Date Posted: 10/26/2016
Location: Chambersburg, PA 17202
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Pool/Occasional
SpiriTrust Lutheran is now hiring a Resident Assistant
POOL and Occasional
The Village at Luther Ridge--Personal Care Center
SpiriTrust Lutheran provides residential living, personal care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services in six senior living communities; home healthcare, home health telemonitoring, in-home support services and hospice care; a community-based program that allows skilled nursing-eligible seniors to remain living in their homes; and a range of community outreach services, including a Health, Education and Life Enrichment Program (H.E.L.P.) Center, case management, counseling services, financial literacy programs, deaf and hard of hearing services, domestic violence/abuse intervention and several volunteer-based assistance programs.
SpiriTrust Lutheran started in 1951 with $9,000 and a modes office on Market Street in York. Today, . Enjoy an environment where the nurse to resident ratio is higher than many other nursing homes. SpiriTrust Lutheran is one of the leading non-profit organizations in the region. SpiriTrust Lutheran and its program agencies and subsidiaries serve nearly 11,000 people each year.
At SpiriTrust Lutheran , our employees are a highly valued resource. Their dedication, skill and commitment enable us to provide excellent service and care within our continuing care retirement communities, community outreach programs and home care services. We offer: Competitive salaries Comprehensive benefits package Education assistance Career advancement/professional growth Friendly, team-oriented environment If you are ready to join us for a rewarding career.
Responsible for performing a variety of duties to provide safe, efficient assistance to residents; performing various documentation and communication duties; ensuring safety and care of resident environment; providing residents with dignity and respect; coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; responding to inquiries or requests for information.
Education/Training: A high school diploma or equivalent required; must satisfactorily complete and provide proof of completion of Department of Public Welfare mandated personal care direct care staff training and competency examination within 14 days of date of hire; must satisfactorily complete Agency-provided resident assistant training during introductory period.
Skill(s): Speak and understand English; moderate reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; general knowledge of assigned department’s operations; CPR certified. Refer to separate analysis for physical requirements of the essential functions with or without accommodation.