• Bradford Height Health & Rehab
  • Hopkinsville, KY
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 2425 Greenville Rd

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Employees are hired to help fully express our loving concern for the whole person. They are expected to exhibit a continuous behavior of professionalism, which includes but is not limited to, treating customers and co-workers with respect and dignity, aligning behavior with customer service principles, maintaining customer and patient confidentiality, abiding by employee guidelines for professional behavior, appearance, and communication, exhibiting teamwork behaviors, being effective in conflict resolution, helping others to understand issues and accept changes, demonstrating high standards of work performance and flexibility, maintaining positive interdepartmental relationships, keeping a positive attitude, and adhering to the policies and procedures of the organization.

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Assist professional nursing personnel in providing nursing care and simple technical nursing services under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Gives general care such as bathing, dressing, shampooing of hair, nail trimming, cleaning of teeth, hair care, and shaving of residents or assists residents to do their own care within limitation.
Responsible for making and changing beds.
Attends to resident s personal hygiene needs as required. May assist residents to and from the bathroom and give bed pan.
Serves meals to residents and assists those who cannot feed themselves or need assistance with their meals. Records food and fluid intake per policy and procedures.
Performs personal care and services to meet individual resident needs and preferences.
Communicates to enhance dignity and respect.
Answers call lights as required, keeping in mind that employees must respond to all calls regardless of who has immediate responsibility for the resident.
Reports any change of condition or unusual findings to the unit nurse per policy and procedures.
Applies aseptic technique in all resident care. Follows Universal Precautions.
Assists in transfer maneuvers, using proper body mechanics and gait belts per policy.
Documents required residents information as outlined by the facility policy and procedures.
Checks and records vitals and weight on a regular basis following established policy or at the request of the unit nurse or at own discretion if the need exists.
Carries out restorative nursing measures.
Attends staff education, training and other required meetings.
Follows the Nurse Aide Standards of Practice.
Follows the resident care plan and communicates with the nurse about changes.
May come in contact with blood and other infectious body fluids.
Other duties and responsibilities that may be required by the unit nurse.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Empathy and compassion
Effective verbal and written communication
Ability to read, write, and speak English
Astute observation skills
Ability to follow set rules and protocols
Time management and organizational skills
Sense of responsibility
Desire to work with others

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Must be 18 years of age or older

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Current Basic Life Support (CPR) certification
Certified Nursing Assistant License or is enrolled in a state-approved Nurse Assistant program and passes certified testing within 120 days of employment

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
NONE

FACILITY SPECIFIC SECTION
Our facility s commitment to excellence goes hand-in-hand with our mission. We are dedicated to providing quality care and services. We believe that extraordinary care has a profound effect on our residents' healing and well-being. That's why we train our employees to provide high touch care in a high tech environment. In all we do, we strive to meet our resident's needs and expectations. That means making sure we have the best team available, and taking care of our staff is just as important to us as taking care of our residents. It s not only our mission, it s our passion!

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
Basic nursing care skills
Basic level of computer literacy

This position description reflects the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The responsibilities listed may be subject to change at any time and individuals may be asked to perform duties outside of their regular responsibilities to support the ongoing operations of the facility.


Associated topics: anesthetist, bilingual, clinical, clinical nurse, community, gyn, midwife, neighborcare, practice, prn

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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