Website Aspen Valley Hospital
This is a full-time position with full benefits. It is 32 hours per week guaranteed, some weeks may require 40 hours. The hours of this shift are from 2:00pm to 10:30pm.
A passion for working with & assisting seniors is absolutely required for this position.
Provides all aspects of care and activities to residents, which must be in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations to ensure the highest degree of quality care will be provided.
|ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES|
|Performs fundamental duties of resident care (not requiring a licensed nurse), based on the individual needs and plan of care for each resident. Documents necessary information in the appropriate logs and charts each shift.|
|Assesses residents for changes in condition and implements proper interventions. Communicates with physicians, diagnostic services, hospitals, care providers, and families as needed.|
|Helps to maintain the physical environment conducive to the resident s welfare and best interest.|
|SERVICE EXCELLENCE/CUSTOMER SERVICE|
|Demonstrates purposeful service excellence through exceeding patient and coworker expectations.|
|Represents the department/hospital as a dedicated, courteous, and responsive employee.|
|COMPLIANCE WITH RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES|
|Records pertinent documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards, and hospital policy.|
|Adheres to federal, state and hospital rules and regulations concerning HIPAA privacy and security.|
|Follows Hospital compliance plan and policies, including the Code of Conduct.|
|Participates in required training for compliance related activities (HIPAA, Compliance, Patient Safety, TJC, etc.)|
|UNIT SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES / DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS|
|Assists with physical care such as bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, undressing, making beds and other activities of daily living as needed. Washes linen and personal clothing per schedule. Completes hair and nail care per schedule.|
|Administers and orders medications as needed and/or directed. Transcribes medication per physician order. Takes temperature, pulse and blood pressure as assigned. Reviews medication sheets and for accuracy, noting any discrepancies. Obtains physician updates for residents semi-annually and as needed/directed.|
|Assesses residents for changes in condition and implements proper interventions. Notifies family members of change of condition of a resident. Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers as needed and directed.|
|Assists in providing resident activities. Motivates and prepares resident for activities. Serves meals and snacks to residents.|
|Follows proper fire and safety procedures, infection control and universal precaution policies/procedures, and resident emergency alarm/pendant protocols, reporting any needs for intervention to supervisor.|
|Performs clerical duties, such as maintaining proper documentation, filing, and other tasks as needed and/or directed.|
|Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision making and professional growth.|
|Participates and contributes to departmental meetings and activities.|
|POPULATION SPECIFIC CRITERIA|
|Completes required training in senior care within 3 days of hire and annually.|
|Completes at least one form of continuing education annually, focusing on senior care issues.|
Patient Centered:is passionate about patient care, creating positive impressions on a consistent basis and exceeding our patients expectations. Exhibits courtesy and sensitivity to the needs of patients and their families, responds with a sense of urgency to patient problems, anticipates patient requirements, responds proactively and places the patient s safety above all else.
|Teamwork:works collaboratively with physicians and other staff and assists whenever possible. He/she openly shares information, provides feedback and participates in appropriate decision making as part of a team of healthcare professionals. Hospital and departmental objectives are placed ahead of individual agendas|
|Respect for Others:actively listens to others, takes other opinions into account, and communicates openly and honestly. He/she demonstrates respect for others by being timely with communications, completion of tasks, and meeting attendance. The employee is respectful of all physicians, colleagues, patients, visitors, and other stakeholders|
|Accountability:takes responsibility for his/her actions, abides by the hospital’s guiding philosophies and policies, and follows through on commitments and physician orders. He/she provides complete and accurate information to the Physician and/or other members of the work team. takes personal pride and ownership in the quality of care and services provided to all internal and external customers|
|Integrity:is truthful, trustworthy, and principled. He/she demonstrates character, conviction, and honest and ethical behavior in all interactions with others. The employee’s word can be trusted. Behavior is consistent with these AVH Core Values|
High school graduate preferred
Medication Administration certification required or must be completed within 30 days of employment.
Experience in health care or human services preferably with seniors.
BLS certification preferred
First Aid preferred
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail
Relatively high degree of analytical abilities
Strong interpersonal skills required
Ability to work independently
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature
May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities
May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices
May be exposed to stressful situations
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