Job Description Work with a great team in a friendly atmosphere for a wonderful assisted living facility. We are looking for motivated people with a dedication to working with senior citizens in a residential setting. The mission of Saint Ann’s Residence is to enhance the quality of life of older adults by providing a secure, comfortable, and homelike environment.
Saint Ann's offers competitive compensation.
Applications are also available at our information desk at 330 East Third Street, Duluth.
Saint Ann’s Residence is an equal opportunity employer.
HOURS: As Scheduled RESPONSIBLE TO: DON, ADON, RN, and LPN
RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: •Assist the resident with personal cares which may include all or some of the following: shampooing of hair, assist with showering, rubbing with lotions, fingernail or toenail care if instructed to do so, redirection of a confused resident, and other cares as assigned.
•Assist with dressing, grooming and oral cares as assigned.
•Assist in use of hearing aids and glasses for residents.
•Answer calls from residents for assistance to determine resident’s needs.
•Help each resident to reach and maintain the highest level of performance and independence.
•Assist with treatments as delegated by the RN per individualized care plan.
•Observe resident and report changes in physical and emotional condition such as change in attitude, loss of appetite, weight, etc…
•Medication administration/assistance as delegated by RN.
•Maneuver medication cart without difficulty.
•Take and record temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration as instructed; report changes or concerns to RN.
•Attend staff meetings and in-service training.
•Light housekeeping tasks such as dusting and cleaning resident’s room.
•Transport residents or assist resident to walk. Assist with transfers as needed.
•Change bed linens, run errands, direct visitors, and answer telephone.
•Launder resident’s personal laundry.
•Assist resident with continence care.
•Complete appropriate documentation on each resident as warranted.
•Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, bend and walk. The employee is occasionally required to lift, sit, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, taste and smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Push up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job: close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment consists of the entire facility including resident’s rooms. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to minimal.
•Inside work while assisting residents.
•Minimal exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens, Infectious Diseases.
•Exposure to cleaning chemicals.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the supervisor or other management.
Management reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties and hours as the need prevails. This document is for management communication only and is not intended to imply a written or implied contract of employment.
REQUIRED SKILLS: •Be punctual, and keep an excellent attendance record.
•Follow instructions, both verbal and written.
•Remain calm in difficult and unusual situations.
•Responds promptly to resident’s request for service and assistance.
•Promote independence with residents offering choices and fostering self-help skills.
•Work individually as well as within a team.
•Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. Monitor own work to ensure quality.
•Prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently.
•Complete tasks on time or notifies appropriate person(s) with an alternate plan.
•Be flexible and adaptable to change, delays, or unexpected events.
•Be compassionate and work with tact and ethical awareness.
•Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
•Observe safety and security procedures.
•Use equipment and materials properly.
•Asks for and offers help when needed.
•Takes responsibility for his/her own actions.
•Volunteers readily and seeks increased responsibilities.
•Follow policies and procedures.
•Ability to follow St. Ann’s guiding principles; Respect, Compassion, Responsibility, Teamwork.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: •Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence and memos.
•Ability to write clearly and informatively.
•Edits work for spelling and grammar.
•Listen and get clarification as needed.
•Respond clearly to questions.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: •Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers.
REASONING SKILLS: •Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
•Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables.
About St. Anns Residence St. Ann's is an assisted living community in Duluth, MN.