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Company: Franklin Simpson
Location: Franklin
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Franklin Simpson - POSITION PURPOSE:
Ensures that resident's personal care needs are being met in accordance with Residents' wishes and Care Plan Objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:


  • Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine residents' needs and ensures call lights are within reach of resident.
  • Ensures that residents' who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.
  • Gives direct resident care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of residents.
  • Explains procedures to residents.
  • Assists residents as necessary in their activities of daily living.
  • Assists residents with bowel and bladder functions.
  • Assists residents in preparation for and transporting to appointments, activities and social programs.
  • Assists with lifting, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc., in keeping with specific resident safety needs.
  • Provides incontinent care as needed.
  • Dresses resident appropriate to the current weather.
  • Notifies Supervisor if resident needs clothing.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Handles linens according to infection control guidelines.
  • Feeds residents requiring help and records meal intake.
  • Delivers and documents all snacks and supplements.
  • Offers fluids to residents frequently to ensure that residents are hydrated where designated by care plan.
  • Reviews and implements daily nursing needs as outlined by resident Care Plan or nurse managers.
  • Transports residents or assists residents with mobility needs.
  • Turns and repositions bedfast residents, alone or with assistance.
  • Takes and records temperatures, blood pressure, pulse rates, respiration rates, height, weight, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Monitors resident's activities and reports any irregularities of resident performance to nurse managers.
  • Participates in and receives nursing report upon reporting and departing to/from work.
  • Reports all changes in residents' conditions to supervisor.
  • Cleans instruments and equipment and returns to proper area after use.
  • Maintains cleanliness of residents units, central bathing area, treatment and supply rooms, workrooms, and linen closets.
  • Provides post-mortem care as instructed.
  • Accurately records all care as directed.
  • Participates and attends periodic in-services and staff meetings.
  • Understands and adheres to the guidelines of "Residents Rights".
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION / REQUIREMENTS:

    • Ability to communicate with residents and nursing staff.
    • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
    • Prior experience as LTC nursing assistant preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Successful completion of State Approved Nursing Assistant Training and Competency Evaluation Program.
    • Good standing in the state registry is required.

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