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Job Type:
Full-time
Minimum USD hourly rate: 22.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 24.00

Industry:

Company: Senior Services of America

Description

General Purpose:

To provide physical and emotional support and care to residents as negotiated in each service agreement, always honoring our Nikkei Manor Values: Respect, Trust, Compassion, Quality of Life, and Family.

Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned):

  • Assist residents with ADLs as indicated in individual service plans.
  • Assist with meal service.
  • Assist with laundry.
  • Provide 1:1 resident escort as necessary for outings and appointments.
  • Respond to emergency situations; administer First Aid as needed.
  • Observe and report to nurses any changes in residents’ physical, cognitive, or emotional condition.
  • Obtain and document vital signs as assigned.
  • Handle all forms of resident Protected Health Information (PHI) in a confidential, private, and secure manner.

Equipment Used: Stethoscope, Blood pressure cuff, transfer belt, computer kiosk.

Supervisory Responsibility: None

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. ALL individuals are required to maintain a clean record free of convictions that would disqualify them from working with vulnerable adults or children as noted in RCW 43.43.830 et seq. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the qualities needed for the position but are not intended to be all-inclusive.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Have excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work with constant interruptions.
  • Ability to function as a team member in sharing responsibility for the provision of resident services in cooperation with all other members of the team.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to read/write/speak English.
  • Ability to speak Japanese a plus.
  • Must enjoy working with the elderly and demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the aging process.

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Current Washington State Nursing Assistant Certification or Home Care Aid Certification.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification or must obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Dementia Specialty Training and Mental Health Specialty Training or must obtain within 120 days of hire.
  • Current Food Handlers permit or must obtain within 14 days of hire.
  • HIV/AIDS training or must obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • Must submit to a Name & Date of Birth state background check upon hire and every 2 years thereafter.
  • Fingerprint Checks: Fingerprint checks must be conducted one time only upon hire for all administrators, nurses, and caregivers.

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing/Walking: while completing job responsibilities.
  • Sitting:while completing job responsibilities.
  • Lift/Carry: work related materials, reports, mail, etc.; up to 50 lbs.
  • Push/Pull: while completing job responsibilities.
  • Climbing: while completing job responsibilities.
  • Bending/Twisting: while operating office equipment, filing, accessing filing cabinets.
  • Hands/Arms: use of both hands and arms in reaching, handling, grasping, fingering, gripping throughout the work shift.
  • Sight: use with visual acuity and near/mid/far range of vision, depth perception and peripheral vision required.
  • Speech/Hearing: used performing essential job functions and communicating with co-workers, residents, visitors and supervisor.

Constantly = over 2/3 time; Frequently = 1/3 – 2/3 time; Occasionally = under 1/3 time

Mental Requirements:

  • Must have good memory, recall and be detail oriented.
  • Must be able to use sound judgment (problem resolution skills) in the execution of daily tasks.
  • Must be able to carry out verbal and/or written instructions.
  • Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, nurses, residents, family members and co-workers.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Must be able to read/write/speak English.
  • Must possess basic mathematical skills.
  • Fluency in Japanese language is a plus.

Work Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled area.
  • Potential for periods of high stress due to multiple deadlines.
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