Laundry Aide – Springs

The Laundry Aide will be responsible for performing a variety of general laundry tasks such as washing, drying, and folding garments and linens, ironing, handling clean and soiled laundry, assembling supply packs for departments, recording requests for linens and delivering them promptly, identifying and reporting garments in need of repair, and distributing garments to residents rooms. The Laundry Aide is expected to perform duties in a safe manner and comply with established policies and procedures.

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Director of Rehab – Springs

Job Description

Position / Title:           Director of Rehabilitation

Department:                 Rehabilitation 

SUMMARY:

The Director of Rehabilitation reports to the Chief Administrative officer and is responsible for managing the Rehabilitation Department in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to ensure that specialized rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational, and speech language therapies, are provided to each resident who requires them to prevent avoidable physical and mental deterioration and to assist them in obtaining or maintaining their highest practicable level of functioning and psychosocial well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervision of Rehabilitation Staff in fulfillment of department programs and activities within budget, with high quality and on schedule.
  • Supervises rehabilitation staff with direct and indirect responsibilities for interviewing, selection, training, motivating, wage and salary recommendations, and performance appraisals.
  • Review rehabilitation department punch detail reports on a daily basis. Promptly research and submit missed punch forms, PTO requests, etc. as needed to correct daily punches. Sign all punch detail reports, missed punch forms, and PTO requests to authorize payment.
  • Enhance company posture on EEO/ADA by making a good faith effort to recruit, select, develop, and retain protected class employees.
  • Assure all rehabilitation staff attends required training in hazardous communications and safety.
  • Determine appropriate staffing levels and approve PTO requests for all direct reports.
  • Orient and train staff in proper work practices upon hire.
  • Conduct and evaluate retraining and refresher training for all rehabilitation staff, as needed.
  • Monitor department staff to assure that they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Monitor rehabilitation staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.
  • Ensure the rehabilitation staff actively participants in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department.
  • Interpret and explain the facility’s policies and procedures to employees, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies, etc. as necessary.
  • Promote an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment, throughout the facility.
  • Maintain positive relations with residents, their families, and support staff to assure that residents’ needs are continually met.
  • Work closely with the Corporate Rehabilitation Manager to attain optimal results.
  • Ensure rehabilitation involvement in quality improvement initiatives and health/safety programs.
  • Lead rehabilitation participation in the development of facility-wide quality improvement processes and procedures.
  • Lead rehabilitation participation in processing relating to health and safety issues.
  • Support quality improvement training and development for rehabilitation staff. Encourage wide participation in activities and projects.
  • Implement and oversee comprehensive clinical audit programs to ensure adherence to all regulatory guidelines.
  • Oversee and maintain a comprehensive, organized clinical documentation system.
  • Ensure appropriate protocols and clinical practice guidelines are documented and regularly reviewed.
  • Review and submit resident Daily Service Records as required, ensuring appropriate billing practices and timely submission for payment.

Manage PPS system.

  • Manage PPS System.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and facilitate PPS meetings on a routine basis.
  • Ensure services are granted to the appropriate residents within the Medicare Part A Benefit Plan.
  • Complete appropriate sections of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of rehabilitation documentation in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Ensure that all entries on notes, charts, etc. are recorded in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Ensure that only authorized abbreviations established by the facility are used when recording information.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all services and responses to services as mandated by applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in preparing an annual operating budget for approval by the Chief Administrative Officer and allocate department resources to carry out department objectives within established budget.
  • Assist in preparing and planning the Rehabilitation Department’s budget for equipment, supplies and labor.
  • Review and interpret monthly department financial statements and take appropriate corrective action in response to variances and trends in order to conform to the approved budget.
  • Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted as necessary.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

  • The Director of Rehabilitation reports to and receives general direction from the Chief Administrative Officer and works in close partnership with the Corporate Rehabilitation Manager. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered license, registration or certification as required by law in one of the following areas:       Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, or Speech-Language Pathologist.
  • Must have a working knowledge of rehabilitation services and practices, including the ability to recall important and commonly used information in source documents, and an understanding of the application of the pertinent principles in this field.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must possess adequate vision and hearing to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to safely lift, transfer, and assist patients as needed, several times per day.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and move freely throughout the facility, both in-doors and out-doors.
  • Must be able to carry objects to multiple locations, safely push wheelchairs and patient beds and reach above head level several times per day.
  • Must be able to perform tasks requiring mental reasoning, sequencing and discrimination.
  • Must be able to perform math calculations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in office areas, as well as throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays to meet the demands of the facility and the position.  Must be able to travel as needed.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents and family members.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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Director of Maintenance – Blue Ridge

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position / Title:            Director of Maintenance

