Care Partner **$5,000.00 Sign On Bonus**

US-NE-Omaha
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1354
# of Openings
1
Category
Long Term Care Community

Overview

This position assists frail seniors to enjoy their highest level of independence while receiving the necessary care and service to meet their changing needs. Care Partners assist with restorative care and administration of medications. This position partners with other teams to assure individualized dining, environmental, social and healthcare experiences.  Care Partners are required to be Certified Nurse Assistant/Aides and Certified Medication Aide in addition to their responsibilities. Supports and lives out Immanuel’s Mission and CHRIST Promises.

Responsibilities

Key Areas

Key Responsibilities and Duties of the Job

Resident Care

  • Participates in assessments. Partners with family and team to best meet resident needs.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of individualized care planning.
  • Assists with personal care for an assigned group of residents.
  • Seeks direction and reports resident change in condition. Performs clinical procedures within scope of policies, procedures and licensure requirements.
  • Partners with dietary team to assured individualized meals and snacks.
  • Partners with environmental team to assure clean and safe residence.
  • Partners with recreational, pastoral and wellness teams to assure participation in resident selected activities.

Administrative & Compliance

  • Participates in all safety, security and infection control programs.
  • Complies with all internal/external regulations, policies and procedures. Understanding and practice of quality standards and HIPAA regulations. Supports continuous improvement.
  • Makes entries in the EMR consistent with and limited to the scope of job duties and applicable licensure.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in meetings, training and continuing education programs.
  • Maintains professional affiliations and any required certifications.

Other

  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications

Education-

  • Certified Nurse Aide/Assistant (CNA) certification
  • Certified Medication Aide (MA) includes completion of 40 hour minimum state approved course.
  • Active member in good standing on the applicable state registry for CNA and MA.

Experience-

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Certified Nurse Aide.

Other Requirements –

  • Certification in Basic Life Support and First Aid is preferred or willingness to obtain certification within 60 days of hire date required.  

KSA- Knowledge Skills and Abilities-

  • Knowledge of physical, mental, spiritual, and social needs of the senior and/or frail elderly population and their families.
  • Knowledge of Immanuel, its mission and Promises, and how those are directly correlated to the incumbent’s job.
  • Skilled in effective and appropriate written communication.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with residents/participants, co-workers, family members, and vendors.
  • Ability to prepare and administer medication and treatments accurately and timely.
  • Ability to appropriately use equipment, facilities, and materials to do certain work.
  • Ability to exhibit high standard of ethics, accountability and responsibility.
  • Ability to take initiative and demonstrate personal traits of high level of motivation.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally; make eye contact, pleasantly greet people, and use tact and diplomacy in interactions at all levels.
  • Ability to place a high value on treating others with dignity and respect.

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