This position helps residents by supporting personal hygiene and daily living needs; providing comfort, transportation and vital sign monitoring.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides resident centered personal care including bathing, toileting, grooming, dressing/undressing, obtaining vital signs, psychosocial support and other personal cares. Assists residents with meals and snacks, provides water and supplements as appropriate. Provides a positive dining experience. Assists residents in transferring, repositioning and walking using correct and appropriate transfer techniques and equipment; provides range of motion and passive exercise. Documents resident cares and behaviors according to Society policy, procedure and regulations. Handles and disposes of linens, soiled clothing or supplies properly; follows consistent hand washing and Personal Protective Equipment use.
Education Experience Licensure Certification: Completion of an accredited nursing assistant training program approved by the location and the state.
Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to perform assigned tasks and meet requirements for in-services, training and meeting attendance; must be able to use the electronic medical record for documentation.
Knowledge: Ability to measure and comprehend quantities.
Physical/Mental Retirements: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position. The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing. Weight lifting requirement of 40 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequency of travel may vary based on business need.
Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.