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Daniels Memorial Hospital Resident Aide in Scobey, Montana

Qualifications:

Must be 16 years of age.

Must take the appropriate steps and training to qualify as a CNA in accordance with Montana laws.

Must possess or be able to obtain CPR certification.

Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day.

Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.

Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disables, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

Must be able to push/pull/move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet and be able to push/pull/move and/or carry such a weight a minimum distance of 20 feet.

Job Description:

The primary purpose of the nursing home Resident Aide position is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the residents assessment and care plan, and as directed by your immediate supervisor.

This position is temporary and lasts no longer than 6 months. It is required that the employee will take appropriate steps and training to qualify as a CNA. If not certified within 6 months, your assignment ends; unless authorized by Director of Nursing and CEO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist with activities of daily living. This includes grooming, position, skin and personal hygiene, and other tasks to meet the resident's needs. These tasks are outline in CNA program and training.

Check vital signs and weights when ordered and report to nurse and document in chart.

Obtain certifications in CPR and complete EKG training as well as other training opportunities.

Assist nurses and other staff with procedures, in ER's and with any other tasks and duties.

Demonstrates positive, supportive and caring behaviors in communication with patient/residents, families, visitors and all staff.

Provides basic housekeeping functions which also include assigned chores.

Stay current with required training and certifications which also includes on-line education and training.

Knowledge of departmental and facility policies and procedures, HIPAA and confidentiality requirements, abuse policy and patient and resident rights.

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