Care Giver Job Description

Care Giver Job Description

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Care giver provides resident care as assigned and per individual resident routine, according to standards of care, under CMS Federal and State Regulations for Skilled Nursing Facilities, and facility policies and procedures.

Care Giver Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective care giver job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included care giver job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform light housekeeping duties such as vacuuming and dusting, straightening rooms, washing dishes, making the bed
Medication Administration as required by state/program requirements
Must be available to work 3pm - 11pm and 11pm - 7am
Part Time- Weekends

Care Giver Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Care Giver

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the care giver job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Master's Degree in Nursing, Education, Social Work, Department of Education, School of Social Work, Human Services, Davis School of Gerontology, Science, Communications, Aging

Skills for Care Giver

Desired skills for care giver include:

How to adapt life skills to the cognitive and functional ability of each resident
Development and implementation of daily lesson plans to coordinate activities
Nursing practices
State and local long term care regulations
Techniques and methods as applied to skilled nursing and resident care

Desired experience for care giver includes:

Memory Care 2pm-10pm
Memory Care 10pm-6am
Overnight position
High school degree/GED required (in most cases)
Ability to work in a group home, home-like settings
Must maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirements

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