Full-Time
George Regional Hospital
Posted 1 week ago

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Job CategoryNursing
Full-Time
Southeast Rehabilitation
Posted 2 weeks ago
Southeast Rehab is seeking a Full Time Licensed Occupational Therapist.   Applicant must be licensed in the State of Mississippi.  For additional information please Contact Southeast Rehab at 601-947-9190.

Southeast Rehab is seeking a Full Time Licensed Occupational Therapist.   Applicant must be licensed in the State of Mississippi.  For additional information please Contact Southeast Rehab at 601-9...

Full-Time
George Regional Hospital
Posted 2 weeks ago

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Job CategoryNursing
Full-Time
Posted 3 weeks ago
Business Office Insurance Poster:   This position is responsible for ensuring that both insurance and patient payments are posted into our system in a timely manner for health system services. This position requires the ability to follow all policies and procedures, laws, and regulations.   Job Duties: - Posting both insurance/patient payments and adjustments into the system. - Daily deposit - Reviewing accounts which remain unpaid by uninsured patients. - Reviewing patient credit balances and refunding both patients and hospital/clinic facility affiliations. - Answering patient phone calls as well as processing patient payments. - Returning voicemails in regards to uninsured patient accounts.   The individual should have the following skills in order to handle the job efficiently: - Experience working in computer programs. - Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel skills. - Good verbal and written communication skills. - Organization skills. - Ability to operate an adding machine. - Time management skills. - Understanding of Basic Mathematics.   At least 1 year in a medical setting strongly preferred, but not a requirement.   Job Requirements: - Current Driver’s License - High School Diploma or GED  

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Job CategoryBusiness Office

Business Office Insurance Poster:   This position is responsible for ensuring that both insurance and patient payments are posted into our system in a timely manner for health system services. Th...

Full-Time
Posted 3 weeks ago
Our growing company is looking for a payment poster. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates who do not necessarily have all of the qualifications but have sufficient experience and talent. Responsibilities for payment poster:
  • Reviews and interprets EOBs (Insurance/Payers Explanation of Benefit) to ensure proper posting.
  • Downloading and posting all insurance payments and adjustments daily.
  • Reconcile and correct any basic batch balance inconsistencies with accuracy and speed.
  • Logging into the clearinghouse to pull all payments and zero pay remittances for multiple departments and insurance carriers daily.
  • Flagging all denials for insurance billers to follow up on.
  The individual should have the following skills in order to handle the job efficiently:
  • Experience working in computer programs.
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player attitude, energetic, able to multi-task, and receptive to change.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to operate an adding machine.
  • Time management skills.
  • Understanding of Basic Mathematics.
  Experience in a medical setting preferred.   Job Requirements: - Current Driver’s License - High School Diploma or GED  

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Job CategoryBusiness Office

Our growing company is looking for a payment poster. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates who do not necessarily hav...

