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Alverno - Companion - FT at Holy Cross Hospital in Clinton, Iowa

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

SHIFT: Day Shift

DESCRIPTION:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with our established policies and procedures, and as instructed by your supervisors. Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing your assigned tasks.

Supports the admission, transfer, and discharge process for the Resident.

Assist Elders with daily living functions such as dental care, feeding, bathing, dressing/undressing, nail care, hair care, and shaving according to expressed preference.

Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.

Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed. Provide daily Range of Motion Exercises. Record data as instructed. Answer Resident calls promptly.

Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties (i.e., exposure to body fluids, lifting, transferring, use and disposal of personal protective equipment).

Wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., gait belt, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving residents in accordance with plan of care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Must possess a current, unencumbered, active certification to practice as a Nursing Assistant in this state or certificate of completion of state approved nurse aide training program.

Minimum of one-year experience within a healthcare setting preferred.

Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred.

Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism.

Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment.

ENJOY THE OUTSTANDING BENEFITS THAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

Enjoy a family/work life balance with our generous amount of PTO

Annual Tuition Reimbursement Program (Up to $4,000 Annually; No Wait Period)

Mentoring at Your Skill Level

Up to 22% Discount on Qualified Phone Carriers

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta Dental and United Healthcare Vision