Looking for Full-Time and Part-Time. Specific need for weekend (Friday 3pm-8pm shift, Saturday 3pm-8pm shift, Sunday 9:30am-3pm shift).

PURPOSE:

Demonstrate a commitment to total resident/guest satisfaction through provision of professional table service. Maintain a clean and hygienic work environment whilst ensuring a product of high quality and presentation. Adhere to operational standards and procedures as per NHC.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

Dietary Manager I Floor Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have a sincere interest in food service and enjoy working with geriatric and healthcare patients.
  2. Must possess and use excellent customer service and communication skills.
  3. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  4. Must be in good mental and physical condition.
  5. Must possess the knowledge and skill to perform each side (Assisted Living and Healthcare) in the dining rooms.
  6. Must work cooperatively and productively with all departments following established policies of NHC.
  7. Must have thorough knowledge of and be able to explain the dietary menu to NHC residents and guests. Must have thorough knowledge of safety/sanitation, types of diets, and nutrition principles.
  8. Must be willing to fulfill responsibilities of the position, must be at work on time and during scheduled shift.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. Must be able to be on feet standing or walking during working day and must be able to bend, stoop, squat, and twist as needed.
  2. Must be able to lift 50-60 pounds on occasional basis, sweep and mop floors, and push/pull carts. Must be able to climb on safety ladders to perform cleaning, storage, and other duties.
  3. Must be able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity requirements.
  4. Must possess mental acuity high enough to adequately perform job requirements.
  5. Must be able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests from patients as well as communicate with other staff. Must be able to communicate well verbally and in vvriting.
  6. Must be able to visually inspect and smell foods to determine quality and palatability.
  7. Must be able to read and understand table numbers.
  8. Must be able to withstand changes of extreme temperatures while working around ranges in kitchens or entering walk-in freezer, etc. In dish room, must be able to work in a noisy room with a warm, moist, and odorous atmosphere.
  9. Must be alert and work safely and cautiously to avoid cuts and burns while working with kitchen equipment and to avoid falls while working on or near wet and slippery floors.
  10. Must not have any medical conditions such as brittle diabetes, uncontrolled seizures, etc., which would endanger self or others if such should occur while in the Dietary Department or during patient contact.
  11. Must have adequate transportation to commute to center for work.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(May include, but are not limited to the following:)

  1. Must demonstrate qualities of being a self-starter and be able to make independent decisions when necessary.
  2. Has a thorough understanding of all regulations (local, state, and federal) which affect dietary including, but not limited to, patient care, sanitation, labor, fire, safety, and disaster and complies with these regulations.
  3. Assists in maintaining the dietary department in a safe, secure, and sanitary manner and reports any problems to a Supervisor or Dietary Manager.
  4. Uses good judgment in conserving supplies, preventing food waste, and conserving utilities. Reports any food, supply, and equipment needs or concerns to a Supervisor or Dietary Manager.
  5. Dates, labels, and stores items properly. Uses proper food handling techniques.
  6. Reviews menus, therapeutic menus, and serves all diets properly, and accurately.
  7. Responsible for serving proper foods with proper diets and making adjustments if needed.
  8. Responsible for timely service of meals and ensures that all meals are served correctly.
  9. Attends in-service and other necessary training.
  10. Keeps work area clean and uncluttered, and completes assigned cleaning duties. Responsible for the proper use, care, cleanliness, and sanitation of wait station and equipment.
  11. Communicates and cooperate with the staff, patients, and their families.
  12. Although these are standard daily tasks there will on occasion be times when your duties will differ from those on your job description .
  13. Performs other tasks as necessary and appropriate.

Night Shift Opening with excellent team!

General Purpose

Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists patient with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comforts and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

RN or LPN

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements.

Education and Training:

  1. Must be certified nursing assistant or currently enrolled in a nurse aide training program.
  2. Attend in-service programs, as assigned, to learn procedures and develop skills and meet state requirements.

Personal Qualifications:

  1. Sensitive to our patients’ physical and psychosocial needs.
  2. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  3. Capable of charting accurately in the Patient Care Record or other similar form.
  4. Pleasant and cheerful personality.
  5. Tactful and courteous approach with patients and visitors.
  6. Treat all patient information as confidential material.
  7. Adhere to dress code as directed by center policy (see Personnel Manual.)

