Avalon Health Care has an opening for certified Home Care Aides to join our team in a special Bridge program to receive your NAC.
Responsible for the provision of resident services, including assistance with personal care, social and recreational activities, meal services, and other tasks as needed to facilitate the continued well-being of the resident.
Essential Job Functions:
Observe and practice safety according to facility policy and procedure:
Assists in maintaining a clean, comfortable and safe environment.
Support resident's participation in activity programs limited to assisting them (when needed) to the activity location; encourages resident participation in activities.
Assists as requested with meal services, limited to guiding residents to dining room, setting up tables, cleaning up the dining room.
Adheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choice, and individuality of residents.
Reviews the Staff Communication log
Responds to call lights in a timely manner and assists within skill level.
Demonstrates knowledge of and follows infection control procedures.
Reports any abuse, suspected abuse or alleged abuse to the appropriate agency(s).
Able to explain and demonstrate fire/emergency procedures and must participate in any emergency or drill activities.
Show respect for facility property.
Make beds correctly and wrinkle free.
Maintain residents' rooms in neat, orderly and clutter-free manner.
Promote and maintain positive relationships with co-workers, residents, visitors, volunteers, and regulators:
Treat residents with compassion and dignity.
Establish effective communication/interaction with residents and families.
Ensure residents' right to privacy (visual and auditory).
Show respect for residents' personal property.
Ensure residents are dressed appropriately, consistent with weather conditions, and according to their wishes.
Recognize a resident's ability to make choices and support these within the constraints of the care giving environment.
Residents' Rights and Positive Relationships
Understand, comply with and promote all rules and regulations regarding residents' rights;
Promote positive relationships with residents, visitors, and regulators, and presenting a professional appearance.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High school graduate or equivalent GED preferred.
Experience with elderly individuals preferred.
Must attend and meet in-service training requirements.
Experience performing care giving tasks preferred.
Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents and families and to work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors.
Must be willing to assist others, including co-workers.
Must maintain regular attendance.
Must meet all local health regulations, pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation and reference inquiry.
If interested in the position and meet the above qualifications, please apply directly or call Carmelita Silva, Health Care Recruiter, for more details!
Thank you for your interest,
Avalon Health Care Group