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Personal Care Attendant

Company: CommuniCare Health
Location: Greenwood
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

**JOB DESCRIPTION****LOCATION**LOGIN Personal Care Attendant Greenwood Healthcare Center DESCRIPTION **Purpose/belief statement:** The position of Hospitality Aide exists to provide routine nursing and personal care for residents to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times. This position must work effectively with team members in ensuring that work is accomplished and quality care is delivered, supporting their team members and celebrating team successes. While focusing on delivering quality resident care, the position must also manage the resources that are available to them in their job.**Job duties & responsibilities****PROVIDE PERSONAL CARE FUNCTIONS TO RESIDENTS.** Participate in and receive resident reports at start/end of shift. Monitor resident requests and needs in a dignified and respectful manner. Maintain a clean and pleasant environment for residents. Assist in preparing residents for various activities within and outside the center.**PERFORM BASIC NURSING CARE PROCEDURES FOR RESIDENTS AS REQUIRED.** Report all changes in the residents condition to the Charge Nurse/Team Leader as soon as practical.**CREATE A CLEAN, COMFORTABLE AND SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR RESIDENTS AND ASSURE THAT THEIR NEEDS ARE MET.** Maintain physical environment in a clean, safe, and pleasant manner. Promptly report any violations of established safety procedures. Ensure that all residents are treated fairly, and with kindness, dignity and respect. Assist residents in adjusting to their new home environment. Report any violations of resident dignity, neglect, or abuse.**ENSURE THAT RESIDENTS FOOD SERVICE NEEDS ARE MET IN A TIMELY AND COMPASSIONATE MANNER.** Ensure that meals are served on time and in accordance with established procedures. Assist residents with before and after meal care, such as setting up and cleaning up trays. Report any changes in feeding habits to the charge nurse.**MAINTAIN AND WORK WITHIN ESTABLISHED DEPARTMENTAL, CENTER, AND CORPORATE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, OBJECTIVES, QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, AND SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND INFECTION CONTROL STANDARDS.** Promptly reports any suspected resident abuse, neglect or misappropriation to the DON.**ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN SCHEDULED TRAINING, EDUCATIONAL CLASSES, AND ORIENTATION PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF CARE.** Attend any mandatory meeting as required by your center.**PERFORM OTHER RELATED ACTIVITIES AS ASSIGNED OR REQUESTED.****Qualifications & Experience requirements** High school graduate or G. E. D. equivalent Prior experience in a healthcare environment is desirable Prior work/life experiences involving independent decision making**Knowledge/Skills/Abilities** An understanding of resident care procedures and standards. Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Ability to deal tactfully with staff, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, and the general public. Ability and willingness to work harmoniously with all staff. Must have patience, tact, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents. Willingness and ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willingness to incorporate them into existing nursing practices. Ability to relate information concerning a residents condition.**Work environment*** May work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and holidays, when necessary.* Is subject to frequent interruptions.* Field based work required. Occasional overnight travel will be required as times with field based assignments. **Physical effort/demands** (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices)* Ability to move (sit, stand, bend, lift) intermittently throughout the workday.* Ability to lift, push, pull, and move a minimum of 50 pounds.**Mental effort/demands** (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices)* Ability to function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and ability to work effectively with staff and support agencies.* In good health and demonstrating emotional stability.* Ability to cope with the mental and emotional stresses of the position.**Communication** (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices)* Must be able to read, write and speak the English language in an understandable manner.**Sensory requirements** (With or Without the Aid of Mechanical Devices) * Ability to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.**SERVING WITH H.E.A.R.T*** ***Honesty**** ***Excellence**** ***Accountability*** * ***Respect**** ***Teamwork*****The Employee Promise**In CommuniCare, our Team members are the heartbeat of the company and our most important asset. We are committed to investing in our teams; providing the necessary tools and education to enable a consistent delivery of service excellence. We embrace open communication and honest feedback, to foster an environment of growth and innovation. By applying the principles of genuine respect and empowerment, a culture of inspired teams is created and the CommuniCare mission comes to life. **BE TRUE BLUE**Be committed to our Core Values and our True Blue Standards of ExcellenceEmbrace open communication and honest feedback.Treat my team members and customers as they would want to be treatedRespect others in words and actions at all times.Understand and honor our customers choices.Encourage, support, and assist my team members.Build customer satisfaction by owning and resolving concerns.Leave a good impression by my professional appearance.Uphold the highest standards of cleanliness and create a safe, secure, and accident free environment. Express myself using CommuniCares telephone etiquette standardsLOCATION 377 Westridge Boulevard, Greenwood, Indiana 46142, United States of America

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