- - - - - - -Adheres to all medication room systems per policy.
- - - - - - -Communicates with physicians, via fax, visit form, and telephone.
- - - - - - -Implements physician orders.
- - - - - - -Documents pertinent information in resident charts and elsewhere per policy. -(e.g., incident reports).
- - - - - - -Communicates with RN according to specified criteria.
- - - - - - -Adheres to home health and hospice protocols.
- - - - - - -Adheres to emergency protocols, including performing CPR and administering first aid as necessary.
- - - - - - -Acts as community supervisor when management staff not present.
- - - - - - -Supervises Resident Aids to assure daily completion of their duties.
- - - - - - -Assists in development and revision of service plans by informing RN of current resident needs and preferences as well as successful service approaches.
- - - - - - -Observes for and reports resident concerns and potential significant changes and reports s to RCC/RN.
- - - - - - -Reads Communication Log and Shift Report at beginning of each shift; enters pertinent information in Communication Log and Shift Report by end of each shift.
- - - - - - -Follows 24hour and Alert Charting process.
- - - - - - -Completes and document Incident Reports as needed.
- - - - - - -Adheres to all community policies and procedures.
- - - - - - -Maintains resident, employee, and community information in strict confidence with community management or other employees as necessary.
- - - - - - -Performs all assigned work for the agreed-upon wage, accepting no additional payment or gifts from residents, vendors, community management, or others.
- - - - - - -Adheres to dress/appearance code; changes in attire may be permitted for special circumstances as directed by supervisor.
- - - - - - -Promotes resident advocacy and demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
- - - - - - -Serves as a role model for other employees by displaying a responsible, cooperative, respectful, and positive attitude.
- - - - - - -Represents the community in the community in a professional, courteous, and friendly manner.
- - - - - - -Demonstrates ability to perform duties under time constraints and deadlines.
- - - - - - -Attends education and training classes as necessary to fulfill state or provincial regulations.
- - - - - - -Performs other duties as directed by RCC.
Specific Skills:
- - - - - - -Excellent interpersonal skills.
- - - - - - -Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work activities, including but not limited to co-workers and management.
- - - - - - -Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
- - - - - - -Sufficient skills in reading, writing and math to perform ones duties reliably and effectively.
- - - - - - -Knowledge of and ability to follow principles and practices of Residents' Rights.
- - - - - - -Skill in problem solving.
- - - - - - -Understanding and ability to use various Residents' transferring equipment.
- - - - - - -Ability to remain poised in emergency situations.
- - - - - - -Ability to understand and work under a variety of situations in a positive constructive manner.
- - - - - - -Ability to use creativity in meeting Residents' emotional and physical needs
- - - - - - -Ability to be organized, prioritize, set and meet deadlines.
- - - - - - -Ability to recognize and keep private, protected, employee or Resident information confidential.
- - - - - - -Ability to be dependable and reliable with attendance and punctuality.

Education and/or Experience: (Pre-or- Post Employment)
- - - - - - -Must be 18 years old.
- - - - - - -Demonstrates ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, with residents, employees, and others.
- - - - - - -Meets state or provincial health related requirements. -(For Colorado assisted living employees, physical health screening with satisfactory results, including tuberculosis screening (intradermal test or chest x-ray performed by physician not more than six days before or seven days after hire date.))
- - - - - - -Maintains current professional license if CNA.
- - - - - - -Maintains current CPR certification.
- - - - - - -Obtains/maintains current CPR and first aid certification.
- - - - - - -Maintains any other certifications as required by state or provincial regulations.

Job Conditions:
- - - - - - -This job may require hours that exceed 40 per week and a flexibility of hours (i.e. weekends, nights, covering for absent co-workers, changed shifts) .
- - - - - - -Work will often require the use of Personal Protective Equipment, including face shield, gloves, apron, etc.
- - - - - - -Work may expose incumbent to bio-hazards.
Physical Demands:
- - - - - - -Ability to regularly walk, stand, bend, reach, stoop or sit for extended periods of time
- - - - - - -Ability to lift, carry, push, pull or other wise move objects/people weighing more than 50lbs
- - - - - - -Work for sustained periods of time maintaining concentrated attention to safety, detail and accuracy
- - - - - - -Ability to communicate with various contacts via communication devices/phones
- - - - - - -Ability to work under pressure
- - - - - - -Ability to occasionally work with disagreeable or confused Residents while maintaining a pleasant, patient and professional demeanor
- - - - - - -Must be 18 years old or older, to fulfill State Regulations for working alone with Residents
- - - - - - -Must be able to pass Criminal History Clearance, drug screening and T.B screening.

Keywords: Windsong at Northridge, Greeley , Caregiver/Qmap at Windsong at Northridge, Other , Greeley, Colorado

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