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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
MHSD 25 of 2018
Geriatric Aide I/II

Geriatric Aide I/II

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance to the residents to ensure their wellbeing and the efficiency of daily operations within the Home.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

1.        Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the assigned area by ensuring the wellbeing of residents by assisting with activities of daily living.

2.        Report grievances or any matters of concern to the Supervisor in a professional and timely manner to ensure the matter is dealt with efficiently.

3.        Respond appropriately to residents call in a timely and professional manner.

4.        Assist with the preparation of residents for in-door or outdoor activities to ensure they are appropriately dressed and ready for the activities.

5.        Assist with the lifting and mobilization of residents ensuring care is taken at all times.

6.        Assist with the monitoring of vital signs and response to treatment to ensure their wellbeing.

7.        Assist with admissions and discharges of residents in an efficient and timely manner.

8.        Clean and maintain bedside units of assigned residents to ensure hygiene and cleanliness.

9.       Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

·          High School Certificate or equivalent

·          Nursing Assistant Course

·          Three (3) to five (5) years related experience

·          Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

·          Good knowledge of Patient Care and Health and Safety Procedures in a Clinical Environment

·          Ability to handle equipment such as wheelchairs, beds and other medical equipment

·          Good oral and written communication skills

​       Good interpersonal and organisational skills

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11 December 2018 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
59 of 2018
Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will oversee and administer direct and indirect nursing care to residents of Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly.

Main Responsibilities

1.        Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the unit and the supervision of assigned staff.

2.        Report on daily patient activities per shift. Submit reports on accidents, incidents and such other occurrences to the Assistant Manager, for risk management   purposes. Provide regular status reports to the patient’s physician.

3.        Maintain accurate records and reporting systems for continuing care, legal purposes and ensures that all members of the care team are aware of resident-related matters.

4.        Respond promptly to institutional or other emergency calls requiring extra duty, mobilization of emergency systems, evacuation of patients.

5.        Control the residents’ environment to ensure safety, hygienic and aesthetic conditions and control of noise and traffic flows.

6.        Request, store, monitor, control, administer and document pharmaceuticals. Control, secure and maintain legal records for Schedule I Dangerous Drug.

7.        Complete rounds and administer IM and IV medication as ordered by physician.

8.        Collect and analyse data to identify residents’ needs.

9.        Monitor and document residents’ responses to treatment and medication.

10.     Contact physician in cases of emergency and refers residents to the emergency room in the absence of the physician.

11.   Collaborate with other members of the care team to achieve the highest quality of care.

​12.  Respond appropriately to residents’ call in a timely and professional manner.

​13. Perform any other duties assigned by your supervisor or other senior officers to ensure the efficient and effectiveness of the Adina Donovan Home.

Minimum Qualifications

§   Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

§   Three (3) years’ work experience in the field

§   At least 5 (five) years in as senior Nurse in a hospital or similar setting

§   Certificate in gerontology

§   Registered in the Virgin Islands with a current license

§   Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

§   Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws

§   Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications

§   Excellent knowledge of basic nursing and ethical nursing practice

§   Sound oral and written communication skills

§   Sound time management and organisational skills 

Ability to work well under pressure

 

 

 

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11 December 2018 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
58 of 2018
Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the management of the functions of the department to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the Adina Donovan Home
​Main Responsibilities

1.        Ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the department and the supervision of assigned staff.

2.        Assists with the administration of human resources functions.

3.        Assists in undertaking the functions of the Adina Donovan Home in order to maintain the efficient delivery of services.

4.        Assists in managing and training staff assigned to the Adina Donovan Home to ensure their understanding of the functionality of Government and relevant legislation.

5.        Assists with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.

6.        Assists with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.

7.        Researches, analyses and prepares reports and provides advice.

8.        Deputises in the absence of the Manager.

9.        Attends meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.

10.     Keeps abreast of developments in the field of quality improvement and quality assurance.

​11.   Performs any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

§   Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Administration or related field

§   Four (4) years in senior management within the Public Service

§   Registered Nurse

§   Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures

§   Excellent knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures

§   Good knowledge of Government budget and accounting procedures

§   Excellent knowledge of nursing procedures and practices and their application in caring for the elderly resident.

§   Excellent knowledge of health policy, nursing education and administration.

§   Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant software applications

§   Excellent oral and written communication skills

§   Excellent analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills

§   Excellent research and report-writing skills

§   Excellent leadership and management skills

​​Ability to work well under pressure well under pressure

 

 

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11 December 2018 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly