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 Good Samaritan mission, 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.
Maintains required nursing aide registry/ certification / qualifications and associated standards. 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.
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.