This position is an overnight 11p-7a position.
Summary of Duties
Responsible for providing residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident's assessment and plan of care and as directed.
Essential Job Functions
Provide nursing care to residents including activities of daily living.
Document care as instructed and required.
Report all changes in the resident's condition (i.e., areas of redness, skin tears, bruising, mental status change, eating habits, etc.) to the supervisor as soon as practical.
Check resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met.
Orient new residents to the facility.
Assist with lifting, moving, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, etc., as necessary, utilizing proper facility technique.
Keep resident rooms and resident care areas clean and neat.
Perform day-to-day housekeeping activities in accordance with daily work assignments.
Assist in preparing and serving meals as necessary and on a timely basis.
Encourage and assist residents to participate in activities. Assist in conducting activities with residents as directed.
Assume additional responsibilities as assigned or needed.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Resident Care Assistant experience preferred.
Physical Requirements for Essential Job Functions
Must be able to move about consistently throughout the workday.
Must be able to reach, bend, and/or stoop intermittently throughout the workday.
Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Must be able to push, pull, move and/or carry up to 50 pounds utilizing proper body mechanics and assistance.
Must be able to push, pull, or move a minimum of 100 pounds utilizing proper body mechanics and assistance.
Must be able to walk/stand 75% of the day.
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
Noland Health Services