Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. Nassau , NY 12123
The Community Health Aide is a paraprofessional employee, trained to provide personal care and related services in the community. This individual functions under the direction of a nurse supervisor.
Provide direct and indirect care elements to residents in a community under the direction of a nurse supervisor. May have to provide direct and indirect care elements to numerous residents per shift.
Demonstrate appropriate and safe techniques in personal hygiene.
Adhere to assessment/task sheets for community health aide.
Observe, report and document resident status according to Atria standards.
Maintain a clean safe environment.
Assure adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
Safely transfer and ambulate resident.
Help maintain the resident's physical and mental well-being.
Attend in-services as required.
Maintain CEU requirements in compliance with New York State law. Maintain home health certification.
Attend and complete various Atria-required trainings designed for community employees.
May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Completion of the 9th grade, prefer high school.
Able to read and write consistent with job.
Successful completion of a New York State approved home health aide training program (i.e. home health aide certification).
Has a reliable means of transportation.
Meet health requirements.
Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world.
Atria is an equal opportunity employer. Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications. We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.