Responsible for assisting residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and general upkeep of the CCAL home. Foster resident independence and freedom of choice.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • A commitment to the values of CCAL.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently.
  • Ability to relate to residents, families, and staff in a courteous and diplomatic manner under all circumstances.
  • Ability to think, act and intervene independently in both routine and emergency situations.
  • Must have the ability and the integrity to document accurately and consistently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Arrive on time for all shifts scheduled to ensure the staffing ratio required by state regulations.
  2. Read ALERTS & COMMUNICATIONS before beginning your shift.
  3. Assists residents, as necessary, with Activities of Daily Living (ADL) as outlined in their Care Plan. (bathing, dressing, etc.)
  4. Care of ADL devices such as eyeglasses, hearing aids, etc.
  5. General housekeeping tasks such as vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen, laundry, bed making, and changes.
  6. Encourage resident wellness so far as their condition, abilities, needs, and desires allow.
  7. Encourage resident independence, well-being, and interests, (arts and crafts, reading and writing, hobbies and interests); assist in bringing residents to activities.
  8. Observe, document, and report to RN Wellness Team, via text or phone, all changes in the residents’ physical condition and cognitive/emotional status. Document in ALERT & Communications Book, Resident Status Book or Occurrence Book as indicated in a professional manner.
  9. Always record incidents, errors, or accidents on appropriate documents in eMAR.
  10. Assist in a variety of tasks related to dining.
  11. Lead activities for residents as assigned.
  12. Respond to and act appropriately in emergency or disaster situations.
  13. Plan and complete duties with minimal direction from the supervisor.
  14. Initiate one-on-one visits with residents.
  15. Always use tactful communication techniques with residents, families, and co-workers.
  16. Act as an ambassador and public relations representative to guests and other visitors.
  17. Accompany residents on off-site activities as needed.
  18. Prepare and serve snacks as needed.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Demonstrates an appreciation of CCAL’s Mission, Vision, and Values.
  2. Exhibit professional judgment in the performance of job duties.
  3. Prepare for and participate in Performance Review meetings
  4. Attend and participate in team meetings, in-services, and training.
  5. Participates in projects and committees as assigned.
  6. Must be an enthusiastic team player.
  7. Ensure that facility equipment is appropriately utilized, maintained, contained, and secure.
  8. Assist with quality assurance programs when indicated.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Materials and Equipment Directly Used:

Computer, telephone, smartphone, copier, sound equipment, video viewing equipment, and other electronic equipment as needed medical equipment for blood pressure temp, and other vitals, O2 equipment, wheelchairs, and walkers.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

  • Exposure to body fluids, infections, odors, and various types of resident behavior.
  • Exposure to chemical/cleaning solutions.
  • 90% inside work, 10% outside work.
  • Requires considerable walking, standing, and climbing.
  • Considerable lifting up to 40 lbs, occasional pushing, and pulling up to 100 lbs.
  • Requires frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and considerable reaching and handling.
  • Requires alertness, creativity, imagination, initiative, patience, problem-solving, and good judgment.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.



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