Full-Time
George Regional Hospital
Posted 2 months ago
MUST BE ON MISSISSIPPI CNA REGISTRY   JOB SUMMARY: He/She is responsible for the care of the residents in a designated area of the facility. He/She is knowledgeable of the information as outlined on the Interdisciplinary Care Plan and follows the plan. He/She provides information to keep the care plan current with the resident’s needs. He/She provides restorative care for each resident in the assigned group keeping the resident well-groomed, clean, and assist to meet the psychosocial needs. He/She assists to keep the resident care areas clean, in good working order, and a home like atmosphere for the resident. He/She communicates with the Licensed Staff and other department heads of the resident’s needs. He/She reports all relevant observations to the Licensed Staff assigned to the unit in a timely manner. He/She documents information timely and daily on the Nursing Flow Record and other records as indicated. The Nursing Assistant is responsible to the Licensed Staff assigned to the specific unit.   EDUCATION: Must be able to read, write, and follow oral instructions. High school education or equivalent is preferred. Must be at least enrolled in a certification program before employment begins and completing of the certification process is preferred prior to employment. Certification process must be completed within state designated deadlines. If the program has not been successfully completed, the Nursing Assistant can only perform those tasks he/she has demonstrated proficiency in completing.   QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Has the ability to organize, plan, and supervise care of a group of residents assuring quality is provided at all time for this group as well as others in the facility.
  2. Maintains effective interpersonal relationships.
  3. Is of good emotional, mental, and physical health having sound judgment and high standards.
  4. Is willing and capable of providing emergency care as needed for any resident in the facility.
  5. Is courteous in working with residents, families, and employees.
  6. Maintains a neat, well-groomed appearance at all times. Keeps personal appearance appropriate for resident care.
  7. Has a desire to work with the geriatric resident and their current and prospective needs.
  8. Must be in the facility ready to begin assigned duties on time and as scheduled.
  9. Must be willing to work preferred shifts as scheduled and assist on other shifts as needed to assure adequate staffing to meet the needs of each resident.
  10. Must have the ability to provide the care as outlined on the Interdisciplinary Care Plan and other assignments for each resident in assigned group.
  11. Must demonstrate ability to function as a cooperative team member with each member of the Nursing Department and other departments.
  12. Must have ability to provide related bedside resident care services as per facility policy and procedures.
  13. Must display ability to adapt to on the job training and adhere to standards of the facility providing personal care services, assisting residents, caring for equipment and supplies, and developing good understanding of basis of aseptic and sterile techniques.
  14. Must be able and willing to function appropriately in a disaster or evacuation of the facility.
  15. Must demonstrate ability to follow direction of supervising staff.
  16. Must have a pre-employment and an annual Tuberculosis screening examination.
  RESPONSIBILITIES:   It is to be understood that the Nursing Assistant works by general, consistent, pre-arranged “Primary” group assignments as the basis of the activity for the shift, but must be able to accept changes and adapt to added assignment as the need arises. Also, each Nursing Assistant must work with each other to assure safe practices for each resident and staff are followed.  
  1. Signs in on Unit Assignment Sheet.
  2. Reviews any changes on Group Assignment Sheets. Receives report from Licensed Staff assigned to the unit updating Group Assignment Sheet as indicated.
  3. Checks residents and makes rounds on assigned group noting significant issues for intervention. Begin planning time to assure all resident’s needs are met throughout the shift.
  4. Assist residents as indicated to provide A.M., P.M., and daily care to assure residents are clean, dry, toileted, continent, well-groomed, and cared for in the manner they deserve. Follows restorative plan as outlined on the Interdisciplinary Care Plan. Provides for privacy and dignity at all times.
  5. Assist residents to meals. Assist residents to toilet prior to meals. Assist resident to wash hands and face, brush teeth, put on glasses, get to dining room and in good position prior to meal.
