QNS Recruiting

Resident Assistant/Feeding Assistant

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/26/2020 2:13 PM)
Job ID
2020-6482
Location
US-PA-Kittanning
Category
Nursing
Type
Casual/PRN
Education Level
High School Diploma or Equivalent - Required
Experience Needed
Less than 1 year
Salary Info
Based on experience
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
QNS Recruiting

Overview

Resident Assistant/Feeding Assistant

Casual - Kittanning, PA

 

Kittanning Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Kittanning Care Center has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years. We are currently accepting applications for Resident Assistant/Feeding Assistant.

 

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Resident Assistant include but not limited to:

  • Attends work according to facility policy.
  • Answers resident call bells in a timely manner, obtaining assistance as needed.
  • Makes beds and organizes resident’s room.
  • Distribution and set-up of meal trays. Compares diet trays with diet orders before serving. Removes trays after meal completion.
  • After completion of Feeding Assistant Program, feeds residents as necessary.  Correctly documents resident  food and fluid consumption via EHR.
  • Assists with distribution of snacks.
  • Distributes ice and water pitchers.
  • Responds immediately to emergency situations according to policy.
  • Reports any changes observed in condition or behavior of residents and unusual incidents.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with the State regulations and the residents/patients Bill of Rights.
  • Maintains confidentiality of resident information at all times.
  • Reports any allegation of resident abuse in any form to immediate supervisor.
  • Provides individualized nursing care to geriatric residents and residents of various ages according to resident care plan.

Qualifications

Resident Assistant/Feeding Assistant candidates must have the ability to read and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Some clerical ability necessary. Must be a team player and able to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships with residents, families and co-workers. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent preferred. Prefer candidates with previous resident care or health care experience.

 

 

 

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