Mennonite Village Caregiver – Adult Foster Care Mennonite Village in Albany, Oregon

We are currently seeking a Part Time night shift caregiver for our Foster Care home. Mary’s Place foster care is designed for the person with early onset of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. This is home to 5 residents. Staff working here will need to perform a variety of duties such as documentation, passing medications as needed, cooking all meals, and doing all the laundry, cleaning and housekeeping. The staff working in Mary’s Place will need to involve and engage the residents in as much of the day to day activities as possible in order to enhance their lives and enable them to be as independent as possible.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Be knowledgeable about residents’ care plans.

  • Assist residents with activities of daily living (ADLs), bed making, diet and hydration, bathing, and personal laundry.

  • Monitor health status of residents and report changes to doctor.

  • Use and model safety measures for residents and self, with assistance as needed, according to the safe handling policy by using gait belts, proper body mechanics, etc. as ordered.

  • Practices standard precautions with every resident.

  • Assist with all dietary meal and snack preparation, serving, set-up, clean up, and dish washing. Eat meals with residents.

  • Perform all housekeeping tasks such as laundry, vacuuming, mopping, organizing, cleaning refrigerator, etc.

  • Complete documentation as required or needed.

  • Maintain confidentiality of resident information at all times.

  • Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating daily programming. Plan and lead activities such as exercise, trips, crafts, parties, musical events, etc.

  • Attend in-services, and home meetings. Attend external educational sessions as directed.

  • Attend family/resident care meetings as necessary

  • Monitor supplies and keep care manager aware of supply needs.

  • Follow all Mary’s Place and Mennonite Village Policies.

  • Protects and promotes residents rights as identified in Mary’s Place Residents’ Rights.”

  • Know how to operate all equipment in Mary’s Place and report any problems.

  • Report any safety issues as they relate to Mary’s Place.

  • May drive residents to and from outings in company vehicles that don’t require CDL license.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively with the elderly.

  • Capable of lifting 10-50 lbs., with occasional lifting of residents weighing over 100 lbs.

  • Must have Heimlich maneuver training.

  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work unsupervised

  • Ability to safely move frequently during work day, including carrying, lifting, standing, sitting, bending reaching, and kneeling.

  • Ability to be flexible, patient, creative, willing to learn and be motivated to enhance the lives of residents residing in Mary’s Place.

  • Ability to focus on each resident as an individual.

  • Sufficient English and Language skills to follow instruction from staff. Must be able to understand and respond properly to resident’s needs.

  • Ability to accurately document activities in writing.

  • Ability to work as a team.

  • Ability to professionally handle emotional and behavioral changes in Lydia’s House residents and families.

    Some of our many benefits: •Generous Earned Leave (paid time off) •Benefits available including medical, dental and vision for full time employees•Competitive salaries•Free 24/7 On-site Fitness Center•Educational scholarships•Employer retirement contributions

Mennonite Village is located at: 5353 Columbus St SE, Albany OR 97322

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Pre-employment drug test and criminal background check required for new hires. Background checks processed through Department of Human Services. Criminal records checks are conducted through the State of Oregon Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) and, if necessary, through the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In addition, information may be obtained through the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division (DMV), court records, and other states' data systems. Fingerprints may be required as part of the check. Certain abuse records will also be reviewed. For further information on ORS 443.004 impacting the criminal records check process and a listing of permanent crimes see www.oregon.gov/DHS/BUSINESS-SERVICES/CHC/

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