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Care Partner / Caregiver - First and Second SHIFT

Company: Oaks Senior Living, LLC
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOaks Senior Living is looking to hire part-time Care Partners / Caregivers for our assisted living community in Habersham, GA.Do you want to work in an empathetic environment where both residents and staff are valued and respected? Would you thrive in a team atmosphere that is fulfilling, rewarding, and where you can make a difference? If so, please read on!We offer a free meal per shift worked, an employee referral program, the Oaks Love Fund, a potential holiday bonus, and an employee is selected each quarter to attend CNA school. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!ABOUT OAKS SENIOR LIVINGOur approach to assisted living is different as we are proud to offer a "person-centered lifestyle" which satisfies the unique desires and needs of residents and moves away from an overly structured approach. Family-owned since 1998 and passionate about our ideals, we have high staffing ratios and maintain consistent assignments. Our management team is very hands-on and encourages independence and personal choice to ensure all residents enjoy the highest quality of life possible. We operate nine Communities in Georgia to meet the individual needs of Elder community members and their families.A committed, experienced leadership team supports the care partners within each assisted living community. The love, compassion, and understanding we show can only come from a dedicated family and staff. Our staff is carefully chosen for their strong desire to work with seniors. We inspire our team members to excel, reward excellence, and create a work environment where all are trusted and empowered with a sense of ownership. In addition to this wonderful work environment, we offer competitive pay and the opportunity for career development.A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DAY SHIFT, SWING SHIFT, OR NIGHT SHIFT CARE PARTNER / CAREGIVERAs a day shift, second shift, or night shift Care Partner / Caregiver, you arrive for each shift determined to treat each resident with respect and kindness as you build positive relationships with them. While providing the individualized physical, psychological, and social support that they need, you do everything you can to promote their dignity. You are patient and calm, treating them just the way you would want your own family members treated and adhering carefully to their Negotiated Service Plan. Your positive attitude makes a huge impact on the lives of our residents--as you spend so much one-on-one time with them, assisting with all the activities of daily living such as showering, toileting, dressing, transferring, and walking. You work together as a team to answer resident calls promptly and keep accurate records as required.You encourage residents to attend meals in the dining room, escort them to and from, assist with serving, and help in any ways that meet their individual needs and desires. You observe and report any changes in their appetite or physical ability to eat and drink. You also assist with cleaning the dining room after the meal service as assigned. Maintaining a clean, neat, and organized work environment, including residents' apartments, is one of your top priorities. Your attention to infection control policies and established safety precautions ensure the highest quality of care. You are vigilant about reporting any changes in the condition of residents and protecting the confidentiality of personal and medical information. You go home each day tired but feeling good about enriching the lives of residents in your community and providing purpose and meaning to everyday life.QUALIFICATIONS FOR A CARE PARTNER / CAREGIVER

  • 18 years of age older
  • Ability to learn and follow current federal, state, and local regulations as well as company policies
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Ability to pass a drug screening
  • Ability to be cleared for work through a physical exam by a licensed physician
  • Ability to be on your feet for up to eight hours a day
  • Strength needed to frequently support up to 70 pounds and occasionally carry up to 50 pounds
  • Willingness to obtain 24 hours of continuing education in the initial year of employment and 16 hours annually
  • Maintain CPR & first aid certification
  • Passion for working with EldersExperience in caregiving to Elders is preferred but not necessarily required. Do you have a friendly and caring disposition? Can you react quickly and effectively in an emergency situation? Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills? Are you known for your positive attitude? If so, then you might just be perfect for this Care Partner / Caregiver position at our assisted living community!DAY SHIFT, SECOND SHIFT, AND NIGHT SHIFT WORK SCHEDULEWe are in operation 24/7 and have day shifts from 7 am - 3 pm, second shifts from 3 pm - 11 pm, and night shifts from 11 pm - 7 am available. Some weekends are required.READY TO JOIN OUR ASSISTED LIVING TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this elderly caregiving position at our assisted living community, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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