Providence Health & Services Neighborhood Helper - Long Term Care in Seward, Alaska

Description:

Are you looking to jumpstart your healthcare career!

Providence is calling a Neighborhood Helper to Seward Mountain Haven in Seward, AK.

Providence Mountain Haven is offering this position as the first step to becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant! Once hired into the Neighborhood Helper position, you will receive on the job training, experience and assistance in helping you obtain your Alaska State Certified Nursing Assistant license! Once obtained you will be considered to move into one of our full-time positions.

Mountain Haven is the first and only Green House® environment home in Alaska, providing the Shahbazim an opportunity to provide care to Elders living in their home environment. They will protect, sustain and nurture the Elders by providing assistance with meaningful activities of daily living and meeting other needs as required. The core goal of the Shahbazim’s work is to encourage Elders to thrive, grow and develop late in life.

In this position, you will:

  • Assist with maintaining a clean environment within the Lodge, transporting Elders, assisting with meal preparation and set-up, providing meaningful activities and act as companion to promote safety when needed

  • Perform housekeeping functions in the Lodge and kitchen areas to maintain a clean, safe, home-like environment

  • Upon completion of a state approved training program for single-task workers, the Neighborhood Helper assists Elders with meals, snacks and hydration per Federal Regulations pertaining to Eating Assistants in Long Term Care

  • Answer Elder call lights and refer direct care requests to trained/licensed personnel

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Certified Pulmonary Rescuscitation (CPR) Certification.

  • One (1) year housekeeping or personal care experience.

  • Experience in long term care or hospital.

  • Prior experience using Microsoft Office such as Outlook.

About Providence Seward Mountain Haven:

Located only 125 miles away from Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities. Providence Seward Mountain Haven includes 4-lodges, each housing 10 Elders. Our caregivers (employees) enjoy being part of a team that works and lives with purpose while receiving ongoing training on cutting edge skills and career growth opportunities that come with being part of one of the largest not for profit health systems in the United States.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)

Location: Alaska-Seward

Req ID: 144599