Lexington Health Network

  • Caregiver- Overnight

    Job Locations US-IL-Elmhurst
    Job ID
    2018-3911
    Category
    Clinical - Direct Patient Care
    Address
    400 West Butterfield Road
    Work Type
    Part Time
    Work Schedule
    Overnights
  • Overview

    PLEASE READ TO BOTTOM BEFORE APPLYING.

     

    Here at Lexington Square, we are looking for our new best friend!

     

    We see our residents and coworkers as best friends and family! We’re looking for people who are ready to have fun and get feisty while they work! People who will help make a resident’s day by being spontaneous and adventurous!

     

    At Lexington Square we value compassion, hard work and positive energy! Can you see yourself as a part of the Lexington Square family? We’d love to meet you!

     

    The Resident Partner collaborates with assisted living nursing team and older adult individuals in developing and implementing a plan of services to provide personal and household assistance and find a personal and meaningful conversation to make a difference in each residents day.

    Responsibilities

    • Assisting with showers, skin care and perineal care
    • Assisting with transfers in and out of bed
    • Assisting residents in self administration; staying with the resident, assuring that the medication has safely and completely been taken after it has been dispensed
    • Taking and recording vital signs as needed, and reporting to nurse
    • Assisting in promoting safety in the Assisted Living environment
    • Changing bed linens as necessary for resident comfort and cleanliness
    • Assisting in the preparation of simple meals/snacks, as necessary
    • Escorting residents to various activities; such as meals, social, or doctor's office
    • Taking part in social activities with residents

    Qualifications

    • High School Graduate or GED , CPR certified
    • Ability to read and write basic reports and understand verbal instructions.
    • Clear and Courteous verbal communication skills
    • Strong time management and problem solving skills
    • Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language

    Shifts Available

     

    • Part time; 10:30pm - 7:00am, some weekends are expected 

    There will be additional opportunities to pick up various shifts as available.

     

    PLEASE NOTE that there is a concierge component to this position as well. This position will also be working the overnight shift at our front desk on Friday overnights, which run from 11:45pm - 8:00am. The position responsibilities include:

    • Answer multi line phone system and direct all calls to proper person / persons.
    • Be available to all residents and assist them with concerns, questions, etc.
    • Respond to emergency lights and contact appropriate staff
    • Conduct rounds of each floor during the overnight shift
    • Monitoring the nurse call/wander management system and advising both nursing departments with time identifie

     

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