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Caregiver - Full-Time Nights - Balfour at Littleton

at Balfour Senior Living

Posted: 4/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1021696

Job Description

Caregiver - Full-Time Nights - Balfour at Littleton

Department:Nursing
Location:Littleton, CO

The Balfour at Littleton community incorporates all we have learned from our nearly 20 years of developing and operating senior housing in Colorado. Offering assisted living and memory care accommodations along with our signature amenities and services, it brings a new choice for quality senior living to this dynamic and vibrant Denver suburb

In this key customer service oriented role, you will be responsible for providing basic nursing care to residents under the directiIon of a licensed nurse. Duties may include assisting residents with their activities of daily living, providing bedside care, meeting the resident’s emotional and psychosocial needs, responding to resident call lights and requests for assistance, and taking resident vital signs. 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Partner with our licensed nurses to provide the highest quality of care and service to our residents.
  • Successful candidates provide essential nursing care that involves assistance with daily living needs and providing emotional support to this generation.
  • We have various full time and part time positions available.
  • Although QMAP certification is desirable, we are willing to provide training.
  • May perform other duties as assigned
  • Ability to be compassionate and patient
  • Ability to maintain a customer focus treating all customers with respect and integrity

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly the elderly and their family members
  • Ability to read, write, and understand the English language

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, & SKILLS PREFERED:

  • QMAP certification a plus
  • Customer Service experience a plus
  • Knowledge and experience as a caregiver preferred but not required, will provide training
  • Experience working with seniors and/or individuals with memory impairment helpful

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Lots of walking, at least 7 hours, with 1 hour of sitting
  • Ability to lift up to a minimum of 30 pounds
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, contagious diseases and blood borne pathogens
  • Balfour is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander