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Caregiver - QMAP

Company: Christian Living Communities
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

If you are considering a position at Christian Living Communities | Cappella Living Solutions, we have a wide range of benefits to consider! These may vary based on the status of the role (Part-Time, Full-Time, PRN, or other).

  • Health Coverage
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Retirement (with match)
  • Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off plan
  • Referral Bonus
  • Robust Recognition programs
  • Opportunity for Scholarship dollars
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Serious inquires only

This role has a starting wage of $12.75 per hour and is negotiable based on relevant work experience.

Position Summary

Responsible for meeting the daily personal care needs of the residents in a manner that aligns with the company's mission and values. Anticipates, identifies and reports care needs. Supervises medications for residents using established procedures under the supervision of a licensed nurse. Reviews medication administration records (MAR) and administers medications to right resident, right dose, right time, right medication, and right route.

Essential Duties

Attends to the personal care needs of residents in a timely manner and provides assistance with ADLs as requested by residents or directed by supervisor.Provides personal care services to residents such as assistance with bathing, dressing, attendance at meals, laundry, etc. with attention to individual resident needs (i.e., hair is combed, shoes are tied, oral hygiene, etc.)Anticipates and identifies any resident care needs and reports to supervisor (i.e., hygiene needs, broken eye glasses, skin rash, lost hearing aids, supply needs, etc.). Responds to the needs of family members as appropriate Maintains open communication with supervisor and/or peers to promote awareness of resident issues.Monitors the safety and well-being of residentsReports suspicion of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of resources as required by regulation. Reports changes in resident status, health or otherwise, to supervisor.Monitors and documents resident's condition as directed.Assists residents with prescribed daily medication routine as appropriate and in accordance with state law.Alerts RN/LPN and/or supervisor of any questions or concerns with medication records/supply.Ensures that proper documentation occurs timely including any refusal of medication and/or treatment.Restocks medication carts, drawers and/or storage areas with miscellaneous supplies only (i.e. gloves, sanitizer cups, etc.)Completes work orders to communicate necessary replacements or repairs.Attends, participates and contributes to monthly staff meetings addressing resident and departmental needsOther duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications and Experience

Per the state of operation requirements, Medication certification; QMAP-A/L, Med Tech, Med Aide, Nurse Delegation Must be able to read, write and speak the English language.High school or Equivalent (GED)One (1) year experience in some level of elder care preferred Proficient computer skills preferred Strong self-management and organization skillsStrong multi-tasking abilities with the ability to handle competing deadlines, flexible and adaptable (open to change).Ability to effectively handle difficult and sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality

Keywords: Christian Living Communities, Grand Junction , Caregiver - QMAP, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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