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Anthem Memory Care Caregiver - No CNA Required! in Oak Lawn, Illinois

ABOUT US: Anthem Memory Care is guided by a single purpose: To engage, protect, and love people living with memory loss. We are committed to sustaining a safe, active, and loving environment; to give our families peace of mind; to be patient, seeking to understand those living with memory loss; to provide each Anthem team member the opportunity for personal and professional growth, and to be respectful, trustworthy, and good stewards in all we do. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POSITION: Under general supervision, provides assistance in the personal care and protection of the residents in assisted living. REPORTS TO: Clinical Services Director/Resident Care Coordinator/Resident Care Manager ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. * Know and understand the vision, purpose, values and goals of Anthem Memory Care. * Cares for residents in the community adhering to all facility policies and procedures; * Provides assistance in resident care including cleaning and bathing, personal hygiene, dressing residents, bed making, taking blood pressure, assisting in ambulating, grooming, helping to activities and other functions; * Reports unusual symptoms and problems of residents to supervisors immediately; * Monitors the emergency call system for emergency calls and responds appropriately; * Cooperates with the dining staff and provides general assistance with resident meals and clean-up; may set tables, serve meals, clear tables and straighten dining room after meals; * Assists lead resident assistants and other staff, as needed; * Maintains daily records; * Assists with emergencies and with safety instruction for residents such as fire drills, etc.; * Answers telephones using Anthem telephone techniques and assists visitors in an assertively friendly manner; * Conducts work tasks safely and in compliance with the community safety program; * Provides effective and courteous service to all residents, guests and co-workers; * Attends in-service training workshops, seminars, and meetings; * Promotes and protects the rights of all residents; * Performs other related essential duties as required. MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A high school education; some vocational/technical training in the nursing field preferred; at least five months experience in a related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. CERTIFICATION AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: * Requires First Aid and CPR certification; * Criminal record clearance or criminal record exemption, as required by law * Health evaluation to ensure ability to perform duties of the position and the absence of any communicable disease, including tuberculosis and CXR clearance.