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Personal Care Provider

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT WHITCOMB TERRACE:

Owned and operated by Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH), Whitcomb Terrace Assisted Living residents are a part of the unique AVH healthcare family, which provides support services and special attention when residents need extra care. Surrounded by so much warmth and security, staff makes sure that residents, families and guests all experience a palpable sense of community. When at Whitcomb Terrace, one cannot help but feel at home.

It is important for community members who are capable of living independently, but need assistance with support services (medication, proper nutrition, socialization, personal care needs, etc.), to have access to a facility that can meet their needs. Whitcomb Terrace is committed to providing person-centered care and meeting the unique needs of each resident.

THIS POSITION OFFERS YOU:

Highly rewarding work among a great team of professionals

Paid, on the job training

A wide variety of shift options (days, evenings, weekends, overnights, etc)

REQUIREMENTS YOU WILL NEED:

Most Importantly: A passion for working with older adults with an interest of enriching thier lives

Professional & friendly demeanor, team-focused and willingness to learn

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides all aspects of care and activities to residents, which must be in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations to ensure the highest degree of quality care will be provided.

Performs fundamental duties of resident care (not requiring a licensed nurse), based on the individual needs and plan of care for each resident. Documents necessary information in the appropriate logs and charts each shift.

Assesses residents for changes in condition and implements proper interventions. Communicates with physicians, diagnostic services, hospitals, care providers, and families as needed.

Helps to maintain the physical environment conducive to the resident's welfare and best interest.

Demonstrates purposeful service excellence through exceeding patient and coworker expectations.

Represents the department/hospital as a dedicated, courteous, and responsive employee.

Records pertinent documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards, and hospital policy.

Assists with physical care such as bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, undressing, making beds and other activities of daily living as needed. Washes linen and personal clothing per schedule. Completes hair and nail care per schedule.

Administers and orders medications as needed and/or directed. Transcribes medication per physician order. Takes temperature, pulse and blood pressure as assigned. Reviews medication sheets and for accuracy, noting any discrepancies. Obtains physician updates for residents semi-annually and as needed/directed.

Assesses residents for changes in condition and implements proper interventions. Notifies family members of change of condition of a resident. Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers as needed and directed.

Assists in providing resident activities. Motivates and prepares resident for activities. Serves meals and snacks to residents.

Follows proper fire and safety procedures, infection control and universal precaution policies/procedures, and resident emergency alarm/pendant protocols, reporting any needs for intervention to supervisor.

Performs clerical duties, such as maintaining proper documentation, filing, and other tasks as needed and/or directed.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional decision making and professional growth.

REQUIREMENTS:

Passion for working with older adults

Professional & friendly demeanor, team-focused and willingness to learn

Medication Administration Certification required within 30 days of employment (we can help you with acquiring this)

BLS & First Aid Certifications within 30 days of hire (we can help you acquire these)

Compensation:

Our hire-in rates of pay are based on years of relevant experience. Listed below are our hire-in rates for the position, which includes: minimum pay (no relevant experience) and mid-point (12 or more years).

PRN Minimum = $19.15/hr

PRN Mid-Point = $24.09/hr

Previous experience which would be helpful (but is not required) may or may not include: CNA Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician PCT, Personal Care Provider PCP, QMAP Qualified Medication Administration Professional, Resident Assistant, Nursing Home Aid, Medication Assistant, Certified Caregiver, Care Giver, Assisted Living Resident Assistant, Home Care Aid, Care Partner, Medication Aide, Medication Technician, Patient Care Assistant, Resident Services Coordinator, Care Provider

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Personal Care Provider, Other , Aspen, Colorado

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