Department:                 Maintenance

SUMMARY:

The Director of Maintenance reports to and receives general direction from the Regional Director of Maintenance (When Applicable) or the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for the overall operations of the Maintenance Department in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to enhance the quality of life of our residents by assuring the facility, grounds, and equipment are repaired and maintained in a safe, clean and orderly manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervision of Maintenance, Laundry & Housekeeping staff in fulfillment of department programs and activities within budget, with high quality and on schedule.
  • Supervise maintenance, laundry and housekeeping staff with direct and indirect responsibilities for interviewing, selection, training, motivating, wage and salary recommendations, and performance appraisals.
  • Review maintenance, laundry, and housekeeping department punch detail reports on a daily basis. Promptly research and submit missed punch forms, PTO requests, etc. as needed to correct daily punches. Sign all punch detail reports, missed punch forms, and PTO requests to authorize payment.
  • Enhance company posture on EEO/ADA by making a good faith effort to recruit, select, develop, and retain protected class employees.
  • Assure all maintenance, laundry, and housekeeping staff attends required training in hazardous communications and safety.
  • Determine appropriate staffing levels and approve PTO requests for all direct reports.
  • Orient and train staff in proper work practices upon hire.
  • Conduct and evaluate retraining and refresher training for all maintenance, housekeeping and laundry staff, as needed.
  • Monitor maintenance, laundry, and housekeeping staff to assure that they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Ensure maintenance, laundry, and housekeeping staff actively participates in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department.Develop and implement Action Plans to meet the goals of the Maintenance Department.
  • Develop and executive a comprehensive plan that addresses on-going building, grounds, and equipment maintenance needs.
  • Provide periodic building condition assessments, including documentation and scope/pricing information to be used in the capital budgeting process.
  • Develop and executive a comprehensive preventative maintenance program.
  • Respond to oral and written feedback from residents on building, grounds, and equipment issues and concerns as appropriate.
  • Review requests and establish priorities for repair projects.
  • Obtain bids, evaluate bidders and recommend bid awards for projects requiring outside contractors.
  • Monitor maintenance, laundry, and housekeeping staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department, and ensure that department staff follows established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Maintain a written record of resident’s complaints and/or grievances that indicate the action taken to resolve the complaint and the current status of the complaint. Perform routine repairs and preventative maintenance for building, grounds and equipment.
  • Maintain and repair building as needed. Such as repairing windows and doors; painting; carpentry work.
  • Maintain and repairs building systems including, but not limited to electric wiring and controls, heating, ventilation and plumbing. Such as installing and repairing plumbing and electrical fixtures; opening clogged drains.
  • Direct seasonal projects such as roof maintenance and repair, parking lot repair, and HVAC maintenance.
  • Responsible for snow and ice removal, application of salt and ice melt to sidewalks, and parking areas.
  • Grounds maintenance to include cutting grass, trimming, raking and mulching.
  • Maintenance and repair of security and alarm systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance functions such as filter replacements, change oil, filters, and replacement of hoses, batteries, bulbs, and fuses in accordance per established preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Develop and maintain inventory of spare and repair parts, materials, and tools. Accurately account and safety store maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Provide immediate response to emergency situations (e.g. no heat, frozen water lines, building vandalism, etc.)Develop and implement safety, fire, and disaster preparedness programs, and OSHA compliance.
  • Conduct routine checks of fire alarms and security systems.
  • Coordinate and document fire, safety, and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain MSDS sheets.
  • Implement and conduct a comprehensive Safety Orientation program for all new hires. The Orientation program for all employees must include a minimum of the following: fire drill procedures, disaster procedures, alarm panel review, emergency water supply, OSHA regulations, tour of facility including shut-off valves, evacuation routes, etc.  Assist in preparing an annual operating budget for approval by the Chief Administrative Officer and allocate department resources to carry out department objectives within established budget.
  • Assist in preparing and planning the Maintenance Department’s budget for equipment, supplies and labor.
  • Assist in preparing and planning the Capital Expenditure Budget.
  • Review and interpret monthly department financial statements and take appropriate corrective action in response to variances and trends in order to conform to the approved budget.
  • Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years previous experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the operations and maintenance of facilities and grounds including carpentry, electrical, mechanical, water and septic, security and alarm systems, HVAC systems, grounds maintenance and code requirements.
  • Demonstrated mechanical, electrical and repair abilities.
  • Ability to operate various maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations and penalties, state safety regulations, and environmental policies affecting facility maintenance.
  • Must be accessible by phone/pager to handle facility emergencies during unscheduled work hours.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds, perform moderately strenuous tasks and to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day throughout the facility both indoors and outdoors.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility both indoors and outside in all types of weather conditions. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the work day.    Must be on call 24 hours per day to respond to facility emergencies.  May be exposed to dust, fumes, allergens and air contaminants.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

