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Care Specialist - The Commons

Company: Hilltop
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Become a part of an organization that has been providing compassionate and comprehensive human services to Western Colorado for 70 years. At Hilltop, we put People First and we value relationship, integrity, courage, inclusivity and fun! Do you share these values? Do you want to help make a difference in people's lives?We are hiring a Care Specialist at The Commons. This position is responsible for providing personal care assistance to residents at The Commons. The employee is expected to have basic knowledge of public relations, purchasing and hospitality. In addition, to the best of their ability, the employee is expected to provide clients with protective oversight and be responsive in meeting the needs and requests of residents.The starting wage for this position is $13.00 per hour.Open positions require weekend availability.Evening (2 pm -10 pm) and overnight (10 pm - 8:30 am) shifts available.Hilltop offers GREAT Benefits, such as Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, 4% 401K Match, Free and Supplemental Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account with 50% Dependent Care Match, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Great Culture and more!Accepting applications for this position until filled.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Employee must have regular attendance/punctuality, be able to cooperate with others, and be completely honest. Other assigned duties include:Providing protective oversight of residents, to include assisting residents, maintaining a safe physical environment, redirecting and assisting disoriented or confused residents, applying and following house rules and honoring resident rights, appropriately reporting and assisting residents experiencing difficulties, and identifying and monitoring visitors to the facility.Providing social supervision, including helping with transport and ambulation to events, assisting with communication of and attendance to social events, sending, delivering and reading mail upon request, and assisting with general socialization.Providing for the sanitation and safety of residents, including monitoring the safety of the living and common areas, removing and reporting any safety hazards, maintaining safety supplies, redirecting residents away from unsafe areas or situations, etc.Assisting with transportation, including assisting riders on and off of the transport bus or van. Doing laundry, including resident's personal laundry, (linens, towels, aprons, washcloths as needed), and cleaning of laundry areas.Providing cleaning of resident apartments, common areas, and work areas.Assisting residents with personal care needs (bathing, dressing, taking them to the dining room, preparing them for bed, etc).Promoting and participating in positive customer relations by learning and using resident names; acknowledging residents and visitors; answering the phone as needed; having knowledge of the facility, where to direct people, and how to access resources; maintaining confidentiality; and demonstrating a positive attitude.Answering radio, pager, and the resident request system.Serving drinks, cleaning tables, and cleaning dishes.Performing minor first aid.Providing protective oversight of the residents.Other duties as assigned.CLEARANCESThe following background checks are conducted by Hilltop Community Resources:Criminal BackgroundDepartment of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) Exclusion ListSex Offender RegistryPost Offer Employment Test (POET)-Medium (w/ transfer) CAPS check (Colorado Adult Protective Services)EMPLOYEE HEALTH REQUIREMENTS Tuberculosis (Tb) Skin TestInfluenza Vaccination (required)

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