Are you looking for a career helping seniors with a one on one assignment? Are you searching for a second job and/or flexible scheduling? Your search is over- A Private Duty Caregiver career with Brookdale Senior Living is the Job for you! All of Brookdale’s Private Duty Agency offices are located within a Brookdale Senior Living Community. Full-time; Part-time and PRN positions available.
Provides clients with assistance and companionship while recognizing clients’ individual needs and encourages independence.
This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and three to six months related experience preferred and/or training in direct service with older adults, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of dementia particularly of the Alzheimer's type is helpful.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Certified Nursing Assistant Certification or Home Health Aide Certification preferred. In accordance with state law, may need to possess current state certification and follow regulations to maintain current certification.
Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.
Knowledge and Skills
Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively in English with clients, family members and other associates of the company. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.