Genesis Health System Hospice Facility/Care Tech in Bettendorf, Iowa
Position Title: Hospice Facility/Care Tech
Department: Hospice House
Purpose: Responsibilities include Hospice House environmental care according to GHS standards and State Regulations. General cleaning activities include vacuuming, mopping, wiping and dusting in patient rooms, restrooms, kitchen and dining room, family support spaces and other areas of the Hospice Facility. Will routinely be required to operate equipment such as extractors and floor auto scrubber. Assists in assembling patient meals and nourishments, delivery, feeding and retrieval to/from patient rooms. Performs basic to advanced kitchen sanitation. Assists nursing with basic care such as patient transfers, feeding and toileting.
Report To: Hospice Facility Engineer
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Vendors/Clients
Education: Less than high school graduation
Field Of Study:
Training Preferred: Home Care Aide
Experience: Less than 1 year experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people. These may be fellow employees, customers, the public or others outside the organization. Communications are of limited difficulty. Interactions usually involve short, straightforward exchanges of information. The job requires a limited amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions are non-stressful encounters and dealing with uncomplicated problem situations.
Working Conditions: There is routine exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely. The time the employee is exposed to these conditions exceed 70% of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes