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Trinity Health THSC_V90154 in Springfield, Massachusetts

Full time, part-time, or per diem caregiver. Promotes the well-being of residents by direct care, indirect care and related activities. Overall work responsibilities are delegated and checked by RN or LPN. Daily assignments may be planned by self or charge person. May act as charge person; reports to Director, Nursing or Clinical Administrator (Beaven Kelly Home).

Demonstrates, promotes and integrates the Sisters of Providence Care Centers Mission and core values by:

Demonstrates, promotes and integrates the mission of the facility, the mission of the Sisters of Providence Health System and its core values (including H.E.A.L.) in daily work activities.

Promotes optimal well being of residents including; personal care and oral hygiene, medication administration and treatments, hydration and nutrition, exercise and socialization. Obtains vital signs, weights, and specimens.

May serve as charge person for a shift; oversees nursing support and care as delivered by others, fulfills routine nursing office tasks i.e.; order transcription, ordering and receiving medications, responding to emergencies, etc.

Communicates orally and in writing with residents, co-workers, families, and physicians.

Documents activities in accordance with facility procedures in a timely fashion. Notifies Administrator and/or DON of problems, concerns, and safety issues.

Follows all safety, security, infection control, quality and hazardous materials policies and procedures. Performs all tasks to ensure resident and personal safety, protection of co-workers and facility property.

Customer satisfaction and a focus on quality are evidenced in all aspects of work. Promotes and supports the philosophy, goals, and objectives of SPHS.

Attends all regulation and SPHS mandated in-services; follows mandated abuse/neglect reporting, and maintains confidentiality at all times.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must be at least 21 years of age, have received a high school diploma, have the ability to make mature and accurate judgments and be able to communicate orally and in writing in English (Reference CMR 150-001).

Ability to provide personal care with respect for an individual’s privacy and dignity. This skill is usually gained through a HHA or CNA course, studies in nursing or a related field, or caring for a friend or family member with disabilities.

Interpersonal skills necessary to relate to persons of varying age, culture, religion, and/or ability.

Ability to remain physically active for the duration of the assigned/scheduled shift. Will bend, stoop, lift, stand, walk, and carry supplies in the completion of the assignment. In emergency situations may be required to assist in lifting a person who has fallen.

*WORKING CONDITIONS:*

To minimize risk of illness must understand and practice standard precaution and practice proper body mechanics and Tag Out/Lock Out procedures.

Will work rotating weekends and days off, some holidays, and occasional shifts other than usual assignment.

Work environment is usually pleasant: works in a team relationship with employees from all departments, and with frequent feedback on performance.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Responsible to the charge person for daily assignment; reports administratively to the Director, Nursing or Clinical Administrator.

Has responsibility for leading others when serving as charge person.

May assist in new employee training/orientation.

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Job Number: 00146945

Location: Springfield, MA

Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities

Facility: THSC - St Lukes

Employment Type: Part time

Hours: 0

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