Lifeguard

Camden Clark Medical Center Washington, WV 2019-06-05
Performance
Standards

POSITION: Lifeguard EFFECTIVE
DATE: 01/17/14

DEPARTMENT: Employee Wellness REVIEWED:
JOB CODE: 1-034 REVISED:
VP Operations/Professional Services VP Human
Resources

Reports To: 1. Reports directly to the Aquatics Coordinator.

2. Reports
indirectly to the Director of Employee Wellness.

3. Works collaboratively
with all members of the health care

team.

FUNCTION: The Lifeguard provides members and
guests with a safe and

enjoyable aquatic
environment.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. High school graduate or GED preferred but not required.

2. Certified
in AED/CPR.

3. Certification in lifesaving and/or water safety from
ARC

or other recognized agency.

4. Ability
to be scheduled for work based on operational

needs of
the Department and Service Line hired.

5. Possess the ability to deal tactfully and harmoniously

with
patients, visitors and staff.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES

A. ORGANIZATIONAL TEAMWORK
COMPETENCIES

1. To support the
mission of CCMC as follows: To meet the healthcare

needs of our
community for a lifetime.

2. The core values of
CCMC represents the beliefs of our organization,

guiding our processes
and decision making at all levels. The

mission is

accomplished through a commitment to our core values of:
3. Values based care
recognizes the importance of quality customer

services (Service
Excellence Standards) to patients and employees.

4. In the context of
customer service, each employee has the following

expectations
(dimensions of performance) as an individual and health

care team member.

B. ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT
COMPETENCIES

1. Demonstrates
knowledge of and ability to follow / attendance /

punctuality / time
card system / scheduling policies.

2. Demonstrate knowledge
of parking / hospital department locations.

3. Demonstrate knowledge
and adheres to dress code.

4. Demonstrates
knowledge of CCMC Compliance Program / Code of

Conduct /
Confidentiality.

5. Demonstrates
knowledge of CCMC Emergency Management Plan

including the

following codes:
a. Code Blue
(Cardiac Arrest)

b. Code 1
(Assault)

c. Code Utility
(Utility Failure)

d. Code Red
(Fire)

e. Code Weather
(Inclement Weather)

f. Code Gray
( Hostage Situation)

g. Code Amber
& Code Walker

h. Code Orange (Hazmat)

i. Code Black
(Bomb Threat)

6. Demonstrates
knowledge of physical health / wellness information and

Exposure Control Plan

7. Demonstrates

knowledge of Office/workplace safety:
8. Demonstrates
knowledge of Risk Management / Occurrence Report

Practices /
Non-punitive Work Environment.

C. WORK ROLE COMPETENCIES

Clinical Practice

1.
Provides a welcoming greeting to
members and guest when they enter the aquatics area.

2.
Monitors guest activity within the
aquatics environments to ensure a safe aquatics environment at all times.

3.
Assists with the maintenance of a clean
and safe pool environment to ensure that it meets all required local health
codes and quest needs. This may include monitoring and balancing water
chemistry, monitoring an maintaining pool temperature, and monitoring and
maintaining the cleanliness of the pool.

4.
Assists with the maintenance of a clean
and safe pool environment through proper cleaning and preventative maintenance
of aquatics environment including filter room equipment, heaters, and pool
surfaces per facility policy and procedures.

5.
Provides aquatics services, including
teaching swimming lessons, supervising group swim activities, and helping with
other aquatics program activities.

6.
Demonstrates professionalism that
aligns with the values, philosophies, and standards of the facility.

7.
Attends all scheduled employee
meetings.

8.
Performs other facility related duties,
to ensure the satisfaction of the members and guests.

II. Administrative Practices

1. Maintain established department and hospital
policies, procedures,

objectives, quality assurance, safety,
environment, infection and

hazardous material control.

2.
Cognizant of environmental factors,
infection control issues and

maintains a safe environment for patient care.

III. Professional Accountability/Leadership

1. Demonstrates knowledge of and follows correct
chain of command in

handling challenges and issues, including
crisis situations.

2. Assumes responsibility by ensuring continued
professional growth of

self, attending formal and/or informal
educational/professional

activities.

3. Ability to organize and prioritize time and
tasks to achieve a well

coordinated work effort and to effectively meet
work schedules

including an ability to integrate multiple
factors which may have an

impact on patient care.

VI. DESCRIPTION OF PHYSICAL
DEMANDS

1.
The following items under physical
demands, psychological demands, work

demands and exposure category describe the basic extent of physical

demands performed by staff in this position.

a. See attached Physical Demands

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of this position.

The above is intended to
describe the general content of and broad competencies for the performance of
this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties,
responsibilities, or requirements. See unit/ area/ department specific
accountability / responsibility list.

Employee Number / Employee Name
(PRINT) Employee Signature / Date

Lifeguard

Description of
Physical Demands

On
the job time is spent in the following physical activities and psychosocial

interactions:
CATEGORY

AMOUNT OF TIME

CATEGORY

DESCRIPTION

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Never

Seldom

Often

Always

Physiological

High

Medium

Low

Standing:
X

Mental
Stress

X

Walking:
X

Work
with others

X

Sitting

X

AUDIO VISUAL

GOOD

FAIR

N/A

Stoops,
Kneel, Crouch, Crawl

X

Hearing*

X

Use
hands to finger handle or feel

X

Near
Vision

X

Pushing
/ Pulling

X

Far
Vision

X

Reaching

with hands and arms above / below:
X

Peripheral
Vision

X

Talk

or hear:
X

Color
Discrimination

X

Taste

or smell:
X

Depth
Perception

X

Lift
/ Force

Never

Seldom

Often

Always

EXPOSURES**

Frequent

Occasional

Rare

Up
to 10 pounds

X

Cold

X

X

Up
to 25 pounds

X

Heat

X

Up
to 50 pounds

X

Dampness

X

Up
to 100 pounds

X

Heights

X

More
than 100 pounds

X

Vibration

X

Job Lifting

Heavy Lifting
Regular Basis

Heavy Lifting
Occasional / Moderate Lifting Regular Basis

Moderate Lifting
Occasional/Light Lifting Regular Basis

Light Lifting
Occasional / No Lifting Regular Basis

Skin Irritation

X

Category

X

Lung
Irritation

X

Risk
Radiation

X

Risk
of Electrical Shock

X

  • Hearing Ability to hear
alarms on equipment / pages

Ability to hear Client Call

Ability to hear instructions
from supervisor/staff

*
Exposures Category 1 = Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body
fluids, or tissues

2 = Tasks that involve no
exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues but employment may require unplanned
category 1 tasks

3 = Tasks that involve no
exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, and category 1 are not a condition
of employment.

A list of Hazardous Products or Substances that this
position is required to work with are referenced for staff review. MSDS
information is available.
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