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Helping Hands Partner - Aide in Council Bluffs, IA at Risen Son Christian Village

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description


Risen Son is currently looking for a few Helping Hands to assist our residents during meal time!

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 Helping Hands Partners to perform non-nursing care, resident activities and services under the direction of the Supervisor.

We offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Generous PTO Program
  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life (employer paid), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Accident, & Critical Illness
  • 403(b), Flex Spending, & Dependent Care
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks
  • Make Resident beds including changing bed linens, provide fresh towels, and wash cloths.
  • Tidy up room, i.e. pick up items off the floor, hang up clothes, and pick up any clutter.
  • Label Residents personal hygiene items with their name and store appropriately.
  • Ensure Residents have call lights within reach.
  • Answer Resident call lights promptly and courteously. Assist with any non-nursing care requests and notify CNA or Nurse of any nursing care request by the Resident.
  • Pass fresh ice water to Resident, following any special instruction regarding their fluid intake (i.e. thickened liquids, fluid restrictions, no ice, etc.).
  • Transport Residents to and from dining area and other departments.
  • Assist in dining room as directed by serving/setting up of Resident meals and drinks.
  • Stock supplies (incontinence management products, personal hygiene items, etc.).
  • Assist with cleaning and sanitizing equipment as directed by supervisor.
  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
  • Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, and staff the department serves.
  • Use proper equipment and techniques to ensure the safety of Resident and staff.
  • Complete any required documentation accurately and timely, following all community policies and procedures.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
  • Participate in all in-services and activities as required.
  • Follow all written and oral directions as given by supervisor.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook and nursing policy and procedure manual.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or because of an incidental disclosure.
  • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to Residents’ protected health information.
  • Able to follow written and oral directions.
  • Demonstrate dependability, cooperation, and interest in the care of the elderly.
  • 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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