AL Care Partner
Company: The Kensington Falls Church
Location: Falls Church
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Welcome! We are so happy you're here.
The Kensington Senior Living is built upon two key values: a Love
for Seniors and a Spirit to Serve. We want to serve alongside
people who are dedicated to the mutually rewarding experience that
comes from caring for others. Above all, we are looking for
individuals who share these values and would like to join our team
in Falls Church, where we promise to love and care for residents as
we do our own families.
The Kensington Falls Church offers highly competitive pay rates,
great training opportunities, health care benefits, paid-time off,
AMAZING free food for each shift, a gorgeous work environment,
devoted team members and owners and opportunities for your
professional growth! Apply now and see what sets The Kensington
apart from all others.
Job Description: Care Manager - Assisted Living/Memory Care
Department: Assisted Living/Memory Care
Supervisor: Director of Assisted Living/Memory Care
Employment Status: Hourly Full or Part Time
The Care Manager provides direct care to residents in the Memory
Care or Assisted Living neighborhood including activities of daily
living, therapeutic activities programs, and restorative programs.
Assistance may be total, partial, or stand by depending upon
physical and cognitive ability of resident.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assures the maximum quality of life for all residents by
maintaining privacy, accommodating individual preference, promoting
independence, encouraging and assisting participation in community
activities and events, and communicating respectfully at all
Assists residents in and out of bed and chair/wheelchair with the
correct use of the transfer techniques if required. Depending on
residents' weight and physical abilities, may require the
assistance of another aide or the use of a mechanical lift to move
the resident. If resident is unable to reposition self, provide
assistance to turn and reposition resident intermittently.
Assists residents in bathing as assigned. Monitor hygiene
continuously and assist as needed to ensure that residents and
their clothing are clean.
Assists in personal grooming of residents including brushing hair,
brushing teeth, trimming fingernails and toenails, and assists
residents in dressing or undressing. Folds or hangs clean clothing
items and places soiled items in hamper.
Removes soiled bedding and replaces with clean linens as
Assists residents in using bathroom and perineal care. May be
required to provide, remove and clean bedpans, urinals catheter
bags, and bedside commodes.
Assists residents to dining area for meals or provides meals in
room as required. Assists in delivery dining service to residents
and documenting intake of nourishment as needed. Serves in-between
meal nourishment and assists as needed. Records amount eaten by
residents as needed.
Assists in maintaining cleanliness, condition, and supplies in
resident suites by observing and reporting housekeeping and
maintenance needs and obtaining care supplies from the community or
family as needed.
Maintains all work and service areas in clean and orderly
Assists in maintaining resident records. Documents assistance
provided to residents at the end of each shift. Communicates all
changes and unusual observation concerning residents physical and
Attends training courses and participates in other professional
development activities as required.
Report any suspicion or evidence of elder abuse, mistreatment or
neglect as outlined in Human Resources Policies.
Knowledge and Skill:
Must be kind, caring, and possess a genuine desire to work with
Must have excellent verbal skills and communication abilities.
Ability to work effectively within a team based environment.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
from managers, clients, customers, and families.
Ability to calculate figures related to amounts such as percentages
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must be able to clearly and proficiently communicate with people of
all ages and abilities, displaying consideration of their rights
and sensitivities, while maintaining an energetic, positive
Must be able to read and write English, and follow verbal and
Must maintain a clean and well-groomed appearance and follow the
dress code as outlined in the employee handbook.
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
Be in good health, and physically and mentally capable of
performing assigned tasks.
Demonstrates freedom from pulmonary tuberculosis by a health
screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior
to or (7) days after employment
Must be cleared in a criminal background check administered in the
state of Virginia.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Nurse Aide Certification or equivalent is required.
Must be at least 18 years of age unless certified in Virginia as a
One (1) year of experience working as a Certified Nurse Assistant
including some medical/surgical or home care experience and
awareness of the needs of geriatric residents.
Mental and Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is
regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust
The team member regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand
to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach
with hands and arms above, below and at shoulder height.
The team member frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Must
be able to push a minimum of 200 pounds and be able to push such
weight a minimum distance of 200 feet.
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during an
Work area may be subject to noise, distractions, and interruptions.
Ability to remain calm and positive in stressful situations.
The COVID-19 vaccine is a condition of employment.
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