Senior Footcare Aide - Long Term Care, Tacoma
Regular Part Time
$17.32 - $18.36 per Hour DOE
The Footcare Program provides footcare services to those 60 years of age and older.
In the absence of the Senior Foot Care Program Supervisor, Senior Footcare Aide will assist in the Senior Foot Care Program by performing a variety of clinical, reception and clerical duties; and to perform related duties as required.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with set up of Footcare Clinic site; record patient information, including chief complaint.
Record information for registration, letters, medical reports, inter-clinic communication; files, charts reports and format charts.
Use standard foot care clinical equipment, i.e. clippers, pumice stone, foot soak, etc., perform standard back office procedures, i.e. cold sterilization.
Schedule appointments; greet and reassure patients.
Register and log patients appropriately; initiate personal information form.
Assist with patient accounts, including bookkeeping and record audits; perform face-to-face fee collection and record; give service and resource information.
Clean and maintain front desk area and exam rooms.
Use standard office equipment; computer
All employees working in CCS have the responsibility for developing and safekeeping a workplace which values and supports a culturally divers work environment. Employees’ treatment of each other, their willingness to try new ways and ideas – all these things contribute greatly to the organization’s success in providing an open, culturally enriched and diverse workplace.
Perform other duties as requested by the Senior Footcare Program Supervisor.
Access to and protection of PHI/ePHI: Responsible for upholding a culture of privacy and security in highly confidential work environment (HIPAA covered entity service area)
Complies with all CCSWW policies and procedures that involve access to and safeguarding of client Protected Health Information (all forms)
Attend required staff meetings.
Participate in quality improvement projects as assigned.
Work as a team with other staff for continuity and efficient quality care.
Requires adherence to all policies, standards and procedures of the agency.
Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person. Able to respond to verbal questions.
Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to patients in person.
Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
Other: Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 pounds unassisted, including assisting patients when required. Adequate physical ability including sufficient manual dexterity to perform the requisite health care services. Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting. Some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout regular work shift. There is potential for exposure to communicable diseases and/or bloodborne pathogens
High School Diploma or equivalent
At least 6 months of experience working with personal care.
Ability to be an effective team member.
Cultural awareness, sensitivity, and competency, including the ability to successfully work with, and relate to, individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent Customer Service skills
Valid and current Washington State Drivers License and Automobile insurance.
Foot Care experience preferred
Knowledge of geriatrics