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Unit Assistant

Company: Ecumen
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


Grand Village seeks a Unit Assistant to join its team. Grand Village consists of 119 nursing home beds and is located in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a "Best Place to Work," an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.


The Unit Assistant provides non-direct care for resident services and assists the nursing department by performing non-clinical functions. Entry-level position intended for individuals considering Nursing Assistant certification.

Essential job responsibilities include:

Answers call lights and responds to resident requests that do not require hands-on care. Notifies nursing staff if residents have direct care needs. Transports/escorts residents around facility as needed, according to proper safety procedures. Makes beds, stocks linen carts, and maintains supplies in resident rooms and supply room. Responds appropriately to safety hazards, fire drills and other emergency situations. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the Director or Registered Nurse.


Unit Assistant

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • At least 16 years of age or older
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
  • Must be willing and able to enroll in a Certified Nursing Assistant program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience volunteering or working with seniors

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.

Keywords: Ecumen, Duluth , Unit Assistant, Other , Grand Rapids, Minnesota

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