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Position Posted On:
7/17/2013
Employer:
Kennybrook Village
Address:
200 SW Brookside Drive
Grimes, IA  50111
Website:

Job Title:
Care Partner
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Schedule:
Full Time
Hours Per Week:
32
Position Start Date:
8/1/2013
Pay Rate:
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How To Apply:
We encourage applicants to apply on-site. Kennybrook Village is located in Grimes, Iowa at 200 SW Brookside Dr. Please visit our website at www.kenn
Contact Name:
Beth Burke  
Email:
Phone:
515-369-3900
Fax:
515-369-3905
Job Description:
The Care Partner is responsible for providing assistance with Activities of Daily Living and ensuring residents attain or maintain the highest possible physical, mental and emotional well-being possible for each resident. Kennybrook Village team members are committed to providing care that recognizes each resident’s individual needs. The Care Partner Reports Directly to the Director of Assisted Living.
Job Qualifications:
• Good physical and mental health • Frequently required to carry objects including charts and equipment up to 30 pounds. May occasionally be called to carry equipment up to 50 pounds. • Frequently required to perform standing, sitting, twisting, bending, squatting, kneeling or crouching when assisting others. Walking most of an eight hour shift. • Vision should be corrected to average to assess and respond to resident needs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. • Hearing should be corrected to average range of hearing, as corrected, in order to respond to resident/staff/physician/family communications. • Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. Environment: • Exposure to general resident care environment • Moderate exposure to temperature environment • Possible exposure to pharmacological preparations, biologicals, and potential biohazard materials including blood and other bodily fluids. • May be required to work extended hours. • Frequent work interruptions occur. • Must work well independently and with others. • Must be able to give clear and concise direction to staff and others. • May be exposed to miscellaneous office and cleaning chemicals. • Kennybrook Village is a non-smoking environment.