Please send your resume to Stacey.McKinney@kissito.org

COTA – Fincastle

Job Description

Position/Title:  Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Department:  Rehabilitation

SUMMARY:

The Occupational Therapy Assistant reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation; receives clinical supervision from the Occupational Therapist; and is responsible for providing occupational therapy services to assigned residents in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to prevent avoidable physical and/or mental deterioration and to assist them in obtaining and maintaining their highest practicable level of functioning and psychosocial well-being.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Occupational Therapist in performing selected components of occupational therapy intervention to include treatment, measurement and data collection in accordance with laws, regulatory requirements, and APTA documents
  • Implementation
  • Assist the Occupational Therapist in implementing treatment plans designed to help residents function independently.
  • Contribute to the screening, evaluation, and re-evaluation process by implementing delegated assessments and providing reports of observations and resident capacities to the Occupational Therapist.
  • Therapeutic Intervention Selection
  • Select therapy activities to fit resident’s needs and capabilities. Alter treatment programs as necessary.
  • Monitor resident’s performance in therapy activities and provide encouragement.
  • Observe and document resident’s progress, attitudes and behavior. Report findings to the Occupational Therapist and/or the Director of Rehabilitation.

Facilitation of Discharge Plan:

  • Contribute to the discontinuation or transition plan by providing information and documentation to the Occupational Therapist related to the resident’s needs, goals, performance, and appropriate follow-up resources.
  • Instruct residents, families, and caregivers in home programs, basic living skills and the care and use of adaptive equipment.◦    In-service staff members and caregivers as needed, as it relates to the delivery of occupational therapy services.Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Complete In-servicing and Training
  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of modalities, equipment and supplies, as directed by the Occupational Therapist.Timely and accurately record occupational therapy services in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Ensure all occupational therapy documentation conveys specific therapy provided and the resident’s response or lack of response to the therapy provided.
  • Perform all therapy services in accordance with the individualized plan of care.
  • Honor the resident’s refusal of treatment request. Document and promptly report such requests to the Director of Rehabilitation.
  • Record all entries on notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by the facility when recording information.
  • Properly document all therapy, responses to therapy, changes in condition, etc. in accordance with established policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • The Occupational Therapy Assistant reports to and receives general supervision from the Director of Rehabilitation.
  • Graduate of an associate-level or certificate-level occupational therapy program accredited by ACOTE® or predecessor organizations.
  • Must have successfully completed a period of supervised fieldwork experience required by the recognized educational institution where the applicant met the academic requirements.
  • Must have passed all examinations for occupational therapy assistants.   law or regulation.   •     Abide by the AOTA Standards for Continuing Competence (AOTA, 1999) by establishing, maintaining, and updating professional performance, knowledge, and skills.
  • Abide by the AOTA Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics (AOTA, 2000);
  • Possess a current and unencumbered license, registration, or certification as required
  • Must posses a working knowledge of Occupational Therapy practices, including the ability to recall important and commonly used information in source documents, and an understanding of the application of the pertinent principles in this field.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Must maintain a current license at all times throughout employment.  

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must possess adequate vision and hearing to perform essential job duties.
  • Must be able to safely lift, transfer, and assist patients as needed, several times per day.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and move freely throughout the facility, both in-doors and out-doors.
  • Must be able to carry objects to multiple locations, safely push wheelchairs and patient beds and reach above head level several times per day.
  • Must be able to perform tasks requiring mental reasoning, sequencing and discrimination.
  • Must be able to perform math calculations.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Must be able to travel as needed.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, and visitors.   Exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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Housekeeper – Warsaw

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:           Housekeeper

Department:                 Housekeeping

SUMMARY:

The Housekeeper reports to and receives supervision from the Housekeeping Supervisor (when applicable) or the Director of Environmental Services and is responsible for performing a variety of general cleaning tasks in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to enhance the quality of life of our residents by maintaining a clean, safe, sanitary and comfortable environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform a variety of general cleaning tasks.

  • Dust furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mop floors.
  • Polish and clean fixtures in rooms and bathrooms.
  • Wet mop rooms, halls, etc.
  • Clean vents, fan fixtures, top of windows, doorframes and other high areas.
  • Gather and dispose of trash and waste materials using specified bags and/or containers.
  • Buff, strip, wax and polish floors.
  • Move furniture and other heavy objects as required.
  • Perform terminal cleaning procedures of resident rooms and prepare room for new occupant; follow isolation procedures in isolation rooms.
  • Clean and disinfect all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors and walls.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and comply with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of and ability to operate floor cleaners, buffers, vacuums and related equipment.
  • Knowledge of various cleaning agents and/or chemicals.
  • Ability to use various cleaning hand tools and supplies.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work with strong cleaning and disinfecting solutions.
  • Ability to learn routine tasks quickly.
  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive manual tasks that require agility and manual dexterity.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 30 pounds to a height of 2.5 feet and able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach, stoop, kneel, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.

