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Trinity Health TSLC_Wellness Assistant - Part-Time_Sanctuary at the Oaks in Muskegon, Michigan

Under the direction of the Nurse Manager/Designee, the Wellness Assistant will provide supportive daily care and services in accordance with the resident care plan. Assists in the administration of medications as ordered by the attending physician under the direction of the Nurse Manager / Designee and in accordance with established nursing standards, policies, procedures and practices of the community and all state regulatory requirements. As directed by the Nurse Manager/Designee, the Wellness Assistant will proactively identify, develop and execute solutions to enhance the resident living experience.

_ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS_

Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Mission, Vision, Values and Guiding Behaviors of Trinity Health and Trinity Senior Living Communities in behaviors, practices, and decisions. Consistently demonstrate (leads by example) Sanctuary Values to all internal and external customers (residents, visitors, volunteers, and associates.) Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, propagating a calm environment throughout the community. Execute assignments in a culture that is shared and collaborative across all divisions within TSLC. Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks. Enters information and documentation accurately in Care Tracker or paper chart in accordance with company policy, practice and standards. Assist residents with daily living functions such as dental care, feeding, bathing, dressing/undressing, nail care, hair care, and shaving according to expressed preference. Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transferring residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc. Escort residents to and from meals, activities etc., when needed. Assist in the dining process, serving residents their meals. Report changes in the residents eating habits to the supervisor, as well as performing after meal care cleaning resident’s hands, faces and clothing as needed. Develop and maintain a good working rapport with other departments within the community to assure that daily activities can be performed without interruptions. Check residents routinely to ensure that they’re safe and that their personal needs are met. Observes and reports to supervisor the residents physical and emotional responses to service treatments and medications or any changes in resident condition. Answer resident calls promptly to determine need and help when possible. Provides for the physical needs of the resident when indicated. Requests supervisor’s assistance with resident problem. Anticipate the needs of residents and families, going “above and beyond” routinely to provide a comfortable environment and home atmosphere. Follows community assignment sheet as established by supervisor. Cleans equipment, closets, drawers, beds and other resident living spaces as needed. Leaves the immediate resident environment in a clean and safe manner. Demonstrates proper use of resident care equipment. Responsible for administration of medications as delegated by the supervisor. Ensure safety in a home environment. Report all hazardous conditions and equipment to the supervisor. Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties. Respect resident rights, including maintaining the confidentiality of all resident care information, knocking before entering a resident's room, honoring the residents' personal and property rights, informing the resident when it is necessary to move his/her personal possessions and reporting complaints of missing property to Supervisor. Attend and participate in scheduled training, in-service training, mandatory annual in-service training and educational classes as required/needed. Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with the community policies and procedures.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Job Number: 00155377

Location: Muskegon, MI

Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities

Facility: TSLC - Sanctuary at the Oaks

Employment Type: Part time

Shift: Evening Shift

Hours: 20

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