• Neighborhood Attendant

    Good Samaritan Society - International Falls
    Job Description

    This position provides resident care and services such as healthcare services, activities of daily living assistance and other duties, as assigned, in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards and procedures.


     

    Provides assistance with resident self- administration of medications all with proper training. Stores medications correctly, and monitors medication supplies. Follows procedures for documentation and medical emergencies. Obtain vital signs accurately and reports changes in resident health status. Assists in assuring all cares are provided according to resident service plan. Assists residents with dressing and maintaining proper clothing. Assists residents in maintaining proper and clean appearance, to include, but not limited to bathing and oral hygiene. Promotes highest level of resident mobility, ensuring residents have access to their assistive devices to support mobility and assists with application and care of hearing aids, eyeglasses, and prostheses if appropriate and applicable. Assists residents with self-administration of medications and monitors medication supplies. Assists as necessary with housekeeping, laundry and dining duties. Provides assistance with wellness or recreational programs and encouraging residents to participate. Adheres to OSHA and CDC guidelines to minimize infections by following aseptic cleaning techniques, including those that apply to blood borne pathogens. Demonstrates safe and proper techniques for chemical use, and follows SDS guidelines for any exposure. Keep chemicals secured in locked area as per policy.

    Basic Responsibilities:
    This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under the Society's Corporate Compliance Program.
    Other Duties:
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
     
    Education Experience Licensure Certification:

    A high school education or higher education is not required to be hired into this job. A high school diploma or GED is required for administration of medication in some states– refer to state regulations. Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.

    Skills/Abilities:

    Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.

    Knowledge:

    Must be able to speak read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly.

    Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position. The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
    Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business need.
    Weight Lifting Requirement: 25  lbs.
    Contact Information

  • International Falls Workforce Center 
    Rainy River Community College 
    1501 Highway 71, SC 128 
    International Falls, MN 56649-2160 

    Telephone and Email 
    1-218-283-9427 Or intlfalls.wfc@state.mn.us

    Hours of Operation 
    8AM to 4:30PM 
    Monday-Friday 

    Additional Job Source Resources:

    https://www.minnesotaworks.net/
    http://mn.gov/deed/business/ 
    http://www.ifallsjournal.com/classifieds/job/