Ecumen

  • Day Services Assistant Temporary FT

    Company : Name Ecumen Pathstone Living
    ID 2018-13360
    Posted Date
    6 days ago(10/10/2018 9:33 AM)
    Category
    Adult Day
    Days/Hours
    6.5 hrs per day - no weekends
    Type
    Temporary
    Location
    US-MN-Mankato
  • Overview

    Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work as a Day Services Assistant at Ecumen Pathstone Living in Mankato, Minnesota!

    We’re hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our residents more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a caregiver at Ecumen, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

    Ecumen is over 150-years-old and one of the nation’s top 25 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”

    Responsibilities

    The Day Services Assistant will assist the program supervisor in providing a positive, stable environment with stimulating activities for Adult Day Services clients. Assist ADS clients as needed to make them feel comfortable in their environment. Supervises activities of daily living, including transferring, ambulation and transportation as needed. Assists the client with personal cares as needed.  This position is a temporary 30 hours/week position until 1-1-18, with permanent PT placement a possibility. 

     

    Essential job responsibilities include:

    1. Assists the Day Services Supervisor/Lead with implementing the daily programming, set-up and implementation of scheduled activities. Assist with special outings.

    2. Assists clients with personal care including but not limited to toileting, showers, meals, etc. Assists with transfers of all clients requiring assistance. Participates in a team approach to providing individualized quality care.

    3. Supervises clients and volunteers in the absence of the Day Services Supervisor/Lead. Ensuring the   safety of all clients and staff in the Day Center by tracking and monitoring the location of each and every client throughout the day.

    4. Documents progress of clients according to State, Federal and Day Living laws, procedures and policies

    5. Provides opportunities for clients to participate as their abilities allow, i.e.: assist with pushing other    client wheelchairs to and from special events and assistance with meal preparation in the day center.

    6. Reports to Day Center Supervisor/Lead any significant observations or changes in client needs or abilities. Alerts supervisor of all emergencies.

    7. Assists Day Services Supervisor/Lead with cleaning of Day Center to ensure clients are in a well-maintained, clean environment.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
    • 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

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • High School diploma, GED or equivalent
    • Alzheimer’s/Dementia training
    • Experience working with Seniors
    • Certification as Nursing Assistant or Personal Care Attendant preferred.
    • CPR and/or First Aid certification

    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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