Nursing Assistant (Stna) For Assisted Living

Sprenger Health Care Systems Olmsted Falls , OH 44138

Posted 4 days ago

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is organized, energetic and patient. Nursing Assistants should be able to encourage residents to participate in daily care routines while always respecting resident rights. Candidates should be dedicated to staying informed on state, federal, nursing and OSHA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures. Candidates should be able to maintain a working relationship with residents, family members and staff. You must be able to work with various departments and personalities. Nursing Assistants should be passionate about health care and have the best interest of the resident in mind during day-to-day operations. This position will report to the Charge Nurse and by applying for the position you recognize that nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. You may be asked to help in other areas of the building as needed for the optimal performance of your building/department and the well-being of our residents.

Essential Job Functions:

As a Nursing Assistant for Grace Management Service's facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions as demonstrated by the ability to:

  • Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures.

  • Provide direct resident care as assigned.

  • Conduct routine resident rounds, check soiled linens, answer call lights.

  • Initiate corrective action as necessary and/or seek assistance of charge nurse, treatment nurse or nursing supervisor.

  • Complete tub baths, showers or bed baths.

  • Report anything unusual about residents to charge nurse.

  • Turn and reposition all bed and chair residents every two hours.

  • Place bedpans, linens, washbasins and soiled linen in appropriate areas.

  • Take residents to dining room and assist in feeding as assigned.

  • Complete food percentage, intake and output, and bowel and bladder records.

  • Empty and record all urinary drainage units.

  • Participate in the development of an individualized plan of care for residents as assigned.

  • Document in the nursing assistant notes the care and treatment provided to the resident and the resident's response or lack of response to care provided.

  • Report changes in residents' conditions to charge nurse or nursing supervisor.

  • Perform basic nursing skills as outlined in facility educational program.

  • Follow facility procedures for admission, discharge and transfer of residents.

  • Listen to resident and family complaints and report problems to charge nurse.

  • Complete oral hygiene and toileting as needed.

  • Answer call lights.

  • Give personal care to all residents assigned.

  • Serve meal trays and assist with feeding.

Job Qualifications:

  • Must pass a Training and Competency Evaluation Program, Must be on state registry in good standing within 4 months of hire.

  • All candidates must be proficient in basic computer programs and must be able to correspond timely through e-mail or other forms of technical communication as needed to successfully complete the requirements for this job. Employees are required to complete monthly on-line education courses to keep our team members knowledgeable on the latest information and regulations. By completing the application for this position, you acknowledge that you feel comfortable meeting these qualifications.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals may be required to:

  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time

  • Reach above shoulder heights, below waist or lift as required to complete the job responsibilities

  • Proper lifting techniques, ability to read computer screens and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions are required

  • Must be able to lift 50 to 75 pounds. Raising objects from lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This requirement occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

  • Must be able to balance, climb, crouch, grasp, kneel, pull, push, reach, stand and stoop adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Must be able to hear, smell, feel and speak adequately to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Must be able to read and write the English language.

  • Must be able to work inside and outside with exposure to outdoor weather conditions.

To view the entire job description, please click here.


Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Dining Services Aide For Assisted Living

Sprenger Health Care Systems

  Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-08-15T00:00 The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate is energetic, organized and has strong multitasking abilities. Dining Service Aids should be committed to learning and complying with health care standards of food preparation and service for nursing homes. This position requires a candidate that is quick to learn and has exceptional customer service skills. Candidates should be able and willing to help in any area of dining services department as needed. This position will report to the Director of Dining Services and by applying for the position you recognize that nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. You may be asked to help in other areas of the building as needed for the optimal performance of your building/department and the well-being of our residents. Essential Job Functions As Dietary Aid in a Grace Management Services facility you must be able to perform the following essential functions as demonstrated by the ability to: * Responsible for setting up resident trays and dining room tables. * Responsible for meal service including tray service to rooms or dining rooms. * Responsible for bussing trays in the dining room. * Must be able to follow written and oral direction. * Responsible for assisting in preparing, portioning, and covering foods and beverages. * Responsible for a clean work environment. * Assists in the proper care, use and cleaning of food service equipment. * Works as a team with the food service staff. * Responsible for all aspects of dish washing including scraping soiled dishes, placing them in the dish machine, operating the automated dish machine, supervising travel through the dish machine, sorting clean dishes and transporting them to storage areas. * Assesses problems and breakdowns in dish washing machinery and reports this information to the dietary manager. * Works cooperatively with food service staff and other departments. * Accountable for the information in the employee handbook. * Adheres to all facility policies and procedures including resident's rights, infection control, and safety. * Attends in-services, seminars and food shows as directed by supervisor. * Comply with state, federal and OSHA regulations. * Comply with all facility policies and procedures. * Represents the dietary department in a professional manner and accepts duties from supervisor in a cooperative manner. * Understands that exposure to a hazardous chemicals or blood borne pathogens is a possibility in long term care. * Completes other assigned duties as assigned by Dietary Manager. * Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Job Qualifications * High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred * All candidates must be proficient in basic computer programs and must be able to correspond timely through e-mail or other forms of technical communication as needed to successfully complete the requirements for this job. Employees are required to complete monthly on-line education courses to keep our team members knowledgeable on the latest information and regulations. By completing the application for this position, you acknowledge that you feel comfortable meeting these qualifications. Physical Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may be required to: * Sit or stand for extended periods of time * Reach above shoulder heights, below waist or lift as required to complete the job responsibilities * Proper lifting techniques, ability to read computer screens and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions are required * Must be able to lift 35 – 50 pounds. Raising objects from lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This requirement occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles. * Must be able to balance, climb, crouch, grasp, kneel, pull, push, reach, stand and stoop adequately to perform the essential functions of the job. * Must be able to hear, smell, feel and speak adequately to perform the essential functions of the job. * Must be able to read and write the English language. * Must be able to work inside and outside with exposure to outdoor weather conditions. To read the entire job description, please click here Sprenger Health Care Systems Olmsted Falls OH

Nursing Assistant (Stna) For Assisted Living

Sprenger Health Care Systems