Temporary Unit Aide (Full Time - Temporary)

    Genesis Healthcare LLC
    Hurricane, WV 25526
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Job Description

    Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.

    The Temporary Unit Aide works under the direction of the licensed nurse and assists the nursing staff in providing patient care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction.

    He/she will perform various activities services essential to caring for the needs and comfort of patients.

    Manages patient personal belongings
    Ensure water pitchers are changed regularly
    Makes unoccupied beds
    Partners with the caregiving team to assist in gathering supplies for care and assuring efficient care delivery.
    Notifies licensed nurse if patient identification is missing
    Assist with the dining program as assigned. Delivers meal trays and verifies information on meal card. Provides additional nourishment and hydration per patient care plans
    Records patient's oral intake and output if assigned
    Answers call light or bell promptly, delivers messages, cleans areas of spillage or accidents, alerts clinical staff of any patient needs
    Uses Standard precautions when entering rooms for all residents. Adheres to Contact and/or Droplet Precautions as indicated
    Participates in the orientation of new Temporary Unit Aides

    Performs other duties as requested

    Why Genesis?
    We offer various career paths for our employees as well as on-going education and training to help them achieve their goals.
    Founded in 1985, Genesis remains a strong, financially stable company constantly reexamining strategies to ensure continued industry longevity.
    We are committed to YOU! We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do.
    We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a family-like work environment with a culture of compassion.

    TUA1

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Aged 18 years and older. Basic knowledge of computer use or willingness to learn preferred. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.

    Position Type: Full Time - Temporary
    Req ID: 341749
    Center Name: Putnam Care Center
    Posting ID: 555358213Posted: 2020-06-11