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CERTIFIED CAREGIVERS WANTED
$500.00 SIGN ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME
MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT FOR 25 MILE COMMUTE
Surrounded by pristine golf courses and pecan orchards, Prestige Assisted Living at Green Valley is conveniently located 25 miles south of Tucson and just minutes away from the majestic Madera Canyon, where sightings of rare Golden Eagles and Peregrine Falcons are commonplace.
We engage our residents through a variety of life-enriching programming. Our wellness program, Celebrations, is focused on six wellness categories that empower residents to explore new or treasured hobbies, pastimes and skills. With the Green Valley Celebrations program, residents have the tools to explore a host of exhilarating new activities and to live life the way they want.
At Green Valley, we offer the award-winning Expressions Memory Care Program, which uses innovative techniques and approaches to turn daily activities into memorable and meaningful events. Our program provides people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment an outlet for creativity through arts, learning, and spirituality, embracing the philosophy that "Life is an Activity".
We aim to help residents enjoy life and receive the personal care they need. While our community offers an active lifestyle, it is also the warmth and personal care of our devoted staff that helps fosters a true sense of community.
Questions? Contact GreenValleyED@prestigecare.com
Job Summary:
Personal Care Attendant provides direct resident care, completes assignments as a universal worker, assists in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for residents, and upholds Prestige's core values of respect, integrity, commitment and trust.
Essential Functions:
Provides direct resident care while promoting resident dignity, independence and choice, regularly observes residents' physical and mental conditions and reports changes to the Health Services Director, Expressions Coordinator, or Executive Director.
Assists with or performs ADL's, takes vital signs and weights and accurately documents care services provided and observations on communication log and incident reports. Reports and documents all incidents and accidents immediately.
Assists residents to and from dining room and activities.
Performs First Aid and initiates emergency response procedures as required.
Greets residents, visitors, and staff courteously and answers phones when assigned.
Follows and supports community fire safety and infection control practices and promptly reports any unsafe conditions or equipment to immediate supervisor.
Serves meals in the dining room, assisting residents at meal time, provides resident tray delivery, and assists with dining room and kitchen clean up and maintenance.
Assists with tours, move-ins, move-outs, and transfers and coordinates personal care service with co-workers assisting with lifting and responds to assistance pages promptly.
Assists with apartment housekeeping services and residents laundry.
Attends and participates in training, in-services, and staff meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED with one or more years of personal care experience with older adults preferred.
Must complete and pass competency evaluation within 120 days of employment, state required training including the Revised Fundamentals of Care, Dementia Care, First Aid, CPR and HIV training if not able to provide appropriate documentation of prior training.
Current First Aid and CPR certification.
Food Handlers permit if required by State.
EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED
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