Working to Make a Difference

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The Lodge at Bethany has a long-standing tradition of excellence in service to those who choose to spend their time here and allow us the honor of serving them. The care and attention that we are able to provide those who live within our Community is an opportunity for us to care for and love those whose well-being has been entrusted to us.

We are always looking for talented healthcare professionals to join our team. At the Lodge, we value those called to serve and want our staff to be successful both personally and professionally. Our employees’ daily work is valued and truly appreciated by the Residents, families and fellow employees.

We believe dignity and quality of life are brought to our Residents by allowing their personal preferences and choices to drive engaging and purposeful days. Our Community offers unique programming that includes art, music and movement, nature and gardening, and lifelong learning that provides an unprecedented level of engagement.

Benefits for Employees at The Lodge

Our benefits package includes:

•  Health Insurance

•  Life Insurance

•  Generous Paid Time-Off Program

•  Opportunity for Advancement

•  In-House CMA Certification

•  In-House CPR/First-Aid Certification

•  Educational Scholarships

•  Download the Employee Handbook

Join our team at The Lodge at Bethany for the opportunity to provide exceptional care in an environment that supports your goals.

If you are interested in a career at The Lodge at Bethany, please complete the application. We look forward to hearing from you.

Certified Nursing Assistant

667The Lodge at Bethany is currently accepting applications for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). We are seeking skilled, compassionate individuals to join our Community. This position requires that the individual is a CNA. The Lodge at Bethany provides training to our CNAs who are interested in becoming CMAs while working at The Lodge.

If you have experience and enjoy working with people who have dementia, note that experience on your application for consideration. We offer a working environment with a true sense of family and Community. As a member of our staff, you will be part of our dedicated team whose daily work is valued and truly appreciated by the Residents and Administration.

Job Requirements for Our CNAs

    •  Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification required (unencumbered and in good standing)
    •  Experience in all aspects of care for the elderly is preferred
    •  High school graduate or equivalent
    •  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and written
    •  Interpersonal skills necessary for exchanging information and maintaining a courteous relationship with the Residents, families, visitors, and fellow staff members
    •  All candidates will be required to participate in a pre-employment background check and drug screening process
    •  Current or willing to train and receive Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR) and Emergency First Aid certifications
    •  Manual dexterity, particularly in hands / arm
    •  Ability to stand, stoop, bend, reach, and lift (up to 50 pounds +/-) as well as the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
    •  Ability to read and comprehend numbers and written material
    •  Ability to represent The Lodge at Bethany professionally

Major Responsibilities and Objectives for Our CNAs

Resident Care:

    •  Assist with the basic care of assigned Residents while promoting the Resident’s independence in all areas, such as bathing, grooming, toileting, eating, and dressing
    •  Offer companionship by spending time and accompanying Residents to recreational activities, and engaging in genuine conversation
    •  Assist Residents with dining needs, including assistance to the dining room and assistance with in room dining service
    •  Exercise standard precautions of infection control in all Resident care
    •  Utilize plan of care in delivery of Resident care
    •  Housekeeping duties, to include cleaning of Resident units and facility common areas, and Resident laundry services

Resident Safety:

    •  Ensure the safety of all Residents, including maintaining an environment that minimizes fall risks
    •  Create a sense of security for Residents and their families through demonstrating an exceptional level of compassion and caregiving
    •  Respond to all Resident pendant emergency calls as quickly as possible
    •  Demonstrate an understanding of state requirements for Assisted Living facilities by complying with all regulations
    •  Participates in in-service, continuing education programs and staff meetings
    •  Reports suspected abuse or neglect
    •  Demonstrates an understanding of emergency preparedness planning and response
    •  Provides a clean, safe, and healthy environment for Residents
    •  Uses equipment and supplies appropriately
    •  Maintains confidentiality regarding all Resident information
    •  Complies with all Assisted Living regulations and adheres to policies and procedures of The Lodge

Communication:

