Day Services Assistant
Full-Time - Day Services Assistant - Mankato, MN
Schedule: Full Time! Monday through Friday 9a-3:30p
Put your passion for serving others to work as a Day Services Assistant at Ecumen Pathstone Living in Mankato, Minnesota! We’re hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide personal care and health-related services to help make the lives of our residents more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a caregiver at Ecumen, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.
Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota’s 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.
Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.
Ecumen offers competitive pay, along with outstanding benefits, including:
Low Cost Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 401K Retirement with a Generous Matching Program Paid Time Off (PTO) Collaborative Team Environment Robust Training and Mentoring And much more!
Responsibilities The Day Services Assistant will assist the program supervisor in providing a positive, stable environment with stimulating activities for Adult Day Services clients. Assist ADS clients as needed to make them feel comfortable in their environment. Supervises activities of daily living, including transferring, ambulation and transportation as needed. Assists the client with personal cares as needed.
Essential job responsibilities include:
Assists the Day Services Supervisor/Lead with implementing the daily programming, set-up and implementation of scheduled activities. Assist with special outings. Assists clients with personal care including but not limited to toileting, showers, meals, etc. Assists with transfers of all clients requiring assistance. Participates in a team approach to providing individualized quality care. Supervises clients and volunteers in the absence of the Day Services Supervisor/Lead. Ensuring the safety of all clients and staff in the Day Center by tracking and monitoring the location of each and every client throughout the day. Documents progress of clients according to State, Federal and Day Living laws, procedures and policies Provides opportunities for clients to participate as their abilities allow, i.e.: assist with pushing other client wheelchairs to and from special events and assistance with meal preparation in the day center. Reports to Day Center Supervisor/Lead any significant observations or changes in client needs or abilities. Alerts supervisor of all emergencies. Assists Day Services Supervisor/Lead with cleaning of Day Center to ensure clients are in a well-maintained, clean environment.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations.
High School diploma, GED or equivalent Alzheimer’s/Dementia training Experience working with Seniors Certification as Nursing Assistant or Personal Care Attendant preferred. CPR and/or First Aid certification Equal Opportunity Employer Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.
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