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Direct Care Partner 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shifts

Location: Saginaw Township, MI

Type: Part Time to Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Direct Care Partner, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Shifts– New Hope Valley  (September 2016)
  

GENERAL INFORMATION   

Title  Direct Care Partner
Company  New Hope Valley

Employment Type  Full Time /  Part Time
Location  Saginaw, MI

Compensation & Benefits: Competitive
Address  3785 N. Center Road
Saginaw, MI 48603

Posted Date  September 16, 2016
Company Website  http://newhopevalley.us/

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

New Hope Valley offers a wholesome living alternative to elders in need of constant assisted care. Our mission is to create a stimulating yet safe and comfortable environment for all in our home.  We have set out to develop an eco-system that meets the physical, spiritual, social, emotional and intellectual needs of our residents.  Our community has been designed to embrace the social model and we have equipped it with the latest technology to support the right balance for seniors seeking support, security, independence, and choice.   We are committed to providing better alternatives for those seeking assisted living options. Drawing upon over 150 cumulative years of direct and indirect patient care experience of our owners, we offer our residents dignified living in a healing home. 

Our employees adhere to the highest standards of excellence.  Our direct care partners and supporting team members who range from concierge to kitchen aids are the core of our eco-system.  So if you have the skills, compassion, empathy and desire to help seniors, then we encourage you to continue with our online job application.

New Hope Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Direct Care Partner assists residents with activities of daily living and personal care to maximize independence, freedom of choice and quality of life.  They ensure that each resident receives the highest quality of care.  The role also entails being sensitive to the needs and desires of each resident and making an attempt to improve and enrich their lives. The ultimate goal of quality resident care is to enable each resident, where possible, to return to the highest level of functioning, to attain a new stage of independence, or to at least prevent regression.  She/he is responsible for providing assistance to residents in the areas of; activities of daily living and moving safely to activities/functions. The ideal Direct Care Partner must have patience and understanding for others, especially the elderly.

Currently, we are looking for Direct Care Partners to work on 1st (6 am - 2 pm), second (2:00 pm - 10:00 pm) shift & 3rd (10 pm to 8:00 am) shift

 

RESPONSIBILITIES


The following is a representative list of duties and responsibilities associated with this position:

  • Resident care is not passive maintenance; an active approach will always be taken.
  • Help admit and discharge residents according to procedure.

-- Assist the resident with the activities of daily living while promoting independence
-- Follow individual resident support plan, flow sheet and group assignment.  Use as a guideline for providing care.  Assist all residents as required and/or requested
-- Observe residents for physical/cognitive changes.  Report all changes to the Direct Care supervisor promptly, to include any abnormal behaviors
-- Respond to ALL emergency calls in a prompt manner 

  • Check and record vital signs and weights, as assigned. 
  • Assist with bowel and bladder needs, as per resident plan of care.
  • Provide for or assist residents with activities of daily living as needed, including bathing/showering according to schedule, oral care, toileting, dressing, etc.
  • Encourage residents to participate in scheduled activities; assist residents in getting to activities.  Coordinate and assist with activities as directed.
  • Assist residents with transfers and ambulation as directed and ordered by the physician, using proper body mechanics.  Provide transportation for residents within facility and, at times, accompany to appointments outside facility.
  • Respond to emergencies as needed within unit or as directed by supervisor.
  • Participate in the set up/clean up of dining room.  As needed, wait on tables, bus tables, restock pantry, wash dishes, and light cleaning of the pantry area.
  • Keep environment safe for residents (hallways clear of equipment and floors free of debris and linen).
  • Requisition and change resident supplies as needed. 
  • Maintain restraint free environment at all times.  Support fall prevention programs for all residents in need.

REQUIREMENTS

  • An up-beat and engaging personality
  • Genuine desire to work with the elderly and/or disabled
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Certification helpful but not required
  • Capable of exerting 25 to 50 lbs of force to assist elderly in and out of wheelchairs
  • Preferably, Associates or College Degree; High school diploma/GED at a minimum
  • Able to follow written and oral instructions
  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Are you CPR and First Aid Trained and possess a valid certificate/card ?
  • Do you have experience and knowledge of medical terminology, medical records management, medical supplies and equipment?
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