    •  Receive and give reports on Resident’s condition at the beginning and end of each shift
    •  Exchange Resident information with shift supervisor on an ongoing basis
    •  Observe any change in Resident condition and report to shift supervisor immediately
    •  Communicate and cooperate with other members of multidisciplinary care team to accomplish the Resident’s plan of care
    •  Document accurately and on a timely basis, information regarding Residents’ care, including written documentation of services given
    •  Communicate to appropriate staff any high risk behaviors and/or critical incidents of Residents”
    •  Maintain a pleasant, respectful, and courteous demeanor
    •  Other duties as assigned

We have a great and growing team. Come join our faithful and joyous Community of Care.

If you are interested in a career at The Lodge at Bethany, please complete the application. We look forward to hearing from you.

Caregiver

Memory CareThe position of the Caregiver is responsible for assisting Residents with activities of daily living. Our Caregivers provide direct hands on care in accordance with the Resident’s plan of care, and policies and procedures of The Lodge. He/She will be genuinely concerned about helping people and have high moral standards of honesty and integrity.

Major Responsibilities and Objectives for Our Caregivers

Resident Basic Care:

    •  Provides general attention to Residents’ needs in accordance with an established plan of care
    •  Offer companionship by spending time and accompanying Residents to recreational activities, and engaging in genuine conversation
    •  Assists Residents with bathing, grooming, eating, dressing and toileting
    •  Assists Residents with dining needs including assistance to the dining room as well as in room dining
    •  Housekeeping duties, to include cleaning of Resident units and facility common areas, and Resident laundry services

Resident Safety:

    •  Participates in in-service, continuing education programs and staff meetings
    •  Reports suspected abuse or neglect
    •  Demonstrates an understanding of emergency preparedness planning and response
    •  Provides a clean, safe, and healthy environment for Residents
    •  Uses equipment and supplies appropriately
    •  Maintains confidentiality regarding all Resident information
    •  Complies with all Assisted Living regulations and adheres to policies and procedures of The Lodge

Communication:

    •  Establishes effective communication and a professional relationship with Residents, family members, and co-workers
    •  Completes documentation of services delivered and reports on Resident’s condition in a timely manner
    •  Reports changes in the Resident’s mental, physical, or emotional condition to immediate supervisor
    •  Communicates and documents any high risk behaviors and/or critical incidents
    •  Responds to Resident calls as quickly as possible, utilizing the Silversphere wireless nurse call system
    •  Maintain a pleasant, respectful, and courteous demeanor
    •  Other duties as assigned

We have a great and growing team.  Come join our faithful and joyous Community of Care.

If you are interested in a career at The Lodge at Bethany, please complete the application. We look forward to hearing from you.

Café Assistant

Meal Time with staff memberThe position of the Café Assistant interacts with and assists in portioning, preparing, and serving food to Residents and guests. This position is responsible for preparing and cleaning the dining room areas throughout the Community and ensuring the best possible experience when dining at The Lodge.

Major Responsibilities and Objectives for our Café Assistants

Resident Basic Care:

    •  Assist Residents with dining needs including assistance to the dining room and in room dining service
    •  Direct Residents to available tables, present menus and suggest dishes and drinks
    •  Take, place and serve food and beverage orders
    •  Offer additional menu items, refill drinks, and pre-bus tables
    •  Respond to additional needs or requests of Residents and guests
    •  Stay updated on current menu choices, specialties and menu deviations
    •  Perform dining room preparation tasks
    •  Perform basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by supervisor
    •  Assist with special events

Resident Safety:

    •  Handle all foods in accordance with sanitation and safety procedures
    •  Use equipment and supplies appropriately
    •  Provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment for Residents

Communication:

    •  Greet all Residents and guests warmly with a positive and inviting attitude
    •  Maintain a pleasant, respectful, and courteous demeanor
    •  Report changes in the resident’s mental, physical, or emotional condition to immediate supervisor

If you are interested in a career at The Lodge at Bethany, please complete the application. We look forward to hearing from you.

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