Columbia, Tennessee, United States

Position Summary

The Hospitality Aide is responsible for non-direct care activities which may include, but not limited to: passing ice, bed making, and passing trays to residents who are able to feed themselves. These tasks should be performed under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse to assure patient safety and attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each patient in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.

Specific Job Requirements

  • Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
  • Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Pass ice, water, and distribute snacks to residents and clean nourishment refrigerator(s) and cart(s)
  • Assist with passing and retrieval of meal trays to cognizant residents and assist with cleaning of dining areas after meals
  • Make unoccupied beds and change bed linens
  • Organize residents' drawers and closets and label all personal items
  • Organize shower rooms and clean utility rooms as well as ensure adequate inventory
  • Provide 1:1 attention to cognitively impaired residents
  • Deliver residents' mail
  • Transport wheelchair bound residents to and from rooms
  • Respond to call lights promptly
  • Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Lift 35 lbs floor to waist, lift 35 lbs. waist to shoulder, lift and carry 35 lbs., and push/pull 35 lbs.

An Equal Opportunity Employer