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Residential Advisor - Part-time - 3rd shift

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 in the Village of Hope Housing Program include instruction and supervision of residents in their daily activities, according to their individual needs and the goals of their individualized residential services plans. The Advisor provides on-site coverage and assists in performing routine resident-care duties and promotes a positive and supportive environment.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Instructs residents in independent living skills of cooking, menu planning, grocery shopping, money management, cleaning, laundry, personal hygiene, etc.Supervises residents in performing daily activities according to individual need including providing transportation for necessary activities as needed and according to transportation policy.Maintains medication logs.Conducts urine drug screens/breathalyzer screens per Program policy.Conducts room, property, community area, and vehicle searches per Program policy.Conducts fire drills per Program policy and as assigned.Instructs residents in physical plant emergency procedures, standard precautions, and safe food storage/cooking practices as required/assigned.Ensures that any safety problems are corrected or reported to the Director for correction.-- - Also, works with the Coordinator in resolving all facility or furnishing problems as required.Provides documentation of resident activity/progress/staff interventions and communicates concerns and observations to supervisory staff.Promotes a supportive environment for residents according to their-- -individual needs.Provides crisis intervention as needed.Assumes responsibility for continuing education and staff -- -development/certification requirements.Other duties as assigned and depending on shift (i.e. staff development tracking, program fire drill tracking, refrigerator temperature monitoring,resident sign-out monitoring, etc.) PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: 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. EDUCATION:High School Diploma required. Associates preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience working with either the AOD or mental health population or a minimum of one year experience in MH or AOD personal recovery. 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 - 3rd shift, Other , Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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