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Nursing Assistant job

Company: Lexington Medical Center
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Resident Care-Non-MedicareFull Time - 37.5 HoursRegularPM Shift3p - 11p Four (4) week days with rotating weekends Lexington Medical Center Extended Care is the largest extended care facility in North and South Carolina. Our team of dedicated health care professional care for residents in a facility full equipped to meet their physical needs, including a state-of-the-art, 10,000-quare-foot rehabilitation center to provide physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy for a variety of conditions, illnesses and injuries. At LMC Extended Care, we provide our residents with the utmost care and concern for their comfort, safety and well-being. Also in 2019, LMC Extended Care was the recipient of the South Carolina Spirit of Caring Award for improvement in quality of life for the residents in our facility. We invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Extended Care family! Job Summary Member of the nursing care team. Provides direct patient care under the direction of a licensed nurse. Provides patient support as directed for a variety of activities including (but not limited to): nutrition services, transport, daily hygiene, mobility, and data collection. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education: High School Diploma or EquivalentMinimum Years of Experience: 1 Year of experience as a nurse techRequired Certifications/Licensure: CNA Certified in SCRequired Training: None Essential Functions

  • Report all changes in the resident's condition to the Charge/Staff Nurse as soon as practical.
  • Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing your assigned tasks.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with our established policies and procedures, and as instructed by your supervisors.
  • Notify your immediate supervisor when you will be late or absent from work.
  • Report all complaints and grievances made by the resident.
  • Cooperate with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other facility personnel to assure that nursing services can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.
  • Meet with your shift's nursing personnel, on a regularly scheduled basis, to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas, and/or the improvement of services. Duties & Responsibilities
    • Participate in and receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty.
    • Assist residents with activities of daily living.
    • Assist in transporting residents to/from appointments, activity and social programs, etc., as necessary.
    • Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
    • Answer resident calls promptly.
    • Assist residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed.
    • Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed.
    • Measure and record temperatures, pulse, and respirations (TPRs), as instructed.
    • Assist in preparing the resident for a physical examination.
    • Check residents routinely to assure that their personal care needs are being met.
    • Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdowns to prevent decubitus ulcers (bedsores).
    • Provide daily indwelling catheter care.
    • Provide daily perineal care.
    • Assist with the application of slings, elastic bandages, binders, etc.
    • Provide daily Range of Motion Exercises. Record data as instructed.
    • Notify the Charge/Staff Nurse of any resident leaving/missing from the facility.
    • Keep floors dry. Report spills immediately.
    • Keep excess supplies and equipment off the floor. Store in designated areas.
    • Keep the nurses' call system within easy reach of the resident.
    • Report all hazardous conditions and equipment to the Charge/Staff Nurse immediately.
    • Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties.
    • Clean, disinfect, and return all resident care equipment to its designated storage area after each use.
    • Perform routine housekeeping duties (i.e., clean bedrails, overbed table, night stands, etc., that relate to nursing care procedures).
    • Wash hands before entering and leaving an isolation room/area.
    • Follow established isolation precautions and procedures.
    • Use gowns and gloves as indicated.
    • Other duties as assigned We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:
      • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits
      • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
      • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one. LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
      • Employer paid life insurance equal to 1x salary
      • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary
      • Adoption assistance
      • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Student loan forgiveness Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee s desires and abilities and the hospital s needs.

Keywords: Lexington Medical Center, Columbia , Nursing Assistant job, Healthcare , Lexington, South Carolina

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