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Cherry Crest Care

Caregiver at Cherry Crest Care Home

Employer: Cherry Crest Care Home

About Us:   Cherry Crest is an Adult Foster Home with 5 residents located at 1411 Cherry Crest Drive in Lake Oswego, Oregon.  Unique among Portland retirement communities, Cherry Crest offers luxury retirement living in a beautiful and peaceful setting where Residents & Caregivers feel connected and appreciated.  Our Mission:  “To provide an exceptional living environment to our Residents — bringing comfort, assistance & joy to all who live here.”  More information at:  cherrycrestcare.com.

Opportunity:   We have an opening for a shift caregiver.  We are seeking someone who is dependable, mature, hard-working and friendly.

Work Schedule:

The  Caregiver position provides opportunities for a flexible schedule and variety of shifts, including overnight.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Each day is spent providing cheerful & friendly care while maintaining a clean & happy setting:

  • Assist residents with Activities of Daily Living including grooming, bathing, toileting, dressing, and other duties as directed
  • Assist residents with transferring from bed to chairs, showers, wheelchairs
  • Assist residents in walking, with and without aid of walkers
  • Prepare nutritious meals, help with feeding when needed
  • Respond promptly & courteously to resident requests for assistance
  • Laundry, changing bed linens
  • Maintain cleanliness & professional image of the facility, light housekeeping, keep resident & common areas clean & tidy
  • Monitor and dispense medication per doctors’ orders and keep daily logs updated
  • Develop and lead recreational activities for residents.  Encourage residents to socialize, & participate in planned or unplanned activities.  Escort residents to daily activities & participate.  Help them feel connected.
  • Monitor resident physical health and emotional well-being & report to supervisor
  • Assist in setting appointments and transportation needs for residents
  • Light gardening (watering & trimming flowers) is also a possibility.

Requirements:

Education:  High school diploma or equivalent

Skills and Abilities:  Must have good communication skills and the ability to work as a

team player.  Computer experience.  Be flexible and willing to adapt, as necessary.  Able to speak, read and write english.  Must enjoy working with seniors and the disabled.

Experience:  Experience providing direct care to seniors or persons with disabilities; either family members or an institutional healthcare setting is helpful. Leading and planning of activities is helpful.

Other:

  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
    • use hands on fine tasks (to finger, handle or feel);
    • stand for periods of time;
    • respond quickly & walk quickly;
    • stoop and kneel;
    • bend, twist,  squat, and/or reach, push, pull;
    • lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds;

If interested, please email your resume to info@cherrycrestcare.com.  Qualified applicants will be contacted via phone for interviews.

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Posted on

December 15, 2016