Supervisor

US-NY-Canandaigua
2 weeks ago
Category
Assisted Living
Type
Regular Part-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Shift
Days
Department
Senior Living
Corporation Name
DePaul Adult Care Communities (DACC) NY

Overview

Demonstrates positive leadership and oversight of each shift for the provision of routine and emergent resident care services.

 

Horizons

Responsibilities

1)     Respects and maintains resident rights and confidentiality.

2)     Listens and responds to residents’ requests promptly and cheerfully.

        Assists in providing for the social, emotional and cultural needs of

        residents.

3)     Leads each shift in a respectful manner and according to the company’s

        policies and procedures.

4)     Performs all duties and responsibilities of a Medication Technician and of

        a Resident Care Assistant. (See appropriate job

        descriptions).                              

5)     Monitors residents’ needs and makes appropriate referrals to outside

        service providers utilizing DePaul’s Policies and Procedures for direction.

6)     Assists in providing a cheerful and homelike environment.

7)     Monitors the work performance of the RCA’s, HHA’s and PCA’s to assure

        that residents receive the assistance they require and that this

        assistance is provided at a pace that does not cause the resident to feel

        rushed.

8)     Communicates clearly and thoroughly with staff members both on shift

        and the incoming shift regarding resident and community issues.

9)     Communicates with the resident’s family and responsible person timely

        and professionally.

10)   Demonstrates skills to build relationships with residents that are warm,

        positive, caring and supportive.

11)   Relates professionally to staff from regulatory agencies.

12)   Completes and reviews all written documentation prior to leaving the

        shift.

13)   Participates in the required twelve (12) hours of in-services education

        per year and other meetings/inservice training deemed necessary..

14)   Responsible for promptly reporting any staff or resident issues, using the

        documentation systems as described in the DePaul staff handbook before

        leaving their shift.

15)   Maintains daily time card recording as described in the handbook.

16)   Performs all other duties as directed by the Resident Care Director.

 

SPECIAL DEMANDS:

·       Warmth, understanding and responsiveness to residents and their

        demands and reactions.

·       Positive feeling for families and visitors, exercising patience and tact.

·       Ability to use initiative, judgment and resourcefulness and ability to

        make decisions and to lead the shift successfully.

·       Ability to treat supervisees, other staff, resident and families with respect

        at all times.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.     Ability to communicate with residents and others in the English language.

2.     Ability to read and write English.

3.     Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. without mechanical assistance. 

4.     Ability to visually observe residents.

5.     Ability to audibly hear call bells, emergency systems, verbal needs

        expressed by residents.

6.     Ability to turn, stoop, bend, and stretch in order to assist residents.

7.     Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods.

8.     Ability to recognize and respond to emergencies, including the

        evacuation of residents and visitors in the event of fire.

9.     Ability to push medication cart down hallway without assistance.

Qualifications

1.     Must be at least 18 years of age.

2.     HS diploma or GED preferred. CNA, HHA, or PCA certification preferred.

3.     Must be dependable, hardworking and willing to work as part of a team.

4.     Must demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

5.     Respects and maintains resident rights and confidentiality.

6.     Must be First Aid certified (DePaul will provide training).

7.     Must pass the Health Evaluation exam/tests performed at the time of hire

        and yearly thereafter.

8.     Must be approved by the NYS Criminal History Background Check (CHRC)

        unit and meet company employment criteria.

Work Environment

Well lighted, air-conditioned/heated environment; may be exposed to residents with communicable diseases or confused residents who become combative. May be required to work outside on occasion when required by resident care needs (i.e., resident walks or other outdoor activities).

Protective Equipment Used/Equipment Needed

Latex gloves, goggles, for standard precautions.  Office equipment (copier, computer, fax machine, telephone), fire extinguisher, wheel chairs.

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