Non Certified Care Partner

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for Resident services and other duties as assigned, and the 
appropriate delegation    of    duties    to    the    other    staff    and    volunteers.    
Duties    include    personal    services housekeeping,  laundry,   social-recreational  
activities,   delegated   tasks,   medication   assistance,   meal services  and  other  tasks as 
needed for Resident well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
•     Adheres to and conveys philosophy of supporting dignity, privacy, independence, 
choice, individuality and a home-like environment for Resident.
•     Establishes and maintains close liaisons with residents and families through 
frequent communication. Interacts with residents, guests and staff in at atmosphere of hospitality.
•     Receives and gives report from the previous shift.
•     Reviews assignments with Executive Director/Designated Supervisor.
•     Reads the staff communication records and maintains familiarity with Resident 
records as required.
•     Assists with orientation of new staff to job responsibilities.
•     Assists with instrumental activities of daily living, ADL’s, environmental 
orientation, assistance with medication, treatments and other care while encouraging self-care and 
independence.
•     Assists with setting up, serving meals and cleaning up afterwards.
•     Provides services as indicated on Resident treatment and service plans.
•     Assists Residents moving in and out, as assigned.
•     Assists with laundry service.
•     Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control procedures.
•     Maintains clean, neat, comfortable, safe environment for Residents, staff and 
visitors, including housekeeping services for Residents
•     Observes problems, concerns and issues with Resident units, the building and the 
grounds and communicates them appropriately.
•     Observes changes in Resident status, needs or preferences and communicates them 
appropriately.
•     Observes other problems and communicates them appropriately.
•     Observes all work, safety and administrative rules.
•     Associate should perform additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.
•     Willingness to adhere to assisted living principles in providing services.
•     Ability/willingness to perform all position responsibilities adequately.
•     Participates in all in-service programs to expand and develop abilities.  Maintains 
compliance to all personnel policies, established community policies and procedures, and Federal 
and State regulations and standards, including but not limited to HIPAA privacy and confidentiality 
laws. Understands and implements the Fire Safety and Disaster Preparedness Plan and evacuation 
procedures of the community during drills and actual emergencies.
•     Performs various treatments not requiring license nurse or as allowed by the state 
regulations (hot/cold applications, vital signs, weights, etc.).
•     Maintains acceptable attendance record/follows work schedule.
•     Displays cleanliness, good grooming, personal appearance and follows dress 
requirements consistently.
•     Organizes and utilizes time appropriately toward accomplishing assigned tasks; 
requires minimal supervision.
•     Displays mature behavior and attitude in speech and action.
•     Displays ability/willingness to learn new skills and to teach others.
•     Interacts in professional manner with Residents, public and co-workers. Works 
cooperatively with management.
•     Displays willingness to assist co-workers when situation requires.
•     Ability/willingness to follow all policies and procedures.
•     Is neat, accurate, dependable and keeps work/space clean.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•     A passion for helping seniors.
•     High school diploma or GED
•     Experienced Caregiver or Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) per state 
requirements
•     One-year experience in working with older adults preferred Demonstrated ability to 
communicate effectively (in English), both verbally and in writing, with residents and staff.
•     Ability to work a full shift, come to work on time and work overtime, as needed.
•     Must have a genuine interest in the care of the elderly and for issues that impact 
the elderly.
•     Must be able to cope with high levels of stress that position may cause.
•     Ability to spend long periods on feet and to ambulate quickly.
•     Ability to relate to residents and staff in a courteous and diplomatic manner under 
all circumstances.
•     Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting and to convey strong public-relations 
skills.
•     Maintain a positive, respectful, and professional approach with coworkers, 
residents, and staff.

ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTABILITY
Works primarily indoors in a climate-controlled setting.
Associates may be exposed to blood and/or body fluids with potential exposure to hazardous 
materials and infectious diseases.
Possible exposure to unpleasant odors.
Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the SDS Manual.
Continuous exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable and irrational.
Must be able to tolerate occasional exposure to pets, dust, fumes, odors, water, etc., as well as 
some noise.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual 
to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made 
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While  performing  the  duties  of  this  Job,  the  employee  is  regularly  required  to  stand  
and  walk.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with 
hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or 
crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds independently and up to 190 
pounds with assistance of a second  employee  and/or  mechanical  devices.   Must  be  able  to  
push  up  to  350  lb.  (wheelchair).  The employee may occasionally be required to lift greater 
than 190 pounds with the assistance of additional staff and/or a mechanical lift. Specific vision 
abilities required by this job include close vision and distance
vision.