Trinity Health Patient Care Technician in Holyoke, Massachusetts
Employment Type:Part timeShift:Day Shift
Description:Full-time and part-time day, evening and night shifts are available.
As a residential care facility – also called a rest home –Beaven Kelly Homeprovides the best of both worlds. Our residents are free to come and go as they please, and they have the structure and reassurance of around-the-clock assistance from a professional nursing and support staff, if they need it.
We also offerrespite carefor elders, providing temporary relief for their regular caregivers.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Demonstrates, promotes and integrates the Trinity Health Senior Communities Mission and core values by:
Demonstrates, promotes and integrates the mission of the facility, the mission of the Trinity Health Senior Communities and its core values (including H.E.A.L.) in daily work activities.
Promotes optimal well being of residents including; personal care and oral hygiene, medication administration and treatments, hydration and nutrition, exercise and socialization. Obtains vital signs, weights, and specimens.
May serve as charge person for a shift; oversees nursing support and care as delivered by others, fulfills routine nursing office tasks i.e.; order transcription, ordering and receiving medications, responding to emergencies, etc.
Communicates orally and in writing with residents, co-workers, families, and physicians.
Documents activities in accordance with facility procedures in a timely fashion. Notifies Administrator and/or DON of problems, concerns, and safety issues.
Follows all safety, security, infection control, quality and hazardous materials policies and procedures. Performs all tasks to ensure resident and personal safety, protection of co-workers and facility property.
Customer satisfaction and a focus on quality are evidenced in all aspects of work. Promotes and supports the philosophy, goals, and objectives of THSC.
Attends all regulation and THSC mandated in-services; follows mandated abuse/neglect reporting, and maintains confidentiality at all times.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be at least 21 years of age, have received a high school diploma, have the ability to make mature and accurate judgments and be able to communicate orally and in writing in English (Reference CMR 150-001).
Ability to provide personal care with respect for an individual’s privacy and dignity. This skill is usually gained through a HHA or CNA course, studies in nursing or a related field, or caring for a friend or family member with disabilities.
Interpersonal skills necessary to relate to persons of varying age, culture, religion, and/or ability.
Ability to remain physically active for the duration of the assigned/scheduled shift. Will bend, stoop, lift, stand, walk, and carry supplies in the completion of the assignment. In emergency situations may be required to assist in lifting a person who has fallen.
To minimize risk of illness must understand and practice standard precaution and practice proper body mechanics and Tag Out/Lock Out procedures.
Will work rotating weekends and days off, some holidays, and occasional shifts other than usual assignment.
Work environment is usually pleasant: works in a team relationship with employees from all departments, and with frequent feedback on performance.
Responsible to the charge person for daily assignment; reports administratively to the Director, Nursing or Clinical Administrator.
Has responsibility for leading others when serving as charge person.
May assist in new employee training/orientation.
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