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  • Program Assistant at The Day Center of Evergreen Commons

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    March 02, 2020
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    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.

     
    Contact:
    Mayra Amaro-Alvarez, Human Resources Assistant/Payroll
    (616) 396-7100

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