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Universal Worker

Company: Landings of Prescott Valley
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Come join our winning team! We offer a safe and healthy work environment by following all CDC infection control guidelines.:

Nature and Scope

Provides personal care to residents as required by State Regulations, as outlined in the residents plans of care, educational and certification standards and as defined through Management policy and training.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

* Successfully complete training as required or accepted by State regulations.

* Must be 18 years of age or older.

* High school diploma or GED.

* Ability to read, write, comprehend and speak English.

* Must have or obtain Food Handlers Card for Arizona.

* Produce or obtain a Fingerprint Clearance Card (criminal background check).

* Current first aid and CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification.

* Must meet all health requirements including a negative PPD/TB Skin Test.

* Ability to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, vendors and the general public.

* Be familiar with the Residents Bill of Rights and be willing to assist residents in exercising their rights.

* Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly and understand that for each resident the facility is considered the Residents home.

* Must demonstrate the ability to work responsibly as a team member as well as an individual.

* Must be honest, ethical, fair, dependable, respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of others.

* Must practice and promote management Guidelines, Policies and Procedures, Mission Statement, values and goals.

* Maintain practice certification and required hours of Alzheimers and related dementia-specific training per year.

* Exceptional organizational skills.

* Must meet all health requirements.

* Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (essential job functions), with or without reasonable accommodation.

Essential Functions

Personal care and health care:

* Assist residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, grooming (oral care), toileting, changing of bed linens, positioning, transfer, mobility, and incontinence care. Encourage residents to be as independent as capable.

* Keep proper records of care as required by the facility. Complete all forms and documentation as required.

* Immediately report any observations of concern/changes in residents condition to the Supervisor in Charge.

* Vital sign monitoring will be performed as needed or directed by regulations, policy or primary care providers order.

* Be able to apply the homes accident, disaster, fire safety, elopement and emergency procedures for protection of the residents.

* Be familiar with Managements State Regulatory Policies and Procedures.

* Be capable of performing CPR/First Aid upon successful completion of CPR certification.

* Be knowledgeable of the residents background, preferences, habits and interests and preserve confidential information about each resident.

* Focus on service to residents in during dining and promote meal time as an enjoyable activity of each residents day.

* Provide assistance to individual residents as needed or directed, who require help with eating, carrying plates, trays or beverages.

Safety and Sanitation

* Monitor all exit doors, the call and alarm systems to assure prompt response.

* Understand fire watch and need to check exit doors during and after as directed to assure full closure and lock.

* Maintain the confidentiality at all times of all mag-lock code systems to assure safety of the residents.

* Promptly answer facility and common residents telephone in a professional manner and per Management policy in order to meet the needs of the caller and communicate information.

* Understand and follow safety and infection control policies and procedures and readily report

any breach of the safety and infection control procedures to the Supervisor-In-Charge.

* Respond to emergency call signals promptly.

* Report incidents to the Supervisor promptly and complete appropriate paperwork as required in a professional manner.

* Readily and directly report any verbal or physical abuse of a resident, inappropriate use of resident or facility property or lack of or inappropriate care of a resident to the Supervisor, Director of Resident Care/Care Manager or Executive Director if necessary.

Adheres to OSHA and CDC guidelines

Demonstrates safe and proper techniques for chemical use and follows SDS guidelines for any exposure.

Laundry/Cleaning Functions

* Collect, laundry, and distribute linens, garments, etc. in accordance and as permitted by State regulations and with Management procedures.

* Help to properly maintain all equipment and ensure work areas are clean and safe.

* Promptly notify the Supervisor in Charge of items that need repair or present a safety risk to residents, employees or visitors.

* Assist in cleaning resident rooms, dining areas, public areas as indicated by regulations.

* Notify housekeeping of spills, soiled areas and assist with clean up as per State Regulations as needed. Assure marker is placed at spill areas until area is cleaned.


* Successfully complete required orientation, validation and other required State or Management trainings.

* Attend all required stand-up meetings and in-service trainings.


* Participate and promote and encourage residents involvement in activities.

* Follow and communicate company values, goals and policies and procedures.

* The job description provides a framework for the job; other duties may be assigned as necessary.

* Assists with cost control by using facility supplies efficiently and in a waste free manner.

Customer Service

* Responsible for ensuring that all employees are providing excellent service to residents, and all community visitors.

* Perform job duties for residents and with team members in a courteous and professional manner.

* Take initiative to ensure resident safety and satisfaction is a priority.

* Meet and greet visitors in a friendly, helpful manner (Visitors include anyone who visits the community; specifically, current residents families and friends, prospective residents and their families, referral sources, vendors and regulators).

* Answer phones appropriately, according to company and Community standards.

Residents Rights

* Ensure compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding residents rights.


* Successfully complete Licensed Health Professional Support skills check off and

other required State or Management training.

* Attend training and stand up meetings as directed by supervisor.


* Promote and encourage residents to participate in activities.

* Follow communicate company policies and procedures.

* The job description provides a framework for the job; other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Working Conditions (travel, hours, environment)

* Scheduled hours; possible overtime. May work in other positions temporarily when necessary.

* Is involved with resident, personnel, and visitors under all conditions and circumstances.

* Is subject to callback during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).

* Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., through the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.

* Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.

* May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.:

Keywords: Landings of Prescott Valley, Prescott Valley , Universal Worker, Other , Prescott Valley, Arizona

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