Renown Health Residential Aide in Reno, Nevada

Residential Aide

Requisition id: 138805

Department: 405500 Assisted Living

Facility: Renown South Meadows Medical Center

Schedule:

Shift: Varies

Category: Nursing

Location: Reno, NV

Position Purpose: The purpose of this position is to provide care and supervision to the residents of Monaco Ridge Assisted Living. Care and Supervision include, but are not limited to activities of daily living (IE: dressing, grooming, bathing, toileting, transferring, eating and mobility.) Provide emotional support and cognitive support for the completion of tasks. Nature and Scope: The Residential Aide assists or provides personal hygiene, mobility, safety and comfort to Adult and Geriatric residents as directed by the Administrator/Manager or licensed personnel.

The Residential Aide must be knowledgeable in the use of equipment specific to the Assisted Living and is responsible to annually demonstrate proficiency in body mechanics, fire safety, documentation, infection control, resident safety, and the handling of hazardous material. Will maintain 8 hours annual training as defined by NAC449.

The Residential Aid performing the duties of medication technician will provide this service demonstrating knowledge and principles for infection control, understanding of techniques used to preserve resident dignity, competence in the principles of medication supervision and skill at observation and reporting resident condition.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 1. Adopts a philosophy consistent with the RENOWN HEALTH Purpose Statement and Standards of Conduct. 2. Ability to think creatively utilizing resources within RENOWN HEALTH and the community, demonstrating willingness to be flexible in a constantly changing environment. Handle multiple tasks with interruptions, use problem solving skills to make independent decisions within the scope of the responsibilities, as well as organizational skills to manage and prioritize time to produce a high quality and quantity of work. 3. Demonstrate ability to work within prescribed departmental budget, manage and maintain departmental expenses. 4. Demonstrate ability to retain composure and professional demeanor during daily activities, emergencies, and other challenging situations. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of Corporate, Federal, State Regulations. 6. Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and support in a positive and proactive manner with physicians, hospitals, regulatory / auditing agents, staff, residents, and their families. 7. Demonstrate excellent positive written and verbal communication skills consistent with professional business standards and RENOWN HEALTH Purpose Statement. 8. Demonstrate ability to maintain confidentiality regarding resident rights and related issues. 9. Ability to demonstrate tact, courtesy, and dependability. 10. Ability to follow directions. 11. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety appropriate to the age of the patient served. 12. Demonstrate knowledge of infection control. 13. Demonstrate techniques to preserve resident dignity. 14. Demonstrate competence in medication supervision. 15. Demonstrate skill at observation and reporting of resident condition. 16. Demonstrate competence in the provision of resident safety, environmental safety, and body mechanics.

It is common to encounter potential hazards in the healthcare environment. Some of these hazards could include, but are not limited to: Radiation, Toxic Chemicals, Biological Hazards, Heat, Noise, Dust and Stress. Renown Health has a Safety Management Program in place addressing these issues.

This position does provide patient care. The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job. Minimum Qualifications: Requirements – Required and/or Preferred Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Experience: None. License(s): State Regulations require 18 years of age. Proof of Age in the form of a Picture ID (Required), Fingerprints (Required). Current CPR certification by American Heart Association or American Red Cross standards and First Aid (Required) within 30 days after employed. Ability to complete State approved Medication Assistance Training Program “if” required to pass medications. Certification(s): None. Computer / Typing: Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.