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Private Duty Caregivers (C.N.A, P.C.A, H.H.A)

Company: Whitney Center, Inc.
Location: Hamden
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description: COME JOIN OUR TEAM!Whitney Center has been and continues to be committed to the health and safety of all those who live and work in our community. As worries about COVID-19 continue to spread, we are making every effort to try to minimize exposure to our residents and team members and are vigilantly following CDC recommendations. In keeping with these precautions all interviews will be conducted via telephone, video chats, or in person following all CDC guidelines.If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of older adults, then we want to meet you.Whitney Center's mission is Excellence in Senior Living. We achieve this mission through the application of our values in creating engagement opportunities for those we serve to achieve their personal fulfillment. Our values: Community, Respect, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork are the foundation of our person centered philosophy. We treat all members of our community- our residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion.. Requirements: Are you a compassionate, professional and dedicated caregiver looking to truly make a difference in someone's life? If so then we would like to hear from you.We are currently hiring experienced individuals to work one on one with our residents as a companion/caregiver.All of us at Whitney Center believe that every individual regardless of age, physical, or cognitive ability has the right to be engaged in life and personally fulfilled. As a member of the Whitney Center team, you will help achieving this mission by stewarding relationships and fostering a positive working environment. In this role you are responsible for the care of residents in need of routine nursing services and activities of daily living. You will interact with residents, family members, co-workers, professionals and other visitors. It is important in this role that you adapt to changing demands courteously and professionally.As a Caregiver, you will:

  • Assist the resident with personal care such as bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, positioning, oral hygiene, toileting, exercising.
  • Assist the resident with ambulating or transfer activities, exercise and mobility, transports and escorts, as needed.
  • Answer all resident requests.
  • Assist licensed staff as needed with treatments, procedures, test collection etc.
  • Report all resident changes to licensed staff including physical and cognitive changes.
  • Document properly and accurately.
  • Encourage independence within each resident's ability.
  • Encourage residents to participate in activities and assist in programs daily including escorts to and from activities.
  • Follow plan of care developed by RN for each individual resident.
  • Keep resident areas clean, neat and orderly.
  • Put our residents first and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Provide companionship and social engagement for our residents.
  • Assist residents with light housekeeping, meal preparation, and medication reminders.Qualifications: Must be a PCA, HHA or CNA with a minimum of one year experience as a caregiver working with older adults while offering a positive quality of life.Condition of Employment: Successful completion of Pre-Employment Medical Clearance: Drug Screen, Tuberculous Test, and Physical.EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 13B: Requires all employees are to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, (ii) has received the first dose and has either received a second dose or has an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination.The next step in our process is a brief 30-minute assessment.his assessment must be completed to move forward in the application process. Please click on the below link to access and complete the assessment.https://www.insightww.net/AccountLandingStandard.aspx?accountnodeid=18674Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Whitney Center, Inc., Hamden , Private Duty Caregivers (C.N.A, P.C.A, H.H.A), Healthcare , Hamden, Connecticut

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