(2) FT Days 6:00am - 2:30pm with e/o weekend off!
Relief All Shifts
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists residents with bathing functions according to resident service plan and as directed (i.e. Showerbath and whirlpools)
Assists residents with daily dental and couth care (i.e. brushing teeth/dentures, oral hygiene, special mouth care, etc. as needed)
Assists residents with undressing/dressing as necessary
Assists residents with hair care functions (i.e. Combing, brushing, shampooing, etc.)
Assists residents with nail care (i.e. Clipping, trimming and cleaning the finger/toenails)
Assists residents with shaving (female residents facial hair, under arms, legs, etc. as instructed. Male residents facial hair.)
Position residents in correct and comfortable positions for pressure relief.
Assists residents with bowel and bladder functions. (i.e. Take to bathroom, offer portable commode, change Prevails, etc.)
Assists residents in preparing for social programs, activities, and appointments (i.e. Church, parties, visitors, doctor's appointments, etc.)
Assists residents with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, and wheelchairs. Assists residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed.
Answers resident calls promptly.
Assists with the care of the dying resident, maintaining hope, dignity and love for the resident at all times.
Provide post-mortem care as instructed.
Changes soiled linen and bedding.
Disposes of soiled or contaminated items in accordance with facility policy on blood borne pathogens.
Follows policy and procedures on annual TB Testing.
Follows policy and procedures on annual influenza vaccinations.
Attends all mandatory in-services.
Attends and participates in scheduled training and educational classes to maintain current certification in accord with the State of Montana.
Performs other duties as assigned by Nurse Managers or person in charge of area where work is being done.
High school diploma or GED preferred. Prior experience in a human service or health care setting preferred. Must possess a current Montana State Nurses Aide Certification, or have completed the SJLM C.N.A course and will obtain certification within 120 days of class completion.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:
Skill in observation of human behaviors or changes of condition.
Ability to understand written and verbal communication. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with residents, family members, and coworkers.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
Ability to understand and follow safety policies and procedures.
Need to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to successfully pass required state certification exam.
Ability to use various health care supplies and equipment, including blood pressure devices, thermometers, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
Ability to understand resident charts and service plans.
Ability to relate to and work with the ill, elderly, disabled, emotionally upset, and at times, combative people within the facility.
Ability to respond to residents needs in a timely and professional manner, recognizing the resident's rights.
Ability to deal with stressful situations (i.e. Death and Dying).
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