Wesley Enhanced Living

Personal Care Aide / Med Tech

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2021-5617
Location : Name
Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
Type
Part-Time
Shift
11:00pm-7:00am, Every Other Weekend with Shift Differential
Category
Personal Care

Overview

Come see why Wesley Enhanced Living is Ranked #4 in the Nation as a Best Workplace in our industry!

 

At Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) our employees love what they do because we have created an environment of possibilities to help them learn, grow, and have the opportunity to make an impact each and every day. You cannot realize your full potential without an organization that makes your growth a priority. 

 

Now is the time to join our team and continue your journey with an organization that will support your efforts and reward your accomplishments. WEL is ranked #4 in the nation on the 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services list, and has been a Certified Great Place to Work for the past four years in a row. We got here because of our amazingly talented employees and their commitment to our mission of making a compelling difference in the lives of our residents! Are you looking for an environment where everyone cares as much as you do and is as dedicated as you are? This is what sets WEL apart!

 

We invite you to visit: www.WELcareers.org to learn more about our 130+ year young organization, our enhanced living philosophy, and our award winning team of employees.  We welcome your application and look forward to learning more about your goals and why you would like to work at WEL.

 

Over 90% of Wesley Enhanced Living residents have received the COVID-19 vaccination. For the safety and protection of our residents, employees, and visitors our organization requires that all staff members receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

ABOUT US

 

Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) is a non-profit organization with six senior living communities in the Greater Philadelphia area. Our employees provide excellence in service, innovation to meet ever changing needs, and teamwork to make a compelling difference in the lives of our residents. A sense of community has developed from a mutual respect for each other. Our employees are encouraged to share their voice and ideas, so we may enhance our strengths and identify opportunities for continued improvement. Here, you will be able to help shape the future of our organization by cultivating and enhancing our award-winning culture. These are not just words on a page, they represent who we are and what we believe; and we have the recognition to prove it. Together, we can make a difference!

 

At WEL, we are committed to taking care of our employees by providing a positive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a competitive rate of pay along with a full suite of benefits to support your health, financial well-being, work/life balance, as well as your professional development.

 

Apply today and imagine the possibilities!

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer | A Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccine Employer

 

Responsibilities

The Personal Care Aide is responsible for day to day care of resident which includes activities of daily living, IADLS, light housekeeping, and abiding to Personal Care Regulations.

 

The Personal Care Aide essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Personal Care
    • Communicates courteously and effectively with residents
    • Performs assignments of resident care as directed by supervisor
    • Provides for activities of daily living (ADL) care which includes bathing dressing and grooming
    • Transports residents to/from activities, meals, church services, hairdresser, etc.
    • Responds to all call emergency bells
    • Responds to all fire alarms following procedures
    • Changes bed linen as needed
    • Personal Laundry gathering, washing, folding and putting away clean clothes
    • Encourages, engages and participates in therapeutic activity programs
    • Maintains resident room and belongings in a neat and orderly fashion
    • Empty waste basket daily and wash dishes in resident apartment
    • Maintains confidentiality at all times
    • Comprehends and practices approved asepsis and infection control procedures
    • Maintains proper storage and handling of linen and supplies
    • Document
    • Respond to call bells
    • Communicate with supervisors and peers
    • Demonstrate competence in vital signs
    • Demonstrate competency in the use of weight scales equipment
  • Safety

    • Wear, utilize and maintain equipment in the appropriate manner
    • Identifies safety and or maintenance concerns, i.e. broken equipment, fall risks, etc.
    • Performs or provides for corrective measures, including removing residents from an unsafe area, calling in a maintenance request, removing a hazard, etc.
    • Maintains resident safety at all times
    • Comprehends and actively performs of fire drills and fire safety policies and procedures
  • Customer Service

    • Demonstrates and practices knowledge of Residents’ Rights and ability to provide for and comply with Residents’ Rights
    • Provides for orientation of newly admitted residents
    • Demonstrates attentiveness to resident and/or family concerns and assist in directing them to the appropriate party
    • Demonstrates/maintains a good working relationship with:
      • Residents
      • Family Members
      • Supervisors
      • Co-workers
      • Recognizes, accepts and respects people as individuals
      • Courteous, polite behavior and interactions
      • Deliver mail, assist residents with opening and reading, as requested
  • Communication
    • Daily use of chart to chart report to communicate routine reporting to the PCA who is coming on duty
    • Reporting to charge nurse immediately any medical emergency, behavioral changes, bruising or wounds, and certain time reporting which includes sugar levels, blood pressure.
    • Reporting med errors

Qualifications

Related Experience: One Year Experience as a Personal Care Aide preferred

 

Education or Degree Requirement: High School Diploma or GED

 

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: Med Tech Certification or must complete company-provided training within 60-days of hire

 

A Drug-Free Workplace . Equal Opportunity Employer

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