Job Description

Job Title: Nurse Aide
Job ID: 54641507
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC Avalon Springs
Department: Nursing
Location: 745 Greenville Road, Mercer PA 16137

Description

Located in Mercer PA, Avalon Springs is a modern nursing facility located on a beautiful 40 acre campus. Every day Avalon Springs staff is dedicated to providing residents with the greatest quality of life by caring for the residents with compassion, dignity, and respect.  If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Springs today!

This is a Full Time Baylor Night position. 7P-7A.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Assists in transporting residents to activities, other departments, prn.
  • Completes specific assignments per nursing unit routine and documents necessary information reflecting resident care.
  • Assists in orientation of new personnel as assigned.
  • Responds immediately to emergency situations according to policy.
  • Provides individualized nursing care to geriatric residents and residents of various ages according to resident care plan.
  • Assists residents to and from bathrooms and provides assistance as necessary. Offers bedpans and urinals and assures incontinent residents are clean and dry, changing linens as needed. Encourages showers and other self-help measures and activities.
  • Administers personal and restorative care for geriatric residents and residents of various ages and assist in the activities of daily living for residents/patients in his/her assigned area according to the established policies and procedures of the nursing department.
  • Provides restorative nursing care such as positioning residents, lifting and turning residents, ROM, applying/utilizing special equipment, simple skin care, and ambulating and toileting residents.
  • Compares diet trays with diet orders before serving, serves trays, feeds residents as necessary and removes trays. Assists with or provides personal care after meals. 
  • Transports residents, who are able, to the dining room and recreation room and supervises/assists them while dining. Serves nourishments and fresh water.
  • Observes residents for physical and psychosocial needs, attitudes, reactions, appetites, etc., and reports unusual findings to the RN/LPN. Recognizes verbally or physically abusive aggressive resident behavior, responds appropriately and reports same immediately to supervisor.
  • Assists with recreational activities as directed.
  • Assists in preparation of unit, room for admissions/discharges.
  • Assists residents with care of clothing and other personal property (including dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc.)
  • Responds to resident call lights and intercoms in appropriate timely manner.
  • Is an active participant in the residents/patients individualized plan of care. Under the direction of the professional staff, assists the residents/ patients in attaining their care plan goals.


Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent preferred.

Previous resident care experience or related training preferred.

Current nurse aide license required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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