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Highview of Northampton Smoking Attendant in Leeds, Massachusetts

LEEDS We are hiring a Smoking Attendant to join our dynamic care team at Highview of Northampton in Leeds! Working with our team and residents will give you purpose in your professional and personal life. Here at Athena Health Care Systems, our employees are the heart of our organization, and we take immense pride in their dedication. We are not only committed to delivering high-quality care and customer service to our patients and their families, but we also aspire to be the employer of choice. We strive to create a workplace where your skills and talents are nurtured to allow you to grow within the company. As a Smoking Attendant, you provide the resident with a clean and orderly smoking environment in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern our facility as may be directed by Senior Leadership. Pay is \$17/hour. Experience & Education: High school diploma or its equivalent. CNA license preferred, but not necessary. Duties & Responsibilities: The primary purpose of this job is to assist residents with smoking, lighting materials and or help with transportation to and from the designated smoking area. Maintain a clean designated smoking area for residents. Transportation of the residents to and from the designated smoking area. Ensuring residents maintain a safe smoking environment. Demonstrate correct safety techniques. Respects and takes care of facility equipment and not wasteful of supplies. Contributes to effective communication and pleasant working conditions. Keeps confidential any resident information she/he overhears or comes in contact with. Contribute to and promote positive resident and family relations. Follow facility policy and procedures. Other duties assigned by manager Specific Requirements: Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel. Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents. Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations. Must be familiar with drug actions and interactions. Must have knowledge of restorative nursing rehabilitation policies and utilizes appropriately. Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents. Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices. Must be able to communicate effectively to appropriate personnel regarding emergency situations.

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