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Arbors at Greenfield Resident Care Aide in Greenfield, Massachusetts

GREENFIELD Resident Care Aide: 3pm-11pm PT & FT hours available, PT & Per Diem 7am-3pm & 11pm-7am $14.00+/hour Must be currently certified as a nursing assistant or have successfully completed the certified home health aide program. Must understand the physical and emotional needs of elders, enjoy working with them, show understanding and patience and perform duties required to enhance the resident?s environment and quality of life. Responsibilities: Report to the Resident Care Director and Wellness Nurse Provide personal care services for residents in a professional, caring, and efficient manner and in accordance with state guidelines Document all care appropriately Review and prepare shift change logs at the beginning and end of each shift, as well as orally summarize pertinent information for aides coming on duty Inform a licensed nurse of any changes in the resident?s condition or needs Answer emergency call system and respond appropriately Report all incidents to a licensed nurse and in-coming staff Follow proper procedures for the Self-Administered Medication Management system Assess capabilities to determine needs for additional assistance Assist with housekeeping duties, including resident laundry according to schedule or as needed. Perform dining room duties and assist with the serving of residents Assist relatives, guests and visitors, as needed Assist with activities programs Maintain a positive, professional calm, image and environment Take a team approach to performing duties Complete all required annual in-service training Adhere to all OSHA regulations and safety procedures when bending, lifting and using equipment