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Memory Care Direct Caregiver

The Company

About Dogwood Forest, served by Holbrook Life

Our Purpose: To inspire living life to the fullest. Dogwood Forest communities are assisted living and memory care communities located in Acworth, Dunwoody and Grayson, Georgia. Dogwood Forest communities have been developed from the ground up using the latest scientific research, best practices in service and living, and technology in residential design. We believe that a better environment leads to better living – for our residents and associates. The amenities and programs offered are comparable to those in a five-star resort and the level of hospitality services we provide stands to redefine our industry. All aspects of our communities’ architecture, our focus on hospitality, and our amenities and programs work together to create an environment where, together, we embark on a new adventure every day.

The Position

The Memory Care Direct Caregiver is primarily responsible for providing best-in-class resident care and support and facilitate a positive physical, social, emotional and spiritual environment for residents.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist residents with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, escorting, medication supervision and other functions designated in the resident’s plan of care.
  • Complete tasks, as directed, including taking and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration, and monthly weights and blood pressures; document in the resident’s chart using approved charting criteria.
  • Respond to residents’ family’s questions, concerns and requests in a timely manner.
  • Report immediately to supervisor, and/or family, all accidents or incidents; record necessary information on appropriate forms and render immediate first aid.
  • Assist with admission, transfer and discharge of residents as directed.
  • Understand and comply with Universal Precautions, following infection control standards for the community, hazardous waste policies and all safety rules.
  • Ensure cleanliness of resident rooms and all areas of the community.
  • Maintain safety and security of the residents by making scheduled rounds on designated shift.

The Location

Grayson, GA

Grayson is a vibrant “live, work and play” community in Gwinnett County. This suburb of Atlanta is one of the best places to live in Georgia and has been given an “A” grade by In addition to its highly rated public schools, Grayson offers many beautiful parks, excellent restaurants and shopping, making it a popular destination for both families and young professionals. In addition, the City of Grayson offers many community events throughout the year including festivals, concerts and an annual parade. Close enough to Atlanta for easy big city access, but far enough to experience home-town living!

Why you should apply

We have an AMAZING team and philosophy! We are family – melted souls in a connected cause; We are passionate – driven to instill wonder in others; We are servant-hearted – faithfully serving others beyond self.

In addition to a great culture and a fun, collaborative team environment, we offer:

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • A beautiful work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits, including:
    • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
    • 401K program
    • Work/Life benefits, including EAP
    • Wellness program
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Employee and family discount programs, including associate pricing in our bars and restaurants
    • Free access to our fitness center
    • Discounts on spa services
    • Our proprietary recognition program, InspireLink, where you can trade in points earned for things you want
    • ...and more!

If all this speaks to you, come join us on our Holbrook Journey and be amazing with us!

The successful candidate will…

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Be at least 18 years old OR at least 17 years old with successful completion of a vocational CNA program.
  • Have at least one year of experience working with senior citizens in a nursing facility, hospital, assisted living community or private home.
  • Have previous experience caring for residents in a memory care environment (preferred).
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification preferred.
  • Effectively read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Be committed to and passionate about serving customers and delivering best-in-class service.
  • Continuously look for opportunities to “WOW” customers; always willing to go that “extra mile.”
  • Have patience, tact, enthusiasm and positive attitude towards older adults and their families.
  • Possess the ability to effectively and professionally engage, interact and collaborate with residents, residents’ families, associates, etc.
  • Have the ability, availability and willingness to work nights, weekends and holidays as business needs/schedule dictate.
  • Be able to perform the physical functions of the role which include: frequently support up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift/carry up to 30 pounds, frequently kneel, bend, and reach.
  • Be willing to take, and able to pass, a drug screen, TB test and physical.
  • Be willing to consent to, and able to pass, a criminal background check.

The Dogwood Forest Of Grayson Location

Holbrook Journey


To inspire living life to the fullest

Our Philosophy

  • AMAZING Family: Melted souls in a connected cause
  • AMAZING Passion: Driven to instill wonder in others
  • AMAZING Service: Faithfully serving others beyond ourselves

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