10 days ago
Provides quality care to residents in a nourishing environment.
Provides individualized attention, which encourages each residents ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.
Carry out assignments required for the residents activities of daily living (ADL’s) which include but not limited to bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding.
Attends to individual needs of all residents in regards to incontinent care, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communication and other needs.
Provides care that maintains each residents skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents and by applying moisturizers to fragile skin and other areas.
Performs various tasks assigned by the floor nurse including checking vital signs, weighing residents, applying creams/ointments and collecting specimens.
Must be knowledgeable of individual care plans and support the care planning process by providing supervisors with specific information and observations of the residents needs, preferences and report any behavioral changes.
Completes medical records documenting care provided and other information in accordance with nursing policies while maintaining strict confidentiality.
Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when providing care. Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and using equipment and supplies.
Reports all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply issues to the supervisor.
Must answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously.
Assist with new admissions, re-admissions and assist with the transfer of residents to different rooms within the facility.
Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with residents, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.
Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as directed.
You love working with people and handle everyday challenges with a smile!
Certified/registered as a nursing assistant in the state of Illinois
Experienced in long-term care
Able to communicate well in both verbal and written forms
Committed to interacting professionally and with care toward residents, families, and other staff
Health & Dental insurance
Supportive working environment and culture