Company: Bickford of Urbandale
Posted on: June 25, 2022
""There is no higher calling, no greater purpose than that of a
caregiver. Somehow, we've come to believe that caregiving is just
for some of us and not all of us. Yet at our core, we are all made
to love, to connect, to extend ourselves in service of others. The
question is--- do we have the will to love, to do what it takes, to
risk ourselves in caring, even when the burden is great? In times
of happiness, in times of sadness - we are that caregiver. Whatever
- Bickford Senior Living
At Bickford, everything we do revolves around our residents'
happiness by meeting their specific Core Needs. The NA position is
primarily responsible for resident care and services as outlined in
residents' service plans including, but not limited to: personal
care needs, housekeeping, laundry, activities, meals and pet care,
while encouraging resident independence.
RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS
- Know your residents and their Service Plans
- Appropriately communicate with the RN Coordinator when
residents' needs/expectations change
- Understand dementia and utilize appropriate techniques for
approach and communication
- Utilize the information from your residents Lifesong to enhance
positive outcomes in caregiving and Cuetivities
- High School Diploma or GED; or one year related experience.
Willing to successfully complete Certified Nurse Aide course within
six months of hire.
- Willing to take additional training or education which may be
required by specific states.
- CPR and First Aid certifications required
- Ability to handle multiple priorities
- Possess written and verbal skills for effective
- Competent in organizational, time management skills
- Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision-making
Bickford considers the health and safety of its residents, family
members, and team members as its highest priorities. All offers of
employment with Bickford are conditioned on completing and passing
a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine
programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing
requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when
Bickford Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to
eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement
benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid
time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus
based on their position.
ABOUT BICKFORDBickford Senior Living has championed quality of life
in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are
our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our
commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families.
It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior
Living entrust their career to Bickford.
At Bickford, you will---
Make a Difference Every Day
We are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life
for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch
and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our
team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you
live your best.
Ignite Your Potential
We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class
leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We
are committed to helping our team members achieve their career
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