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The Nurse Aide is responsible for providing resident care related services including but not limited to hygiene, nutrition, ambulation, elimination and safety. Performs various resident care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and the comfort of geriatric residents.
Education and Training/Experience
High school diploma preferred but not required
Long term care experience is preferred.
Must participate in on-the-job training programs.
Must be Certified Nursing Assistant or complete the Certified Nurses Assistant program within time frame mandated by law.
Skills and Abilities:
Verbal ability required to communicate with residents and visitors and to understand instructions received from nursing staff.
Must have interest in performing services kindness and compassion as well as for geriatric residents.
Must be able to perform a variety of activities characterized by the long-trem duration of caring for geriatric residents.
Must have kindness and compassion for the elderly
Must be able to lift and transfer residents with the assistance of other staff and mechanical lifts, push residents, carts and wheel chairs.
Visual acuity needed for accurate reading of gauges, thermometers, taking of blood pressure and recording on residents charts.