Company Name:
Elderwood
Approximate Salary:

Location:
Wheatfield, New York
Country:
United States
Industry:
Healthcare
Position type:
Unspecified
Experience level:
Education level:

Support Aide


Elderwood


Requisition ID 2017-2696
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 14 hours ago
Area of Interest Nursing
Company Elderwood
Location US-NY-Wheatfield
Position Type Regular Part-Time
Shift Evenings & Weekends


Overview

Support Aide team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing resident-related support services. Interest in entry into the 100 hour Nurse Aide Training Program will be evaluated during this time for team members pursuing certification.

Responsibilities

  • Transport residents or accompanies ambulatory residents as assigned to various locations in the building including the dining room, activity program areas, therapy or treatment areas.
  • Make unoccupied resident beds, as assigned.
  • Assist in the Dining Room with food service to residents, under the direction of licensed therapy staff; duties include passing trays, cutting meat, opening cartons or other containers.
  • Distribute supplemental nourishments to residents who do not need to be fed, as directed.
  • Conduct informal activities on the nursing unit when time permits, as directed.
  • Supply fresh water in resident's rooms, as directed.
  • Prepare bed and bedwear of resident's at hour of sleep, as assigned.
  • Help keep general areas of the assigned nursing unit neat and orderly, as directed.
  • Clean resident's equipment (wheelchair/geri chair, bed, etc.), as assigned.
  • Keep the rooms of residents orderly, as assigned.
  • Notify therapist of any unusual incidents regarding residents.


Qualifications

  • Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • No findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment and misappropriation of property through any current or previous licensing agency.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

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