Assist residents with performing basic tasks such as eating, dressing and toileting when necessary
Respond immediately to calls from patients for assistance or treatment and alert medical staff to pending emergency situations
Encourage all residents to get exercise and participate in scheduled activities
Work with dining room personnel to ensure that all residents get the correct meals and that all residents are able to eat
Qualifications and Skills:
High school diploma/GED required
Able to communicate clearly in English using written and verbal methods
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Strong bedside manner
Ability to work as a valuable part of a team
Able to work the scheduled shifts and report to any mandate that you are scheduled
Midnight shift, Shift differential will apply
Assists residents in the maintenance of their independence; Provides assistance with everyday functions such as bathing, hygiene, dressing, eating, etc.
-Distributes medications to residents. Orders medications from pharmacies as required.
-Oversees the work and evaluates performance of one or more care friends.
-Responsible for calling in staff in an event of call offs
-Records distribution of medications on the appropriate medication records
-Tests blood sugar levels and administers insulin as directed