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Caregiver

Company: Ridgeview
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Welcome to Ridgeview Health Care Center! Come and join our amazing team!Ridgeview Health Center is immediately hiring a Full Time Caregivers (AM, PM, and NOC shift)Starting at $17.00 per hourAll shifts; 4 on 2 offFUN WORK ENVIRONMENTCompetitive Wages / Fulltime BenefitsImmediate access to earned incomePaid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and Paid Flex HolidaysMedical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts401k with Employer MatchTuition AssistanceCommuter ReimbursementRidgeview Health Center is hiring Resident Care Assistants (RCA) - (Caregivers). The Resident Care Assistants perform personal care and non-personal care assistance to residents with activities of daily living in a manner that enhances the resident's sense of personal choice and autonomy. The RCA takes a holistic approach to meet resident needs including assisting with meal service in the dining room, maintain clean and organized living space and engaging the resident in activities that enrich their lives.PRINCIPLE DUTIES:The RCA supports the residents' personal care needs to include but not limited to dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising.Provides mobility support and escorts residents as needed.Provides/assists with meal service in the dining room as needed taking orders, serving meals and clearing tables.Assists with organizing and coordinating activities for the residents to see that their daily personal activity needs are met.Organizes and maintains the resident's unit by completing tasks such as resident personal laundry, changing bed linens, making bed, light housekeeping including dishes, cleaning out refrigerator and taking out trash to keep a clean and safe environment.Accompanies residents on excursions or walks and spends time with them doing activities they enjoy.Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.QUALIFICATIONS:At least one-year caregiving experience, preferably in an Assisted Living or health care center; or equivalent experienceAbility to work in a health care and CCRC environmentKnowledge and practice of safe lifting and back care techniquesAbility to speak, read, write, and understand EnglishHigh school graduate or equivalent.Must have and maintain current First Aid cardMust have or be able to attain Food Handlers cardCRITICAL FUNCTION:This position is essential to the safety of our residents and staff; and to the operation and function of the community. Employee may be recalled to report to work for an emergency, unusual occurrence, resident care need, visit from regulatory/governing agencies or any other event deemed necessary by the Executive Director, Administrator, and designee.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, and squatting for approximately 90% of the work day. Must be able to transport residents via wheelchair or shower chair, pushing up to generally 200 +/- lbs. Must be able to transfer, turn and position a resident weighing up to 125+/- lbs. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. When lifting over 35 lbs., you are required to ask for assistance. Occasionally push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment generally weighing up to 200 lbs. May be exposed to communicable diseases including HIV and Hepatitis B viruses; industrial and household chemicals; offensive odors; and combative behavior.Welcome to Ridgeview Health Center!We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at our community. We are committed to hiring high quality, professional and caring individuals. We value and recognize the importance of supporting, training, and retaining our employees to better serve our residents. We look for employees with a passion for customer service.#Ridgeview1

Keywords: Ridgeview, San Diego , Caregiver, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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