Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.
Under the direction of a licensed nurse or registered nurse, the restorative nursing assistant provides routine
restorative nursing care tasks and function as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Essential Functions of the Job:
• Directs or assists residents in transfer techniques to walk or use walker.
• Directs or assists residents with range of motion exercises, active and passive.
• Be alert to resident’s response to treatment. Notify therapist or nurse immediately for assistance.
• Coordinates or assists with other restorative functions.
• Documents daily and evaluates progress. Maintain progress notes.
• Participates in discharge planning, development and implementation of resident care plans.
• Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure resident’s rights are protect-ed.
• Promotes and maximizes progressive and optimal functional level in residents.
• Act as a receptionist to residents for the physical therapy department.
• Brief resident of procedures involved with therapy and prepare necessary equipment.
• Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc.
• Ensure that equipment and supplies recommended by the therapist are available.
• Attend Q. A. meeting monthly and report on all restorative programs.
• Communicates with nursing personnel and other personnel.
• Order supplies and equipment.
• Receives and review deliveries and verify invoices.
• Maintain supplies in accordance with healthcare operational protocol.
• Dispense and distribute supplies.
• Maintain a current and accurate perpetual inventory.
• Prepare reports and forms.
• Assist with resident’s monthly weights.
• Provides occasionally administrative support by answering phone for short periods of time.
• Must be congenial with residents, residents’ families and associates.
• Must contribute to a positive social work environment by sharing job knowledge.
• Other duties as assigned.
Skills and aptitude required:
• Good communication skills.
• Patience and self-disciplined.
Education and experience required:
• Valid Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
• CPR Certified.
• Minimum of one (1) year experience in long-term care