• Unit Assistant

    Company : Name Ecumen Scenic Shores
    ID 2018-12264
    Posted Date
    7 days ago(10/9/2018 9:18 AM)
    Days or Afternoons
    US-MN-Two Harbors
  • Overview

    Ecumen Scenic Shores seeks Unit Assistants to join its team. Unit Assistants are our entry level position to bcoming a Nursing Assistant.

    Hired Unit Assistants will be sent to attend the next Nursing Assistant class at LSC. Once Nursing Assistant course is complete you are eligible for any Nursing Assistant positions we have available, and your Nursing Assistant training will begin, along with a pay increase.


    LSC will be offering two Classes

    1st class

    Dates               Day     Time

    01/15 -02/21    T Th   8:30am - 1:30pm

    02/26 - 03/07   T Th   6:30am - 12:30pm

    03/19 - 03/19   T        8:30am - 1:30pm

    03/21 - 03/21   F        1:30pm - 6:30pm


    2nd class

    Dates                Day       Time

    01/15 - 02/19    T Th     3:30pm - 8:30pm

    02/21 - 03/05    T Th     3:00pm - 9:00pm

    03/07                 Th        3:30pm 8:30pm

    03/19                  T         1:30pm - 6:30pm




    The Unit Assistant provides non-direct care for resident services and assists the nursing department by performing non-clinical functions. Entry-level position intended for individuals considering Nursing Assistant certification.


    Essential job responsibilities include:


    1. Answers call lights and responds to resident requests that do not require hands-on care. Notifies nursing staff if residents have direct care needs.

    2. Transports/escorts residents around facility as needed, according to proper safety procedures.

    3. Makes beds, stocks linen carts, and maintains supplies in resident rooms and supply room.

    4. Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire drills and other emergency situations.

    5. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the Director or Registered Nurse.


    Unit Assistant

    Minimum Required Qualifications:


    • At least 17 years of age or older
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
    • Must be willing and able to enroll in a Certified Nursing Assistant program


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Previous experience volunteering or working with seniors

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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