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Day Services Assistant

Mankato, Minnesota
Start date
Mar 28, 2024
Closing date
Apr 27, 2024

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Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Pathstone
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. This position's focus is on activities of daily living, including transferring, ambulation and transportation as needed. Assists the client with personal cares as needed.

About Us:

Ecumen Pathstone is hiring a Day Services Assistant in St Peter MN. Ecumen Pathstone is a campus community offering comprehensive care services. Ecumen Pathstone consists of assisted living, long-term care, rehabilitation care, memory care, adult day services, and independent living. Ecumen also offers homecare, hospice, as well as a supply store- all within the Mankato, MN area.

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.

Opportunity Details:

Schedule: Monday 8:30a-3p. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30a-4p. No weekends or holidays!

Pay: $15.87 - $19.00 depending on applicable caregiving experience.

Work Location: St Peter, MN

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Assists the Day Services Supervisor/Lead with implementing the daily programming, set-up and implementation of scheduled activities. Assist with special outings.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Documents progress of clients according to State, Federal and Day Living laws, procedures and policies
  5. 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.
  6. Reports to Day Center Supervisor/Lead any significant observations or changes in client needs or abilities. Alerts supervisor of all emergencies.
  7. 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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

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