Primary Responsibilities: Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties that are required to be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them form the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position. Report to work on time. This means to be at the assigned station or work area and ready to begin the tasks of the days at the assigned start of the shift. Carry out tasks and assist each resident that are assigned as directed on the resident care plan, also known as the Negotiated Service Agreement (NSA). Daily tasks include but are not limited to: o Assisting the resident with bathing, dressing, grooming and toileting o Escorting residents to and from dining room for meals o Obtaining weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature o Make resident’s bed o Tidy resident’s room as needed o Assist with eating o Assist with medications in accordance with physician’s orders o Assist with the application and removal of braces and orthopedic devices o Assist with making arrangements for doctor appointments and transportation o Notify physician of falls or changes in condition o Order new medications and reorder existing medications as needed o Assure that all orders are transcribed correctly either by double checking and ‘accepting’ medication orders in QuickMAR or by manually entering medication orders into QuickMAR. Document daily in QuickMAR when care outlined in the NSA has been completed. For any care that was not completed or if the resident refused, document an exception to the NSA. Report all changes in the resident’s mental or physical condition and functional ability to the nurse right away. Perform all assignments and task in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards of practice and as instructed by the supervisor. Provide privacy for each resident. Knock on doors and wait for a response (whenever possible) before entering a resident’s room. Maintain confidentiality of residents’ records and health care information Ensure that all residents are treated fairly and with respect and kindness Help to create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive regard. Cooperate and establish a positive working relationship with personnel from other departments. Follow established schedules for bathing, meals, etc. Qualifications Minimum of one year experience in assisted living industry or health care preferred Ability to work additional hours if needed in emergencies. Certified or Registered as a nursing assistant or Certified Home Care Aide Village Concepts 12.22.08.db.vci Keep Wellness Center and Medication Carts neat and clean Monitor medications, assure that medications are not expired Destroy non-narcotic medications as needed Report discrepancies in the narcotic count to the RCD/LN immediately Report medication errors to the RCD/LN by completing a medication error report, Complete incident reports as needed Report bruising, skin tears, and other skin trauma, rashes or open areas to the nurse right as soon as noticed. Keep all credentials current Keep the community informed of any changes in phone number, address or emergency contact. Refrain from overtime unless authorized by a supervisor. Attend mandatory in-services and classes. Maintain adequate supplies-forms, personal care supplies, medications, etc. Report all grievances and complaints made by a resident or family to a supervisor as soon as possible. Support the health care team in all actions and communication. Prevent and report suspected/actual abuse and neglect Physical Job Requirements To fulfill job requirements, employee must be able to perform key physical task for extended periods of time. Practice proper body mechanics and safety measures when supporting, lifting, re-positioning, transferring residents or lifting/moving stationary objects weighing more than 10 pounds. Working Conditions Works in well-lighted and ventilated area(s) throughout the facility. Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently and frequently during working hours. Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances. Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, personnel and visitors. Communicates with nursing personnel and other department personnel. Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and in other positions temporarily, when necessary. Attends and participates in continuing educational programs. Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day. Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B Viruses. Requirements Must be able to write the English language in a legible and understandable manner. Must be able to speak and understand the English language in order to communicate effectively with residents, families, co-workers and the general public. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel. Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult staff and residents. Must meet certification requirements of this state, i.e. CPR/First Aid, etc. Physical Requirements Must be able to move intermittently and frequently throughout the workday. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectively with residents and personnel and support agencies. Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability. Must be able to relate to and work well with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, cognitively compromised and at times hostile people within the community. Frequently support up to 70 pounds Occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds or more Frequently kneel, bend, and reach Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Every effort has been made to make sure this job description is as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the care giver will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.
No experience needed. We will pay for training and do on the job training. For experienced/licensed we will pay for CEU's required and provide ongoing training. Must be able to pass background check and have three references.
$18-21 depending on experience; $500 retention bonus (1/2 at 30 days 1/2 at 180 days)
Tuition reimbursement is available upon hiring. Apply to get more for more information.
Village Concepts of Issaquah has staff RN/LPN to assist you meet NAC clinical rotation requirements in place during COVID19 pandemic. Apply to get more for more information.
Upon hiring and during your employment with us, we offer in house training.
AM/PM/NOC shifts available Must be able to work at least one weekend shift a week.