General Patient Care Job In Oakland, California
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Job Category Clinical Services
Who We Are
An Elder Care Alliance Community
Mercy Retirement & Care Center
Do you enjoy working with seniors? Do you want to work in a setting where you are valued and appreciated? Mercy Retirement & Care Center is a vibrant retirement community located in Oakland. We provide senior assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to meet a variety of health care needs. We pride ourselves on being a person-centered community and value our employees and residents. We are currently hiring.
About This Career Opportunity
A Resident Assistant / Caregiver:
- Provides personal care and services to residents with dementia in accordance with resident needs, individual service plans and the philosophy of supportive and resident centered care.
- Helps residents with activities of daily living including personal care, bathing, grooming, dressing, bathroom assistance, light housekeeping, and group and individual activities.
- Provides meal and activity escort assistance - walking, wheelchair or walker.
- Documents care through electronic charting.
- Communicates with and responds to residents about their needs.
This job requires:
- Lifting / pushing and pulling up to 50 lbs. and 100 lbs. with assistance.
- Frequent standing and walking.
- Work on weekends and holidays, based on scheduling.
Are You Qualified?
Here's what you need:
- Passion, sensitivity and knowledge of working with older adults, the aging process and dementia care are essential.
- Minimum of one year experience working with seniors or be a current CNA, preferably in a long term care environment.
- Working knowledge of computers and typing, sufficient enough to be successful with computerized Point of Care and other systems.
- Regular attendance and punctuality.
- Effective English verbal and written communication skills with the ability to successfully work in a multi-cultural environment.
"Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status"