Please e-mail your resume to Charlie.Davis@kissito.org

Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor – Blue Ridge

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:            Housekeeping Supervisor

Department:                 Housekeeping

SUMMARY:

The Housekeeping Supervisor reports to the Director of Maintenance or Chief Administrative Officer  and is responsible for compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures to enhance the quality of life of our residents by maintaining a clean, safe, sanitary and comfortable environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervision of Housekeeping Staff in fulfillment of department programs and activities within budget, with high quality and on schedule.

  • Supervise housekeeping staff with direct responsibilities for interviewing, selection, training, motivating, wage and salary recommendations, and performance appraisals.
  • Review housekeeping department punch detail reports on a daily basis. Promptly research and submit missed punch forms, PTO requests, etc. as needed to correct daily punches. Sign all punch detail reports, missed punch forms, and PTO requests to authorize payment.
  • Enhance company posture on EEO/ADA by making a good faith effort to recruit, select, develop, and retain protected class employees.
  • Assure all housekeeping staff attends required training in hazardous communications and safety.
  • Determine appropriate staffing levels and approve PTO requests for all direct reports.
  • Orient and train staff in proper work practices upon hire.
  • Conduct and evaluate retraining and refresher training for all housekeeping staff, as needed.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, and the appearance of the housekeeping area.
  • Requisition all housekeeping supplies and equipment and ensure adequate inventory levels to maintain a clean, safe, sanitary and comfortable environment.
  • Develop and implement Action Plans to meet the goals of the Housekeeping Department.
  • Monitor department staff to ensure they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Monitor housekeeping staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.
  • Ensure department staff actively participates in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices throughout the department, and ensure that department staff follows established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Communicate with other department supervisors to adequately plan for Housekeeping services.
  • Coordinate and monitor resident moves. Perform terminal cleaning procedures of resident rooms and prepare rooms for a new occupant.
  • Respond to oral and written feedback and requests from residents regarding housekeeping services and respond promptly and according to policy.
  • Maintain a written record of resident’s complaints and/or grievances that indicate the action taken to resolve the complaint and the current status of the complaint.
  • Assist in preparing an annual operating budget for approval by the Chief Administrative Officer and allocate department resources to carry out department objectives within established budget.
  • Assist in preparing and planning the Housekeeping Department’s budget for equipment, supplies and labor.
  • Review and interpret monthly department financial statements and take appropriate corrective action in response to variances and trends in order to conform to the approved budget.
  • Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and cost reports are submitted as necessary.

Perform a variety of general Housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean, safe, sanitary and comfortable environment.

  • Dust furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mop floors.
  • Polish and clean fixtures in rooms and bathrooms.
  • Wet mop rooms, halls, etc.
  • Clean vents, fan fixtures, top of windows, doorframes and other high areas.
  • Gather and dispose of trash and waste materials using specified bags and/or containers.
  • Buff, strip, wax and polish floors.
  • Move furniture and other heavy objects as required.
  • Perform terminal cleaning procedures of resident rooms and prepare room for new occupant; follow isolation procedures in isolation rooms.
  • Clean and disinfect all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors and walls.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous supervisory experience, preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous related Housekeeping experience.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be knowledgeable of Housekeeping practices and procedures as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines governing Housekeeping functions in a long-term care facility.
  • Must be able to use the tools and equipment required in a safe and efficient manner.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 30 pounds to a height of 2.5 feet and able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

Please e-mail your resume to Stacey.McKinney@kissito.org

Maintenance Assistant – Blue Ridge

Job Description

Department:                 Maintenance

Reports To:                  Director of Maintenance

 

SUMMARY:

