Job Vacancy Resident Care Assistant – Part-Time 2nd Shift Wesley Manor Retirement Community

Job title: Resident Care Assistant – Part-Time 2nd Shift

Company: Wesley Manor Retirement Community

Job description: Wesley Manor , a part of BHI Retirement Communities, is a celebrated vibrant senior living community in Frankfort, Indiana. We are looking to fulfill the careers of people here at Wesley Manor. Wesley Manor is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), offering a variety of senior lifestyle options including independent living, assisted living, memory support assisted living and skilled nursing/long-term care. Adding to our continuing care we offer onsite rehabilitation clinic for both inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, and speech therapies, and state-of-the-art programs designed to enhance the quality of life for residents and patients in the local community.

Our employees enjoy a great environment with our residents and other staff, with caring managers and amenities that are second to none. First and foremost, we have an employee FREE clinic . This is for the employee and their children. Save on prescription refill appointments, Dr. visits for the sniffles and children’s physical for sports or school. We have low cost medical, dental and vision for employee , and an outstanding 403B match! After all of that, we have a bowling alley, recreation center and fitness room that you could use. We have a beauty salon on site that you could book an appointment at. We truly appreciate our employees here at Wesley Manor!!!:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the charge nurse, the resident care assistant provides assistance care within scope of practice based upon individual resident needs and promotes physical, mental, nutritional and emotional status of the residents.

GENERAL JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:

  • Supports the mission; resident life, health, and wellness philosophy; and the code of professional ethics of Wesley Manor, Inc.
  • Understands and abides by the Wesley Manor, Inc., personnel policies and other policies and procedures which apply to his/her department.
  • Reports to department manager or executive director known or potential violations of the residents rights policy, resident abuse policy, professional ethics statement, corporate compliance policy, HIPAA privacy policy, confidentiality policy, anti-harassment policy, zero-tolerance workplace violence policy, profanity in the workplace policy, time-keeping policy, and other policies and procedures established by the corporation.
  • Attends work as scheduled, maintains acceptable personal appearance/hygiene, follows the designated dress code policy, and keeps work area in neat, clean, and orderly condition.
  • Understands and complies with job performance requirements.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in the performance of job duties.
  • Supports customer service efforts and initiatives while exhibiting quality customer service behaviors.
  • Demonstrates kindness, tact, and courtesy toward all residents, family members, colleagues, outside vendors, and other visitors to the BHI Retirement’s corporate office and/or facilities.
  • Treats all matters concerning the corporation, facilities, staff, and residents with strict confidentiality.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Distributes and removes bedpans and urinals, for cleaning purposes.
  • Observes and reports unusual symptoms, changes, accidents, and injuries to the charge nurse in a timely manner.
  • Communicates verbally with resident while carrying out procedures. Assures anxious and disoriented residents in order to alleviate fears and to put them at ease.
  • Responds to call lights by sight or sound in a timely manner and provides or obtains the necessary care within scope of practice.
  • Assumes responsibility for completion of tasks listed on written assignment sheet within specified time frame and reports off to charge nurse when shift ends.
  • Follows facility written policies for infection control.
  • Keeps all drawers, closets, and resident rooms neat.
  • Makes unoccupied beds.
  • Cleans hairbrushes and combs.
  • Picks up dirty linens and clothes and takes to laundry, rinsing all body fluid residual in hopper if needed.
  • Empties all trash cans, replacing with a new trash bag.
  • Passes fresh ice water and nourishments to residents at specified times.
  • Assists in dining room serving meal to resident, providing opening of drinks, straws, napkins, and silverware placement. Offering refills on beverages if needed.
  • Cleans dining room tables after meal and prepares tables for next meal.
  • Cleans equipment pertaining to the nursing services department (e.g. bedpans, wheelchairs etc.) at specified times.
  • Maintains awareness of the physical and psychological needs of a dying resident and the family members.
  • In performance of assigned job duties, interacts with residents in a cheerful/positive manner and shall be respectful of resident’s personal belongings.
  • Teamwork and participation: Maintains an effective relationship with all departments and professional staff; and participates on facility committees as assigned.
  • Reporting and response:
  • Reports verbally or in writing unusual resident behavior to supervisory personnel.
  • Reports verbally or in writing concerns expressed by family members, visitors, or other persons visiting the facility to supervisory personnel.
  • Communicates, either verbally or in writing, any problems or concerns to his/her supervisor.
  • Reports all equipment malfunctions/breakdowns and other maintenance needs to the director of nursing and requests a written maintenance work order.
  • Responds to emergency situations effectively and efficiently and, in case of an emergency, provides direct assistance to residents in evacuating building.
  • Training requirements:
  • Attends required in-service meetings and departmental staff meetings and completes any written, verbal, or visual requirements.
  • Receives knowledge of and demonstrates the ability to perform all emergency procedures including fire and safety, tornado, and disaster evacuation and participates in all subsequent emergency preparedness training exercises.
  • Maintains knowledge and training in exposure control plan and universal precautions.
  • Completes annual in-services according to schedule.
  • Attends continuing educational workshops and seminars at the discretion of the director of health services and/or the executive director.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the charge nurse and/or the executive director.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS JOB RELATED SKILLS:

  • Must be willing to satisfactorily complete a certified nursing assistant 105 hour program approved by the Indiana State Department of Health.
  • At minimum, must be able to acquire sufficient knowledge and learn new skills through on-the-job training and instructions to satisfactorily meet job performance requirements at the end of the introductory period.
  • Additionally, the employee must demonstrate the following: ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; basic computer related skills; and other skills as required.

Expected salary:

Location: Frankfort, IN

Job date: Thu, 12 May 2022 22:16:59 GMT

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