Senior Living Nursing Assistant

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Prescott , AZ 86301

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company. With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society offers an opportunity to weave together imagination with reality and ultimately transform the aging experience in America. Now, partnering with Sanford Health, we are able to provide care through all stages of life. Throughout our organization, you will be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team.

Senior Living Nursing Assistant

Location: 0400 - GSS Willow Wind

3191 Aster Drive

Prescott, Arizona, 86305-3743

United States

Employment Type: Full-Time

Shift: 12 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Summary

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service.

Easy Apply Process

Mobile Device Friendly

Job Responsibilities

  • Wednesday, Friday, Saturday shift available. Needs to have or obtain an Arizona Certified Caregiver License and proficient at administering resident medications.

  • This position provides resident care and services such as healthcare services, activities of daily living assistance and other duties, as assigned, in a caring, safe and efficient manner and is responsible to perform the following according to location standards and procedures.

  • Provides assistance with resident self- administration of medications all with proper training. Stores medications correctly, and monitors medication supplies.

  • Follows procedures for documentation and medical emergencies. Obtain vital signs accurately and reports changes in resident health status. Assists in assuring all cares are provided according to resident service plan.

  • Assists residents with dressing and maintaining proper clothing. Assists residents in maintaining proper and clean appearance, to include, but not limited to bathing and oral hygiene. Promotes highest level of resident mobility, ensuring residents have access to their assistive devices to support mobility and assists with application and care of hearing aids, eyeglasses, and prostheses if appropriate and applicable.

  • Assists residents with self-administration of medications and monitors medication supplies.

  • Assists as necessary with housekeeping, laundry and dining duties.

  • Provides assistance with wellness or recreational programs and encouraging residents to participate.

  • Adheres to OSHA and CDC guidelines to minimize infections by following aseptic cleaning techniques, including those that apply to blood borne pathogens.

  • Demonstrates safe and proper techniques for chemical use, and follows SDS guidelines for any exposure. Keep chemicals secured in locked area as per policy.

Qualifications

  • AZ Level 1 Fingerprint Card

  • A high school education or higher education is not required to be hired into this job.

  • A high school diploma or GED is required for administration of medication in some states- refer to state regulations. Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.

  • Basic ability to communicate and comprehend; ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.

  • Must be able to speak read and write in English and be able to articulate clearly and audibly.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit: https://www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

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