8 hour shifts available!
Provides direct care and assistance to residents in the Manor under the supervision of licensed staff and in accordance with the Manor and McKendree Village policies and procedures. Works to support the team in order to provide the best quality care possible. Understands and appreciates the aging process of residents in conduct with them, their families and our staff, by demonstrating respect and a positive attitude.
Duties of the Job
All employees of McKendree Village, Inc. are expected to exemplify the principles of Quality Loving Care to each person with whom you interact. The six principles of QLC are:
Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work assignments, follow written and verbal instructions.
Perform specialized tests (MMSE, PMS, GDS) as directed for specific residents, making recommendations for care.
Quarterly assessments as directed on residents with Alzheimer's diagnosis.
Assess residents, as needed, daily if a significant change has occurred. Communicate findings with Manor Manager, Social Services, physician and family. Complete locations assessments when indicated by Manager.
Ensure MD orders and treatment plans are completed as directed.
Administer TB test, flu and pneumonia vaccine when directed.
Administer medication to residents when required. Document all administration.
Administer injections and monitor glucose levels if scheduled and document such for residents.
Be prepared to discuss orders, labs, X-rays and current problems with MD's.
Ensure medication orders are maintained and updated in resident files.
Maintain complete and accurate files on all residents as dictated by the Assisted Living Regulations.
Perform tasks and support services for residents as indicated on the scheduled worksheet. Provide assistance, part to total with ADL's (bathing, dressing, hygiene, toileting), medication assistance, and reminders, obtaining vital signs, weights and heights correctly.
Assist residents to and from the Atrium Dining Room, serve meals, beverages and refills.
Assist dietary staff as needed. Serve and remove trays to/from apartments of residents that are ill.
Give verbal report to on-coming shifts and document significant events on the 24 hour report.
Supervise nursing staff for completeness and quality of work.
In cooperation with the Manager, evaluate effectiveness of medication set-up, reminders, bathing and dressing, and Atrium Dining Room assistance.
Read and recognize McKendree Village policies and state regulations for the Manor.
Know the procedures for disasters and evacuation.
Recognize the difference between services offered to Manor residents on the 1st and 2nd verses 3rd floor.
Educate staff on an ongoing basis. Participate in monthly team meetings.
Orient new residents to the Manor following the orientation guide when directed.
Assist with educating residents and staff on Assisted Living regulations. Assist with safety inspections, share in the responsibility of providing and maintaining an environment that is conducive to the safety, physical and emotional well being of residents.
Attend all required in-service training.
Respond to the Tower residents for emergency care during specific times indicated.
Current Tn. State License in Practical Nursing.
One or more years in a long term care setting.
Strong communications skills.
Ability to deal effectively with emotional stress.
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