Geriatric Nursing Assistant Full Time

Employer
Blakehurst
Location
Baltimore, MD, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Closes
Oct 09, 2017
Ref
0082a5f42
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

We are seeking a Geriatric Nursing Assistant 7:00 am - 3:30 pm or 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm to join our team! You will work alongside fellow caregivers to provide high quality patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide patient care under direction of nursing staff. Assists residents with dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising.
  • Assist in the transfers, transports and escorts of residents as needed.
  • Maintain a clean and healthy environment
  • Answers signal lights promptly.
  • Changes bed linens, makes beds and keeps rooms clean and orderly.
  • Maintains safe and sanitary work stations and equipment.
  • Encourages independence, attendance at activities, restorative programs and rehabilitation.

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a State approved geriatric nursing assistant training program.
  • Registration with State registry required.
  • Prior geriatric nursing aide experience is preferred.
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Familiarity with medical terminology
  • Ability to work well in teams
Company Description

A leader specializing in senior living communities for over four decades, Life Care Services, An LCS Company, is renown for ensuring the satisfaction and well-being of residents.

More than places to live, our communities, like Blakehurst, are carefully planned and created neighborhoods of convenience, companionship, celebration, service and security, where residents can enjoy their lives to their fullest. We are experts in virtually every aspect of the senior lifestyle.

If you're looking for a career on a strong supportive team doing meaningful work with seniors and their loved ones, take a closer look. You'll join others who've quickly found that Blakehurst is the kind of place where people decide to build a career. Blakehurst offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits plan.