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Certified Nursing Assistant

Job Description

Position Summary:    Spring Cottage Care Partner providesassistance to residents in the Spring Cottage Program with their activities ofdaily living and with recreation programming, enabling residents to lead aquality life while maintaining their dignity. Spring Cottage Care Partner works with Spring Cottage care team toimplement Spring Cottage Program Standards, policies & procedures, and the residentcentered Alzheimer and Dementia care philosophy.  This position reports to the Director ofResident Care.


EssentialFunctions:

  • Provides assistance to residents with dementia with bathing, grooming, dressing, escort service, dining, and other activities of daily living; including light housekeeping and laundry service as needed.
  • Provides emotional and social support to residents.
  • Serves as the staff and family resource when the Director of Resident Care is unavailable or away from the building.
  • Meets on a regular basis with the Director of Resident Care to review any resident, family, & staff issues or concerns.
  • Accesses and uses care plans daily and immediately submits changes to appropriate personnel.
  • Adheres to departments documentation standards.
  • Knows, understands, and adheres to resident right.
  • Abide by all health and safety regulations and community standards.
  • Meets on a regular basis with the Spring Cottage interdisciplinary team to review the on-going progress and implementation of resident care needs and services.
  • Engages in and provides assistance in recreations with residents.  This may include structured planned or spontaneous Life/Work Access activities.

Non EssentialFunctions:

  • Is familiar with emergency equipment and procedures.
  • Attends all required training, in-services, and staff meetings.
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, the achievement of safe working practices, and by practicing proper infection control measures.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of company.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Experience AndEducation

AHigh School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months relatedexperience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education andexperience; valid certification as Certified Nursing Assistant or CertifiedHome Health Aide, Alzheimer/Dementia care a plus.

 

Time spent in physical exertion: Standing(1/3-2/3), walking (1/3-2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3),reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (under 1/3), stoop,kneel (under 1/3), talk or hear (over 2/3), taste or smell (under 1/3). Liftingup to 10 pounds (1/3 - 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (under 1/3); Up to 50 pounds(under 1/3); up to 100 pounds (under 1/3), more than 100 pounds (none)

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Fredericksburg
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Poet’s Walk

Poet’s Walk provides superior memory care services with facilities in Texas, Nevada and Virginia. Through a warm setting, personalized care and unique programs that promote independence, well-being and dignity, our memory care facilities specialize in delivering an exceptional quality of life for senior adults. Operated by Spring Hills Senior Communities, we abide by our company culture of high quality services through our C.A.R.E. Standards (Company, Associates, Residents, Expectations), which allow us to deliver individualized, person-centered care. Our residents thrive with Signature Touches that add enjoyment and enrichment to their lives. They can also enjoy the company of furry friends with our PAW Program, which provides comfort, companionship and added health benefits Learn More

Contact Information

US-VA-Fredericksburg
Snapshot
Poet’s Walk
Company:
US-VA-Fredericksburg
Location:
Full-Time/Part-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Position Summary:    Spring Cottage Care Partner providesassistance to residents in the Spring Cottage Program with their activities ofdaily living and with recreation programming, enabling residents to lead aquality life while maintaining their dignity. Spring Cottage Care Partner works with Spring Cottage care team toimplement Spring Cottage Program Standards, policies & procedures, and the residentcentered Alzheimer and Dementia care philosophy.  This position reports to the Director ofResident Care.


EssentialFunctions:

  • Provides assistance to residents with dementia with bathing, grooming, dressing, escort service, dining, and other activities of daily living; including light housekeeping and laundry service as needed.
  • Provides emotional and social support to residents.
  • Serves as the staff and family resource when the Director of Resident Care is unavailable or away from the building.
  • Meets on a regular basis with the Director of Resident Care to review any resident, family, & staff issues or concerns.
  • Accesses and uses care plans daily and immediately submits changes to appropriate personnel.
  • Adheres to departments documentation standards.
  • Knows, understands, and adheres to resident right.
  • Abide by all health and safety regulations and community standards.
  • Meets on a regular basis with the Spring Cottage interdisciplinary team to review the on-going progress and implementation of resident care needs and services.
  • Engages in and provides assistance in recreations with residents.  This may include structured planned or spontaneous Life/Work Access activities.

Non EssentialFunctions:

  • Is familiar with emergency equipment and procedures.
  • Attends all required training, in-services, and staff meetings.
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, the achievement of safe working practices, and by practicing proper infection control measures.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of company.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Experience AndEducation

AHigh School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months relatedexperience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education andexperience; valid certification as Certified Nursing Assistant or CertifiedHome Health Aide, Alzheimer/Dementia care a plus.

 

Time spent in physical exertion: Standing(1/3-2/3), walking (1/3-2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3),reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (under 1/3), stoop,kneel (under 1/3), talk or hear (over 2/3), taste or smell (under 1/3). Liftingup to 10 pounds (1/3 - 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (under 1/3); Up to 50 pounds(under 1/3); up to 100 pounds (under 1/3), more than 100 pounds (none)

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