Maine

Personal Support Specialist (PSS)

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POSITION SUMMARY:
As part of a high-functioning care team, the PSS carries out care for our Residents, which he/she has been certified to perform. The PSS reports to the facility Administrator.

Essential Job Functions:
This facility expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

PATIENT CARE:
Assures that his/her assigned duties meet facility standards of nursing care, is familiar with and follows the facilities policies and procedures. Promotes and maintains positive relationships with peers and Residents and works collaboratively with all departments. Meets the care needs of each Resident in accordance to each individualized service plan, reports any changes to supervisor. Remain pleasant, cheerful, tactful, and courteous at all times. Observe and report resident condition by monitoring vital signs; reviewing resident service plan and records patient information into the electronic medical record. Meets residents’ needs by promoting highest level of independence. Completes assignments in a timely, safe, and thorough manner. Is dependable and demonstrates ability to follow the attendance policy. Ensures that all Resident needs are met through resident centered approach. Welcomes and assists in the orientation of all new employees. Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy resident environment by following nursing policies and procedures. Maintains continuity of resident care by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs in the medical record and report to the next caregiver. Ability to cooperate with other personnel and to resolve interpersonal conflicts with minimal assistance. Must maintain information as confidential material per HIPAA. Willingness to accept suggestions and supervision from supervisor. Demonstrates correct safety techniques in working with Residents, complies with facility. Immediately reports faulty equipment. Safety awareness is demonstrated by using proper body mechanics. Principles of infection control and prevention are consistently followed. Ability to be flexible and work other units and shifts as needed and assists other departments as needed. Any duties that are deemed necessary to manage the overall well-being of the Residents. Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma Hold a current PSS certificate; completed the course curriculum set by DHHS. Experience with, and desire to care for people, especially those who are older and chronically ill. Focus on a high-level of customer service. Ability to work with independence, flexibility, and good judgment.
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