Companion Aide

at Laurel Lake Retirement Community
Location Hudson, OH
Date Posted October 8, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Part-time

Description

COMPANION AIDE / PART TIME, 22.5 HRS. PER WEEK / VARIABLE HOURS

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform direct resident care for each resident in his or her assigned area.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CPR Certification
  • First Aid Certification

EXPERIENCE:

Retirement Community setting experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Homemaking Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Demonstrates Patience with the Senior Population

PRINCIPAL JOB ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Resident care and report all unusual findings/changes to Charge Nurses, Caring Hands Coordinator and or Wellness Nurse.
  • Provide assistance with sorting mail and/or pick up, clerical help, pet care(including dog walking), watering plants, closet cleaning and organizing, packing/unpacking/moving in-house
  • Assist in other areas and or shifts as needed to ensure appropriate care for all facility residents (including covering other shifts on a rotating basis as requested.
  • Maintain CPR/FIRST AIDE certification
  • Maintain appropriate documentation in a timely manner
  • Assist in other areas and or shifts as needed to ensure appropriate care for all facility residents (including covering other shifts on a rotating basis as requested.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES – Other:

  1.     Performs other related duties as needed.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Laurel Lake Retirement Community In-service’s to include:

Attend quarterly staff meetings and mandatory meeting.

Maintain CPR/First Aid certification.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT / WORKING CONDITIONS:

Direct Care – Physical Demands

Occasional – 1 to 33% of workday

Frequent – 34 to 66% of workday

Constant – 67 – 100% of workday

Not at all – 0% of workday

Occasional

Sitting, Unilateral Vertical Reach 36-72”; Bed-cart transfer with 200# person and assist of one with sheet; Lift 0-50#, 6-36” from floor; climbing stairs; operating machines (2hand(s)), operating machines 2foot/feet).

Frequent

Standing, walking 2.3 mph, 0 incline; unilateral horizontal reach 0-18”; bilateral carry, 30’, 27#; push/pull 100’, 19ft lbs; hold 200# patient sidelying while doing procedure x 2 minutes; roll 200# patient away/toward self; transfer 105# person chair-chair 5x/hr with gait belt; move 200# person up in bed with assist of one and sheet; lift 0-30#, 6”-36” from floor; lift 0-20# 36”-48” from floor; lift 0-20# 6”-72” from floor.

Constant

Bilateral fine motor manipulation; functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided; functional hearing aided or unaided; functional verbal communication skills; working overtime as assigned to meet operational/patient care demands.

Not at All

Climbing ladders; working from heights; crawling; kneeling; running

Category I job classification – Laurel Lake employees who have jobs with tasks that routinely involve exposure or potential exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues and/or used sharps.

Job Hazard Risks:

Lifting

Infectious Disease Exposure

Hazard Materials Exposure (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical)

Workplace Violence Potential

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

This job description identifies the general nature and level of work to be performed.  It is not to be considered an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties or skills required of an incumbent.

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