State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)-3rd Shift

Employer
Wood Haven Health Care
Location
Bowling Green, OH, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Oct 15, 2017
Ref
4405d3fe1
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Voted one of Northwest Ohio's Top Workplaces by the Toledo Blade for two consecutive years. Come feel the difference of a healthcare team that is more like family!

In addition to consistent and reliable attendance, the following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

-Assists in carrying out the resident plan of nursing care as directed by the charge nurse; observes residents and notes physical condition, behavior, attitude, reactions, appetite etc. and reports changes or unusual findings to the charge nurse.

-Dresses and/or assists residents to dress ensuring that all residents are properly and comfortably clothed; assists resident with oral care, bathing (tub/showers/bath/whirlpool), hair care, shampoo, shaving, trimming nails and other personal care activities.

-Assists residents to the bathroom in advance of need. Assures incontinent residents are clean and dry. Assists residents in bowel and bladder training.

-Transports residents to and from dining areas. Feeds residents as necessary while encouraging them to do as much for themselves as they are able. Serves refreshments and fluids. Charts intake on dietary intake sheets. Weighs residents and reports any discrepancies.

-Assists in the restorative and rehabilitative care of the residents. Maintains awareness of principles of rehabilitation in all care given to residents.

-Ensures that safety devises are in use and that safety precautions are followed. Safely lifts and moves residents, transferring from chair to bed, bed to commode, etc. Maintains proper positioning in bed and chair.

-Answers call lights and attends to resident needs promptly. Gives and receives resident status reports.

-Maintains pertinent records; ensures compliance of all documentation required.

-Interacts with other staff, residents, family members and visitors in a customer service oriented manner.

-Willing to work beyond normal working hours and in other positions temporarily covering staff absences and during emergencies.

-Attends required in-service meetings and periodic STNA meetings. Completes all in-service training within the required time frame.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be a graduate of an approved Nurses Aide Training Program and pass a state approved competency evaluation, or eligible to enter such a program, graduate and pass a state approved competency evaluation within 120 days from the date of employment.

STNA registration must be current and in good standing on the Ohio Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry. Must complete a satisfactory criminal background check pursuant to ORC 3722.151.

Company Description

Wood Haven Health Care Senior Living & Rehabilitation is an active and vibrant facility, providing many options for residents, as well as out-patient services. We offer skilled short-term care with private rehabilitation rooms and therapy treatments for seniors who need to be temporarily away from home. For those with long-term needs, around-the-clock nursing care is provided by dedicated caregivers, along with therapists and support staff under the direction of Dr. Thomas Wojciechowski Sr. Respite and hospice care can be provided as well.

Wood Haven is a public, non-profit organization owned and operated by the Board of Wood County Commissioners, Doris I. Herringshaw Ed.D, Craig LaHote, and Dr. Theodore H. Bowlus, and is managed by a dedicated team of experienced professionals and support staff.