NOW HIRING! Contract/Traveler Caregiver/Resident Assistant in Gilroy, CA
08th April, 2021
40 hr guarantee and OT may be available.
General job duties:
Responsible for total care of each resident in your Resident Group for all activities of daily living (ADL’s) including but not limited to:
o Showering o Toileting assistance and continence care o Daily grooming such as combing hair, brushing teeth, washing face o Dressing assistance which may include picking out clothes, ensuring cleanliness o General monitoring for behavior and safety o Transferring residents o Escorting resident to meals and activities o Assisting with ambulation programs o Assessing residents for needs (care level increase, nursing assistance) o Feeding assistance o Care of resident pets o Repositioning of residents who may be bed bound o Monitoring of skin condition • Orient each new resident in your Resident Group to their new living environment, to you as their assistant, other team members and residents • Implement all components of personal care described in the Resident Handbook, Care Plan and ADL’s for each resident in your Resident Group • Monitor each resident’s ability to perform basic ADLs, life management and social skills and communicate observations and potential difficulties to appropriate team members • Work individually with each resident to expand the number of ADLs the resident performs themselves • Interact with each resident in your Resident Group positively and frequently • Familiarize yourself with layout of property, emergency procedures and incident reporting procedures • Respond to emergency situations, documenting all incidents, fire alarms and resident emergency calls • Conduct and document floor and exit checks on all floors four (4) times nightly • Check for property deficiencies, follow procedure for executing work order request • Handle all resident questions and concerns in a professional, caring manner • Participate in all training programs offered by employer
Lift and carry up to 50 pounds rarely, up to 35 pounds frequently.
Frequent standing, walking, twisting, bending, extending and reaching for periods up to eight (8) hours