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QMAP - 2pm to 10pm - Tuesday through Saturday

at Balfour Senior Living

Posted: 5/7/2019
Job Reference #: 1035055
Categories: Other/General
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QMAP - 2pm to 10pm - Tuesday through Saturday

Department:Nursing
Location:Downtown Denver, CO

The park on one side, the city on the other. You at the center of it all, living life to the fullest. Balfour at Riverfront Park is one of our Denver retirement communities, and fronts the 17-acre downtown Commons and Confluence Parks, with the Platte River and Cherry Creek nearby. And just steps away from the vibrancy, conveniences, and amenities of the city of Denver. Senior living communities with an urban location with an independent, assisted and memory care continuum is quite rare nationally. In Colorado, it is unique.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Balfour at Riverfront Park is looking for QMAP’s who are interested in an opportunity to play a vital role in the lives of our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents. Our QMAP’s are responsible for providing basic care and assistance with daily activities for our residents.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist residents with personal care, hygiene, dressing, bathing, laundry, assistance with meals, etc.
  • Accurately measure, record, and report vital signs of resident.
  • Observe the resident took the medication and document any reasons for refusal.
  • Participate in the resident’s comprehensive assessment as necessary.
  • Applies health and safety regulations and policies that relate to position; including exposure to blood or bodily fluids.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all residences.
  • Report incidents or suspected incidents of resident abuse to the Director immediately.
  • Attend and participate in orientation programs as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Previous direct care experience in an Assisted Living or Memory Care community or working with seniors.
  • Talent for interacting with a wide variety of people, particularly seniors and their family members.
  • Must be qualified as a QMAP in the State of Colorado at the time of employment or within 60 days, and keep qualification current.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate openly, honestly and responsibly with others.
  • Ability to maintain a customer focus treating all customers with respect and integrity.
  • Ability to accept responsibility for agreements made and follow through as appropriate.
  • Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, and squat for prolonged periods, and repetitively
  • Ability to push and pull objects and lift a minimum of 55 pounds, unassisted
  • Full use of hands, arms, and legs (i.e., washing, feeding, and dressing residents, writing notations, operating bed wheel locks, etc.)
  • Willing to work beyond normal working hours and weekends, as well as holidays
  • Ability to multitask, and work unsupervised in daily tasks and work in rapid environment
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions
  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, contagious diseases and blood borne pathogens
  • Balfour is a pet-friendly community; you may be exposed to animal hair and dander