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St. John's United
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  • Billings, MT
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Transitional Care Assistant

SUMMARY:

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Responsible for creating a nurturing home for residents and provides care and services to meet their needs within an environment of hope, dignity and love. The Transitional Care Assistant works cooperatively and respectfully with residents, coworkers, families, medical staff, visitors and volunteers to create this positive environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to personal care, housekeeping and home maintenance, food preparation and service, activities, recordkeeping and household financial management.
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

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  • All essential functions will be performed with empathy, dignity and respect of the Elder and will respect and accommodate resident’s individual choices whenever possible.
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  • The Transitional Care Assistant will also facilitate and help the resident to complete as much of their personal care as possible
    \r\nprovides for the daily hygiene care of the elders to include: bathing, dressing, grooming and related personal care
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  • Assists resident to have clothes purchased, laundered, and repaired as needed
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  • Responsible for taking and properly recording elder’s vital signs. (i.e.: blood pressure, temperature, pulse, etc.).
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  • Responsible for observing Elders well being (i.e.: change in behavior, change in vital signs, etc.) and reporting such changes to the appropriate team member
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  • Involves the Elders in maintaining the home whenever possible
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  • Cleans all areas of the Elder’s environment according to housekeeping procedures
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  • Performs minor household maintenance such as changing light bulbs, tightening cupboard knobs, etc
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  • Reports shortages, breakage and malfunctioning of equipment
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  • Knows and adheres to fire, emergency, and security policies and procedures
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  • Implements infection control measures
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

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  • Follows policy and procedures on annual TB testing.
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  • Follows policy and procedures on annual influenza vaccinations.
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  • Attends all mandatory in-services
    \r\nPerforms other duties as assigned by the department manager, or person in charge of area where work is being done.
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REQUIREMENTS:

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Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred. Prior experience in a human service or health care setting preferred. Must possess a current Montana State Nurses Aide Certification, or have completed the SJLM CNA Course and will obtain certification within 120 days of class completion.

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