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Resident Service Technician - Part Time (20 hours per week)

1500 Portland Ave, Rochester, NY 14621, USA Req #21
Monday, March 8, 2021

Join us in Caring for the Most Important People on Earth. St. Ann’s Community has built a reputation for providing Rochester’s most exceptional care for seniors. If you have a heart for doing  the same, we'd like to learn more about you. We offer a wide range of positions at our three campus settings in Irondequoit, Webster and LeRoy. We reward hard-working, caring professionals with competitive pay, great benefits and career growth opportunities.

Resident Service Technician  

  Job Purpose  
 

  The primary purpose of your job is to support the work of the Certified Nursing Assistant by carrying out basic tasks that do not require direct resident contact or experience with care - giving. These tasks are those that can be taught in a classroom setting.  

 This position has days and evening hours available.

   

Highlights of this Role   

  

Answers all Residents call lights within appropriate time frame.  

  

Takes care of Resident's clothing, checks for name tags, places soiled clothing in proper receptacle.  

  

Changes linen as needed  

  

Reports any change in Resident's condition or behavior to Nurse Leaders.  

  

Reports incidents/accidents to Nurse Leaders  

  

Reports suspected abuse/neglect to Nurse Leaders.  

  

Assists with admissions, transfers and discharge of Residents.  

  

Assists with orienting new Residents and family members to floor routine.  

  

Gives motivation and encouragement to Residents.  

  

Participates in Team conferences and change of shift reports.  

  

Prepares Residents for appointments, medical tests, therapy & activities in a timely manner.  

  

Washes wheelchairs, recliners and other equipment.  

  

Maintains confidentiality of all Resident care information.  

  

Follows infection control procedures and isolation techniques as directed.  

  

Keeps work areas clean, tidy, clear and safe.  

  

Responsible for assigned fire duties and various emergency procedures.  

  

Attends and participates in staff meetings and unit operation issues.  

  

Participates in staff development programs on and off unit.  

  

Responsible for completing required annual mandatories and annual health assessments.  

  

Participates in Residents plan of care.  

  

Promotes independence of Resident in decision making.  

  

Performs other duties as assigned by professional staff.  

  

Washes residents’ hands and face as needed.  

  

Answers the telephone and takes messages as appropriate.  

  

  

  

  

Household Management   

  

 Light housekeeping duties in Residents’ rooms and common areas.  

  

 Maintains housekeeping supplies.  

  

  

Kitchen Responsibilities  

  

 Honors Residents food choices.  

  

 Responsible for setting up tables for meals and snacks.  

  

 Responsible for preparation/serving of Residents meals and snacks (as per meal tickets) and proper kitchen clean up.  

  

 Will provide meal substitutes according to Resident’s diet.  

  

 Will maintain and log proper food and refrigerators temperatures.  

  

 Consistently follow standard principles and universal precautions to preserve food quality and prevent the transmission of foodborne illness.  

  

  

Life Enrichment   

  

 Plans and organizes social activities for individual Residents, small groups and households.  

  

 Collaboration with Life Enrichment staff to plan household activities and special events.  

  

 Building relationship with Residents to create meaningful activities through the day that emphasize Residents hobbies and interests.  

  

 Assist in creating a home like experience through support of Residents domains of well - being: identity, growth, autonomy, security, connectedness, meaning and joy through a person centered care philosophy.  

  

  

Qualifications  

  

Education:  

High School Diploma, GED, or High School student  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

The employment policy of St. Ann’s Community is to provide equal opportunity to all persons.  Our company, therefore, has made a commitment to equal employment opportunity through a positive and continuing Affirmative Action Program. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other Federal or State legally-protected classes.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School