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Responsible for handling and caring for patients in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort under the direction of licensed nurses and patients’ physicians.

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet 7-8 hours per day.
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs. on frequent basis.
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat or twist frequently in a day.
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests from patients.
  5. Able to speak clearly enough to adequately communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired.
  6. Upper extremity mobility which does not impede fine motor coordination and manual dexterity.
  7. Able to read and write so that center charting requirements can be met.
  8. Report any medical conditions, such as communicable disease, that might interfere with providing direct patient care.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Understands and practices universal precautions with all patient.
  2. Performs all tasks/procedures included on assignment or reports to charge nurse any tasks not completed.
  3. Assists in the preparation for admission of patients.
  4. Assists in and accompany patients in admission, transfer and discharge procedures.
  5. Provides post-mortem care.
  6. Provides morning care, which may include bed bath, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room, and other general care as necessary throughout the day.
  7. Provides evening care, which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, special skin care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room, and other general care as needed.
  8. Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients; lifting and turning patients; applying/utilizing special equipment; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; and ambulating the patient using a gait belt.
  9. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurements.
  10. Adheres to policies and procedures of the center the Department of Nursing.
  11. Participates in socialization activities on the unit and assists patients to activities.
  12. Turns and positions as ordered and/or as needed, making sure no rough surfaces are in direct contact with the body. Lifts and turns with proper and safe mechanics and with available resources.
  13. Checks for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to an RN or LPN.
  14. Ensures that patients are dressed properly and assists as necessary. Ensures that clothing is properly stored in dressers or on hangers. Ensures that all patients are clean and dry at all times.
  15. Checks unit for adequate linen and supplies.
  16. Restrains patients properly when ordered. Understands reason for restraint and suggests less restrictive measures if possible.
  17. Accompanies patients to appointments as directed.
  18. Provides reality orientation in daily care.
  19. Prepares patients for meals and services, removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients.
  20. Distributes drinking water, ice and other nourishments to patients.
  21. Performs general care activities for patients in isolation, adhering to the center’s Infection Control Policies.
  22. Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs, and makes rounds to assigned patients.
  23. Assists patients with handling and care of clothing and other personal property (including dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids and prosthetic devices).
  24. Collects and transports specimens as directed.
  25. Reports (and records when appropriate) any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and any unusual incidents.
  26. Familiar with Nursing Care Plans and contributes when new information available.
  27. Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment, reports equipment that is out of order, reports other problems to the charge nurse, maintains appropriate handling of clean and soiled linen and stores supplies on the unit.
  28. Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationship with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
  29. Attends in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  30. Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen, and follows established charge procedures for patient charge items.

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS REFLECT THE GENERAL DUTIES CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB AS IDENTIFIED, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED AS A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE WORK REQUIREMENTS THAT MAY BE INHERENT IN THE POSITION.


Night Shift Opening  

DEPARTMENT:

Nursing

SHIFT:

All Shifts

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, and Registered Nurse Managers

RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPERVISING:

Nursing Assistants and others as assigned

POSITION SUMMARY:

Supports the mission of NHC. Exemplifies “The Better Way” through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Health – Ability to meet performance requirements

Education and Training:

  1. Graduate from a nursing program accredited by the State.
  2. Maintains a current unencumbered licensed to practice in the state where employed
  3. Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth. Attends continuing education offerings and through teaching and mentoring, contributes to the ongoing education of partners under his/her supervision

Job Knowledge and Capabilities:

  1. Is responsible for maintaining clinical competency as evidenced by application of integrated nursing knowledge and skills, leadership and communication skills.
  2. Utilizes the nursing process in assessment, planning and implementing care.
  3. Exhibits organizational ability related to work flow, prioritizing to meet the patient care needs
  4. Integrates current standards of practice as well as local, state, and federal regulations related to nursing services in the care of patients.
  5. Practices continuous quality improvement thinking and problem solving skills.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands:

  1. Able to be on feet standing or walking 8-12 hours per day
  2. Able to lift 60-70 lbs on occasional basis
  3. Able to bend, stoop, squat and twist numerous times a day
  4. Able to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests
  5. Able to speak in clear, concise voice in order to communicate with patients who may be hearing impaired
  6. Able to carry out fine motor skills and manual dexterity

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Required:

