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Nursing Assistant - (Multiple Shifts) - Greensburg

Description

Are you looking to start your career in Healthcare?

-Well, look no further- 

UPMC Weatherwood Manor is hiring Nursing Assistants! Apply today to become a future life-changer! 

 

Full-time and Part-time new hires are eligible for a sign-on bonus!

Full-time - $500 + 1-year commitment

Part-time- $250 + 1-year commitment

 

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.

 

Location: Weatherwood Manor,  896 Weatherwood Lane, 15601

Shift: All shifts available, please specify which you are interested most in your application. 


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.
  • Assume responsibility for assignments and views problems as challenges.
  • 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.
  • Document in the Nursing Assistant notes to established procedures.
  • 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 the Heart Saver level and First Aide.
  • Constructively receive feedback and direction.
  • Identify and communicates learning needs to the Resident Support Coordinator.
  • Take action to improve knowledge, skills, and performance.
  • Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays, and transporting residents.

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques is preferred
  • Long term care experience is preferred but not required
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR is 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

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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