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Job Description

Job Title: Nursing Assistant
Job ID: 910583827
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Sherwood Oaks
Department: Personal Care
Location: 100 Norman Drive, Cranberry Township PA 16066

Description

UPMC Sherwood Oaks is hiring a part-time Nursing Assistant!

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.


Purpose:

Assist the nursing team in delivering the highest quality of care to the residents. Represent nursing leadership in off-hours, managing emergencies, customer service issues, and ensuring staffing coverage.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct resident care as assigned by the Charge Nurse, Aide or Director of Resident Care
  • Including all activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding, transporting, toileting and ambulating patients
  • Maintain an environment conducive to resident safety and recovery including, but not limited to, completing safety checks, keeping the department and resident rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, responsible for personal laundry, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment
  • Perform routine tests such as but not limited to resident weights and vital signs
  • Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate resident care delivery including, but not limited to performing messenger functions, ordering, setting up resident care equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position
  • Listen to resident/family concerns and assume responsibility for follow through
  • Provide feedback to the Director of Resident Care and Charge LPN regarding resident care and report changes in resident's status
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions and understand policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility related information, respond within the scope of the nursing assistant role to emergent situations, Provide companionship/supervision one on one with residents as required
  • Maintain current CPR certification at Heart Saver level and First Aide
  • Identify and communicates learning needs to the Resident Support Coordinator
  • Request assistance in planning and prioritizing activities as needed
  • Participate in self-review as requested by the Director of Resident Care
  • Complete required Department of Human Services/UPMC annual education requirements
  • Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships
  • Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents
  • Assist new employees in following established facility policies and procedures

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques - Preferred Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR First Aid Certification
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $13.90 to $21.14 / hour

    Union Position: No

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