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Memory Care Caregiver - CNA - Atria Newburgh

Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living and memory care communities in more than 180 locations in 28 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 13,500 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them keep making a positive difference in our world. To learn more about Atria, or to find an Atria community near you, please visit .

+ Responsible for attending to all care needs of the residents in Life Guidance neighborhood.
+ Set-up tables in preparation for all meals.
+ Serve meals and drinks to Life Guidance residents in the dining room.
+ Serve the residents 3 snacks and beverages each day including those who are in their rooms during snack time.
+ Assist with clean-up following all meals, including clearing dishes off the tables and taking to the kitchen, wipe down tables, chair seats, arms and backs, and pick up food from the floor by vacuuming or sweeping.
+ Take an active part daily in its implementation of Sharing the Way Moment by Moment program. This includes the structured activities noted on the calendar as well as unstructured moments during the day which allow time for additional programming and interaction between all Resident Assistants and the LG residents.
+ Find opportunities to give the resident choices throughout the day and allow them to be as independent as possible with their personal ADL's.
+ Pick up laundry from resident apartments, rinse out soiled laundry and dispose of dirty laundry in appropriately.
+ Collect garbage from assigned resident apartments daily. Immediately remove incontinent supplies that are wet or soiled.
+ Assist with resident activities/programming as requested or assigned.
+ Housekeeping duties for common areas including, but not limited to, vacuuming, dusting, straightening up, wiping down tables and chairs, clean bathrooms, replace paper towels and toilet tissue, clean activity room, med room and utility by straightening up, vacuum or mop floor and dust.
+ Responsible for light clean up of resident apartments as necessary on a daily basis. Light clean up is to include making beds not changed by housekeeper, spot check room, use extractor on incontinent accidents immediately and any other clean up as necessary.
+ Provides other activities of daily living assistance to the residents as directed from each Resident's Service Plan.
+ Provides medication reminders and/or assistance according to state regulations.
+ Provides verbal encouragement and support to residents.
+ Prioritizes tasks to ensure optimum services to residents as requests and needs change.
+ Communicate to the Life Guidance Director when a resident's need has changed.
+ Communicate to other departments as residents' needs arise during the shift.
+ May drive company vehicle from community to social and other various destinations (only if required by community).
+ May perform other duties as assigned.

+ High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ Certified Nursing Assistant.
+ Must successfully complete Atria's Medication Training (if providing medication reminders or assistance with medication).
+ Must successfully complete all Atria specified training programs.
+ Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Able to write simple correspondence. Able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
+ Able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
+ Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
+ Able to work various schedules and shifts as needed.