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Cosmetologist - Alexian Brothers PACE in Chattanooga, TN at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    425 Cumberland Street
    Chattanooga, TN
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

SUMMARY: Oversees operation of ABCS Beauty Salon. Shampoos, cuts, styles hair for participants while providing for a safe, friendly and caring environment.


•   Communicates effectively with participants, families, staff and the public.

•   Works effectively as a team member.

•   Shampoos, cuts and styles participants hair.

•   Maintains a clean and professional work area.

•   Maintains schedule in order to meet the varied needs of the participants.

•   Meets requirements of state licensing board. Displays a current license within beauty shop.

•   Orders and maintains inventory of supplies needed to operate beauty shop in an effective and efficient manner.

•   Assists with all volunteer activities at the center.

•   Ability to handle job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace.

•   Shares in the Alexian Brothers’ vision, demonstrates its values, supports its philosophy, and is sensitive to its mission; demonstrates knowledge of and follows Departmental and Alexian Brothers Community Services policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Policies and Procedures.

•   Understands and adheres to the corporate compliance policies and procedures.

•   Adheres to all rules, regulations and standards of accrediting and regulatory bodies.

•   Other duties as assigned.


•   Participates in training activities.

•   Attends staff, discipline and committee meetings as needed

•   Assumes responsibility for professional development.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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 and/or EXPERIENCE: Certificate from college or technical school. One year of experience working with geriatric patients.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, coworkers, participants and caregivers, and the public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Limited basic skills needed

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Maintain a valid cosmetology license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be physically able to move about freely, bend, and walk. Required to lift, push and pull a minimum of 75lbs on an infrequent basis (on monthly outings). Must possess manual dexterity & visual acuity to see and hear. Must be able to verbally communicate. Stooping/bending – Frequent; Crawling/Kneeling – Seldom; Reaching/Pushing/Pulling – Frequent; Repetitive Motion – Frequent; Sitting: <30 minutes day; Standing: 6 hr per day; Walking: 1.5 hrs per day; Climbing Stairs/Ladders: Seldom


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee provides personal grooming services in an individual setting. Works in a confined area, close to day center environment.

OSHA CATEGORY: This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. All employees are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis B vaccination series. Protective equipment is available.


This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned, as needed, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time. This does not imply an employment contract. Employment relationship with Alexian Brothers and/or its affiliates is of an “at will” nature, which means the employee may resign at any time and the employer may terminate the employee at any time with or without cause