Atria Senior Living Caregiver - Atria Carrollton in Dallas Metro, Texas
Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 180 locations in 28 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 13,500 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them keep making a positive difference in our world. To learn more about Atria, or to find an Atria community near you, please visit www.atriaseniorliving.com .
Atria is an equal opportunity employer. Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications. We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.
Provides activities of daily living assistance to the residents as directed from each Resident’s Service Plan.
Provides medication reminders and/or assistance according to state regulations.
Provides verbal encouragement and support to residents.
Prioritizes tasks to ensure optimum services to residents as requests and needs change.
Communicate to the Resident Services Director when a resident’s need has changed.
Communicate to other departments as residents’ needs arise during the shift.
Under the Universal Worker Model, the Resident Services Assistant responsibilities can also include housekeeping and dining room duties.
May drive company vehicle from community to social and other various destinations (only if required by community).
May perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must successfully complete Atria’s Medication Training (if providing medication reminders or assistance with medication).
Must successfully complete all Atria specified training programs.
Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Able to write simple correspondence. Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Able to work various schedules and shifts as needed.
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Community Name: Carrollton
Requisition ID: 2016-41497