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Nurse Aide (43019)

Company: Regency Integrated Health Services
Location: Rio Grande City
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Nurse Aide in Training is a program that allows the employee to receive online and on the floor training as a Nurse Aide. Those that provide good customer service, are reliable, are team players, and have a strong work ethic will become eligible for Education Assistance to become a Certified Nurse Aide. Depending on availability and the employee's learning preferences, Education Assistance will be provided at NO COST through one of the following avenues:* Classes on or offsite at a Regency location.* A local program offered by a community college or technical school.* An internship and a waiver to skip the class but be able to pass a skills check and practice exam provided by the facility, that qualifies the employee to schedule for testing.What does a Nurse Aide and CNA do in skilled nursing?The Nurse Aide and C.N.A.s work under the direction of the Charge Nurses and will provide assigned residents with assistance for activities of daily living as outline in the resident's customized care plan. Nurse Aides and C.N.As must be compassionate, friendly, and enjoy helping others in order to provide the personal level of care expected.Essential Functions* Provide residents with comfort and safety; including being able to detect and report situations that may cause resident accidents or injuries.* Carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with resident care policy and procedure.* Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of hair, nails, moving residents from area to area, lifting, and transferring.* Utilize and log in care provided into Electronic Medical Records system.* Measure and record vital signs.* Observe and report symptoms, reactions, and changes of conditions to residents to nursing staff.* Maintain care of equipment and supplies.* Walk with ambulatory residents or push in a wheelchair as required.* Safely perform movements such as pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, reaching and lifting in excess of 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.* Answer call lights in a timely manner, trying to address the need of the resident or determine if assistance is needed from a Charge Nurse or another department.* Always provide good customer service - tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.* Other duties as assigned by Administrator or Nurse Management.QualificationsJob Requirements* High School Diploma or GED is high preferred.* Experience as a caregiver is preferred.* Good communication skills.

Keywords: Regency Integrated Health Services, Mission , Nurse Aide (43019), Healthcare , Rio Grande City, Texas

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