The Resident Care Specialist (Certified Nursing Assistant) performs multiple care duties that contribute to the health, well- being and quality of life for the Residents of the facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Providing personal care and services to Residents including but not limited to the following:
- Assisting residents with activities of daily living such as transferring, turning and positioning, giving showers, dressing, grooming, feeding, toileting and ensuring residents are clean.
- Obtaining vital signs and weights and monitoring food and liquid intake.
- Delivering meal trays to residents, ensuring food is appropriate to the resident’s care plan, delivering alternate food selections when requested and providing a positive dining experience.
- Escorting residents to participate in therapy sessions and activities.
- Responding to resident and family needs respectfully and with a positive manner in all interactions.
- Making daily rounds on assigned residents in accordance within established guidelines.
- Accompanying residents with smoking privileges to designated smoking areas and supervising his or her smocking activity while there.
Completing assignments including but not limited to the following:
- Reporting data in resident records consistently, accurately and in a timely manner.
- Consistently and promptly reporting resident changes of condition per the InterAct process.
- Complying with procedures for infection prevention including, but not limited to, hand washing, TB and Hepatitis B requirements and blood borne pathogen regulations.
- Following safety rules and requirements including lift and transfer procedures, hazard communication, electrical safety, slips, trips and falls policies, use of personal protective equipment and elopement procedures. (Examples: Must safely operate mechanical lifts, sit stand lift, gate belt, and meal and line carts, adjust beds and use shower equipment and wheelchairs.
- Safely fulfilling all work assignments.
- Accepting assignments not part of his/her normal scheduled responsibility as needed.
- Safeguarding residents’’ protected health information.
- Providing other services such as cleaning wheelchairs and resident areas as assigned.
- Complying with all work rule policies and procedures as well as state and federal law.
- Contributing to a true team environment by cooperating and working well with co-workers.
- Completing education requirements on a timely basis.
- Complying with work rule policies and procedures as well as state and federal law.
- Successful completion of the State approved Nursing Assistant Certification course.
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred; minimum three years certified nursing experience in long term care acceptable in lieu of education requirement.
- English as a first or second language with the ability to read and communicate at an adequate level to perform essential job duties.
- Lifting at least 35 pounds at any one time. When a situation requires lifting more than 35 pounds additional staff, a slide sheet, gait belt or a mechanical lift is required.
- Floor to waist lifts and above the waist lifts
Basic Life Insurance
Storms of Life
Post-Employment College Program
Critical Care with Cancer Coverage
Supplemental Spouse Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Employee Referral Program
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Dependent Life Insurance
Supplemental Employee Life Insurance
Whole Life Plan Insurance