  6. Provides assistance and restorative eating as indicated. For those residents who are the most debilitated, consider their weakness in planning time for the whole group of residents.
  7. After meal, assist resident to wash hands and face, return to their room and toilet as needed.
  8. Assist in dining areas as assigned. Offers assistance to residents as needed. Offers substitutions for items not eaten well by any resident. Promotes atmosphere conducive to increased nutritional intake for each resident in the dining room.
  9. For those residents unable to go to the dining room, assist in service, assisting and supervising meal service as assigned.
  10. Assist in transporting used trays to the kitchen following appropriate infection control policies and procedures.
  11. Assist residents to plan their time to enable them to be well cared for as well as attend their desired functions during the shift. (i.e., activities, visits with each other and their families, outings, meals, quiet times, etc.)
  12. Answers call lights timely assisting with care as indicated. Keeps call lights available for the residents.
  13. Encourages and motivates residents to participate in recreational activity of body and mind.
  14. Provides and keeps fresh water and fluids available for the residents at all times. Offers fluids at least every 2 hours or each time in the room when appropriate.
  15. Timely serves and provides assistance with between meal nourishments as indicated.
  16. Follows bath and whirlpool schedules as outlined for each resident. Do nail care, wash hair, shave, etc. to assure personal hygiene practices are always followed.
  17. Checks all residents frequently and at least every 2 hours assuring the resident is repositioned, turned, toileted, clean, safe, etc. Provides intervention as needed to provide a safe clean environment.
  18. Checks each resident who is being physically restrained releasing the restraint and assisting the resident to toilet at least every 2 hours.
  19. Checks all residents daily for condition of skin, reporting findings to Licensed Staff assigned to unit.
  20. Assist licensed staff when needed to position residents in need of treatments. Keeps hand rolls and positioning devices in place as needed and as indicated for each resident.
  21. Keeps hand rolls and positioning devices in place as needed and as indicated for each resident.
  22. Assist residents to bed for naps or night sleep as needed. Provides a quiet restful and safe atmosphere when residents are resting.
  23. Takes and records vital parameters as assigned. Assists with weekly and monthly weights as assigned.
  24. Cleans and properly arranges all bedroom furniture to include keeping the residents orderly, clean and following infection control guidelines.
  25. Assist the residents in keeping closets clean, clothing clean and in good repair, marked with their name, etc.
  26. Assist residents to keep bathrooms clean, following infection control and privacy practices.
  27. Changes residents bed clothing to assure the bedding is clean, not wrinkled, and promotes good hygiene and care practices.
  28. Follows appropriate infection control practices in working with the residents and equipment.
  29. Keeps accurate records of intake and outputs and procedures throughout the shift for those residents who require such.
  30. Records information on the Nursing Care Records timely.
  31. Keeps Licensed Staff informed of pertinent information timely. Writes pertinent information on the Group Assignments Sheet and Communication Books.
  32. Provides information accurately and timely for information to be added to the residents Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
  33. Cleans ancillary rooms and equipment as assigned. Assist other members of the staff to keep each area of the facility clean, orderly, safe, and a homelike atmosphere for the residents.
  34. Assist other staff members as needed throughout the shift. Cooperates with other personnel to be sure residents are of prime importance to all members of the staff.
  35. Assist new staff members in orientation as needed throughout the shift.
  36. Maintains safe environment at all times, wiping up spills, working with housekeeping staff when available picking up articles as noted, etc.
  37. Gives report to Licensed Staff and turn in completed Group Assignment sheet prior to leaving the unit to go off duty.
  38. Performs any other tasks as assigned by the Licensed Staff, Director of Nursing, or Assistant Director of Nursing.
JOB LOCATION: Must work throughout the nursing areas of the facility. May require working irregular hours and may be exposed to communicable diseases and/or body fluids, medical preparations, toxic substances, and occasionally ionizing radiation.

