Personal Support Assistant

Sisters of Mercy of the America's - Omaha



Name of Facility: Sisters of Mercy of the America's
7262 Mercy Rd
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Ofelia Rivera


Department: Health and Wellness
Reports to: Health and Wellness, Designated LCC

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

THIS MAY BE AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU, DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN A KIND AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT? This is a great career opportunity for a motivated, caring, and experienced CNA/Driver. You would be responsible for supporting the Sisters who have devoted their lives to the care of others.

The Personal Support Assistant provides a special combination of supportive services to the Sisters of Mercy in the Omaha area. The overall objective of the staff is to assist the Sisters to live self-directed and meaningful lives as their care needs change and foster relationships that will maintain or enhance their physical well-being, maximizing their potential by maintaining their individual levels of independence. Provides care in a manner that incorporates an understanding of the mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy.

General Summary: Provides safe transportation, shopping, and other supportive services for the Sisters of Mercy. This includes transporting residents to and from doctor’s appointment, treatment appointments, visits, shopping and other errands, as requested. Also provides pick-up and delivery services as requested. Performs daily maintenance of the assigned vehicle; gas and window-washer fill-ups. Demonstrates respectful treatment of the dignity, privacy, and individuality of Sisters and co-workers.

The Personal Support Assistant would work with the Health and Wellness team at the Sisters of Mercy Administrative office located at 7262 Mercy Rd, Omaha, NE 68124. There is no care center located there. The person in this position will be 'on the road' a lot, serving the Sisters who reside at the non-owned Immanuel Senior Living Community and local area apartments, about 8 miles from the administrative office. There are currently 54 Sisters residing in the Omaha, NE area.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
A full job description will be provided at time of interview.

Education and Experience
Position Qualifications:
• High School diploma required.
• Certificated Nursing Assistant OR two years of direct care experience with elders.
• College degree preferred
• Proficiency with MS Office programs and windows operating system. Excel proficiency is required.
• Must be able to work a full-time schedule from 32 - 40 hours per week with the ability to work flexible hours and provide coverage as needed.
• Able to demonstrate a commitment to the Mission and Values of the Sisters of Mercy.
• Able to work independently with minimal supervision, and be a functional team member.
• Demonstrates ability to maintain clear communication with sisters, public and co-workers.
• Demonstrates ability to organize related duties, take initiative, work independently and give attention to detail.
• Must possess a valid State Driver's License without any moving violations.
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of individuals with limited abilities.
• Demonstrates excellent patient transfer skills as well as familiarity with usage of medical equipment such as wheel chairs and walkers.
• Freedom from use of illegal drugs and freedom from use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
• Successful completion of pre-employment requirements drug test, background check and driving record.

Application Instructions

The Sisters of Mercy celebrate diversity. The Mercy mission centers on our commitment to anti-racism, women, earth, non-violence and immigrants.
We welcome all qualified employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. In our inclusive work environment, employees thrive.

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