Hospitality Aide – Windcrest – CARADAY MANAGEMENT LLC – San Antonio, TX

On The Spot Interviews 7am to 3pm 3pm to 11am

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting residents with activities of daily living in order to promote resident independence and dignity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Follow resident assignment schedule as made out by charge nurse, or Unit Manager; this requires the ability to be mentally alert and communicate verbal and/or written information regarding resident’s condition and care
  • Walk with ambulatory residents or push in a wheelchair as required
  • Comb hair and perform nail care (cannot use clippers) for any residents assigned
  • Answer call lights in a timely manner and determine if request does or does not involve direct care; carry out non-direct care requests (Examples of non-direct care include helping with TV/telephone, getting a personal item for a resident, giving them a blanket or pillow, and giving them a food tray or snack); be alert to resident’s comforts and needs; answer requests promptly and report to nurse any needs that exceeds your ability
  • Use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations
  • Observe all residents and report anything unusual or abnormal to Charge Nurse
  • Safely care for residents in a patient and respectful manner despite some resident’s lack of cooperation and/or combativeness
  • Follow safety guidelines to promptly remove and clean up urine or bowel excretions from floor and other spills or safety hazards
  • Clean wheelchairs, beds, nursing equipment, resident personal hygiene items, and other items as directed.
  • Safely utilize equipment and report any equipment needing service or repair immediately
  • Participate in emergency fire or disaster drills and other in-service training as scheduled; assist in evacuations
  • Follow Universal Safety Precautions in order to protect oneself, residents, and other staff members.
  • Rinse soiled linens in preparation to be sent to the laundry which involves the capability to withstand strong, foul odors.
  • Use protective clothing and equipment needed in the carrying out of duties (e.g. latex gloves)
  • Bring laundry barrels to laundry room, get linens for beds, and make unoccupied beds
  • Bring residents to and from daily activities
  • Assist with actives going on in building
  • Perform clerical functions
  • Maintain regular attendance in accordance with facility absence policies
  • Use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations
  • Promote positive public relations with patients, residents, family members, and guests
  • Understand and adhere to the guidelines of “Residents Rights” and assure resident safety
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Must be in good standing on the Nursing Assistant Registry in the state of Texas and the Nurse Aide Misconduct Registry
  • Ability to understand, remember and carry out verbal and written instructions in English
  • Ability to clearly communicate with residents
  • Ability to complete assignments while having constant interruptions

Preferred

  • CPR certified

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