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Support Aide

Company: Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid
Location: North Bangor
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today! Overview:

Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid is searching for dedicated and compassionate individuals to join our paid training program, consisting of classroom and lab sessions, where they will learn the skills required to successfully complete the NYS CNA Certification Exam. The CNA exam consists of 2 parts (written and skills) and upon graduation assignments are most likely Full time or Part-time on an off shift  based on the needs of Nursing. Trainee preferences will try to be accomodated.

 

Upon certification and assignment to a Nursing Unit: our CNAs performs direct and indirect care to promote the comfort, safety, convalescence and rehabilitation of residents as directed by Nurse Manager/Nursing Supervisor/Charge Nurse. 

 

 

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:
  • Sixteen (16) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Employment Certificate/Permit required for 16-17 years of age. 
  • No findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment and misappropriation of property through any current or previous licensing agency.
Employee Perks!: Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule! EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid, Syracuse , Support Aide, Other , North Bangor, New York

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