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Resident Care Specialist in Forsyth, IL at Hickory Point Christian Village

Date Posted: 2/2/2019

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    Forsyth, IL
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Job Description


Hickory Point Christian Village - Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking a Resident Care Specialist to direct the Resident care in a manner to safely meet Resident needs in compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.  Work as a team member with all departments to create a universal worker atmosphere to assure Residents receive optimal care.

Part time positions available

We offer:

  • Competitive Wages including Alternative Wages & Shift Differentials
  • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • Mentor Program
  • Consistent Assignments
  • Generous PTO Program
  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness
  • 403(b) & Flex Spending
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

  • Provide personal care to enhance Resident function and well being as needed (ie bathing, toileting, dressing, etc).
  • Assist in the daily activities program and ensure Resident involvement.
  • Serve meals to Residents according to corporate policies.
  • Maintain a clean and odor-free environment for the Residents.
  • Assist with special events as requested, including quarterly parties, support groups, and outings.
  • Greet visitors with a positive attitude and a smile.
  • Gather, wash, and distribute Resident laundry.
  • Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, staff, and all customers the house serves.
  • Function as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to all Residents.
  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
  • Organize and maintain all records necessary.
  • Use proper care of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care.
  • Attend and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession.
  • Participate in in-service training classes as required.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.
  • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to Residents’ protected health information.
  • 18 years of age required.
  • Care giving experience required.
  • CNA license preferred.
  • Dementia care experience preferred.
  • A strong desire to serve the elderly required.
  • Able to follow written and oral directions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, and visitors.
  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.
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