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Care Team Lead

Leisure Living

This is a Contract position in Dowagiac, MI posted May 13, 2022.

Care Team Lead

Forest Glen Assisted Living

Text “LLFGTL” to 734-270-6616


Responsible for shift team leadership and resident care needs for community. Must be on premises while on duty.


Serve as ‘go-to’ resource person for team members
Participate with orientation and training for care team members
Foster a positive work environment and strong support for developing skills with other care team members
Assure that residents are treated with kindness and respect, through mentoring and modeling appropriate care and customer service when orientating new care team members
Protect residents from accidents and injuries by practicing safe work habits and safe lifting habits
Be responsible for the safety of residents in the case of emergency
Assist with schedule coverage needs as necessary
Review and provide resident care as outlined in resident service plans
Answer resident call signals, as well as door and safety alarms promptly
Administer/pass medications to residents according to physician orders and policies
Review and process physician orders utilizing eMAR in conjunction with pharmacy support
Conduct departmental reviews/audits. Providing results to Director of Resident Care
Assure adequate medication and supply inventory for residents
Observe and report non-emergent resident behavior and condition changes to Care Coordinator and/or Director of Resident Care
Complete daily charting and documentation as required
Follow and comply with infection control, safety, emergency and confidentiality policies and procedures
Promote positive relationships with residents, staff and visitors
Remain awake and alert while on shift

Perform any other duties as requested within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must work to demonstrate Leisure Living Management Values:

Live and work each day with purpose
Accept accountability and demonstrate responsibility
Embrace lifelong learning
Promote mutual respect
Display transparency
Appreciate diversity
Practice forgiveness
Be thankful


Education and Experience
High school diploma/GED and successful completion of Care Specialist I and II curriculum within 90 days of hire and at least 6 months of recent experience as a Care Specialist or equivalent experience is required.

Certificates and Licenses

Must have CPR/First Aid certification or obtain within thirty (30) days of hire.

Computer Skills

Must have demonstrable knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office in a Windows environment, with a capacity to master company specific software.

Other Requirements

Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work with minimal supervision
Effective oral and written communication skills
Professional telephone etiquette and customer service skills
Superior communication and interpersonal skills
Communicate in a respectful and professional manner with residents, families, co-workers and leadership staff at the community
Developed organizational skills
Ability to problem solve and demonstrate good judgement
Team oriented self-starter with demonstrated ability to accept direction and work well with supervisor
Promote teamwork by working with coworkers in a positive and cooperative manner
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality


Stand – Frequently
Walk – Frequently
Sit – Occasionally
Reach outward – Frequently
Reach above shoulder – Occasionally
Climb – Occasionally
Squat or Kneel – Occasionally
Bend – Frequently
Twist – Frequently
10 lbs. or less – Frequently
11-20 lbs. – Frequently
21-50 lbs. – Occasionally
51-100 lbs. – Occasionally with assistance
Over 100 lbs. – N/A
10 lbs. or less – Frequently
11-20 lbs. – Frequently
21-50 lbs. – Occasionally
51-100 lbs. – Occasionally
Over 100 lbs. – Occasionally

Connecting Seniors, Families and Communities

For over 37 years, our senior living communities have served seniors and their families across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, and Tennessee, with each location offering unique services including independent, enhanced, and assisted living, as well as memory care and rehabilitation and skilled nursing. Through forming authentic connections and committing to creating the absolute best experiences each day for our residents and their families, we’ve created a special culture within our communities that allows our employees to do their best work and our residents to shine every day.

Not Just Making Every Day Great. Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in every single day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional moment. This philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple pillars: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable, Give Back & Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational yet unattainable goal of creating the absolute best experience with every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day.

It begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader. Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other above everything else. No one here just “does their job” The mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the right reasons.

We have developed an environment that attracts dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true happiness is only found in the service of others. We want high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the biggest ideas.

If you love serving others, and are looking for an opportunity to thrive, CommonSail Investment Group and our businesses is your destination.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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