Christian Care Communities, Inc.

Adult Day Program Associate

US-KY-Hopkinsville
4 months ago(9/15/2017 11:35 AM)
ID
2017-2057
Category
Healthcare
200 Sterling Drive
Type
PRN
Shift
Day

Overview

Founded in 1884, Christian Care Communities is Kentucky’s largest faith-based not-for-profit provider of affordable senior retirement living and long-term care for Older Adults. Our statewide network of senior living communities provides more than a place to live—we provide a place to call “home.” Christian Care Communities serves Older Adults through an extensive network of senior communities and services, including: independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and adult day care.

Responsibilities

Do you enjoy working with compassion for older adults and their families? Do you embrace aging as a valued part of life? If so, we have an exciting career opportunity for you!

 

The Adult Day Program Associate is primarily responsible for coordinating personal and health related care, conducting activities, promoting independence, encouraging socialization, and advocating for the quality of life for the participants of the Adult Day Center while maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory and organizational standards.

 

  1. Demonstrates skills and assists with personal care of participants, including but not limited to:
    • Toileting
    • changing soiled clothing
    • personal hygiene care as needed
    • assisting in ambulation
    • cueing clients to independently meet their own needs
    • monitoring food and fluid intake
    • all other areas of personal care services.
  2. Maintains participant's records according to regulations and established policies and procedures

  3. Notes and reports any changes in attitude, health, or needs of participants.
  4. Prepares and serves meals to participants recognizing special dietary requirements.
  5. Participates in program planning.
  6. Conducts program activities designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each participant.
  7. Sets up and operates equipment; leads games, singing, discussions and other programmed activities; conducts exercise activities, and interacts with participants on an individual basis.
  8. Works with volunteers as assigned by the Volunteer Coordinator.
  9. Performs assigned duties to keep the facility safe, clean, and orderly.
  10. Maintains safe environment by recognizing, eliminating, and/or reporting hazards.
  11. Uses safety measures to assure safety of participants, visitors, and employees.
  12. Uses safe practices utilizing gait belts and mechanical lifts as deemed appropriate.
  13. Attends educational programs relevant to job responsibilities.

Qualifications

Required Education:​High School diploma or equivalent

 

Preferred Experience:​2 years’ experience working with older adults or in a long-term health care setting

 

Preferred License and/or Certification: ​Licensed as Nursing Assistant, Commonwealth of Kentucky; First Aid and CPR certified

 

 

Christian Care Communities, Inc. is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and providing an equal employment opportunity in all terms and conditions of employment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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