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CNA and Caregivers-Katzin-PD

Company: Seacrest Village Retirement Communities-Best Place
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationCorporate -Encinitas - Encinitas, CAPosition TypePer DiemTravel PercentageNoneJob ShiftAM/PM/NOCCNA/Caregiver-Katzin-PDWE ARE ABOUT PASSION.PEOPLE.PURPOSE. WE ARE SEACREST VILLAGE RETIREMENT COMMUNITIESDear Applicant: Seacrest Village is a 501c3, not-for-profit senior housing organization. Our mission of caring for our seniors is honored when you open your heart and join. No matter what your job/position is at Seacrest Village, you share with all the people here, one principle function - to ensure our residents receive the best care and service ...The one thing you will always be held accountable for is the exercise of your best judgment. If you enjoy working with and/or around seniors, and associates who work as a team in every sense of the word, then you deserve to work for an employer like Seacrest Village Retirement Communities. Best of luck in your search! EOEI. BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION:Ensure and promote ongoing social and physical stimulation, spiritual, cultural and intellectual needs of Katzin residents. Assist with supervision and maintaining resident safety especially during periods of heaviest care needs. Able to provide direct personal care, enhance resident dining experience, and maintain clean environment. Communicates with other staff associates within the department to ensure resident needs are met. Performs and participates in daily activities and events for all residents. Promotes resident well-being and satisfaction through support with all activities of daily living.II. CUSTOMER/CLIENTS SERVED BY POSITION:The Katzin residents, family members, guests, visitors, team members, department staff, state and federal regulators and outside community.III. OUTCOME WHEN JOB IS WELL DONE:Well being of residents exceeds resident and family expectations. Resident's care meets state requirements and meets or exceeds The Seacrest Village standards of quality care, quality business practices, quality team, and quality family/guest relationships.IV. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma and or equivalent or two years proven work experience in dementia care in lieu of diploma. Current Dementia and Alzheimer course certificate required or ability to obtain one within 1st 4 weeks of employment.V. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Six (6) months experience working in Assisted or Alzheimer program preferredVI. SKILLS, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR SPECIAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: Current First Aid Course/certificate, New employees must have 40 hours dementia care training prior to working on the floor; additional Training must include 8 hours annually on Dementia related topics and 4 hours annually on Direct Care related topics totaling 12 hours per year training required, and the ability to work with Alzheimer population, medical professionals, families and staff, English language a must. Able to communicate well with and relate well to needs of senior population. Ability to read and interpret written procedures and directions. Medical terminology helpful and knowledge of proper transfer techniques necessary. Ability to carry food trays. Able to pass pre-employment physical/TB test and obtain fingerprint clearance as required by our licensure. Able to obtain Food Handler's card.VII. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES THAT MUST BE SAFELY PERFORMED WITH OR WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION WITHOUT POSING A DIRECT THREAT TO OTHER EMPLOYEES, RESIDENTS, OR SELF:WORK PERFORMANCE - job knowledge, quality, productivity, planning, creativity, initiative RESIDENT CARE- 1. Provides assistance as required for ADL's. Documents care given daily.2. Ability to assess and to respond to resident and staff medical emergencies following protocol & basic first aid training.Assist and participate in meal service and monitors resident food intake. Report changes to The Director of The Katzin Residence or delegate and documents same.4. Ability to transfer residents with appropriate assistance. (i.e., from bed to wheelchair or from wheelchair to toilet).5. Lead, participate, encourage and monitor resident participation in social activities.6. Report changes in resident behavior, mental and physical condition.7. Follow safety guidelines in the facility, including proper lifting techniques & universal precautions when providing care to residents.8. Assures that residents' personal clothing is laundered at least twice weekly & as necessary to include simple sewing repairs/ironing.9. Ability to organize care and services to the assigned group of residents achieving the time lines for attendance at meal times and activities as desired to attend by the resident.10. Maintain confidentiality and respect for resident's privacy. Complies with Residents rights.11. Assist with the training and orientation of new staff as it pertains to the role of the caregiver.Assists the housekeeper in keeping The Katzin environment routinely clean; to include kitchen, dining room, apartments, bathrooms, and common areas.Clean kitchen equipment.Clean up following resident accidents, such as diarrhea, vomiting, etc. and notify housekeeping immediately.Gives daily report to oncoming shift personnel.FACTORS AFFECTING WORK PERFORMANCE - attendance, dependability, achievement, interpersonal skills1. Make time to have fun at work, laugh, breathe and smell roses.2. Regular, punctual attendance. Flexibility in schedule as it may include some weekends, evenings and holidays.3. Additional duties as assigned by Director and/or supervisor in building.4. Attend daily shift report, department staff and "All" employee staff meetings.5. Timely completion of work assignments.Be a true team player that can be counted on to do his/her part of the work, complete assigned tasks and work cooperatively with others.Able to maintain up to 10 hours of dementia training through-out year as required by policy and licensure.MISSION, VISION, POLICY AND REGULATIONS - SV Philosophy, adherence to policy, judgmentFamiliarize self with Seacrest Village mission/vision, rules, policies and procedures and same with the Jewish Tradition as observed by our residents, family and guests.Observes safety regulations; to include but not limited to wearing appropriate safety equipment, reporting workrelated injuries, using proper body mechanics & responding to fire/disaster alarms and wearing security badge.Payroll/HR-uses current HRIS system to follow timekeeping policy utilizing timeclock to record all hours worked to include mandatory meal period of thirtyminutes by the 5th hour of work and OT is authorized by supervisor.Wear appropriate clothing per facility and uniform policy to include name badge.As a matter of SV policy and federal and state law; attends HIPAA training, follows HIPAA confidentiality andprivacy policy, applies "minimum necessary", "needs to know" guidelines on all PHI information and reports non-compliance violations to Privacy Officer.6. As a mandated reporter per DOJ requirements; attends Mandated Reporter Abuse training meetings, will report allabuse incidents; physical, emotional, financial, sexual, verbal, completing the 1) SOC 341 form, mailing or faxing, 2) calling the ombudsmen and/or department of health services; for Assisted Living and Independent Living, call ombudsmen, and APS (adult protective services), and 3) informing supervisor so resident can be protected.7. Follow the corporate compliance standard and employee code of conduct, of performing work with an ethical behaviorand utilizing proper business conduct and professional practice, that complies with applicable laws, rules and regulations; as serving the residents, preserving the organizational reputation, maintaining resident/employee trust, community respect. Reports non-compliance or concerns to Corporate Compliance OfficerVIII. EQUIPMENT REQUIRED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:1. Computer - HR and payroll/time and attendance system2. Digital thermometer,3. Wheelchair4. Weighing Scale5. Radio and emergency alarm system.6. Good understanding of the Vigil System.IX. NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Assist with actual food service.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk on their feet for several hours at a time. Hands, fingers, arms are frequently used for holding, stretching, and reaching. The employee will be expected to balance, kneel, stoop, bend and crouch. The employee must be able to lift or move, unassisted, up to 25 lbs. Excellent vision and hearing are required due to the safety of our residents. Good verbal communication. Able to lift up to 25lbs and move 25lbs unassisted.

Keywords: Seacrest Village Retirement Communities-Best Place, Encinitas , CNA and Caregivers-Katzin-PD, Other , Encinitas, California

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