The Memory Care Direct Caregiver is primarily responsible for providing best-in-class resident care and support and facilitate a positive physical, social, emotional and spiritual environment for residents.
Key responsibilities include :
Assist residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, escorting, medication supervision and other functions designated in the resident’s plan of care.
Complete tasks, as directed, including taking and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration, and monthly weights and blood pressures;
document in the resident’s chart using approved charting criteria.
Respond to residents’ family’s questions, concerns and requests in a timely manner.
Report immediately to supervisor, and / or family, all accidents or incidents; record necessary information on appropriate forms and render immediate first aid.
Assist with admission, transfer and discharge of residents as directed.
Understand and comply with Universal Precautions, following infection control standards for the community, hazardous waste policies and all safety rules.
Ensure cleanliness of resident rooms and all areas of the community.
Maintain safety and security of the residents by making scheduled rounds on designated shift.
Ranked #4 by Niche.com as one of the best places to raise a family in DeKalb County and graded an A+, Dunwoody is a vibrant community just 10 miles north of Atlanta.
Offering residents a suburban feel, Dunwoody also has many award-winning restaurants, premium shopping (including the Southeast’s second largest mall), and holds family-friendly festivals and events throughout the year.
It also boasts a variety of outdoor activities and attractions including many beautiful parks, the Dunwoody Nature Center and even zip-lining! And MARTA public transportation makes getting around Dunwoody a breeze!
Why you should apply
We have an AMAZING team and philosophy! We are family melted souls in a connected cause; We are passionate driven to instill wonder in others;
We are servant-hearted faithfully serving others beyond self.
In addition to a great culture and a fun, collaborative team environment, we offer :
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
A beautiful work environment
Comprehensive benefits, including : Medical, vision, dental and life insurance401K programWork / Life benefits, including EAPWellness programFlexible spending accountsEmployee and family discount programs, including associate pricing in our bars and restaurantsFree access to our fitness centerDiscounts on spa servicesOur proprietary recognition program, InspireLink, where you can trade in points earned for things you want...and more!
If all this speaks to you, come join us on our Holbrook Journey and be amazing with us!
The successful candidate will
Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Be at least 18 years old OR at least 17 years old with successful completion of a vocational CNA program.
Have at least one year of experience working with senior citizens in a nursing facility, hospital, assisted living community or private home.
Have previous experience caring for residents in a memory care environment (preferred).
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification preferred.
Effectively read, write, speak and understand English.
Be committed to and passionate about serving customers and delivering best-in-class service.
Continuously look for opportunities to WOW customers; always willing to go that extra mile.
Have patience, tact, enthusiasm and positive attitude towards older adults and their families.
Possess the ability to effectively and professionally engage, interact and collaborate with residents, residents’ families, associates, etc.
Have the ability, availability and willingness to work nights, weekends and holidays as business needs / schedule dictate.
Be able to perform the physical functions of the role which include : frequently support up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift / carry up to 30 pounds, frequently kneel, bend, and reach.
Be willing to take, and able to pass, a drug screen, TB test and physical.
Be willing to consent to, and able to pass, a criminal background check.