Senior Lifestyle

  • Memory Care Attendant

    Requisition ID
    2018-7738
    Community Name
    Sunflower Gardens
    City
    Santa Ana
    State
    CA
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

     

    Provides assistance to residents in the Memory Care Program with their activities of daily living, enabling them to lead a quality life while maintaining their dignity. This position reports to the Director, Memory Care.

    Essential Functions

    Essential Functions:

    • Provides kind, caring, and consistent companionship and support.
    • Follows the schedule of resident’s needs set out by supervisor.
    • Provides assistance, encouragement, and restorative interventions, as needed, for Legacy Court residents to be as independent as possible in their activities of daily living including: bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, feeding, and mobility.
    • Provides and documents response to individualized therapeutic and group activities.
    • Communicates and documents changes in resident’s condition:
      • Cognitive: memory, speech, problem solving, response to instructions/ requests
      • Behavior: tearfulness, withdrawal, agitation, wandering, combativeness
      • Physical Health: vision, hearing, mobility, acute illness
      • Participation in Activities: interests, preferences, connections
    • Takes and records blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory function and weight, as appropriate.
    • Serves as host and hostess during mealtime; documents food and fluid intake.
    • Maintains safe environment in resident rooms, common areas, non-resident areas, and storage of supplies and equipment.
    • Provides emotional and social support to residents.
    • Documents daily log of assistance.
    • Informs supervisor of any resident issues or concerns.
    • Respect and encourage the independence and dignity of the residents.
    • Respects residents’ confidentiality.
    • Is familiar with emergency equipment and procedures.      
    • Attends all required training, in-service, and staff meetings.
    • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.
    • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
    • Adheres to all policies and procedures of Senior Lifestyle Corporation.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications/Skills/Educational Requirements:

    • A High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • May require a CNA or CHHA licensure

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