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Diversicare Healthcare Services & Diversicare Ther Hospitality Aide in Gadsden, Alabama

Overview

Smile, You’ve Found Us!

Are you passionate about caregiving? Would you like to work with the best team in the world? If so, Diversicare invites you to apply for our Hospitality Aide position.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.

If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!

Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 62 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in nine states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.

It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”

We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.

We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.

Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference .

Responsibilities

  1. Receives assignments from supervisor to provide non-direct care for residents; May not perform direct patient care.

  2. Checks residents in section regularly; answers call lights promptly; follows through with resident problems or needs by performing tasks within own scope of responsibilities and by alerting nursing personnel of needs for direct care (i.e. toileting, bathing, feeding transferring, ambulation, dressing, etc.)

  3. Respects residents privacy by knocking and waiting for acknowledgment before entering residents rooms; treats residents with dignity and addresses residents appropriately when speaking with them; promptly alerts nursing personnel when residents require direct care.

  4. Reports residents incidents immediately to licensed staff for prompt attention and completes appropriate documentation for incident reporting per facility policy.

  5. Observes safety needs of residents; identifies safety hazards and reports to appropriate personnel after insuring that resident is out of immediate danger.

  6. Transports residents to and from dining room, activities, etc. May not assist in lifting or transferring resident; must alert nursing personnel of any resident requiring lifting or transferring.

  7. Prepares resident for meals; transports dependent residents and escorts independent residents to dining room when necessary; assists with transport of food cart to and from dietary department; checks tray with diet care before serving to resident; sets tray up for residents; serves and collects food trays. May not feed residents requiring physical assistance.

  8. Delivers between meal nourishment and fresh drinking water to residents; encourages/assists residents in eating/drinking; may not feed residents requiring physical assistance. Reports/records percent of nourishment consumed and amount of fluid intake.

  9. Delivers ice water to water pitchers maintained at bedside for each resident (unless directed otherwise by the licensed staff for individual residents on fluid restriction). Delivers water pitchers to dietary for sanitizing two times a week as assigned.

  10. Straightens dresser tops, wardrobes, and stands in resident room; labels, separates, and cares for personal care items; cares for residents’ flowers and plants in assigned sections.

  11. Maintains cleanliness of residents units, supply rooms, and workrooms; cleans bed pans and urinal; washes basins, clean floors if resident is incontinent, wipes up spilled food and liquids.

  12. Changes, disinfects, and makes unoccupied beds, collects and bags soiled linen and placed soiled clothing in appropriate receptacle; stores clean linen; places personal laundry in designated place according to facility policy; maintains orderliness of clean linen cart.

  13. Cleans and disinfects soiled wheelchairs, gerichairs and walkers.

  14. Follows established infection precautions, adhere to universal Blood and body fluid precaution. Uses proper hand washing techniques per facility policy.

  15. Attend and participate in scheduled in-service program and staff meetings.

  16. Maintains confidentiality of necessary information.

  17. Thinks and acts calmly and logically to meet unusual occurrences of the job without being thrown off stride.

  18. Performs other work assignments as may be required and as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  1. Ability to read and write; ability to communicate well with the residents and other facility personnel

  2. High School Diploma

Diversicare is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Diversicare does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity), national origin, age, or disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2020-35079

Type Temporary Full-Time

Location Name Northside Nursing & Rehab Center

Address 700 Hutchins Avenue

Location US-AL-Gadsden

Job Post Information* : External Company Name Diversicare Therapy Services

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