  1. Working with the interdisciplinary care team, to assure accurate patient assessment and development/revisions of individualized plans of care.
  2. Maintains open and ongoing communication with patients and families, providing opportunity and encouragement to participate in decision making.
  3. Assure that nursing partners have been assigned duties
  4. Make rounds, with specific attention to high acuity patients
  5. Monitor unit/units to ensure that appropriate nursing care (according to established policies and procedures) is being provided and that doctors and families are being notified of changes in patients’ condition
  6. Assume responsibility for assisting with meds and treatments as needed.
  7. Assist with admitting patients and processing of physician orders as required.
  8. Assist with hiring and supervision and participates in the orientation of new nursing partners
  9. Assures the personal dignity and physical safety of each patient. Assist patients to attain the highest level of self-care possible.
  10. Assist physician during rounds
  11. Supervise nursing partners as assigned. Complete performance evaluations as required (two times per year).
  12. Make changes in staffing schedule as indicated by absence and illness and contact additional help to assure staffing levels are maintained in order to meet the care needs of patients
  13. Carry out personnel disciplinary action(s) (written, verbal warnings, suspension and termination) promptly and effectively as stated in personnel policies and amendments.
  14. Maintain the security of the premises and direct unauthorized persons coming on the premises to leave
  15. Perform weekly skin assessments, incident reports, nursing summaries, recording of patient weights, alert charting, daily skilled nurses notes and other documentation as assigned.
  16. Relieve other shifts if needed.
  17. Participate in ON-CALL Program
  18. Attend in-service education programs and participates in Silver Chair Training, as assigned, to learn new procedures, develop skills, etc.
  19. Leads by example and performs hands on care, answers call lights and assist C.N.A.’s in their duties when needed.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned

Other Demands:

  1. Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for patients.
  2. Patience and tact in dealing with patients.
  3. Review and practice the promises of NHC’s Better Way expectations.
  4. Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.
  5. Subject to night, weekend and holiday duty.
  6. Able to establish and maintain relationships with patients, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.


    We are looking for a fun, energetic person who loves spending time with the Greatest Generation to serve as RECREATION ASSISTANT.

    This position works FIVE days a week and SOME Saturdays

    The hours are 9:00AM- 3:30pm for Part-Time and 8:00AM-4:30PM for Full-Time

    THE HEALTH CENTER AT RICHLAND PLACE is committed to providing our customers with the best care possible. We look for caring, compassionate team members who will not only grown in their role, but help grown the facility as well.

    Care is our business and we welcome those that share that same passion for a better quality of life.

     

    GENERAL PURPOSE

    This position is responsible for assisting the Recreation Department with planning, implementing programs and interventions for the patients and completing duties assigned by the Department Supervisor.

    RESPONSIBLE TO:

    Recreation Director

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. High school degree or GED
    2. Ability to work with elderly patients/residents
    3. Genuine enthusiasm
    4. A self motivated, creative and “positive” personality
    5. Willingness to learn new ideas and skills
    6. A sense of humor; ability to laugh at success and failure
    7. Ability to work with partners, family members, and community
    8. Possess patience, good organizational skills, assertiveness and be conscientious
    9. Present a professional appearance
    10. Be flexible in working hours so that weekend or evening programs will be provided

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    1. Able to lift 60 to 70 pounds occasionally
    2. Able to be on feet for 2-5 hours daily
    3. Be able to move throughout center without assistance

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Respectful and supportive to supervisor
    2. Assist and support the Recreation Director in assessing each patient to determine their activity interests and needs.
    3. Assist and support the Recreation Director in providing therapeutic programs which meet each patient’s “individual” needs.
    4. Assist in providing activities which meet the physical, social, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual needs of each patient while providing an atmosphere of “fun” and enjoyment.” This includes the “INDIVIDUALIZED 1 TO 1 PROGRAMS.”
    5. Assist and support good public relations with the community and with other partners, patients and families.
    6. Be aware of NHC Standards and abide by the 20 Better Way Promises.
    7. Be aware of and follow HIPAA regulations.
    8. Be aware of and abide by weekly work schedule; be prepared and prompt.
    9. Be aware of and follow all State and Federal guidelines.
    10. Assist in and support the center newsletter and fundraising projects.
    11. Attend and support any in-services and partner meetings as required.
    12. Be aware, support and follow all State, Federal, Company and Center Requirements, Policies and Procedures