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Universal Worker

801 2nd Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560, USA Req #477
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
The Eventide mission and ICARE core values set a standard of excellence for both resident care and our work environment. We hire the best people who share our passion for hospitality and commitment to service, and strive to ensure employees are empowered to make a difference in the organization.

Eventide Fairmont Senior Living Apartments is currently seeking a Part-Time Universal Worker. Various shifts and hours available. Includes every other weekend and holiday rotation.

The Universal Worker provides high-quality and safe personal care assistance to senior living tenants that is consistent with the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations as well as the philosophy, policies, and procedures of Eventide. Will also perform housekeeping, laundry, and planning and life enrichment activities as needed.

The position requires a current MN NA-R license.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists tenants with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, and grooming.

  • Assists tenants with ambulation and/or therapeutic exercises.

  • Observes and/or assists with medications that may have been ordinarily self-administered. May give oral and trans-dermal medications, patches, eye drops, topical ointments, and suppositories under the direction of the nurse.

  • Reads and records temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and weight.

  • Provides adequate nutrition and fluid intake through meal preparation.

  • Performs blood sugar testing and documents results.

  • Provides tenants with emotional and cognitive support.

  • Socializes with tenants. Listens, converses, and participates in appropriate activities – reading mail, writing letters, etc.

  • Gives guidance, redirection, and re-orientation to tenants as needed.

  • Develops a rapport with tenants and families to develop an understanding of the needs and interests.

  • Documents in tenant records as instructed and in a timely manner.

  • Participates in the development, implementation and review of tenant’s plan of care.

  • Recognizes and reports significant changes in the tenant’s health, behavior and/or general appearance to the nurse.

  • Complies with infection control policies and procedures.

  • Recognizes emergencies and carries out emergency procedures according to policy.

  • Promptly reports any occurrences of physical or mental abuse or potential for vulnerable adult reports to supervisor.

  • Reviews communication notes at the start of each shift to stay informed of changes that may have occurred.  

Eventide is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Certification
  • 801 2nd Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560, USA