Job Description

Statement of Purpose: This position provides assistance to residents with activities of daily living as well as medication management and manages work flow during  shift.  Also responible for direct supervison of med tech/caregivers on shift.  Emergency first aid may be required from time to time. These positions report to the Assisted Living Director and Manager and are non-exempt from overtime pay.

Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Manage caregiver/med techs work flow assuring job duties are completed as assigned
  • Responsible for direct supervision of caregiver/med techs on shift
  • Receive incoming calls and direct callers to appropriate floor/resident
  • Ensure new orders from physicians are transcribed to MAR
  • Ensure medications are ordered through pharmacy
  • Administer medications following established guidelines, policies and procedures, and state law
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living as specified in the resident’s service and care plan
  • Assist residents with bathing, dressing or undressing, grooming, transferring, toileting, and escort to and from appointments and other destinations.
  • Responsible for documenting in resident records any significant changes in resident’s condition and report such changes to the Resident Services Director
  • Take vital signs, including respirations, temperature, blood pressure and pulse and record information appropriately
  • Responsible for participating in and supporitng activity program
  • Provide companionship to residents
  • Monitor environment for safety or to maintain well-being of residents
  • Report incidents to the Resident Services Director and/or Assisted Living Director using the appropriate forms
  • Occasional light housekeeping, such as bed making and changing of linens
  • Participate in the development of the written service and care plan as requested by the resident
  • Ensure that the resident’s service and care plan is implemented
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year experience as caregiver

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered as detailed description of all the work requirements which may be inherent in the position.