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Vernon Acres - Personal Care Associate - Days, PM & NOC

Description : Vernon Acres - Personal Care Associate
Full Time, Part Time, On Call
Available shifts: Days (Full Time), PM, & NOC

Pay Grade E
Deadline: Until Filled

Position Summary
This is a resident care associate position at Vernon Acres Senior Living where there is an emphasis on person-centered care and a home-like environment. Employees work under close to moderate supervision of the Vernon Acres Senior Living Nurse Manager. Employees are responsible for assisting tenants with a variety of needed services, including direct supportive and personal care, assistance with activities of daily living, medication distribution, documentation and reporting, implementation of activities, meal service and laundry / housekeeping duties as assigned. When possible, encourage the highest practicable level of independence.

Education and Training Requirements
• Knowledge of procedures for personal hygiene, infection control, housekeeping and clothing care.
• Knowledge of techniques for lifting, moving and transferring tenants.
• Knowledge of alarm/ device application policy and procedure
• Knowledge of and understanding of and desire to implement Vernon Acres Senior Living Mission and Vision statements
• Ability to effectively relate with the elderly and disabled
• Ability to read and understand written instructions
• Ability to record observations and activities accurately
• Ability to work weekends and holidays, and as scheduled
• Ability to encourage and engage tenants in programs and accommodate to meet their needs
• Training, experience and other requirements
• High school diploma or GED, unless enrolled in School -to- Work program
• For Certified Nursing Assistant, must be on the Wisconsin State Registry for Nursing Assistants with current Federal Registry eligibility
• If not certified, requires previous experience performing personal care duties in an assisted living center or nursing home
• Work history showing dependability, punctuality and excellent customer service skills
• Preference for work experience in an assisted living center
• Speak and write the English language in an understandable manner
• After hire and in a timely manner, completes mandatory in-service trainings
• Must be 18 years of age
• Must pass background check and pre-employment drug screen

Contact :  Apply online or fill out a General Application Form and submit it to the Vernon County HR Office:

400 Courthouse Square, Suite 308
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: 608-637-5303
Fax: 608-638-7262

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled