Caregiver needed

Employer: A Serenity AFH

Job Description

• Works well independently and as part of a team. • Excellent personal care skills with emphasis on infection control as well as residents’ rights to privacy and dignity. • Develop an understanding of dementia, mental health, and/or developmental disabilities, whichever your employer is designated to serve in the adult family home. • Respond appropriately to emergency situations • Respond appropriately to resident and/or family grievances, resident changes in condition, and other issues warranting care and follow-up • Maintain excellent communication with the homeowner and/or resident manager regarding work issues, the home’s status, resident issues/concerns, and other topics important to the successful operation of the home. • Report suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, and/or financial exploitation promptly to the DSHS hotline, police (if necessary), and supervisor following the home’s policy and procedure • Follow all policies, procedures, and protocols as written and implemented. • Practice excellent behavioral intervention strategies with residents who experience behavioral difficulties. • Assist in planning and preparing residents for medical appointments, social outings, and other appointments. • Safely prepare meals, following residents’ individual needs and preferences, and proper food handling techniques. • Clean the home to ensure an orderly and neat appearance while also ensuring safety. • Launder resident clothing and home laundry (towels, sheets, etc.) promptly and efficiently, ensuring appropriate storage. • Maintain accurate and clear progress notes in resident log and on incident reports, documenting relevant information including description, actions taken, and resident response. • Assist residents with medications following the home’s policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

We are looking for a live-out caregiver in Auburn, in a very respected and well-established 5 residents business, situated behind the Muckleshoot Casino area. All credentials, SSN, and good English speaking required.

Compensation

$16/hour in the beginning ($17 if demonstrate experience in the field), 50% more for extra hours, increasing after evaluation period (3 months) if demonstrates improvement.

Schedule

5 days/week, 12 hours/day.

Location: 3020 14th ST SE, Auburn, WA 98092
Contact: 206-376-1079