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Resident Assistant/CNA-PRN 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am
ELMCROFT SENIOR LIVING | Florence, South Carolina
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Job Description

Resident Assistant/CNA-PRN 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7amLocationFlorence, SCJob TypeTemporary

* Must be available for Weekdays and Weekends 3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am*

Position Summary

Provides personal care for Residents under direction of nursing staff.

Essential Duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,

and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Verifies identity of Resident receiving medication, checks the MAR to assure correct

medication is being given, and records time of administration or self-administration

on specified forms or records. (Determined by community policy and State

regulations).

* Supervises the self-administration of medications by presenting medication to

Resident and observing ingestion or other application, or administers medication to

assure all medication is being taken as directed. (Determined by community policy

or State regulations).

Obtains and records Resident's vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse and

respiration rates), weight, food and fluid intake and output, as directed.

* Observes Resident to detect response to specified types of medications and

prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions.

* Answers Residents' call signals to determine Residents' needs in 7 minutes or less

according to Elmcroft Standards.

* Encourages Residents to do things for themselves to retain feelings of

independence and self-esteem. Maintains dignity of resident in all instances.

* Maintain safety of residents by removing items from their path in their room,

encouraging them to use ambulatory devices as needed, provide security when

bathing, dressing and walking as necessary.

* Observe Resident privacy by knocking on doors before entering, assuring privacy

during baths or bathroom time, and while dressing and undressing.

* Assure resident hygiene by following bath schedule, and providing baths and/or

sponge baths at all other times as is necessary to keep the resident clean and

odor-free.

* Assists resident with dressing as needed and assigned, so that resident will be

dressed for season and time of day.

* Assists resident with toileting as needed and assigned, so that resident will maintain

good toileting habits and continence when possible.

* Assists residents with ambulation as needed and assigned so that residents can

move safely through the building.

* Assists residents with transferring as needed and assigned so that residents remain

safe when transferring.

* Provide verbal reminders to residents as needed when it is time for meals, activities,

bedtime, etc.

* Observe resident for change in condition and report any unusual occurrence to the

Resident Services Director and/or supervisor in charge.

Complete incident report in its entirety for any unusual occurrence, event, or change

in condition including only information pertinent to the incident (no elaboration).

* Helps keep clothes clean by assisting resident in sorting clean and dirty clothing,

check closets periodically for soiled clothing. Assure clean clothes are hung neatly

in closet.

* Launder clothes according to manufacturer's suggestions and return to resident

rooms, hang neatly in closet or fold in drawers.

* Assist with meal service by setting tables, serving residents, providing necessary

refills or seconds, and removing dishes as residents are finished eating. Bus tables

after meals to assist in cleaning the dining room. Vacuum room as assigned.

* Provide miscellaneous assistance to resident such as helping reach something, find

a lost item, redirection as needed, and so forth.

* Provides daily assistance in addition to the housekeeper in keeping resident rooms

and common areas clean and clutter-free. Make resident beds, empty trash

containers, and pick up clutter.

* Cleans common areas as assigned and appropriate to shift.

Completes daily paperwork as required to assure all assigned duties are being

performed for each resident.

* Escorts or encourages residents to attend activities to assure each resident has

ample opportunity to participate in activities of choice.

* Drives the community vehicle to transport residents on trips outside Elmcroft for

shopping, entertainment, education, and/or to obtain medical or dental services, as

assigned.

* Maintains regular, punctual attendance as scheduled to assure no shift is short of

caregivers to care for the residents.

* Stays awake at all times during shift.
* Attends all scheduled in-services.

Attends all scheduled in-services.

* Assists in training new associates as assigned.
* Is fully knowledgeable of the fire evacuation and disaster policy of the community

and participates as assigned in fire and disaster drills.

* Demonstrates an understanding of compliance and ethics program policies and

procedures.

* Completes all mandatory compliance, HIPAA and state and federal regulatory

training as required.

* Maintains appropriate degree of confidentiality.
* Performs other duties as assigned and which relate to the success of Elmcroft and

the Care, Comfort, and Happiness of our residents.

Qualifications

Education: High School or GED preferred three to six months related experience and/or

training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CNA designation preferred. Medication Technician certification where required.

Must be in possession of, or have the ability to obtain, a valid state driver's license.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no direct Supervisory responsibilities

About ELMCROFT SENIOR LIVING

National Company throughout United States  and Canada specializing in the Care of Seniors. Personal Care Industry.

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