As of April 9th, we are still looking for caring individuals to join our team in during this COVID-19 crisis.
What you need to know:
- You do not need a license to work at our assisted living—we can hire and train any caring individual that will pass our state required background check
- Since we care for a vulnerable population, infection control is very important to us. We have safe procedures in place that go above and beyond most businesses. The health and safety of our residents and staff is a top priority
- We have flexible schedules and are willing to work with you
- Volunteer help or paid positions will be available
Heritage Property Management, our current loyal employees, and especially our senior residents can not thank you enough for your help and compassion.
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”
? Fred Rogers
LPN or other credential or experience which prepares the individual to perform the duties required. Must be at least 18 years of age and high school diploma (or equivalent). Leadership ability. Must be able to physically and mentally perform essential functions of this position. Ability to communicate effectively in English. Must be able to communicate with a variety of personality types. Able to effectively supervise and support staff in providing direct service to residents, communicate with family members and ancillary personnel, as well as compassionate towards residents. Must be able to pass the state mandated criminal background screening and random drug testing.
ÿ Treat all residents with dignity and respect
ÿ Provide excellent care and service to the residents of this living center in accordance with their individual written plans of care and service.
ÿ Supervise all resident services staff in the delivery of daily care and service to residents
ÿ Assure residents are treated with kindness and respect
ÿ Protect residents from accidents and injuries
ÿ Responsible for safety of residents in case of emergency
ÿ Complete resident assessments as required
ÿ Complete individual care and service plans for residents in keeping with the needs identified in the resident assessment
ÿ Communicate with physician and/or licensed health care professionals regarding resident condition, medications, treatments, etc. as needed to assure residents health needs are met
ÿ Communicate with family/authorized representatives or agencies as needed to assure continuum of care and good relations
ÿ Complete required paperwork for resident and/or staff and/or guest incident or injury and notify the appropriate individuals, management and authorities.
ÿ Perform staff performance reviews as needed (90 day and annually)
ÿ Staff coaching and counseling as needed
ÿ Assist residents as needed to attend life enrichment events and meals.
ÿ Assist residents to maintain their highest level of independence
ÿ Observe residents for any change in condition (physical, emotional, cognitive or behavioral)
ÿ Compliance with and uphold all Resident Rights including confidentiality
ÿ Respond to resident requests for assistance, including “call lights”.
ÿ Be a good will ambassador for this living center
ÿ Assist to maintain clean and orderly resident bathrooms
ÿ Comply with Life Safety policies and periodic “drills”
ÿ Documentation as required
ÿ Participate in training opportunities
ÿ Report safety and health hazards to the supervisor
ÿ Assist in dining room service
ÿ Comply with rules and regulations governing Homes for the Aged
ÿ Work cooperatively with others on the same shift and across shifts
ÿ Report to work as scheduled
ÿ Comply with and enforce infection control protocols
ÿ Compliance with and enforcement of all rules and regulations governing Homes for the Aged
ÿ Compliance with and enforcement of the guidelines stated in the Employee Handbook
Physical and Mental Requirements
Able to lift 50# Able to stand, bend, twist, turn, stoop, squat, sit, kneel, pull, push, and walk long distances on hard surfaces, for extended periods of time. Ability to assist residents in showers, toileting, transferring, and all aspects of personal care. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with residents, co-workers, and supervisors. Ability to comprehend written and verbal instructions. Emotional stability to appropriately handle resident care needs, including chronic illness, challenging behaviors, dementia-related issues, and death of residents.
Hourly wage and benefits as stated in the Employee Handbook. Eligible for 2% increase after 90 days of employment, and merit increase annually based on supervisor’s written evaluation of performance.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $20.00 to $23.00 /hour