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Universal Worker in Bloomfield, CT at Duncaster LifeCare Retirement Community

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

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Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Assisted Living and Care Management the Universal Worker performs daily personal care including dressing and maintaining proper clothing and hygiene, cleaning, food preparation, recreational activities and housekeeping at residents’ request.  Their primary responsibility is to ensure the resident's quality of life by meeting their psychosocial needs.  The focus is on providing residents with desired services in a caring, safe and efficient manner. This is an on-call position to help cover universal worker hours and homemaker, and companion service hours as needed.


  • Assist residents with self-administration of medications.

  • Assist residents with keeping living areas and property clean and operational.

  • Support, lead, and participate in a resident-centered recreational activity program.

  • Clean common areas and assist with light housekeeping including laundry and ironing

  • Provide companionship including walks outdoors with residents as weather permits

  • Accompany residents to appointments as needed

  • Provide personal services including dog walking

  • Provide administrative support including filing 

  • Cover floor assignments as needed for callouts

  • Assist floor aides as needed

  • As necessary fulfill overnight requests to provide support.



Job Requirements

  1. Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Connecticut.

  2. Must be eligible for Certified Nursing Assistant registration in the State of Connecticut.

  3. Must have effective communication skills.

  4. Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.

  5. Must have a high school education or equivalent preferable.

  6. Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.


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