Elder Assistant-Caritas

LifeTime Services
Baltimore, MD 21227

Caritas House 3320 Benson Ave., Baltimore, MD


Contact: Beverly Glassen
Fax: 410-646-6625
Email: bglassen@cc-md.org
3320 Benson Ave

CNA Certification in state of Maryland
0-1 year related experience

Provides assistance with activities of daily living, including: dressing/undressing, bathing, personal hygiene, mobility devices, and care of activities of daily living (ADL) devices such as eyeglasses, contact lenses and hearing aids. Provides assistance with instrumental activities of daily living including but not limited to: telephone, housekeeping tasks such as vacuuming, emptying trash, cleaning bathroom, bed making, and bed changes, laundry, escort and/or coordinate internal transportation needs and mail delivery and residents’ personal correspondence. Assists in a variety of tasks related to dining, including but not limited to: escorting residents to and from dining room, setting up and cleaning tables, serving meals. ssists residents with self-administration and or administers medications, including monitoring of medications supplies and documentation. High School diploma/ G.E.D. and Nursing Assistant and Medication Technician Certification by the Maryland Board of Nursing.

Six months – one year of experience is preferred. Must obtain First Aid/CPR certification and all other certifications required by licensing including food handling within the first 6 months of employment. Must have the ability to read and write/print legibly, follow oral and written directions, and maintain confidentiality required. Must be customer service oriented, and have the ability and willingness to work effectively with a culturally diverse frail, elderly population; and work flexible hours as needed to meet resident care needs.