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Urgent Response Aide - Independent Living Services

Company: Panorama
Location: Lacey
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Panorama is hiring two part-time Urgent Response Aides to support our Independent Living Services department! We are looking to fill shifts Monday - Thursday between 5:30am and 7:30pm. There may be opportunities to pick up additional hours with vacation and sick time. This position is responsible for providing a timely response to the Panorama campus emergencies, providing first aid and CPR as appropriate, communicating/coordinating with community emergency responders, Panorama departments, and others as necessary, providing and coordinating disaster response, and maintaining the SARA emergency alert system. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responds quickly and professionally to all SARA emergency alert activations, off-hook and pull-cord alerts, and phone and in-person requests for emergency assistance on campus. Has a thorough working knowledge of the SARA emergency alert system, pull-cords, and telephone off-hook function. Assists with trouble-shooting the SARA emergency alert system Provides support, reassurance, First Aid, CPR, and care coordination (911, office visit, urgent care, warming centers) for emergency incidents on campus (residents, guests, staff, vendors, contractors). Performs Welfare Checks and Well-Checks when requested. Communicates with community colleagues (fire/medic/police, healthcare facilities, funeral homes, coroner) pertinent Panorama departments, and involved support networks (resident's spouse, Power of Attorney, family, healthcare providers) to ensure comprehensive follow-up of an emergency incident. Provides emergency support within designated scope at all times Drives safely and maintains the URA vehicle in a neat, clean condition Follows all Panorama policies, Panorama's Code of Conduct and Employee Handbook, maintains a neat, clean, professional appearance, exercises good judgment and problem-solving skills, and behaves in a calm, reassuring manner at all times REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION: High school education or equivalent, Nursing Assistant credential, First Aid/CPR certification, HIV and Blood-Borne Pathogens Training. EXPERIENCE: 2 years working in a healthcare field; experience with the geriatric community, dementia, mental health, emergency response preferred. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must have a valid Washington driver's license with a safe driving record. Must pass a criminal record background check annually. Company Description By definition, Panorama is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, but our spirit represents so much more. We understand the value of human connection that is found in true community, especially at the stage of life when it matters most. Our residents have lived extraordinary lives, building families and careers, and contributing to their communities. They are inventors, artists, doctors, homemakers, and teachers, to name a few. They bring with them their talents, experience and knowledge, choosing to share it with us. In turn, we provide a place to call home and a canvas for their last chapter. Panorama is 145 acres of natural landscape with homes of all varieties surrounded by mature trees and flowers. We offer a spectrum of services for more than 1,000 residents in independent living, assisted living, and long term care. Our success is dependent on the focused attention and compassion of our 400+ employees, who are committed to the values which give us purpose, bind us together and define who we are. With stunning surroundings and opportunities for growth, a career at Panorama is not only personally fulfilling, it's an opportunity to help others achieve their best possible life.

Keywords: Panorama, Lacey , Urgent Response Aide - Independent Living Services, Other , Lacey, Washington

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