To provide for the day-to-day cares of the residents/tenants including medication administration in accordance with practice guidelines, Doctors orders, care plans, established company policies and procedures, standards, and guidelines; and current federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing the campus and as directed by the supervisor by performing the following duties.
Education and/or Experience
Successful completion of a state approved Nurses Assistant and Medication Aide course and certified by the State DHHS.
Must be on the state Nursing Assistant Registry and Medication Aide registry.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be a minimum of 18 years of age and 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. Must be able to perform all activities of a Certified Nursing Aide.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. (Please note: This in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of certain duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary and appropriate).
Possess, maintain, and use a practical knowledge base regarding issues and regulations affecting the medication administration, campus and the Nursing department as well as the individual residents/tenants.
Provide comprehensive care to residents/tenants as outlined in the Certified Nurse Aide job description. Complete cares thoroughly and in a timely manner. Follow specific instructions given in shift report, work assignments, work schedules, and/or as directed the supervisor and ask for clarification regarding procedures as needed. This assistance may be to varying degrees and with or without assistive devices including, but not limited to:
Answer and assist resident/tenant requests for assistance
Elimination assistance including appropriate pericare
Indwelling catheter care
Personal hygiene (i.g. nail and hair care, shaving)
Dressing/undressing including special slings, stockings, or other adaptive supplies
Eye and ear care such as cleaning of glasses/hearing aides
Prepare and ambulate and/or transport residents/tenants including to/from meals, activities, appointments, etc.
Lift, turn, move, and reposition residents/tenants, alone or with human or mechanical assistance
Range of Motion and/or restorative care
Reality orientation and/or validation as needed
Ensure resident/tenant rooms and living and working areas are clean, neat, and meeting the needs of the resident/tenant including, but not limited to:
Make beds and change bed and linens and ensure residents/tenants have adequate linens
Ensure resident/tenant water pitchers are clean and filled with fresh water and within easy reach of the resident/tenant
Ensure call lights are within reach.
Other duties as assigned.
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Paid Time Off plan that allows you to take time off when you need it
Tuition Repayment Program
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