Personal Support Specialist (PSS) - Per diem

at Maine Veterans' Homes in South Paris, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Descriptions:

We are seeking per diem Personal Support Specialists (PSS) to work in our 28 bed, non-locked, Assisted Living Unit.

Personal Support Specialist (PSS) Primary Responsibilities:

+ Cues and assists residents, as needed, with self-care, (i.e., dressing, face and hand washing, toileting, bathing and other grooming and personal hygiene activities), seeking assistance when appropriate and maintaining resident’s rights and dignity.

+ Follows all facility, State, Federal and VA rules and regulations and MVH policies and procedures.

+ Follows approaches related to the spiritual, psychosocial, and personal needs of residents, according to the Plan of Care.

Maine Veterans’ Homes is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to serving Maine’s veterans and families. We take great pride in our mission to “care for those who served”.

MVH – South Paris is all about community. Our nursing home has a country charm and small town feel where residents and employees know one another by name. Our focus is on providing top-quality senior care, comfort, and camaraderie for the veterans who call South Paris home.

Maine Veterans’ Homes provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Required Experience:

+ Have a caring and compassionate outlook and a commitment to providing quality care for Veterans and their families

+ Have a mission-based mindset to work with other team members and foster a warm and positive living environment for the residents of the MVH South Paris Assisted Living

+ Appreciate and understand the requirement to work in an environment driven by cooperation and mutual support

Keyword: Personal Support Specialist, PSS, Personal Care, PCA

From: Maine Veterans’ Homes

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Job Posting: JC224999806

Posted On: Sep 30, 2022

Updated On: Dec 08, 2022