The Maintenance Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Director of Maintenance and is responsible for repairing and maintaining the facility, grounds, and equipment in a safe, clean and orderly manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform routine repairs and preventative maintenance for building, grounds and equipment.
  • Maintain and repair building as needed. Such as repairing windows and doors; painting; carpentry work.
  • Maintain and repair building systems including, but not limited to electric wiring and controls, heating, ventilation and plumbing. Such as installing and repairing plumbing and electrical fixtures; opening clogged drains.
  • Assist with seasonal projects such as roof maintenance and repair, parking lot repair, and HVAC maintenance.
  • Responsible for snow and ice removal, application of salt and ice melt to sidewalks, and parking areas.
  • Grounds maintenance to include cutting grass, trimming, raking and mulching.
  • Maintenance and repair of security and alarm systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance functions such as filter replacements, changes oil, filters, replacement of hoses, batteries, bulbs, and fuses in accordance with established preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Accurately account and safety store maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Provide immediate response to emergency situations (e.g. no heat, frozen water lines, building vandalism, etc.)
  • Conduct periodic building condition assessments, including documentation to identify safety concerns, and repair needs.
  • Respond to oral and written feedback from residents on building, grounds, and equipment issues and concerns as appropriate.
  • Document maintenance activities through preparation of reports, work orders, maintenance schedules and incidental record keeping in accordance with departmental policies.
  • Repair damaged flooring and base boards as needed. Assist with floor maintenance such as carpet cleaning, stripping and waxing hallways, resident rooms, and common areas.
  • Assist with other environmental services duties (such as housekeeping and laundry functions) as needed.
  • Assist in covering on-call duties beyond normal hours, on weekends and holidays to respond to facility emergencies. Assist with safety, fire, and disaster preparedness programs, and OSHA compliance.
  • Conduct routine checks of fire alarms and security systems.
  • Assist with coordination and documentation of fire, safety, and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain SDS sheets.
  • Assist with the Orientation program for all employees must include a minimum of the following: fire drill procedures, disaster procedures, alarm panel review, emergency water supply, OSHA regulations, tour of facility including shut-off valves, evacuation routes, etc.Perform duties in a safe manner and comply with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Maintenance Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Director of Maintenance.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years previous experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the operations and maintenance of facilities and grounds including carpentry, electrical, mechanical, water and septic, security and alarm systems, HVAC systems, grounds maintenance and code requirements.
  • Demonstrated mechanical, electrical and repair abilities.
  • Ability to operate various maintenance equipment and tools.
  • Must be able to read instructions and manuals for equipment and tools.
  • Must be able to communicate positively with residents, coworkers, families, and vendors.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds, perform moderately strenuous tasks and to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day in the throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility both indoors and outside in all types of weather conditions. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Must be available to assist with on-call duties to respond to facility emergencies.  Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the work day.    May be exposed to dust, fumes, allergens and air contaminants.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

Please e-mail your resume to Stacey.McKinney@kissito.org

Director of Activities – Warsaw

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:                                 Activities Director 

Reports to:                             Administrator 

SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning and organizing individual and group activities to meet the social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual needs of tenants. Communicates available programs to tenants and encourages participation.

REPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Adheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choice, and individuality of tenants.
  • Conducts an assessment with each tenant to determine those activities in which the tenant would be most interested in pursuing and/or participating.
  • Summarizes information obtained from each tenant’s activity and interest profile to determine which activities are of interest to the greatest number of tenants. Plans and organizes programs, events and activities around tenants’ interests.
  • Participates in the tenant service planning process to provide input as to each tenant’s involvement in his/her areas of interest.
  • Develops and maintains a volunteer program.
  • Leads and/or oversees individual and group activities on a daily basis, encouraging tenant participation.
  • Documents tenant participation in group and/or individual social / recreational programs.
  • Develops and distributes monthly activity schedules to tenants and posted for easy reference by tenants.
  • Develops and distributes a newsletter on a regular basis for tenants, family members and selected referral sources.
  • Acknowledges tenant birthdays, anniversaries, and special accomplishments by planning a special event and/or giving the tenant a card, note, or small gift.
  • Orders needed supplies (e.g., art and craft supplies, party supplies, etc.). Oversees the activity budget to ensure that costs are maintained within budgetary guidelines.
  • Maintains the activity storage area in a neat, clean manner.
  • Picks up supplies after each activity and returns furniture to its original position.
  • Provides instructions and supplies for other employees, tenants or volunteers to assist with group or individual activities.
  • Takes pictures of Community events, parties and other special occasions.
  • Maintains and updates information pertinent to the social / activity program, including community resources, entertainment, guest speakers, volunteers, and tenant and staff birthdays/anniversaries.
  •  Makes arrangements for local groups or organizations to hold meetings, performances, and/or special events at the Community.
  • Organizes outings into the local community to locations of interest to tenants; ensures that sufficient staff and/or volunteers participate in the outings; makes arrangements for the provision of needed tenant services during the time of the outing.
  • Maintains a sign-up schedule for regular transportation to doctor appointments, bank(s) and shopping and assists tenants in making other transportation arrangements as needed.
  • Drives tenants in the Community van to outings, doctor appointments, etc. as needed/requested.
  • Plans special “theme” days or months around holidays, seasons, or recognized days such as Father’s or Mother’s Day.
  • Pairs interested staff members with tenants based on common interests to facilitate the implementation of tenant interests.
  • Provides assistance in providing tenant services (e.g., assistance with personal care, meal service, etc.) as needed/requested.
  • Reports any abuse, suspected abuse or alleged abuse to the appropriate agency(s).
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Enjoys working with the elderly; relates well to seniors.
  • Able to lead and motivate people; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Able to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
  • Self-starter; able to carry out diverse duties with minimal supervision.
  • Enjoys thinking of new ideas; is creative and resourceful.
  • Good computer skills (i.e. MS Word, Printshop, etc.).
  • Professional appearance and attitude.
  • Holds a valid driver’s license of the appropriate type and a driving record which meets the Community insurance standards.

All general staffing requirements:

  • Free of communicable disease
  • Able to physically/mentally perform tasks, as verified by a health screening that includes TB clearance
  • Criminal record clearance
  • Current First-Aid certification
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • General understanding of the needs of the elderly
  • Willingness to learn

Please e-mail your resume to Charlie.Davis@kissito.org to apply!

Registered Nurse (RN) Warsaw

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:                        Registered Nurse

SUMMARY:

The Registered Nurse reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Nursing and is responsible for delivering quality nursing care to assigned residents in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the resident’s care.

  • Assess each resident; collect and document the resident’s current health status and medical history. Complete and/or review the Admission Data Record. Make accurate and ongoing assessments of the resident’s status and respond appropriately.
  • Plan/Implement: Set priorities for nursing action in a logical sequence according to the resident’s needs and formulate a plan of care by the appropriate selection of Nurse Practice Standards. The Plan of Care is initiated on resident admission based on all aspects of the initial assessment.  Plan includes physiological, psychosocial, and environmental factors.
  • Evaluate: Perform ongoing assessments and revise plan of care based on new data and resident’s condition. .
  • Documentation: Document accurate and ongoing assessments of resident status. Document resident care which reflects nursing intervention, resident response to care provided, resident needs, problems, capabilities, limitations and progress toward goals.
  • Communicate with physicians regarding resident needs, the nursing assessments, and recommendations as needed. Collaborate with other nurses and nursing department staff to ensure the resident’s well being.

Perform direct patient care utilizing established procedures, policies and standards.

  • Administer medications, IV’s, treatments and procedures in accordance with physician’s orders.
  • Observe and document resident’s response to medications and treatments.
  • Ensure proper disposal of all drugs and medications.
  • Ensure adequate levels of medication, supplies and equipment is available at all time. Report needs to the Director of Nursing.
  • Handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.
  • Maintain the comfort, privacy, and dignity of each resident in the delivery of services.
  • Interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding and adherence to all aspects of residents’ rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse.
  • Promptly report to the charge nurse or administrative staff all incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents’ rights.
  • Assure residents have call lights at hand and answer resident’s call lights promptly and courteously.
  • Assist with orienting residents and their families to the nursing facility upon admission.
  • Receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty each shift. Give the nursing report to relief personnel before departing at the end of each shift.
  • Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdown to the Charge Nurse.
  • Promptly report injuries of an unknown source, including skin tears to the Charge Nurse.
  • Communicate and interact effectively, courteously, and tactfully with residents, visitors, family members, peers, and supervisors.
  • Thoroughly wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident.
  • Make rounds frequently and check each resident routinely to ensure his/her nursing care needs are being met.
  • Respond to inquiries or requests from residents and family members in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Promote positive public relations with residents, family members and guests.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.

Develop and implement nursing care plans and assessments.

  • Inform the Charge Nurse of any changes in the resident’s conditions so that appropriate changes (if necessary) can be made to the care plan.
  • Ensure all nursing notes convey specific care provided and the resident’s response or lack of response to the care provided.
  • Perform all nursing services in accordance with the individualized care plan.
  • Honor the resident’s refusal of treatment request.       Document and promptly report such requests to the Charge Nurse.
  • Assist in developing preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the nursing needs of each resident.
  • Assist in developing a written plan of care that identifies the nursing needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each nursing need identified.
  • Ensure that all nursing personnel are aware of the care plans and that care plans are used in providing daily nursing services to the residents.
  • Review nurses notes and monitor residents to ensure the care plans are being followed and that residents’ needs are being met.
  • Review and revise care plans and assessments as necessary.

Performs duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Practice careful, efficient, and no-waste use of supplies and linens in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.

Timely and accurately record nursing notes in an informative and description manner.

  • Record all entries on notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by the facility when recording information.
  • Properly document all care, responses to care, vitals, changes in condition, etc. in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Perform “Charge Nurse” duties as assigned.

    • Assess residents and analyze information to develop appropriate interventions to prevent decline. Record signs of change in condition.
    • Notify appropriate staff per facility protocol to evaluate weight loss, decline in ambulation, development of skin breakdown, etc.
    • Observe conditions which indicate possible need for restorative nursing programs and notify appropriate staff of the need for evaluation.
    • Inform the physician of changes in assessment as appropriate.
    • Administer medications and treatments to residents.       Place orders for medication.
    • Respond to emergencies; assess the condition of the resident; decide on type of medical attention; call appropriate ambulance service if needed.
    • Admit, transfer, or discharge residents as necessary.
    • Notify family when resident is transferred or admitted to the hospital.
    • Maintain resident clinical files; keep charts updated; document appropriately.
      • Documentation requirements include, but are not limited to, the following: Changes in medical and physical condition; Responses to antibiotic therapy; Report of weight loss/gain and response to change; Complete, accurate, and timely physician’s information; Changes in specialized diets; and Report of pressure ulcer condition and response to treatment.
    • Maintain current knowledge of patient conditions/information through the maintenance of accurate lists. The list must be shift specific. This knowledge includes, but is not limited to:       Resident skin conditions; Diet and supplements; Special equipment needs; continence and protection used; Weight gain/loss; Side rail use and reason for use; Residents at high risk for skin breakdown requiring more frequent positioning.
    • Maintain accountability for controlled substances; Inventory medications at the beginning and end of each shift; notify Director of Nursing of discrepancies.
    • Communicate status of residents to incoming personnel according to established procedures.
      • Shift report to the certified nursing assistants must include, but are not limited to, the following: Changes in resident condition; Report of new admissions; Residents scheduled for appointments and rehabilitation; Assigned baths and restorative instructions; Changes in specialized diets; Individualized patient instruction. Give special attention to CNA’s who are new to their assignments.
    • Transcribe, clarify and implement physician’s orders.
    • Supervise the certified nursing assistants and determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, expedite workflow, evaluate, and counsel as appropriate.
    • Insure that certified nursing assistants and other supervised personnel adhere to standard job requirements.
    • Review the missing treatments report prior to the end of each shift. Take appropriate corrective action to ensure missing treatments are given and documented; and that any treatments not given are properly documented including reason.
  • Review punch detail reports for department staff.       Promptly research and submit missed punch forms, PTO requests, etc. as needed to correct daily punches.       Sign all punch detail reports, missed punch forms, and PTO requests to authorize payment.
  • Monitor department staff to ensure they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Monitor department staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

The Registered Nurse reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Nursing.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered Registered Nurse License issued by the State.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach, stoop, kneel, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, and visitors.   Exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

E-mail your resume to Charlie.Davis@kissito.org to apply!

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Warsaw

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title: Licensed Practical Nurse

SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Nursing and is responsible for delivering quality nursing care to assigned residents in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. Care provided should conform to recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing, under the direction/delegation of a Registered Nurse.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the resident’s care.           

  • Assess each resident; collect and document the resident’s current health status and medical history. Complete and/or review the Admission Data Record. Make accurate and ongoing assessments of the resident’s status and respond appropriately.
  • Plan/Implement: Set priorities for nursing action in a logical sequence according to the resident’s needs and formulate a plan of care by the appropriate selection of Nurse Practice Standards. The Plan of Care is initiated on resident admission based on all aspects of the initial assessment.  Plan includes physiological, psychosocial, and environmental factors.
  • Evaluate: Perform ongoing assessments and revise plan of care based on new data and resident’s condition.                .
  • Documentation: Document accurate and ongoing assessments of resident status. Document resident care which reflects nursing intervention, resident response to care provided, resident needs, problems, capabilities, limitations and progress toward goals.
  • Communicate with physicians regarding resident needs, the nursing assessments, and recommendations as needed. Collaborate with other nurses and nursing department staff to ensure the resident’s well being.

Perform direct patient care utilizing established procedures, policies and standards.

  • Administer medications, IV’s, treatments and procedures in accordance with physician’s orders.
  • Observe and document resident’s response to medications and treatments.
  • Ensure proper disposal of all drugs and medications.
  • Ensure adequate levels of medication, supplies and equipment is available at all time. Report needs to the Director of Nursing.
  • Handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner.
  • Maintain the comfort, privacy, and dignity of each resident in the delivery of services.
  • Interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding and adherence to all aspects of residents’ rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse.
  • Promptly report to the charge nurse or administrative staff all incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents’ rights.
  • Assure residents have call lights at hand and answer resident’s call lights promptly and courteously.
  • Assist with orienting residents and their families to the nursing facility upon admission.
  • Receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty each shift. Give the nursing report to relief personnel before departing at the end of each shift.
  • Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdown to the Charge Nurse.
  • Promptly report injuries of an unknown source, including skin tears to the Charge Nurse.
  • Communicate and interact effectively, courteously, and tactfully with residents, visitors, family members, peers, and supervisors.
  • Thoroughly wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident.
  • Make rounds frequently and check each resident routinely to ensure his/her nursing care needs are being met.
  • Respond to inquiries or requests from residents and family members in a prompt and courteous manner.
  • Promote positive public relations with residents, family members and guests.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.

