Temporary Unit Aide (Full Time - Temporary)

Job Description



Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.

 

The Temporary Unit Aide works under the direction of the licensed nurse and assists the nursing staff in providing patient care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction.

 

He/she will perform various activities services essential to caring for the needs and comfort of patients.

Manages patient personal belongings
Ensure water pitchers are changed regularly
Makes unoccupied beds
Partners with the caregiving team to assist in gathering supplies for care and assuring efficient care delivery.
Notifies licensed nurse if patient identification is missing
Assist with the dining program as assigned. Delivers meal trays and verifies information on meal card. Provides additional nourishment and hydration per patient care plans
Records patient's oral intake and output if assigned
Answers call light or bell promptly, delivers messages, cleans areas of spillage or accidents, alerts clinical staff of any patient needs
Uses Standard precautions when entering rooms for all residents. Adheres to Contact and/or Droplet Precautions as indicated
Participates in the orientation of new Temporary Unit Aides

Performs other duties as requested

 

Why Genesis?
We offer various career paths for our employees as well as on-going education and training to help them achieve their goals.
Founded in 1985, Genesis remains a strong, financially stable company constantly reexamining strategies to ensure continued industry longevity.
We are committed to YOU! We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do.
We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a family-like work environment with a culture of compassion.

 

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QUALIFICATIONS:

Aged 18 years and older. Basic knowledge of computer use or willingness to learn preferred. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.



Position Type: Full Time - Temporary
Req ID: 345332
Center Name: Alleghany Center