Purpose of this position
The purpose of this position is to provide direct care to residents, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with facility policies and procedures and report resident needs and concerns to a licensed nurse.
Authority is delegated to the individual in this position to:
Provide care to residents following facility policies and procedures
Implement activities for residents following facility policies and procedures
Report resident needs and concerns to a licensed nurse.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High School grad, GED or otherwise demonstrate ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions.
Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.
Patience, tact, enthusiasm and positive attitude toward the elderly
Position requires sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, stretching, lifting, grasping and reaching. Must be able to life 50 pounds continuously
Previous training in dementia-related conditions preferred.
Immediate response to resident and/or facility emergency is required.
Must be able to climb three flights of stairs without resting. Must be able to walk 300 feet without resting
preferred but not required