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Job CategoryNursing

MUST BE ON MISSISSIPPI CNA REGISTRY   JOB SUMMARY: He/She is responsible for the care of the residents in a designated area of the facility. He/She is knowledgeable of the information as outlined...

Full-Time
Greene County Health & Rehab
Posted 2 months ago
Must be 18 years old, have valid license or state issued ID, and be able to pass a drug test   Minimum requirements include the following:
  • Previous experience as a Maintenance Assistant with a Skilled Nursing Facility, or Long Term Care Facility preferred.
Responsibilities Assist with facility’s compliance with all federal, state and local regulations for Life Safety Code compliance. Performs general building maintenance task. Receives work orders and performs task required to complete work orders. Monitors and records water temperatures throughout the facility. Performs preventative and unplanned maintenance and repair activities in the facility, which includes but not limited to:  painting, plumbing, carpentry, office equipment, and grounds keeping, Assist with facility’s compliance with multiple OSHA standards. Additional Assigned Tasks
  • Treats all residents with dignity and respect. Promotes and protects all residents’ rights.
  • Establishes a culture of compliance by adhering to all facility policies and procedures. Complies with standards of business conduct, and state/federal regulations and guidelines.
  • Follows appropriate safety and hygiene measures at all times to protect residents and themselves.
  • Maintains confidentiality of protected health information, including verbal, written, and electronic communications.
  • Reports noncompliance with policies, procedures, regulations, or breaches in confidentiality to appropriate personnel. Reports any retaliation or discrimination to HR or compliance officer.
  • Reports any allegations of abuse, neglect, misappropriation of property, exploitation, or mistreatment of residents to supervisor and/or administrator. Protects residents from abuse, and cooperates with all investigations.
  • Reports any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy.
  • Assist with life safety and emergency drills and trainings. Fulfills responsibilities as assigned during implementation or activation of the facility’s emergency plan.
  • Performs required inspections of facility equipment.
  • Reports work-related injuries and illnesses immediately to supervisor.
  • Follows established infection control policies and procedures.
  • As a condition of employment, completes all assigned training and skills competency.
  • Maintains a safe and secure working environment free of objects/situations that could cause harm and/or falls to residents, families, visitors, and associates.
  • Performs routine repair and maintenance to facility.
  • Performs regular safety inspections of the facility and documents the findings.
  • Participates in surveys/inspections by external agencies.
Personal Skills and Traits Desired/Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work.
  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must not pose a threat to the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Meets general health requirements according to facility policy, including medical and physical exams and checking immunity status to various infectious diseases.
  • Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. May be subject to call back for emergencies.
  • Ability to assist in evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, perform overhead lifting and perform other common physical movements as needed for the position.
  • May be subject to falls, burns from equipment, and/or odors throughout the day; encounter reactions from dust, disinfectants, and other air contaminants.
  • Subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases and/or conditions which include AIDS, Coronavirus, Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis.
  • May be subject to hostile or emotional residents, family members, visitors or personnel.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and building codes.
  • Ability to observe, listen and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to tolerate varying temperatures in hot/cold and/or wet environments.
  • Ability to lift, move, push or pull a minimum of 35 pounds to a minimum of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Works in all areas throughout the facility.

