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Community Care Provider (Uncertified) $2000 Hiring Bonus

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Montrose
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Community Care of Colorado-Montrose Full Time Position Schedule: Variable shifts 7 days a week per week 6am-9pm Pay: $15.00-$20.41 **$2,000 Hiring Bonus** PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS: PCS Manager, PCS Coordinator, PCS Admin Coordinator, Center Services Director, Food Services Coordinator, Activity Aide PACE staff, participants, family members, and public. OBJECTIVE: Under the direction and supervision of the Personal Care Services (PCS) Manager and PCS Coordinator, is responsible for providing and assisting participants with activities of daily living and restorative/supportive care necessary to ensure the physical and health safety of the home environment. Assists in monitoring and reporting the health status and providing a safe environment for the PACE participants of Senior CommUnity Care of Colorado (SCCCO). As assigned, works shifts in the SCCCO Day Center and provides care and services to participants and assists with the provision of a safe and effective day program QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required:

  • Must have medical clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations before having direct participant contact.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and have means of transportation.
  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent required.Preferred:
  • Experience: A minimum of one year's experience in working with the frail or elderly population required.
  • Skills and Knowledge:
  • Ability to speak, write, and read in English.
  • Basic knowledge of how to support frail or elderly in Activities of Daily Living (ADL).
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with participants, co-workers, medical staff, and the public.
  • Skilled in identifying and recommending problem resolution.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with culturally, economically, and educationally, diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to work in diverse environments and willingness to be flexible with work schedules.
  • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Consults each day with the PCS Coordinator (or designee) to be updated on changes in participant status, changes in plan of care, and to confirm scheduled visits.
  • Under the direction and supervision of the PCS Manager assists participants in the home with the following duties:
    • Assist participants with ADL's (bathing, dressing, grooming, hair care, mouth care, eating, hand and foot nail care and toileting) as assigned or needed.
    • Assists participants with restorative and supportive care (including ambulating, positioning, transferring, skin care, personal care, etc.) as assigned or needed.
    • Assists participants with Independent Activities of Daily Living (IADL's) (grocery shopping, cleaning, changing bed linens, laundry, meal preparation and other routine household care) as assigned. Assist participants to the bathroom or in using commodes, bedpans, or urinals.
    • Performs directed household / homemaker services.
    • Orders supplies from the Day Center as needed.
    • Performs the following duties, as assigned or needed, in the Day Center:
      • Assists participants and or supervises with activities of daily living (bathing, dressing, grooming, hair care, mouth care, eating, hand and foot nail care and toileting) in the Day Center as assigned or needed.
      • Monitors and assists participants with meals at feeding table.
      • Assists, throughout the day, in maintaining clean and orderly day rooms, kitchen and personal care areas.
      • Performs and or assists with laundry, including clothes for participants.
      • Assists the Drivers with the loading and unloading of participants from vehicles.
      • Reports changes in participant's condition and needs to PCS Manager/Coordinator or other appropriate staff.
      • Completes appropriate documentation of services provided following SCCCO policy.
      • Notes changes in participant's physical or emotional health and communicates this information to the appropriate staff person.
      • Maintains accountability for high customer service standards and monitors, evaluates, and responds to opportunities for improved participant and family/caregiver satisfaction.
      • Maintains the stability and reputation of SCCCO by ensuring all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, State, and Federal laws, regulations, and contractual requirements.
      • Establishes and maintains a productive working relationship with relevant contracted providers, participants, families, and co-workers.
      • Is responsible for adherence to program cultural standards (Fundamentals) including supporting the development and integration of these standards within the team through modeling, coaching, and accountability.
      • Follows and ensures that clinical team follows all organizational policies and procedures and CDC and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety guidelines.
      • Acts within the scope of his or her authority to practice.
      • Handles potentially infectious specimens with appropriate biohazard precautions, and practices Universal precautions.
      • Protects privacy and maintains confidentiality of all company procedures, results and information about employees, participants and families.
      • Participates in continuing education classes and any required staff and training meetings. Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.
      • Performs other duties as required or requested.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
      • May be exposed to a risk of bodily injury through contact with moving instrumentation, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, bodily fluids, communicable diseases and any other conditions common in a healthcare environment.
      • Subject to unpleasant odors.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to meet these demands:
      • Physical Requirements - Shall be in good mental and physical health, and capable of performing assigned tasks. Requires standing, walking, occasional pushing and pulling and lifting. Requires the ability to lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds and push or pull objects exceeding one hundred fifty (150) pounds, using appropriate body mechanics. Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
      • Visual, Hearing and Communication Requirements - Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range, with or without reasonable accommodation. Must be able to document care provided in participant records. Must be able to communicate verbally with participants, family and team.
      • Pressure Factor - Requires working under stressful conditions. Working conditions may be noisy and crowded and fluctuation indoor temperatures. Required to meet scheduled appointments while dealing with frail and confused participants. Subject to participants that may have the potential for verbal or physical aggression as well as difficult family dynamics, including caregivers under stress.Safe Work Performance ExpectationsThe safety of employees, residents and visitors is of paramount importance. Our work place safety program will be incorporated as the standard of practice for this organization. Compliance with these safe work expectations will be required of all employees as a condition of employment. Our organization focus will hold all employees accountable for safety performance equal with quality and production expectations. Employees will be expected to:
      • Follow correct policy and procedures for department and facility Fire/Disaster/Missing Person Plan. Know the location of fire alarms and extinguishers.
      • Follow correct policy and procedure for hand washing.
      • Follow guidelines for proper method of lifting.
      • All doorways, hallways and areas are to be kept clear.
      • Know the location and purpose of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
      • Follow guidelines for department environment and safety measures.
      • Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.
      • Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.
      • Follow correct policy and procedure for reporting of incidents: staff, residents, etc.Job Functions Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position. At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best. #VOANS

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Snowmass , Community Care Provider (Uncertified) $2000 Hiring Bonus, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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