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Caregiver

Avamere

This is a Full-time position in Port Townsend, WA posted March 8, 2021.

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Caregiver

Status: Full-time

Shift: Day, Evening, or NOC Shifts

Location: Avamere at Port Townsend – 1201 Hancock Street Port Townsend , Washington 98368

We offer a strong, exciting team environment with group decision making culture! You get the chance to make a difference every day in the lives of those we care for. If you have a passion for helping others, then look no further! We would love to have you join our Avamere Family!

We are dedicated to keeping our team members and residents safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19 here.

Employee Perks:

  • Free meals to all employees
  • Tuition assistance, up to $6,000/year
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Employee assistance program featuring free counseling services, financial coaching, legal services and more
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Paid time off/sick leave (rolls over annually)
  • 401K retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

Details

Responsibilities:

  • Care for residents and assist in updating each resident’s service plan
  • Assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, and eating
  • Assist with the Life Enrichment Program and encourage residents to participate in activities
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and foster a calm and cheerful environment
  • Document and communicate any changes pertaining to residents and complete all reports in a timely matter
  • Assist in providing a safe environment for residents
  • Respond to resident calls and emergencies promptly and provide first aid assistance and specialized caregiving as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Have knowledge and experience caring for and interacting with elders
  • Possess a passion for caregiving and a desire to help others

Facility Information

Tucked near the Quimper Peninsula in a beautiful seaport town in Washington State you’ll find Avamere at Port Townsend. This location features 120 rooms and offers independent and assisted living services. Amenities include 24-hour staff, life enrichment programs, outings to art shows, and an extensive activities calendar.

Their engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through their team, residents, and those just stopping by for a visit. All employees are a vital part of the operation, impacting every resident’s life each day. The staff give so much of themselves to residents. They are like family and are treated as such. Employees are regularly recognized through an employee of the month recognition program.

Residents are very engaged, participating in many activities, both in the senior community and locally. One resident has even been featured in a local art gallery . Other residents have organized clothing drives to give back to their local community. Avamere at Port Townsend employees have also organized food drives.

Avamere at Port Townsend earned the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. Bronze award recipients describe their mission, characteristics, and key challenges and use these factors together to improve quality care. This award recognizes recipients for developing a foundation to begin a journey of continuous quality improvement.

Avamere at Port Townsend was named the Best of Jefferson County for assisted living in the Port Townsend area. 2020 marked their second consecutive year earning this remarkable award recognizing quality senior care.

Avamere at Port Townsend was also voted Best of Jefferson County in assisted living by local residents .

Get to know more about Avamere at P ort Townsend on their blog and on Facebook.

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