Restorative Nurse Aide

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Location Name
Diversicare of Smyrna
200 Mayfield Drive


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At Diversicare, we understand the contributions of every team member are the parts that make up the whole. We appreciate them for the work they do each day to showcase their talents and gifts.


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Full Time Benefits include: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Referral Bonuses
  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund
  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet


Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 61 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in eight states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United StatesTogether, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.


It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”


We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.


We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.


Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference.


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.





  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.





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