Care Staff Part-Time
Alto in Alpharetta
Location: US - GA - Alpharetta
Allegro Management Company is a well-respected leader and expert in the senior living industry with a long-standing reputation of efficiently managing senior communities. Allegro Management Company operates communities throughout Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, and Georgia, with a home office in St. Louis, MO.
What does it mean to be part of a Family? What every family has in common is the people within it are valuable beyond measure, and vitally important in many ways. We are proud to introduce Alto to the Allegro family with this distinctive Assisted Living & Memory Care community in Alpharetta.
The primary responsibility of the Care Staff is to provide resident care services, as scheduled, under the supervision of the Resident Services Director (RSD) in Assisted Living and Ensemble areas, maintaining a positive physical and social environment. The areas of responsibility listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to successfully execute this position.
- Approach all encounters with residents and associates in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
- Assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, changing of bed linens, positioning, transfer, mobility, medicinal reminders, and incontinence care.
- Keep proper records of care including a resident service plan and documenting services provided.
- Be familiar with resident service plan and document all services provided.
- Report all observations to the RSD and Assistant Resident Services Director (ARSD).
- Immediately report any changes in the resident's condition to the RSD or ARSD.
- Establish good working relationship with residents through ongoing use of Company Policies.
- Work closely and maintain daily communications with the Resident Services associates so that a continuity of care and services is maintained for the residents.
- Meet customer service standards in a friendly, helpful, courteous manner with resident satisfaction a priority.
- Provide warm welcome to all visitors.
- Collect laundry, and distribute linens and personal laundry. Make beds and straighten up apartments in accordance with Community procedures.
- Assist residents with their supportive devices.
- Encourage and remind residents to attend daily activities.
- Oversee scheduled individual and group activities on a daily basis. Initiate individual and small group spontaneous activities as situations dictate and permit.
- Assist in properly maintaining and safeguarding all equipment in the Assisted Living area and ensure that work areas are clean and safe.
- Understand and follow health, safety and infection control policies and procedures.
- Answer telephone appropriately following the Community policy.
- Maintain regular, punctual attendance as scheduled to assure no shift is short of Care Staff.
- Stay alert and awake at all times while working scheduled shift.
- Be an active participant in the resolution of conflicts which may arise with others. Remain open to differences and be willing to compromise. Attend and participate in all meetings and training as directed by Company policy and the RSD.
- Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when on duty.
- Be constantly watchful for signs that residents are not able to function at their usual level or a change in behavior. Report all signs to the RSD following the Company policies and procedures.
- Report any and all deferred maintenance, vandalism or hazardous situations to the RSD as discovered and take appropriate action as necessary.
- Ensure understanding of and compliance with all regulations regarding residents' rights.
- Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident, associate, Community or Company information deemed as such.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Minimum one (1) year related health care experience required.
- Certification in CPR and first aid preferred or as required by the state.
- Must be flexible/adaptable, proactive, able to prioritize with good decision-making abilities.
- Must display a sense of teamwork and be a good listener.
- In any Community with an Ensemble Program, must successfully complete required dementia training.
- May be a Licensed or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Nursing Assistant (NA) depending on the state requirements; if licensed or certified must be in good standing with the state licensing or certifying agency.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, associates, community and state officials and general public.
- Must be comfortable with computer use and have a working knowledge of appropriate Microsoft Office programs. Previous experience with computerized resident documentation systems a plus.
- Must have a positive Criminal Background Screening.
- Must pass a physical having no signs or symptoms of a communicable disease including tuberculosis where required. Freedom from tuberculosis must be documented on an annual basis where required.
- The Community is a drug free workplace; associates are subject to adherence to the Company Drug Free Workplace policy.