Responsible for residents assigned to his/her care with respect to the following general list of duties:
Performs resident care according to policy/procedure and standards as delegated by the NM, CC, RN, or Charge Nurse.
Assists in maintaining a clean and safe environment for the resident, visitors, and other staff.
Recognizes and responds to emergent situations efficiently and effectively.
Assists the resident with ADLs and any special care needs as indicated on the resident care assignment sheet.
Sets priorities according to resident’s needs, organizing and reprioritizing work throughout the shift.
Ensures necessary supplies/equipment for patient care are available and stored efficiently.
Observes residents for specific signs and symptoms as instructed by team leaders.
Reports changes in the resident’s behavior or condition to the team leader.
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge base and technical skills when performing resident care. Uses skills and knowledge according to resident’s identified geriatric and age-related needs. Demonstrates understanding of role limitations relating to patient care.
Documents resident care accurately using appropriate tool and in a timely manner.
Ability to be involved with family members or other support persons while providing care.
Job expectations for all Loretto employees:
Promotes and role models the mission, values, vision and strategic goals of Loretto in all interactions with staff, peers, residents, family members, vendors and visitors. Treats people with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service skills such as friendly greeting, making eye contact, listening attentively, responding in a timely manner, showing respect and empathy and acting as a role model for staff and peers.
Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethics. Arrives at facility on time for assigned shift and prepared to work.
Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions including reorientation.
Complies with established policies, procedures, and codes of conduct at all times (e.g., dress code policy).
Adheres to all health and safety requirements, regulations, policies and procedures.
Practices and teaches safety awareness. Identifies and reports or corrects any possible safety or environmental issues.
Understands all HIPAA and other compliance & regulatory requirements associated with their role, including completion of required internal or external training/certifications.
Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.
Current NYS certification as a certified nursing assistant, or eligible for certification within four (4) months of hire.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to adapt to changes in schedule and rotation to weekend schedule to meet resident needs.
Ability to deal tactfully with residents, families and other employees and cope with the physical and mental stress of the position.
Ability to understand and carry out directions and instructions.
Ability to report changes in resident’s condition and other pertinent information.
Ability to take and record information and basic records.
Knowledge of MS Office and able to learn new software rapidly.