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  • Unit Assistant

    Company : Name St Mark's Living
    ID 2018-13080
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Category
    Nursing
    Days/Hours
    Varies
    Type
    Temporary
    Location
    US-MN-Austin
  • Overview

    St. Mark’s Living seeks a Unit Assistant to join its team.  St. Mark's Living consists of 73 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 61 nursing home beds, 21 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Austin, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

    Responsibilities

    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.

    Qualifications

    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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