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Job CategoryEnvironmental Svcs/Laundry

Must be 18 years old, have valid license or state issued ID, and be able to pass a drug test   Minimum requirements include the following: Previous experience as a Maintenance Assistant with a Sk...

Full-Time
George Regional Hospital
Posted 2 months ago
Full-Time/Night Shift Position at GEORGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

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Job CategoryLaboratory

Full-Time/Night Shift Position at GEORGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Full-Time
Community Medical Center
Posted 2 months ago

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Job CategoryNursing
Full-Time
Greene County Health & Rehab
Posted 2 months ago
JOB SUMMARY: He/She is responsible for the care of the residents in a designated area of the facility. He/She communicates with the off going and arriving shifts of personnel to assure the continuum of quality of care. Makes rounds, evaluating the physical, emotional, and social needs of the residents making sure these are being met through the staff assigned to work with each group of residents. Assesses assigned staff’s ability to provide for each resident’s needs and provides intervention as indicated. Supervises the care provided by the Nursing Assistants assigned to the unit, providing intervention, and education as indicated. Makes adjustments in assignments as indicated. Prepares and administers medications and treatments according to procedures. Consults with physicians, receives, records, and transcribes orders as required. Makes rounds with physicians when necessary. Reviews resident’s care plans and assures these plans are followed. Documents on records as per policy and procedures of the facility. Participates in the evaluation of the employees working under his/her supervision. Participates in staff meetings and in-services as required. The Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible to the Director of Nursing and/or the Assistant Director of Nursing.   EDUCATION: He/She must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing currently registered with the state agency for nursing licensure and hold a valid nursing license in the state he/she is employed.   QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Demonstrates leadership and managerial ability.
  2. Has the ability to organize, plan, and supervise care and the Nursing Assistants assigned to work a designated unit and shift.
  3. Maintains effective interpersonal relationships.
  4. Is of good emotional, mental and physical health, having sound judgment and high professional standards.
  5. Must be willing and capable of providing emergency assistance to residents as indicated.
  6. Is courteous in working with residents, families, and employees.
  7. Maintains a neat, well-groomed and professional appearance at all times.
  8. Has a desire to work with the geriatric resident and their current and prospective needs.
  9. Must be willing to be in the facility ready to begin assigned duties on time.
  10. Must be willing to be in the facility during weekdays as well as weekend hours.
  11. Must be willing to work preferred shifts as scheduled and assist on other shifts as needed to assure adequate staffing to meet the needs of each resident.
  12. Must demonstrate ability to evaluate the geriatric resident’s needs and provide intervention timely to assure each resident’s needs are met.
  13. Must demonstrate ability to evaluate nursing staff needs and provide staff education timely to provide quality care.
  14. Must demonstrate ability to function as a cooperative team member with each member of the Nursing Department and other departments.
  15. Must demonstrate the ability to follow and supervise assigned staff to assure the facilities policies and procedures are followed and upheld.
  16. Must demonstrate the ability to manage and supervise the assigned unit in a productive, timely manner.
  17. Must have a pre-employment and an annual Tuberculosis screening examination.
  RESPONSIBILITES:
  1. Receives report from the off going shift.
  2. Reviews communication systems to be knowledgeable of any unusual occurrences during the previous shifts.
  3. Assigns Nursing Assistants and other designated personnel assuring each resident’s needs will be met during the assigned shift.
  4. Gives report to Nursing Assistants.
  5. Makes rounds of the assigned unit frequently during the shift providing intervention as needed. During the entire shift, will be attune to needs of the unit while doing other nursing tasks.
  6. Prepares and administers medications as ordered. Reorders medications as needed in preparation for future shifts: assesses and documents medication issues as per policy.
  7. Provides special procedures as ordered.
  8. Completes the treatments as ordered. Assesses and documents new and old areas of treatment describing in detail the results of staff action and the results of the treatment. Prepares a weekly skin report for the Director of Nursing. Contacts the physician for any areas not responding positively and timely.
  9. Supervises the meal service for each resident on the unit. Works with the staff to assure each resident is provided adequate nutrition for each meal.
  10. Continually assesses and reassesses residents for risk of complications as a result of being in the facility. (i.e., skin breakdown, incontinence, contractures, reduced mobility, reduced involvement in bathing, dressing, or eating, weight loss, behaviors due to change in lifestyle, etc.)
  11. Continually observes progress and quality of work of the Nursing Assistants to assure that residents are turned, repositioned, toileted, walked, exercised, provided food and fluids, well groomed, involved in their specific restorative program, provides intervention as indicated, et. Also observes the resident’s environment to assure a clean and safe environment is provided for each resident.
  12. Document on the nurse’s notes per policy. Assures there is accurate and timely documentation of any unusual observation, incident, or happening.
  13. Reviews information, reassess residents, interviews staff, reviews documentation of each shift and writes monthly nurses progress note using the Interdisciplinary Care Plan documenting progress or lack of progress toward the resident’s goals. Writes suggestions for changes to be made to the plan of care on the “Working Copy” of the Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
  14. Admits residents as required.
  15. Assist in the ordering and reviewing of results of laboratory tests as indicated. Notifies physician of results.
  16. Notifies the physician of unusual findings as indicated.
  17. Assist with auditing charts.
  18. Assist with answering and correcting consultant reports.
  19. Reviews, signs, and provides intervention as indicated for Nursing Assistants documentation.
  20. Counts required medications with oncoming and off going shifts.
  21. Makes appropriate notes in Communication Books to assure adequate communication is maintained for nursing.
  22. Assists in keeping other departments informed of resident’s change of condition as indicated.
  23. Assists in providing in-services for assigned staff.
  24. Keeps nurse’s station, medication room clean. Assigns Nursing Assistants to keep each ancillary room clean and orderly. Assigns staff to keep equipment clean and proper condition for use.
  25. Reviews and updated Medication Administration Record, Treatment Administration Record, and Nursing Care Flow Records for the upcoming month.
  26. Makes rounds toward end of shift to assure area is in order for the oncoming shift.
  27. Gives report to oncoming shift.
  28. Reviews and assures there is adequate staffing for the oncoming shift. Replace known absences in a timely manner.
  29. Performs any other tasks as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Assistant Director of Nursing.
JOB LOCATION:          Must work throughout the nursing areas of the facility. May require working irregular hours and may be exposed to communicable diseases and/or body fluids, medical preparations, toxic substances and occasionally ionizing radiation.

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Job CategoryNursing

JOB SUMMARY: He/She is responsible for the care of the residents in a designated area of the facility. He/She communicates with the off going and arriving shifts of personnel to assure the continuum o...

Full-Time
George Regional Hospital
Posted 2 months ago
     

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Job CategoryRadiology
Full-Time
George Regional Hospital
Posted 2 months ago
CT experience preferred.

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Job CategoryRadiology

CT experience preferred.

