Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cranberry Isles

Description

Description


UPMC Sherwood Oaks is hiring a part-time Nursing Assistant! Join our Personal Care team at Sherwood Oaks inCranberry Township! UPMC SeniorCommunities’ personal care residences in western Pennsylvania make perfecthomes for seniors who may need an extra touch of care with day-to-day routinesincluding medications, nutritional support, and help with personal care.

Purpose:
Assist the nursing team in delivering the highest quality of care to the residents. Represent nursing leadership in off-hours, managing emergencies, customer service issues, and ensuring staffing coverage.

Responsibilities:
- Provide direct resident care as assigned by the Charge Nurse, Aide or Director of Resident Care
- Including all activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding, transporting, toileting and ambulating patients
- Maintain an environment conducive to resident safety and recovery including, but not limited to, completing safety checks, keeping the department and resident rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, responsible for personal laundry, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment
- Perform routine tests such as but not limited to resident weights and vital signs
- Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate resident care delivery including, but not limited to performing messenger functions, ordering, setting up resident care equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position
- Listen to resident/family concerns and assume responsibility for follow through
- Provide feedback to the Director of Resident Care and Charge LPN regarding resident care and report changes in resident's status
- Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions and understand policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure
- Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility related information, respond within the scope of the nursing assistant role to emergent situations, Provide companionship/supervision one on one with residents as required
- Maintain current CPR certification at Heart Saver level and First Aide
- Identify and communicates learning needs to the Resident Support Coordinator
- Request assistance in planning and prioritizing activities as needed
- Participate in self-review as requested by the Director of Resident Care
- Complete required Department of Human Services/UPMC annual education requirements
- Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships
- Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents
- Assist new employees in following established facility policies and procedures Qualifications


- High School Diploma or equivalent Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques - Preferred
- Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.


- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR First Aid Certification
- Act 34
- OAPSA

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