STNA - FULL TIME AND PART TIME ALL SHIFTS - AFTERNOON $14.00 PER HOUR
RESPONSIBLE TO: DIRECTOR OF NURSING
FUNCTION: To assist the professional nursing in providing physical and emotional services and support to the aged and infirm to ensure their maximum safety and comfort in conformance with established standards and practices.
Assure good personal grooming including supervise/provide bed or tub baths; dressing and undressing; shampooing and hair care; trim, clean nails; supervise/provide routine special mouth care.
Assist with ambulating, transfer, or transport needs.
Reposition limbs or total body as needed to alleviate pressure and promote circulation.
Toileting to include bathroom/commode/urinal; assist in giving/removing bedpans; assure continent state; if incontinent, keep clean and dry.
Ensure proper nutrition state by preparing residents to receive meals, feeding or assisting residents when necessary, observing/reporting food/fluid intakes.
Determine/record residents weights and TPRs as specified.
Respond to residents call signal and verbal requests; promptly report needs to nurses.
Maintain the residents and facilitys environment by changing bed linens and accessories, keeping closets, drawers, and personal items in a neat and orderly manner.
Determine/report symptoms, changes, situations which have a high potential for illness or risks to residents.
Assist nurse as requested and performs supportive tasks as directed.
Other duties as assigned
SPECIAL DEMANDS: Patience and tact when dealing with residents, family members and other staff. Must be able to perform repetitive tasks, some of which may involve unpleasant conditions. Must be able to organize time and prioritize work. This position is at risk for occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens. Resourcefulness and self-control in emergency situations. Must have the ability to adapt to diversified activities.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma and STNA Credential
EXPERIENCE: Previous long-term care experience helpful. Customer service experience.
CONSEQUENCE OF ERRORS: May cause loss of clients, injury, fines and negative public relations.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Works indoors in a well-lit, ventilated area. May work in resident rooms, shower rooms, corridors and dining/activity areas. Must be in good physical condition as the job requires lifting, bending, walking and stretching. Good finger and hand dexterity needed to do a variety of tasks. Visual acuity and accuracy needed.
APPEARANCE: Please see handbook for dress standard of this position.Company Description
Brewster Parke is a family owned and operated senior living community that has been serving the Stark County area since 1976. We offer a complete continuum of care ranging from Independent Living to Skilled Nursing Care and everything in between.