The Highlands of Topsham is looking for a positive and dependable caregiver who has passion in caring for the needs of our Senior population. If you are compassionate and find working in this field rewarding, then consider joining the Highlands Family. We currently have openings for Full Time and Part Time positions on all shifts.
Assist residents with bathing, dressing, grooming, bed making and other activities of daily living according to the residents’ care plan or as directed by Charge Nurse/Resident Care Co./DAL.
If CRMA, administer medications in conjunction with all policies and procedures as well as with all state and federal requirements.
Mandatory overtime to cover short shifts and emergencies as needed
Regular attendance at work
Assist with Housekeeping
If CRMA, CNA or PSS in the State of Maine, current certification and ability to maintain required hours of in-service education.
Current CPR certification or willingness to become certified.
Ability to understand, speak clearly, and both read and write English, proficiently.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills; must be able to clearly and effectively communicate with residents, families and co-workers; ability to seek clarification when unsure how to proceed.
Ability to remain calm in difficult situations.
Good technical skills and abilities to use equipment such as phone, pager, call bells, computers, nursing equipment (glucose monitors, O2 Sat monitor, etc.), and any other tools/equipment necessary to perform tasks.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $12.50 to $13.50 /hour