Temporary Service Staff - Courtesy Aide

Recruitment #220630-Z50A-17

Introduction

ODVA is seeking to hire Courtesy Aides for a State Veterans Home, located in Claremore, OK. This is a temporary, non-benefited position that will work varying hours (24-28 per week) Sunday-Saturday. The pay rate for this position is $11.68 per hour.

Basic Purpose
This position requires a high of trust, accountability, and the ability to maintain confidential information. Courtesy Aides will assist nursing staff with non-direct care of residents.

Typical Functions
• Assist nursing staff with general cleaning duties and non-direct care for residents
• Assist with any resident the charge nurse identifies as a fall risk
• Pass trays on unit; clean dining area on nursing unit; wipe food off wheelchairs after meals
• May be assigned to assist a resident in the dining room or put on a clothing protector
• Assist residents in offering and engaging in the scheduled activity on the unit
• Offer companionship and calming presence to residents as needed

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
• Requires ability to work independently under general direction
• Must have interpersonal skills in dealing with the public, as well as the ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with department heads and co-workers
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with HIPAA and all other compliance standards per policy
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times, stressful environment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Minimum Required: High School Diploma/GED
• Experience in healthcare setting preferred (not required)