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Highgate Senior Living Account Care Partner / Caregiver in Great Falls, Montana

LOVE YOUR WORK. JOIN OUR TEAM. A community, not a facility. As thought leaders in the industry, we take a positive, holistic approach to senior care and encourage independence, as people are happiest when they can make their own choices. We provide opportunities for physical activity, social engagement, intellectual stimulation, spiritual involvement, and fun. We treat our residents and our team members like family. This opportunity will allow you to positively impact the quality of life for over 700 seniors and their families. CARE PARTNER/CAREGIVER We are looking for the right person to partner with our residents to help them continue to live their lives of purpose and make the most of every day by providing the best care and support we can give them. We specialize in assisted living and memory care. Highgate Senior Living's mission is to devote ourselves to help each resident live a life of purpose and each of us plays a crucial role in doing so. We operate communities in the western US and are seeking the right Care Partner/Caregiver to join our team. If you are working on establishing your career in the growing field of seniors housing, have a love and passion for serving others, a background in customer service, hospitality, or healthcare, this may be a good opportunity for you. This position can be full-time or part-time and includes being responsible for the care of our residents, which can be hands-on and/or stand-by assistance as needed. At Highgate, providing care means to provide for the whole person, providing physical assistance with activities of daily living and emotional, psychological, and soulful support. The successful candidate will be an organized and detail-oriented individual with a positive and self-motivated attitude. You must have strong communication and critical thinking abilities as interacting with seniors while providing care requires both abilities. Becoming a caregiver is a great first step toward building a rewarding career in the healthcare industry. Our industry needs heart driven, passionate professionals that enjoy working in service to others while gaining the leadership, clinical, business, and marketing skills necessary for a long term, deeply satisfying profession. SKILLS NEEDED: * Good customer service skills, the ability to intuit, and problem solve * Patience, level headedness, and compassion * Ability to pivot, change direction and accomplish tasks with innovative approaches * Background in working with different types of people with different ability levels * Team player with ability to develop strong working relationships * Ability to take feedback and incorporate it into your efforts * An understanding of what it takes to provide care to residents that need physical and/or cognitive support * Comfortable to adapt quickly to the changing needs of an older adult * An understanding or the willingness to gain an understanding of the various forms of dementia and how residents with dementia can continue live with purpose RELATABLE EXPERIENCE: * Prior experience working in an assisted living community or memory care community * Jobs or volunteer assignments that have given you opportunities to provide care for someone * Other hospitality or healthcare related experience * Experience in customer service * Roles in which you have been a multi-tasker * Opportunities from your past where you have demonstrated kindness, patience, and compassion to varying groups and individuals * Volunteer work involving vulnerable groups QUALIFICATIONS: 1- At least 18 years of age 2- Ability to obtain CPR First Aid Certification 3- Ability to obtain required caregiving license within specified timeframe if necessary 4- Current negative TB test 5- Possess the ability to sit, stand, bend, and move continuously during work hours 6- Ability to carry or transfer up to 50lbs with assistance 7- Ability to pass criminal record/background check 8- Be efficient and exercise good time management skills 9- Must be able to work well independently with little oversight 10- Must have a track record of top-notch organizational abilities and communication skills 11- Willing to attend and incorporate into your work efforts different types of training As an organization we offer our team members a good benefits package, the ability to be heard, have their opinions count and the opportunity to innovate. Our compensation package will be flexible for this role based on the credentialing, tenure and skill sets each candidate brings for consideration. The hourly wage range for this position is $17.00 to $21.00 per hour. Prior experience working with seniors is a plus. A passion for your work and a commitment to serving others are essential job qualifications. This is an opportunity to work in a booming industry that is constantly evolving and is making a positive impact for seniors every day. We want to help you grow your career. We are a healthcare company and being vaccinated against COVID-19 is preferred. If you want to learn more about this opportunity, please reach out to connect with us.: