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Skilled Maintenance Technician

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Skilled Maintenance person is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the physical plant. Conducting under supervisor direction, preventive maintenance, routine servicing, seasonal repairs and changes, building equipment and plumbing repairs.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Performs general maintenance duties, such as: fixing wall covers, floor covers and some furniture and fixtures; skilled plumbing work, skilled electrical repair and appliance repairs.
  2. Performs skilled preventive maintenance, as directed by supervisor.
  3. Performs skilled building and equipment repairs.
  4. Accomplishes all work in the order of priority set by supervisor.
  5. Assists, during winter, with snow removal efforts.
  6. Participates in all drills and in-service meetings as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. HVAC preferred. Technical knowledge/ability required. Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicates effectively, and performs simple arithmetic.
  2. One year experience in plant and/or residential maintenance required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Moderate to heavy physical effort; may be exposed to the elements (heat, cold, rain, snow); work in area with high voltage electricity, hazardous equipment and moving parts; work on roof top and other high places; ability to set up and climb ladders safely with tools and equipment necessary for assigned work; must be able to lift 80 pounds; must be able to walk, stand and stoop for an extended period of time (over 80% of the time); exposure to a variety of chemicals and dust daily; may be exposed to the HBV and HIV viruses.

Cook

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Cook is responsible for the preparation of all food items as per standardized recipes.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Prepares all soups, stocks, sauces; boils, braises and roasts items as per standardized recipes.
  2. Prepares and serves all sautéed, fried, grilled, steamed and baked items as per standardized recipes.
  3. Prepares or directs the preparation of all food served, following standard recipes and special diet orders.  Plans food production to coordinate with meal serving hours, so that excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food is preserved.
  4. Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus and seeing that supplies are obtained from storage areas in adequate time for meal production.
  5. Takes the temperature of food items prior to service, during service & at the end of service to ensure it is at the appropriate temperatures. Records & initials in the Temperature log book
  6. Checks the Daily Events sheets to ensure the event needs are met and done so atthe designated time

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic.Ability to understand measurements and conversions.
  2. A minimum of three years experience as a cook in a hotel, restaurant, club or similar institution.
  3. Ability to plan and organize work, to interpret instructions, recipes, specifications and standards.
  4. Knowledge of kitchen equipment operations and maintenance.Some knowledge of nutrition and diet.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must be able to stand or walk for up to 8 hours per day.  Must be able to bend, stoop, and stretch frequently throughout the day.  Moderate to heavy physical effort needed infrequently.  Manual dexterity for preparing food.  Ability to use standard industrial kitchen appliances required.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. independently. May be exposed to extreme temperatures (freezers and stoves-range burners) for short periods of time.  May be exposed to industrial cleaning chemicals. Must be able to see, hear, and communicate with others.

Caregiver

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Caregiver is responsible for performing domestic personal care duties as requested by Residents that result in a supportive environment for participating Residents that encourages their independence and that supports the overall health maintenance activity.

Essential Job Duties:

Perform domestic personal care services per the Resident GVS Cares Service Plan.

  1. Light housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming, cleaning bathroom, kitchen)
  2. Laundry
  3. Wake up services
  4. Meal preparation
  5. Opening and reading mail
  6. Organizational help (organizing closets, cabinets, drawers)
  7. Clothes layout and dressing assistance
  8. Ambulation support (pushing a wheelchair or accompanying for balance)
  9. Light reading
  10. Errands (grocery and household goods shopping, etc.)
  11. Reminders, advice, and light assistance for grooming and personal hygiene
  12. Companionship
  13. Schedule and medication reminders
  14. Personal transportation

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Domestic Personal Care or housekeeping in a similar environment experience is strongly preferred, but not required.
  2. Can perform multiple and daily routine tasks with attention to detail.
  3. Can follow both written and verbal instructions.
  4. Demonstrates compassion towards the senior demographic with a positive attitude.
  5. Has a demonstrated history of flexibility under changing conditions.
  6. Can prioritize and organize work schedule and tasks.
  7. Must have safe, reliable transportation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May be required to lift, push, pull and move equipment, supplies, or materials up to thirty (30) pounds infrequently.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate in the English language orally and in written form without assistance.
  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people.

Housekeeper

Summary:

The Housekeeper is responsible for the cleanliness and neatness of assigned apartments and common areas.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Performs general housekeeping duties of hallways and common areas as directed by supervisor.
  2. Performs general housekeeping duties in apartments, such as:vacuuming, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, and dusting of all cleared flat surfaces.
  3. Accomplishes all work in the order of priority set by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to understand and follow instructions in English and communicate effectively.  Previous housekeeping experience preferred but not required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:

Moderate to heavy physical effort 95% of the work day. Must be able to stand and walk long distances up to 8 hours per day.  Must be able to stoop and work from a kneeling position, perform repetitive bending, reaching and stretching.  Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. independently.  Must be able to push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. over tiled and carpeted surfaces over long distances. Must be able to operate a vacuum, work in confined spaces around furniture and breakable objects, and have constant contact with residents. May be exposed to communicable diseases including influenza, HIV and Hepatitis.  May be exposed to unpleasant odors, high heat levels, and institutional cleaning chemicals.

Staff Nurse

Summary:

The Staff Nurse is responsible for following established policies and procedures and/or specific instructions from supervisory nursing staff. The Staff Nurse is responsible for hands on resident care, proper and timely administration of medications and treatments, accurate verbal and written reports and rapid responses to any/all emergency situations. Abides and follows established policy and procedures as outlined by the community, local, state and federal regulations.

Full Job Description:

Note: The position of Staff Nurse may be an R.N. or L.P.N., all duties listed below may be performed by either.

  • Job Skills/Resident Care
    • Performs professional nursing services which include resident assessments, recording vital signs, administering medications, enemas, catheterization, suctioning, intravenous fluids, sterile technique dressings, set-up and following isolation techniques, set-up and administration of oxygen, physical and emotional caring techniques.
    • Performs restorative and rehabilitative nursing for residents by communications and instructing in activities of daily living or other self help techniques as outlined in the resident care plan.
    • Makes rounds and tours on a regular basis assessing resident needs and appearance of facility, verifying resident needs are being met.
    • Responds in a swift manner to facility, resident, or staff emergencies.
    • Documents written report and provides verbal report on any/all unusual or abnormal observations, emergency care, resident need, family concerns, writing of physician orders, or changes in physician orders, narcotic records, follow-up care, resident care plan revisions, and any/all changes related to ensuring that quality resident care is provided.
    • Communicates with resident, family, Health Center staff, pharmacy and others as necessary on resident needs and concerns in a professional manner.
    • Responds with both verbal and physical communication in an endeavor to meet all emotional, social, and spiritual needs of residents, families, and staff members.
    • Oversees nursing personnel to specific assigned jobs and spot checks work to ensure Health Center standards are met.
    • Follows and abides by any/all community policies, procedures, local, state, and federal regulations.
    • Attends in-service training and educational seminars as needed to maintain professional license and keep abreast of current nursing practices.
    • Performs other duties as needed or as assigned by the Director of Nursing Services.
    • Interprets and functions within the established personnel policies of the facility.
  • Resident Rights
    • Assists in maintaining the facility’s philosophy of providing high quality nursing care while maintaining resident independence, privacy and dignity.
    • Maintains good working relationships with all other staff members, supervisors and all other facility personnel through example and precept.
    • Fosters and maintains cordial relationships with residents, their families and friends, and interested persons or groups in the community.
  • Infection Control
    • Disposes properly, the articles used for resident care, maintaining proper Infection Control.
    • Maintains proper personal and physical hygiene.
    • Follows all Infection Control/Universal Precautions as directed by policies established by the facility.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Qualifications 

  • Professional: Graduate of accredited school of nursing, passed board exam as designated by the State Board of Health.
  • Currently licensed with the Indiana State Board of Nurses Registration and Education as either Registered Nurse (R.N.) or Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.).
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical nursing, including restorative nursing practice.
  • Practical knowledge of nursing skills and standards.
  • Knowledge of the principles of management and supervision.
  • A genuine interest in geriatric nursing.
  • Well informed on the current guidelines of geriatric nursing.

CNA, Skilled Care

Summary:

Provides direct care to the residents under the supervision of the Charge Nurse.  Assists nursing staff by performing various duties in accordance with established facility policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides all Resident hygiene needs as directed by the Charge Nurse. (i.e. bathing, showering, oral hygiene, Peri-care, toileting, hair/nail care and linen changes)
  • Takes resident vital signs, height/weight, intake/output measurements, etc. as applicable and requested by Charge Nurse.
  • Prepares resident for meals, helping those able into the dining room. Assists or feeds residents as necessary.  Removes trays from resident’s room.  Distributes fresh drinking water and nourishments to residents and places within easy reach of resident.
  • Cares for resident’s personal laundry if family does not. Observes each item marked with resident’s name.  Transports personal laundry to facility laundry room.  Alert to possibility of loss or theft of personal laundry and uses appropriate measures to caution against.
  • Assists with admission, transfer and discharge of residents as instructed by Charge Nurse.
  • Makes rounds to assigned residents, anticipates residents’ needs and responds to resident call lights promptly and courteously. Turns, positions and provides incontinent care as per facility policy.
  • Performs general care of residents in isolation, utilizing appropriate isolation techniques by following Universal Precautions according to Health Care Center policies and procedures.
  • Transports residents to and from various areas as necessary and as requested, maintaining residents’ safety.
  • Gives priority of resident needs over own personal needs.
  • Collects specimens and transports samples to appropriate areas, as required.
  • Reports to Charge Nurse any changes in condition or behavior of resident.
  • Maintains safety of resident during procedures and reports unsafe equipment. Uses good personal safety techniques/body mechanics during resident care.
  • Accepts assignments and changes in assignments readily from Charge Nurse. Supports decisions of Charge Nurse.  Works cooperatively with other team members striving to maintain positive working environment.
  • Attends in-service programs to assure own personal growth and enhance resident care and resident rights.
  • Assists nursing staff in treatment and care of residents as directed.
  • Interprets and functions within the established personnel policies.
  • Maintains safe, clean environment by cleaning equipment as assigned by supervisor and cooperating with other departments to assure safety.
  • Proper documentation of resident care on a daily flow sheet.
  • Proper documentation of diet and fluid intake.
  • Proper documentation assignment sheets as indicated.
  • Proper documentation of Restrain Flow Sheet.
  • Other documentation as directed by supervisor.
  • Assists in maintaining the facility’s philosophy of providing high quality nursing care while maintaining resident independence, privacy, and dignity.
  • Maintains good working relationships with all staff members, supervisors and all other facility personnel through example and precept.
  • Fosters and maintains cordial relationships with residents, their families and friends, and interested persons or groups in the community.
  • Reports to Charge Nurse after clocking in for scheduled shift.
  • Reports to Charge Nurse prior to leaving work for any reason.
  • Disposes properly the articles used for resident care, maintaining proper infection control.
  • Participates in orientation of new personnel and provides feedback to Charge Nurse.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Maintains proper personal and physical hygiene.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Qualifications 

  • High School education or equivalence required.
  • 105 hours Certified Nursing Assistant Program as approved by the Indiana State Board of Health or equivalent as approved by the Indiana State Board of Health.
  • Requires having name placed on Certified Nursing Assistant Registry at time of hire as required by the Indiana State Board of Health.

Server (PT & FT)

Summary:

The Server Person is responsible for table service in the Community dining rooms.

Full Job Description:

  • Sets tables and maintains work stations in proper order, moving in a timely manner.
  • Takes orders, provides service and requested items both graciously and courteously within proper time frames
  • Clears dishes from tables during and after meal service appropriately with a tray from the right side of the guest.
  • Answers pertinent questions about menu items. Prior knowledge is needed of menu items before taking an order.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English and communicate effectively.
  • Experience waiting tables in a hotel, restaurant or club with fine dining preferred; will train.
  • Ability to interpret and explain menu, refer or answer questions, coordinate meal service process and understands requests.
  • Ability to work in close cooperation with residents, guests, visitors, families, supervisor and peers.  Requires courtesy, tact and graciousness.

E-mail resume to lcollins@gvsnet.org

POSITION TYPE: Hourly

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