Job Function: Home Health
Schedule: Full Time
Location: Sioux Falls

THE COMPANY

Dow Rummel Leadership wants every person who chooses to join our team to understand that they play an especially important part of a much larger story of our residents’ lives. It is our mission that Dow Rummel Village associates create joy-filled memories with this respected and unique generation.

Dow Rummel is a non-profit organization located in Sioux Falls, SD and has been the premier life plan community in the area for over 55 years.

THE POSITION – this position does not required any certifications or licenses.

The Home Health Associate provides direct care and companion services to Independent Living and/or other residents of Dow Rummel Village, assisting them with activities and support as needed within the parameters of Dow Rummel’s Home Health Care Services Program and the individual residents plan of care.

THE HOURS: 2pm – 11pm Part-Time 3-4 days a week.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the care team to deliver quality care and service
  • Communicate with residents and/or family members, if required regarding the progress of the resident.
  • Assist residents in activities and support as needed, such as but not limited to; bathing, dressing, eating, medication reminders as prescribed in the plan of care.
  • Document and monitor all progress and changes in the residents health, medical condition and care provided and communicate promptly with supervisor.
  • Provide treatments and document as ordered by the physician.
  • Provide assistance and support to Resident Relations Manager as appropriate or assigned.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • A background working in senior living and/or LTC preferred

We offer competitive wages, shift differentials, excellent health benefits, PTO, 403b and monthly company HSA contributions.

Are you an advocate for empathy? This position requires someone who is responsible for understanding the importance of empathy. Most importantly, it will be your job to create human connection with residents during their most vulnerable moments.

Are you a natural observer? This position requires someone who is above all, genuinely interested in naturally discovering residents’ interests, abilities, and what makes each resident who they are. Collaborate to create appropriate engagement plans and implement strategies with patience to ensure success.

Do you enjoy performing and improv, yet love engaging the crowd? To be a Master of the Mise en Scène. The French expression used to describe the art of creating a story through the physical environment, ‘mise en scène’ means being responsible for setting the stage for a successful day. From preparing your dining room for breakfast to setting up the library for an event, to preparing the resident’s room for their nighttime routine, you are the guide through the resident’s experience.

THE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidate must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Shall have a high school diploma, or equivalent.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills –oral and written communication skills, positive, patient attitude and willingness to work as a member of a team to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be energetic, enthusiastic, and creative in working with residents.
  • Can understand and follow task orientation and instructions, rules and procedures as outlined in orientation and training.
  • Able to push and pull 60 pounds, must be able to lift 50 pounds and must be able to carry 15 pounds with two hands.
  • Professional in appearance and conduct.
  • Must be criminally cleared.
  • Be in good health and physically and mentally capable of performing assigned tasks. Good physical health and free from tuberculosis. Must have a health screening performed by a physician not more than thirty (30) days prior to or seven (7) days following employment.
  • Must have dependable transportation and be able to work varying hours as needed.

THE BENEFITS

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance  – Full Time
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
  • Wellness Center Membership
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Life Insurance – Full Time
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Account – Full Time
  • Flexible Spending Account – Full Time
  • Optional HSA Account with Dow Rummel Village adding funds each pay period – Full Time
  • Cell Phone Discount (Verizon/AT&T)

WHY DOW RUMMEL:

  • Every department at Dow Rummel has their own “week” – to celebrate how that department contributes to the greatness of our community
  • Dow Rummel has partnered with the Sioux Falls School District and Vocational Rehab to bring Project Search into our community. An opportunity for Students with Disabilities to work in each department during the school year to gain and grow real-world professional experience as they prepare for their career after high school.
  • We offer scholarships for staff to use towards any courses attended as well as community colleges and Universities.
  • Both State Certified Medication Aide and Certified Nursing Aide classes are offered to staff, hosted in-house and paid for by Dow Rummel.
  • FREE On-Site Employee Wellness Programs (including fitness courses land and water) for
  • Everyday restaurant menu as well as two specials per day, for all staff at a discounted price through our on-site at Covell’s Deli and restaurant. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We even have delicious take-home customized pizzas!
  • Your leaders work beside you every day and take genuine interest in who you are as a person, and help you attain your professional goals!

Apply Today!

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