Full-Time
Greene County Health & Rehab
Posted 3 months ago

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Job CategoryEnvironmental Svcs/Laundry
Full-Time
George Regional Hospital
Posted 3 months ago
This position is responsible for registering patients for either Outpatient procedures or Emergency Room visits. This position requires the ability to follow all policies and procedures, laws, and regulations.   Job Duties: - Entering correct or updated patient information. - Verifying insurance eligibility either online or over the phone. - Answering phone calls and being able to transfer call to correct location - Following HIPPA guidelines   The individual should have the following skills in to handle the job efficiently: - Experience working in computer programs. - Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel skills. - Good verbal and written communication skills. - Organization and multi-tasking skills. - If in the Emergency Room, dealing with any bodily fluids. - Time management skills.     Job Requirements: - Current Driver’s License - High School Diploma or GED

This position is responsible for registering patients for either Outpatient procedures or Emergency Room visits. This position requires the ability to follow all policies and procedures, laws, and reg...

Full-Time
Greene Rural Health Center
Posted 3 months ago
    JOB SUMMARY: He/She is responsible for the care of the residents in a designated area of the facility. He/She is knowledgeable of the information as outlined on the Interdisciplinary Care Plan and follows the plan. He/She provides information to keep the care plan current with the resident’s needs. He/She provides restorative care for each resident in the assigned group keeping the resident well-groomed, clean, and assist to meet the psychosocial needs. He/She assists to keep the resident care areas clean, in good working order, and a home like atmosphere for the resident. He/She communicates with the Licensed Staff and other department heads of the resident’s needs. He/She reports all relevant observations to the Licensed Staff assigned to the unit in a timely manner. He/She documents information timely and daily on the Nursing Flow Record and other records as indicated. The Nursing Assistant is responsible to the Licensed Staff assigned to the specific unit.   EDUCATION: Must be able to read, write, and follow oral instructions. High school education or equivalent is preferred. Must be at least enrolled in a certification program before employment begins and completing of the certification process is preferred prior to employment. Certification process must be completed within state designated deadlines. If the program has not been successfully completed, the Nursing Assistant can only perform those tasks he/she has demonstrated proficiency in completing.   QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Has the ability to organize, plan, and supervise care of a group of residents assuring quality is provided at all time for this group as well as others in the facility.
  2. Maintains effective interpersonal relationships.
  3. Is of good emotional, mental, and physical health having sound judgment and high standards.
  4. Is willing and capable of providing emergency care as needed for any resident in the facility.
  5. Is courteous in working with residents, families, and employees.
  6. Maintains a neat, well-groomed appearance at all times. Keeps personal appearance appropriate for resident care.
  7. Has a desire to work with the geriatric resident and their current and prospective needs.
  8. Must be in the facility ready to begin assigned duties on time and as scheduled.
  9. Must be willing to work preferred shifts as scheduled and assist on other shifts as needed to assure adequate staffing to meet the needs of each resident.
  10. Must have the ability to provide the care as outlined on the Interdisciplinary Care Plan and other assignments for each resident in assigned group.
  11. Must demonstrate ability to function as a cooperative team member with each member of the Nursing Department and other departments.
  12. Must have ability to provide related bedside resident care services as per facility policy and procedures.
  13. Must display ability to adapt to on the job training and adhere to standards of the facility providing personal care services, assisting residents, caring for equipment and supplies, and developing good understanding of basis of aseptic and sterile techniques.
  14. Must be able and willing to function appropriately in a disaster or evacuation of the facility.
  15. Must demonstrate ability to follow direction of supervising staff.
  16. Must have a pre-employment and an annual Tuberculosis screening examination.
  RESPONSIBILITIES:   It is to be understood that the Nursing Assistant works by general, consistent, pre-arranged “Primary” group assignments as the basis of the activity for the shift, but must be able to accept changes and adapt to added assignment as the need arises. Also, each Nursing Assistant must work with each other to assure safe practices for each resident and staff are followed.  
  1. Signs in on Unit Assignment Sheet.
  2. Reviews any changes on Group Assignment Sheets. Receives report from Licensed Staff assigned to the unit updating Group Assignment Sheet as indicated.
  3. Checks residents and makes rounds on assigned group noting significant issues for intervention. Begin planning time to assure all resident’s needs are met throughout the shift.