Develop and implement nursing care plans and assessments.

  • Inform the Charge Nurse of any changes in the resident’s conditions so that appropriate changes (if necessary) can be made to the care plan.
  • Ensure all nursing notes convey specific care provided and the resident’s response or lack of response to the care provided.
  • Perform all nursing services in accordance with the individualized care plan.
  • Honor the resident’s refusal of treatment request.       Document and promptly report such requests to the Charge Nurse.
  • Assist in developing preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the nursing needs of each resident.
  • Assist in developing a written plan of care that identifies the nursing needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each nursing need identified.
  • Ensure that all nursing personnel are aware of the care plans and that care plans are used in providing daily nursing services to the residents.
  • Review nurses notes and monitor residents to ensure the care plans are being followed and that residents’ needs are being met.
  • Review and revise care plans and assessments as necessary.

Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Practice careful, efficient, and no-waste use of supplies and linens in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.

Timely and accurately record nursing notes in an informative and description manner.

  • Record all entries on notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by the facility when recording information.
  • Properly document all care, responses to care, vitals, changes in condition, etc. in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Perform “Charge Nurse” duties as assigned.

    • Assess residents and analyze information to develop appropriate interventions to prevent decline. Record signs of change in condition.
    • Notify appropriate staff per facility protocol to evaluate weight loss, decline in ambulation, development of skin breakdown, etc.
    • Observe conditions which indicate possible need for restorative nursing program and notify appropriate staff of the need for evaluation.
    • Inform the physician of changes in assessment as appropriate.
    • Administer medications and treatments to residents.       Place orders for medication.
    • Respond to emergencies; assess the condition of the resident; decide on type of medical attention; call appropriate ambulance service if needed.
    • Admit, transfer, or discharge residents as necessary.
    • Notify family when resident is transferred or admitted to the hospital.
    • Maintain resident clinical files; keep charts updated; document appropriately.
      • Documentation requirements include, but are not limited to, the following: Changes in medical and physical condition; Responses to antibiotic therapy; Report of weight loss/gain and response to change; Complete, accurate, and timely physician’s information; Changes in specialized diets; and Report of pressure ulcer condition and response to treatment.
    • Maintain current knowledge of patient conditions/information through the maintenance of accurate lists. The list must be shift specific. This knowledge includes, but is not limited to:       Resident skin conditions; Diet and supplements; Special equipment needs; Continency and protection used; Weight gain/loss Side rail use and reason for use; Residents at high risk for skin breakdown requiring more frequent positioning.
    • Maintain accountability for controlled substances; Inventory medications at the beginning and end of each shift; notify Director of Nursing of discrepancies.
    • Communicate status of residents to incoming personnel according to established procedures.
    • Shift report to the certified nursing assistants must include, but are not limited to, the following: Changes in resident condition; Report of new admissions; Residents scheduled for appointments and rehabilitation; Assigned baths and restorative instructions; Changes in specialized diets; Individualized patient instruction. Give special attention to CNA’s who are new to their assignments.
    • Transcribe, clarify and implement physician’s orders.
    • Supervise the certified nursing assistants and determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, expedite workflow, evaluate, and counsel as appropriate.
    • Insure that certified nursing assistants and other supervised personnel adhere to standard job requirements.
    • Review the missing treatments report prior to the end of each shift. Take appropriate corrective action to ensure missing treatments are given and documented; and that any treatments not given are properly documented including reason.
    • Review punch detail reports for department staff.
    • Promptly research and submit missed punch forms, PTO requests, etc. as needed to correct daily punches.
    •   Sign all punch detail reports, missed punch forms, and PTO requests to authorize payment.
    • Monitor department staff to ensure they are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
    • Monitor department staff’s adherence to Employee Handbook policies and procedures. Provide appropriate counseling and discipline as needed.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

The Licensed Practical Nurse reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Nursing.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Must possess a current, unencumbered registration as a LPN issued by the State.
  • Completion of Board of Nursing I.V. Therapy course preferred.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach, stoop, kneel, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Works throughout the facility. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.  Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances.  Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, and visitors.   Exposure to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

Please e-mail your resume to Charlie.Davis@kissito.org