CNA work as a Activity Assistant at North Star Manor, Warren, MN

30-35 hours/ week some weekends and holidays your health insurance paid

As well as other benefits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in developing plans for programming that meet residents’ needs. Evaluate effectiveness of programming. Lead or assist with conducting programming. Encourage community involvement in location and work with volunteers. Keep activity area free of hazards. Keep potentially harmful substances in locked storage and discards properly. Follow appropriate and adequate safety measures while on outings. Assure residents are supervised at all times while in planned groups/outings, etc. Assist in tasks related to resident as necessary; to include, but not limited to assisting resident in ensuring proper clothing/appearance, escorting resident, and participating in the dining experience (setting, clean/sanitize supplies/equipment according to set schedule. Follow proper guidelines/policies regarding pets/animals. Provides residents with opportunities and choice consistent with care plans.

Basic Responsibilities:

This position will be held accountable for complying with all related laws, regulations, company policies and procedures pertaining to his or her position and for fulfilling his or her obligations under North Star Manor’s Corporate Compliance Program.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listen of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education Experience: Prior work experience in long term care is preferred; other pertinent experience includes working in any confined environment-hospitals, prison, school, hospice, daycare, group home, residential care, or psychiatric setting. Completion of an activity training program or ability to complete such program approved by the location and the state in which the location is located is necessary

Skills/Abilities: Ability and desire to be creative in adapting programs and supplies to meet individual resident needs.

Knowledge: If assigned on Alzheimer’s Unit, training in working with residents with dementia; training for communication skills in working with visually/hearing impaired, aphasic residents or other specific disabilities (stroke, CHF, ect.) and validation techniques are preferred.