National Church Residences

Universal Worker- Non STNA

Job ID
2017-10911
Shift
1st
Type
Regular Full-Time
2245 North Bank Drive

Overview

For over 50 years, National Church Residences has been providing quality housing and care at affordable prices for seniors.  Our mission is national in scope, as the largest not-for-profit provider of affordable housing in the country, with over 350 communities in 28 states and Puerto Rico and it originates from a Christian commitment of service to older adults.  Open to people of every faith, National Church Residences has become a leading name in senior services, retirement community management and support for people in need, such as permanent supportive housing for the formerly homeless.

 

 

BPTW 2015

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Assists clients with daily direct care needs that includes but not limited to, toileting, bathing, feeding, nail care, hair care and mouth care and informs the nurse when personal hygiene supplies are needed.
  • Is observant of the client’s behavior (i.e. increased confusion, decreased appetite, frequency of urination, color/odor of urine) and reports to nurse and/or social worker.
  • Assists in planning, designing and implementing activities for participants individually, in small groups and collectively, including but not limited to arts and crafts, discussion and exercise groups and guided outings.
  • Helps clients complete exercise regimens as prescribed by the physician, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist and also assists with transfers. Aids clients around the Center and to vehicles.
  • Encourages and stimulates the client to become involved in activities appropriate to his or her individual needs and level of functioning and participates along with clients when possible.
  • Responsible for preparation of snacks, serving and feeding according to the CACFP required training. Also, assists life enrichment staff with inventory and ordering of kitchen, cleaning, snacks, food and paper supplies.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation regarding the client and activities.

Qualifications

Job Specification Sheet
Education: High school diploma or successful completion of GED.
Experience: Prefer two (2) years experience in providing personal care to an individual.
Mental: Must have good communication, comprehension, and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to speak, read, write and understand English.
Skills: Desirable to have working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and World Wide Web.
Licensure: Desirable to have a valid driver’s license.
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Vision: Normal: Consistent with standard workflow.

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