Longview Adult Care Facility Resident Aide/CNA/HHA - RECRUITMENT in Ithaca, New York

Ithacare (Longview Adult Care Facility) will be holding OPEN INTERVIEWS on Tuesday, August 22nd from 1pm-4pm at the Cortland Career Center located at 99 Main St in Cortland.

Ithacare dba Longview, a residential senior retirement community, is currently seeking qualified candidates for full time or part time Resident Aide, CNA's or HHA's positions.

Under the supervision of the Nursing Supervisor, the position requires the assisting of residents in activities of daily living. This position also performs some housekeeping activities and other duties as assigned. Any direct care staff at Ithacare has the possibility of being mandated to work a longer than normal shift.

Assists residents in bathing, dressing, laundry, and other activities of daily living as indicated in the resident's Individualized Service Plan. Works with Nursing, Case Managers and the Director of Resident Services in reviewing resident's needs such as reporting changes in condition and / or participates in establishing interventions for residents. Upholds resident rights as stipulated in New York State Department of Health regulations, i.e., to protect and respect dignity and confidentiality of residents.
May be eligible for medication administration training. If certified to assist residents with medications, must be able to carry out orders from physicians and follow through with accurate transcription of such.
Must participate in all mandatory monthly in-servicing / review of Emergency Disaster Plan.
Must pass be able to pass a background check and pre-employment physical including PPD testing. Must be able to work as a team member, be able to work and delegate as necessary with other employees. Must also be able to physically lift, push and/or pull up to seventy pounds.
Compensation dependent upon experience and responsibility.

1. Willingness and ability to work with elderly people.
2. Must be personable and outgoing.
3. Ability to accept supervision.
4. Must be a team player and be respectful of coworkers.
5. Must respond to emergency situations in a calm manner.
6. Must have reliable transportation and working telephone / cell phone.
7. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills.
8. Must complete prescribed Red Cross/First Aid/AED training and blood borne pathogen training within three months of hire.

Qualifying experience includes one or more of the following (minimum high school education required):
Certified Nurse's Aide
Certified Home Health Aide
Previous experience caring for the elderly
Training or experience in care of personal needs and human services

Ithacare offers an exceptional benefit package to all new employees that work at least 20 hours or more per week. Some of the great benefits we offer are reasonable Health Care Insurance coverage, PTO, Sick and Vacation time, Paid Holidays off and several options for voluntary benefits.

Employment applications can be downloaded on our website at www.ithacarelongview.com and mailed to:

Longview Attn: Human Resources
One Bella Vista Drive
Ithaca, New York 14850-5792
Longview is an EEO Employer