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Nursing Aide-WillowBrooke

Job Description

Join our team at Acts Retirement-Life Communities! Acts has been setting the standard for excellence in senior retirement living since 1972, with a vision founded in faith and guided by a commitment to integrity and loving kindness.

Summary Statement:

Under the supervision of the licensed Nurse, the Nursing Aide provides indirect Resident care; follows established policies and procedures of the facility and respects confidentiality at all times.

Essential Job Functions

* Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine residents needs and seeks assistance as needed.
* Serves and collects food trays during the residents' meal and returns late trays to the Food Service Department.
* Changes bed linens, as needed.
* Cleans, stores, prepares, and issues personal care supplies and incontinent care products.
* Keeps Residents' room, bathroom and unit tidy and organized.
* Identifies safety hazards and emergency situations and reports to supervisor.
* Reports Resident's complaints or concerns immediately to the Licensed Nurse.
* Attends mandatory education programs and in-services.
* Distributes bed linens and personal laundry to residents, place clothing in closets or drawers.
* Distributes ice and fresh water to residents.
* Labels all resident's personal belongings.
* Answers telephones and takes messages.
* Assists the Recreation Coordinator with activities.
* Accompanies the Residents on appointments as needed.
* Attends state approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training program and obtains certification within 120 days of employment.
* Upon completion of classroom instruction per an individual's task, may then assist a CNA and/or licensed nurse the performance of this task, Such as:
* Basic hygiene and grooming needs including bathing, dressing and undressing, grooming, mouth care and nail care
* Assists residents with toileting needs, (ie - transferring to and from toilets, use of bed pans and changing incontinent products)
* Feeds residents requiring help
* Transports residents
* Turns and reposition bedfast residents
* Takes and records vital signs
* Calculates food and fluid intakes and outputs
* Collects samples, such as urine, stool and sputum
* Performs post-mortem care
* Documents on notes and flow sheets.
* May perform other duties as assigned.



Critical Skills and Knowledge Necessary

* Able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
* Able to follow direction and ask questions appropriately
* Ability to cooperate and interact with personnel from other departments, as well as with Residents and their families/visitors

The critical skills and knowledge required to successfully perform the functions of the position are normally obtained thru the completion of a minimum of six months work experience within the geriatric health care field. On the job training of ..................will be required to learn [example: the specific computer programs and company procedures].

Physical Demands

* Lifting 50 pounds and carrying 10-20 pounds short distances frequently. Weight greater than 50
* pounds require assistance from co-worker or use of lifting device
* Standing and walking frequently with occasional sitting
* Able to perform simple grasping and pushing/pulling 50 pounds frequently
* Reaching below knees to above head frequently
* Bending, kneeling and squatting occasionally
* Twisting and turning upper torso occasionally
* Talking and Hearing in person and on telephone
* Clear speaking voice
* Sense of smell
* Near acuity and color vision

Environmental Conditions

* Inside 100%
* Occasional Exposure to wet conditions
* Hazards -- Blood Borne Pathogens and Infectious Diseases

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-DE-1001 Middleford Rd
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Acts Retirement

For more than 40 years, Acts Retirement-Life Communities,® Inc. has met the needs of senior adults living in our communities with quality care and service. We have been able to provide an unparalleled quality of life for our residents by recruiting and hiring great people who understand our vision and strive to be a part of it. It is our intent to create a work environment that provides everyone with the opportunity for growth, self-satisfaction and the realization of personal career goals. Learn More

Contact Information

US-DE-1001 Middleford Rd
ACTS Retirement- Life Communities
000-000-0000
Snapshot
Acts Retirement
Company:
US-DE-1001 Middleford Rd
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Join our team at Acts Retirement-Life Communities! Acts has been setting the standard for excellence in senior retirement living since 1972, with a vision founded in faith and guided by a commitment to integrity and loving kindness.

Summary Statement:

Under the supervision of the licensed Nurse, the Nursing Aide provides indirect Resident care; follows established policies and procedures of the facility and respects confidentiality at all times.

Essential Job Functions

* Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine residents needs and seeks assistance as needed.
* Serves and collects food trays during the residents' meal and returns late trays to the Food Service Department.
* Changes bed linens, as needed.
* Cleans, stores, prepares, and issues personal care supplies and incontinent care products.
* Keeps Residents' room, bathroom and unit tidy and organized.
* Identifies safety hazards and emergency situations and reports to supervisor.
* Reports Resident's complaints or concerns immediately to the Licensed Nurse.
* Attends mandatory education programs and in-services.
* Distributes bed linens and personal laundry to residents, place clothing in closets or drawers.
* Distributes ice and fresh water to residents.
* Labels all resident's personal belongings.
* Answers telephones and takes messages.
* Assists the Recreation Coordinator with activities.
* Accompanies the Residents on appointments as needed.
* Attends state approved Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training program and obtains certification within 120 days of employment.
* Upon completion of classroom instruction per an individual's task, may then assist a CNA and/or licensed nurse the performance of this task, Such as:
* Basic hygiene and grooming needs including bathing, dressing and undressing, grooming, mouth care and nail care
* Assists residents with toileting needs, (ie - transferring to and from toilets, use of bed pans and changing incontinent products)
* Feeds residents requiring help
* Transports residents
* Turns and reposition bedfast residents
* Takes and records vital signs
* Calculates food and fluid intakes and outputs
* Collects samples, such as urine, stool and sputum
* Performs post-mortem care
* Documents on notes and flow sheets.
* May perform other duties as assigned.



Critical Skills and Knowledge Necessary

* Able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
* Able to follow direction and ask questions appropriately
* Ability to cooperate and interact with personnel from other departments, as well as with Residents and their families/visitors

The critical skills and knowledge required to successfully perform the functions of the position are normally obtained thru the completion of a minimum of six months work experience within the geriatric health care field. On the job training of ..................will be required to learn [example: the specific computer programs and company procedures].

Physical Demands

* Lifting 50 pounds and carrying 10-20 pounds short distances frequently. Weight greater than 50
* pounds require assistance from co-worker or use of lifting device
* Standing and walking frequently with occasional sitting
* Able to perform simple grasping and pushing/pulling 50 pounds frequently
* Reaching below knees to above head frequently
* Bending, kneeling and squatting occasionally
* Twisting and turning upper torso occasionally
* Talking and Hearing in person and on telephone
* Clear speaking voice
* Sense of smell
* Near acuity and color vision

Environmental Conditions

* Inside 100%
* Occasional Exposure to wet conditions
* Hazards -- Blood Borne Pathogens and Infectious Diseases

Job Requirements

 
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