Care Partner

Bethesda Brings out the Best in Talented, Caring People!

At Bethesda, more than 1,200 employees dedicate their careers to improving the lives of others.

As a team member at Bethesda, you'll enjoy great benefits such as: 403b, daily pay, bonuses, career advancement opportunities, and holiday pay.

Medical, dental, vision, prescription, and life insurance available for regular status full and part time employees.


Summary

Provides care related support including hygiene, nutrition, ambulation, elimination, and safety as directed by Assisted Living Manager per established departmental guidelines and competencies. Documents appropriately in health record following established standards and guidelines of the Assisted Living community. Upon occupancy, obtains and records height, weight, and vital signs and acclimates new community member to the community and apartment. Answers requests promptly and responds to all community members' needs. Completes rounds as appropriate. Takes vital signs and weights accurately and as instructed by Assisted Living Nurse Manager and reports information as directed promptly and accurately. Ensures that proper slings, splints, braces, positions devices, specialty care items, etc. are applied according to therapy recommendations and physician orders. Performs procedures and treatments as instructed by Assisted Living Nurse Manager. Reports any change in condition promptly to Assisted Living Nurse Manager. Maintains appropriate supplies and equipment as needed and alerts Assisted Living Nurse Manager of additional needs. Ensures that charge items are entered according to Assisted Living procedure. Interacts and maintains effective working relationships with other team members. Maintains discretion in handling confidential information. Gives report to Assisted Living Nurse Manager when going off duty and when necessary. May be assigned other duties as appropriate.

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Assisted Living experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills to interact verbally with Assisted Living community members, visitors, and team members
  • Ability to manage time and organize daily schedule to meet productivity standards
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift heavy objects using proper lifting techniques and with assistance when necessary
  • Ability to transfer and move community members weighing 200+lbs with varying abilities using proper lifting techniques and with assistance when necessary
  • Ability to push and pull equipment weighing in excess of 40lbs using proper techniques and with assistance when necessary
  • Manual dexterity, coordination and skillful use of hands when working with community members and equipment
  • Ability to physically perform necessary documentation in writing or use of computer
  • Visual acuity with the ability to distinguish color


Category: Non-certified Aide