Assists residents with activities of daily living providing nursing care and related services as is necessary to meet the personal needs and comfort of the residents, and assist in maintenance of a safe, clean environment under the direction of a licensed nurse.
Works in a clean, well heated, well lighted and well ventilated building. Prolonged standing and walking. Repeated bending, squatting, stooping, exposure to all resident elements including infection, odors and to peculiarities in behavior and reactions of the elderly, assists with emergencies and in restraining violent or combative residents.
High School graduate preferred. Completion of state approved Nurse Aide training course and must be deemed competent to be placed on the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide registry within four months from date of hire. Previous experience in hospital or nursing home preferred. Sense of responsibility, moral integrity, and common sense. Sincere desire to work with elderly. Patience and compassion essential. Pleasant, cheerful, tactful, courteous when handling residents and/or families. Ability to cooperate with other personnel. Ability to treat resident information confidential. This is a very active position requiring constant standing and walking, often in a dynamic manner. Must be able to lift, turn and reposition residents both alone and with assistance with and without the use of mechanical devices.
Assists with training of newly hired nurse aides.
Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Assistant Director of Nursing, RN Staff Educator and Director of Nursing following established procedures.
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