Location: San Diego or Chula Vista
St. Paul’s is the leading provider of caring senior services since 1960. We are centrally located in the beautiful community of Bankers Hill, close to downtown San Diego. St. Paul’s strives to be the most outstanding and innovative senior home and service provider in California. We are dedicated to serving the physical, spiritual and social needs of the elderly and community, fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within the highest quality facilities, health care and programs consistent with affordable costs.
BASIC FUNCTION: Assists department supervisor in the daily operation of the Villa’s Personal Services Unit ensuring the health and comfort of the Residents. Adheres to all Federal, State, and local regulations and corporate and facility Policies and Procedures. Assists staff in providing Resident care, which may include meal service, light housekeeping, toileting, personal hygiene and medication assistance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists charge nurse/supervisor in maintaining high levels of employee morale, motivation, internal cooperation and staff contact with Residents. Ensures that all Residents are served in a courteous, efficient and effective manner. Ensures that Resident needs and desires are met quickly and appropriately.
Follows established performance standards and duties according to nursing policies and procedures. Assists in the administration of non-nursing and routine aspects of Resident’s living.
Identifies special Resident problems and reports them immediately to nurse/ supervisor.
Reports all unusual problems, incidents or changes in Resident’s condition to nurse/supervisor. Documents incidents and/or unusual situations according to established departmental procedures.
Identifies safety hazards and emergency situations. Initiates corrective action as appropriate and reports situation to charge person/supervisor.
Takes vital signs and assists Residents with medications as ordered by physician and under supervision of licensed nurse.
Documents the care and treatment provided to the Resident and the Resident’s response to care provided, including medication charting.
Ensures care to all Residents assigned. Assists Residents to dining room as needed, or makes meals available to Resident’s room. Provides Residents toileting opportunities. Assists with Resident baths, showers, or bed baths as needed. Observes infection control procedures at all times.
Assumes responsibility for adhering to procedures or the use and control of equipment and supplies within the unit.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Current California CNA certification. Current First Aid and CPR cards. Successful completion of Medication Assistance Training. Successful completion of required Dementia Training.
Neat in appearance with good grooming habits. Must be able to be tactful and courteous at all times with both Residents and employees. Must be able to respond to Resident’s needs and expectations. Able to read, write, understand, and speak the English language. Must be computer literate sufficient to perform all tasks required of the Electronic Medical Records (EMR) System.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or equivalent. Completion of a formal CNA training program. A minimum of one-year experience working with the elderly in a skilled nursing or residential care facility preferred.
To apply online, please visit www.stpaulseniors.org.
YOU MUST BE ABLE TO CLEAR FINGERPRINTS THROUGH DOJ AND FBI IN ADDITION TO A DRUG SCREEN CLEARANCE.
St. Paul’s Senior Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer