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Restorative Nurse Aide

Restorative Nurse Aide

Job ID 
2017-25037
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location Name 
Glasgow Nursing & Rehab Center
Shift 
7a to 7p
Address 
300 Westwood St.
Location 
US-KY-Glasgow

More information about this job

Overview

Make a Difference in our Residents' Lives!

 

We are seeking a Restorative Nurse Aide that has a passion for providing the highest quality of care with compassion and integrity!

 

We live our Core Values of Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, and Teamwork & Stewardship every day with every life we touch, providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.

 

If these are your values as well, APPLY NOW!

 

 

 

Responsibilities

As a key member of the nursing team, you will provide restorative nursing techniques to those residents assigned to improve the resident’s quality of life through structured treatment modalities.  Responsibilities include:

 

1.  Performs programs on all identified residents. To include but not limited to: 

  • Range of motion (passive/active)
  • General strengthening exercises
  • Ambulation and transfer training
  • ADL’s
  • Nursing whirlpools as assigned
  • Placement of restorative devices and equipment
  • Positioning
  • Restorative feeding program

 2.  Document daily on treatment grid and weekly on progress notes.

 3.  Notifies restorative nurse coordinator or appropriate therapy department of  problems, referrals or reassessments needed.

 4.  Reports to the Director of Nursing and charts significant change in resident’s  condition or motivational level.

 5. Reinforces team management of B/B program and works with nurse aides on B/B procedures.

 6.  Attends meetings and in-services as required.

 7.  Serves as a resident advocate at all times. Motivates others.

 

 

 

Qualifications

  1. Nursing Assistant Certification from the state, where required.
  2. Good communication skills with the ability to read and write the English language.
  3. Ability to document appropriately and perform technical procedures.
  4. Genuine caring for and interest in resident.
  5. A strong belief in the Restorative Nursing Philosophy.