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Universal Worker

Company: Baptist Community Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Full Time - 6A- or 6P Rotating shift.

General Description

Under the direction of the service plan, provides assistance to the elders within the scope of guidelines listed below and in accordance of the philosophy and objectives of Baptist Community Services.

Essential Functions of Job

1. Under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse and/or Assisted Living Manager, assists the elders with ADLs, including but not limited to:

* Transporting elders via wheelchair, bed, or stretcher. (constantly)

* Changing bed linens; makes beds. (constantly)

* Delivering meals and snacks to the elders. (frequently)

* Accompanying and participating in elder activities. (frequently)

* Assisting in maintaining clean clutter free environment. (constantly)

* Assisting with dining services, housekeeping, transporting residents to/from doctors' appointments. (constantly)

2. Plans, organizes, coordinates, and evaluates the direct and indirect care of a designated group of residents, which includes (constantly):

* The evaluation of the elders' needs

* Consideration of State regulations * Evaluation of the quality of services provided

3. Teaches elder and family member as needed regarding care issues. (occasionally)

4. Develops collaborative relationship with charge nurse to provide comprehensive care. (constantly)

5. Functions as an advocate for the elders. (constantly)

6. Verbally communicates pertinent information to the nurse concerning an elder's care. (constantly)

7. Will maintain a clean and clutter free work environment. (constantly)

8. Cleans equipment in accordance of BCS policy and procedures. (constantly)

9. Must be able to commit the time necessary from an attendance and punctuality standpoint to accomplish the above specified Essentials of Job. (constantly)

Contributes to the ongoing process of establishing and meeting departmental and BCS goals and objectives. Participates in utilizing customer feedback to measure and improve effectiveness of service level.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the essential functions and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required; other duties may be performed as assigned. This job description will be reviewed annually and may be revised as needed. In addition, all BCS employees are expected to:

* Support and participate in the Life Enrichment Program and Best Friends Approach.

* Promote teamwork and cooperative effort.

* Help train and give guidance to other BCS employees.

* Maintain a clear, safe, and unobstructed work area, practice habits, and utilize appropriate safety equipment.

* Follows all BCS safety policies.

* Provide customers with the highest quality products and services.

* Understand and apply quality improvement processes.

* Promotes superior customer service.


* Must be able to speak, read, and write English. * Legible handwriting for documenting pertinent information. * Ability to interact effectively with others.


Keywords: Baptist Community Services, Amarillo , Universal Worker, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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