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Residential Advisor, Part-time

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Sellersville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

The responsibilities of the Residential Advisor include partnering with residents in their daily activities according to their individual needs, and goals. The Residential Advisor provides on-duty, on-site coverage, and on-site, on-call overnight coverage in addition to off-site back-up via cell phone. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Partner with residents in independent living skills of cooking, menu planning, grocery shopping, money management, cleaning, laundry, personal hygiene, etc.
Coach and or supervise residents in completion of daily activities according to individual need including linking to community transportation resources or if unavailable, providing transportation for necessary activities as needed and according to transportation policy.
Implement applicable rehabilitation plan interventions.
Provide recovery oriented counseling as evidenced by utilization of active listening skills and other motivational enhancement techniques to engage with assigned residents/alumni and facilitate change and growth.
Provide crisis intervention as needed for residents according to his/her particular schedule.
Insure cleanliness of apartments and common areas for which program is responsible.
Insure that any safety problems are corrected or reported to the Residential Coordinator or Director for correction. - Conducts fire drills on a regularly scheduled basis, as requested by full-time staff. - Also, works with Coordinator or Director in resolving all physical plant or furnishing problems.
Accept rent, liability, and phone payments from residents.
Must have ability to sit for 2 total hours per day, and up to 1 total consecutive hour. Must be able to stand for 8 total hours per day and up to 2 total consecutive hours. Must be able to walk 6 total hours per day and up to 10 total consecutive minutes. Must have the ability to frequently use fingers/hands for fingering and handling. Must have the ability to use upper extremities for frequent pushing of objects up to 10 pounds and occasional pushing of objects up to 75 lbs. Must have the ability to transport patients weighing up to 250 lbs. via wheelchair, stretcher and/or bed. Must have the ability for frequent stooping and bending. Must have the ability for frequent reaching above shoulder level. Must have the ability for touching as it relates to feeling objects by touching with the skin, particularly that of fingertips. Must have the ability for hearing as it relates to normal conversation, high frequency and low frequency hearing sounds. Must have the ability for seeing as it relates to general vision, near vision, color vision and peripheral vision.
High School Diploma and a minimum of one year of direct care experience in human services agency.
Any equivalent combination of experience and training. Combination of relevant education and training preferred.
Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

Please complete your application using your full legal name and -current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Residential Advisor, Part-time, Other , Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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