The Day Center of Evergreen seeks a part-time Program Assistant

Qualifications:

• Prefer knowledge regarding the aging process and the physical, mental, and social needs of   adults with functional disabilities.

• Prefer some exposure to working with older adults.

• Demonstrated competency in working independently and taking on delegated leadership       role.

• Friendly, compassionate, and assertive personality.

• Demonstrated competence in organizing and dealing tactfully with people of all ages and       personalities.

• Be able to physically lift 50# from the floor to waist and from the waist to above the head.

• Be able to physically perform a one person pivot transfer or a two person sit to stand           transfer.

 

Responsibilities:

• Maintain confidentiality.

• Assist the team to plan and implement activities designed to help the participants achieve 

  individualized plan of care.

• Assist participants with ADLs and personal care.

• Communicate on a one-to-one basis with participants and practice behavior acceptance.

• Facilitate group discussions and group activities.

• Work with and relate to other team members and volunteers.

• Communicate with families/caregivers regarding participant’s progress, problems, and need   for follow-up at home.

• Participate in daily record keeping, documentation, and reportable observations. 

• Participate with other staff on the maintenance of a safe and healthful environment in the     center.

• Be aware of emergency practices and procedures.

• Participate in minimum of 6 monthly scheduled team meetings.

• Report daily concerns to milieu manager.

• Participate in care conferences on each participant when assigned.

 

Responsible to: Day Center Program Manager

Download a copy of this job opportunity HERE. Please submit letter of interest and resume to hr@evergreencommons.org