Lorantffy Care Center is looking for a compassionate, dedicated social worker who has a special interest in, and a positive attitude about, working with nursing home residents and the elderly. We are a non-profit, nursing home that provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care and therapy, hospice care, Alzheimer's care and more. Lorantffy Care Center is certified for both Medicare and Medicaid.
The STNA performs basic nursing care and simple technical nursing services under the direction of a licensed nurse.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Complies with state, federal and all other applicable health care standards (i.e. infection control, HIPAA, etc.).
Promptly answers residents’ call signals.
Provides for activities of daily living:
*Assists with meals and feeds patients
*Ambulates, turns, and positions patients to prevent bedsores;
*Provides fresh water and nourishment between meals
*Provides residents with help walking, exercising and moving in and out of bed.
Provides for resident's personal hygiene, including:
*Supplying and emptying bedpans
*Giving baths, backrubs, shampoos, shaves, and assists with showers.
Administers enema, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat instruments, sitz and therapeutic baths and applies restraints.
Observes residents’ conditions, measuring and recording and vital signs and weight, performs sugar and acetone testing, specimen collection and post-mortem care. Reports any changes to licensed nurses for professional assessment.
Utilizes resources and materials in an efficient and safe manner.
Cleans rooms and changes linens.
Transports patients, using a wheelchair or other appropriate means.
Assists families and other visitors as needed.
Attends in-service and department meetings as required.