  4. Assist residents as indicated to provide A.M., P.M., and daily care to assure residents are clean, dry, toileted, continent, well-groomed, and cared for in the manner they deserve. Follows restorative plan as outlined on the Interdisciplinary Care Plan. Provides for privacy and dignity at all times.
  5. Assist residents to meals. Assist residents to toilet prior to meals. Assist resident to wash hands and face, brush teeth, put on glasses, get to dining room and in good position prior to meal.
  6. Provides assistance and restorative eating as indicated. For those residents who are the most debilitated, consider their weakness in planning time for the whole group of residents.
  7. After meal, assist resident to wash hands and face, return to their room and toilet as needed.
  8. Assist in dining areas as assigned. Offers assistance to residents as needed. Offers substitutions for items not eaten well by any resident. Promotes atmosphere conducive to increased nutritional intake for each resident in the dining room.
  9. For those residents unable to go to the dining room, assist in service, assisting and supervising meal service as assigned.
  10. Assist in transporting used trays to the kitchen following appropriate infection control policies and procedures.
  11. Assist residents to plan their time to enable them to be well cared for as well as attend their desired functions during the shift. (i.e., activities, visits with each other and their families, outings, meals, quiet times, etc.)
  12. Answers call lights timely assisting with care as indicated. Keeps call lights available for the residents.
  13. Encourages and motivates residents to participate in recreational activity of body and mind.
  14. Provides and keeps fresh water and fluids available for the residents at all times. Offers fluids at least every 2 hours or each time in the room when appropriate.
  15. Timely serves and provides assistance with between meal nourishments as indicated.
  16. Follows bath and whirlpool schedules as outlined for each resident. Do nail care, wash hair, shave, etc. to assure personal hygiene practices are always followed.
  17. Checks all residents frequently and at least every 2 hours assuring the resident is repositioned, turned, toileted, clean, safe, etc. Provides intervention as needed to provide a safe clean environment.
  18. Checks each resident who is being physically restrained releasing the restraint and assisting the resident to toilet at least every 2 hours.
  19. Checks all residents daily for condition of skin, reporting findings to Licensed Staff assigned to unit.
  20. Assist licensed staff when needed to position residents in need of treatments. Keeps hand rolls and positioning devices in place as needed and as indicated for each resident.
  21. Keeps hand rolls and positioning devices in place as needed and as indicated for each resident.
  22. Assist residents to bed for naps or night sleep as needed. Provides a quiet restful and safe atmosphere when residents are resting.
  23. Takes and records vital parameters as assigned. Assists with weekly and monthly weights as assigned.
  24. Cleans and properly arranges all bedroom furniture to include keeping the residents orderly, clean and following infection control guidelines.
  25. Assist the residents in keeping closets clean, clothing clean and in good repair, marked with their name, etc.
  26. Assist residents to keep bathrooms clean, following infection control and privacy practices.
  27. Changes residents bed clothing to assure the bedding is clean, not wrinkled, and promotes good hygiene and care practices.
  28. Follows appropriate infection control practices in working with the residents and equipment.
  29. Keeps accurate records of intake and outputs and procedures throughout the shift for those residents who require such.
  30. Records information on the Nursing Care Records timely.
  31. Keeps Licensed Staff informed of pertinent information timely. Writes pertinent information on the Group Assignments Sheet and Communication Books.
  32. Provides information accurately and timely for information to be added to the residents Interdisciplinary Care Plan.
  33. Cleans ancillary rooms and equipment as assigned. Assist other members of the staff to keep each area of the facility clean, orderly, safe, and a homelike atmosphere for the residents.
  34. Assist other staff members as needed throughout the shift. Cooperates with other personnel to be sure residents are of prime importance to all members of the staff.
  35. Assist new staff members in orientation as needed throughout the shift.
  36. Maintains safe environment at all times, wiping up spills, working with housekeeping staff when available picking up articles as noted, etc.
  37. Gives report to Licensed Staff and turn in completed Group Assignment sheet prior to leaving the unit to go off duty.
  38. Performs any other tasks as assigned by the Licensed Staff, Director of Nursing, or Assistant Director of Nursing.
JOB LOCATION: Must work throughout the nursing areas of the facility. May require working irregular hours and may be exposed to communicable diseases and/or body fluids, medical preparations, toxic substances, and occasionally ionizing radiation.    

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Job CategoryNursing

    JOB SUMMARY: He/She is responsible for the care of the residents in a designated area of the facility. He/She is knowledgeable of the information as outlined on the Interdisciplinary Car...