Careers at Renaissance Villages
It takes a village, now hiring local senior caregivers at one of our two senior living communities in the Murrieta. We have two senior living communities in the Murrieta and Moreno Valley areas that offer services and we’re always looking to add more staff to our Renaissance Village Family. Have a passion for making great days for seniors? We do too! We encourage you to apply to work with Renaissance Villages. We have several positions available. Look at the job listings below and submit your application and resume. If you would like to volunteer, please visit our volunteers page.
Caregiver/Med Tech – Murrieta, CA
- Candidate must be at least 18 years of age;
- Shall have a high school diploma, or equivalent.
- Able to read, write, understand and communicate in English at a minimum of an 8th grade proficiency.
- Possesses clear verbal and written communication skills.
- Possess sufficient computer skills to be able to print documents and enter information into resident records.
- Positive and energetic attitude.
- Professional in appearance and conduct.
- Must be criminally cleared by DOJ and FBI via the Live-Scan process prior to initial presence in the facility.
- Be in good health and physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks. Good physical health and freedom from tuberculosis hall be verified by a health screening performed by a physician not more than (6) months prior to or (7) days following employment.
- Have current Adult First Aid card at time of employment and maintain throughout length of employment.
- Must have dependable transportation and be able to work varying hours as needed.
- Must complete all training required by Title 22 and H&S Safety Code.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Assists residents with activities of daily living (ADL) as listed on the residents Service Plan.
- Responding immediately to resident requests.
- Provides assistance with elimination needs of residents by: providing care for the incontinent resident, including the proper use of incontinent briefs; reinforcing bowel and bladder training; assisting residents with toileting, including the use of urinals, commodes and toilet seat extensions.
- Provides safe transfers, positioning and turning of clients using effective body mechanics.
- Assists in food service as needed.
- Reports any needed repairs to the Executive Director.
- Reports any suspicion or evidence of elder abuse, mistreatment or neglect as outlined in Personnel Policies.
- Intervenes in situations involving unsafe or inadequate care and reports immediately to the Executive Director.
- Promptly answers emergency call system, telephone and paging systems.
- Participates in all scheduled team member meetings, and other community-wide Team Member meetings as requested.
- Participates in voluntary and mandatory on-going education and in-service training.
- Uses effective verbal and non-verbal communication to present information in a positive and non-threatening way.
- Responds effectively to resident behavior. Uses supportive communication in resident interactions including effective communication skills with residents who have sensory deficits.
- Observes and reports resident physical and emotional condition changes, using appropriate terminology and abbreviations.
- Applies non-sterile bandages/dressings and applies anti-embolism stockings (TED hose).
- Demonstrates good practice of infection control principles by understanding the infectious process and modes of disease transmission, and by using appropriate hand washing techniques.
- Demonstrates understanding and support of Resident Rights by providing for resident privacy; maintaining resident confidentiality; promotes the residents right to make personal choices to accommodate their needs; reinforces behavior consistent with resident dignity; assists resident to participate in activities.
- Maintains a safe environment by keeping the community safe, clean and comfortable; recognizing environmental safety hazards, understands the methods to prevent on-the-job accidents and injuries; using safe practices when O2 is in use; identifying and following the community’s disaster plans; can describe and follow the community’s fire procedure, including the operation of fire extinguishers and ways to prevent fires; planning for the safe use and maintenance of equipment; practicing good infection control procedures.
- Provides basic emergency care as determined by the emergency needs of the residents by providing basic first aid.
- Supports the mental health and social service needs of residents by: observing and reporting mental status and behavior changes; modifies own behavior in response to resident behavior; facilitates the resident’s expression of needs and provides supportive communication; assists and instructs residents to be independent in the activities of daily living; uses resident’s family as a source of resident support.
- Performs and completes assignments within established procedures and guidelines.
- Performs other tasks as assigned by the Assisted Living Coordinator.
In a typical (8) hour shift, Caregivers will routinely be required to stoop, carry, bend, squat, kneel, crouch, climb, grip, reach, push and pull. Caregivers will also occasionally be required to lift overhead, waist high and floor level. The maximum lift will be over (50) pounds. Caregivers will also be required to use fine motor and manual dexterity skills in writing, keyboarding and grasping.