Note: All employees are subject to periodic Washington State Patrol Criminal History Background Checks and must complete a Criminal History Self-Disclosure Form.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, other national service alumni, people of color, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Central Area Senior Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:  Complete application, send resume and three references to: twanda@twandahill.com 

Foot Specialist

Job Location

On Site

Open Date: 

Interviews expected to begin: 

Type of Job

Part Time

$11.76-$12.73

Part Time

Closing Date: 

Hours Per Week

8

Part Time

Benefits

None

Summary

Provides foot care services to older adults in a senior center setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Obtain a brief health history with focus on issues related to foot care.

  2. Obtain annual written consent from physician if participant has diabetes, circulatory problems or other conditions that could lead to complications if the area around the nail becomes infected.

  3. Perform brief examination of the feet to determine appropriate level of treatment.

  4. Provide treatment to include any of the following: palpitation, alleviation of dry skin, trimming nails and relieving pressure from bunions.

  5. Making referrals to appropriate health care professionals (podiatrist, internist, nurse) when the following is observed:

  • Red or inflamed or open wound around the nail

  • Cracked heels so that an open wound exists

  • On blood thinners and nails are extremely thick and difficult to trim

  • Other situations that go beyond the employee's level of certification and training

6.    Teach the center participant how to care for feet and scheduling follow up visit

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/ or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

Skills & Abilities

At Central Area Senior Center, we embrace the belief that racial and other social identities should be respected and affirmed. In support of this belief, we are building an equitable and inclusive organization and providing our team of staff, volunteers and board members with the tools to address institutionalized racism and other forms of oppression. All members of our team are responsible for providing and supporting an equitable and inclusive work environment that will enrich our interactions with each other and our products and services. This responsibility provides the foundation for empowering our customers (primarily those who are aging and giving care to others) so their needs are justly represented and their desires amply fulfilled.  

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