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Unit Attendant

We Are Hiring

Our Lady of Peace in Lewiston, NY -- a part of Ascension Living -- has an IMMEDIATE OPENING for a Unit Attendant  on a Full-time / Evening/ 37.50 hours weekly basis! Please apply today if you are interested!

Why Join Ascension?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

  • Opportunities for career growth and potential for educational support in obtaining healthcare certifications

  • Flexible scheduling

What You Will Do

 

As a Unit Attendant, you will assist with basic, non-medical resident care activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct assessment of activity needs to meet individual treatment goals and objectives

  • Facilitate and participate in activity-related projects and events

  • Keep treatment area clean, safe and organized

  • Perform clerical tasks as assigned

 

Duties

  • Examples of non-direct medical care include: helping with TV, phone, Facetime, Skype, getting a personal item for a resident, giving them a blanket or pillow, giving them a food tray or snack. Be alert to the resident's comforts and needs. May fold laundry, make beds, tidy the bedside table, bring water

  • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations

  • Answers resident requests promptly and reports to nurse any concerns, such as maintenance issues or incidents or any needs beyond your abilities

  • Cleans wheelchairs, equipment and other items as directed

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor/administration

 

Complexity of Work

Critical thinking, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision and in a stressful work environment are essential functions of this position. 

 

Personal Protective Equipment 

Follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

What You Will Need

Education, Certification and Licenses

  • High school diploma preferred but not required

Experience

  • None required

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 395450
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Lewiston, NY

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