Lakeshore Talent

Lakeshore Talent is seeking qualified Part-Time Caregivers for a Memory Care facility in Louisville, CO. This position is paying $14-$15/hr

HOURS: 10:30pm-6:45am (set schedule – 3 nights/week)

OVERVIEW: 

Caregivers provide basic nursing care to residents within the scope of nursing assistant responsibilities and performs basic nursing procedures under the direction of a licensed nurse. They also will assist with dining services, care of resident laundry needs, programming goals with the activity department, and perform other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with our licensed nurses to provide the highest quality of care and service to our residents
  • Duties may include intake and output, measuring height and weight, vital signs, specimen collection, catheter care, range of motion exercises, etc.
  • Care for the dying resident and provides postmortem care
  • Provide personal care for residents as needed, including bathing, showering, shampooing, oral hygiene, skin care, hair care, nail care, dressing, shaving, toileting, transferring, turning and positioning, ambulating, and transporting
  • Responsible for participating in and supporting resident activity programs
  • Assist residents with nutritional needs, including serving, feeding, providing proper fluid requirements, and offering substitutions when appropriate
  • Adhere to strict infection control guidelines and reports any and all exposures to infection in accordance with OSHA policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrate awareness of potential hazards and report unsafe conditions to appropriate community staff
  • Receive and report on residents’ conditions and changes in conditions to the care manager at the beginning and end of each shift (immediately in cases of emergency)
  • Provide privacy and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ensure the residents’ right to make personal choices in agreement with the residents’ service
  • Provide care that ensures residents are free from abuse, mistreatment, and neglect, and immediately reports any such instance to the appropriate community staff

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic ability to read, write, understand, and speak the English language
  • High School graduate or GED preferred
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience as a caregiver preferred, but not required (training provided)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, and squat for prolonged periods
  • Ability to push and pull objects and lift and carry up to 30-55 pounds, unassisted (based on facility location)
  • Full use of hands, arms, and legs (i.e., washing, feeding, and dressing residents, writing notations, operating bed wheel locks, etc.)
  • This is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander

Job ID: 41069

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