Community Life Assistant, Full Time M-F

Community Life Assistant, Full Time M-F

May 6, 2020

Summary
Supports and promotes Resident well-being by assisting with resident engagement and life enrichment needs. Provides opportunities for residents to access both on and off the community campus via transportation services

Qualifications
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• High school graduate or general education degree (GED).
• Five or more years driving experience required.
• Basic computer knowledge required. Microsoft Office software experience preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
• Current WA Drivers’ License, insurance, and safe driving record required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
• Ability to read, write, and converse in English.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively with and respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or employees of organization.

REASONING ABILITY
• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Creates and maintains an environment that translates the mission of TLRC into actions that are conducive to the maximum well-being of the residents served.
• Assures that department services are of appropriate quality and are consistent with TLRC philosophical principles.
• Facilitates coordination among all departments & divisions of TLRC in delivery of services.
• Ensures consistent action is taken by all employees, volunteers and visitors to comply with HIPAA security/privacy regulations regarding confidential patient records and information.
• Maintains in-house channel and resident engagements platforms.
• Assists with maintenance of TLRC mass notification and resident emergency alert systems.
• Provides transportation for residents on and off campus, including driving, scheduling, escorts residents to assure safety between vehicles and pick-up/drop-off locations.
• Ensures delivery of printed and digital information and occasional meals, etc to residents.
• Checks vehicle, weather, and driving conditions to determine viability of safe operations.
• Logs vehicle settings in logbook to include mileage, fuel level, and reports any issues with vehicle.
• Transports residents using multiple passenger vehicles, with or without lift capabilities, including wheelchair accessibility.
• Assists residents with loading/unloading of resident equipment to include wheelchairs, walkers, canes and personal items.
• Reports any changes in resident status, unusual occurrences or behaviors and any problems with completion of appointments.
• Represents TLRC in a professional manner by demonstrating positive public relations.

Physical Demands
• Regularly required to talk, hear and use hands to finger, handle or feel.
• Frequently is required to walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.
• Occasionally required to stand, stoop, kneel or crouch.
• Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and must occasionally life and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Our team enjoy benefits that go beyond what you’ll find elsewhere.

We offer …
• Paid Time Off
• Scholarship Opportunities
• Fun Monthly Staff Meetings with Raffle Prizes
• Recruitment Incentives
• Employee Recognition Programs
• Health benefits including Medical Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Programs
• Retirement Plan Options with employer match
• Discounted Bus Passes
• Free use of our Fitness Center
• Fun and caring co-workers!

If you are interested in this position, then please apply!

Company Info

Company Name
Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community

Company URL
http://www.tacomalutheran.org

Contact Name
Samantha Steininger

Email
SSteininger@TacomaLutheran.org

Phone
253.752.7112

Location

1301 N Highlands Parkway
Tacoma, WA 98406