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NAC Medication Aide - Assisted Living

This position is for our Night Shift (11pm - 7:
30am), 4 days on/2 days off rotation and is eligible for shift differential!
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible to provide personal care assistance, daily activity support and provide a safe and secure environment while promoting independence, dignity and respect. Monitor and ensure general, physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of the residents. Assist with daily meal service. Assist with housekeeping and laundry services as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain Panorama Assisted Living vision and philosophy.
Responsible for passing medications as delegated by Nursing Supervisor.
Assist all residents with personal care needs, such as oral hygiene, daily reminders, transferring, ambulating, grooming, i.e. make-up, powder, deodorant, shaving, etc.
Communicate changes in the physical and/or emotional status of the resident and/or family. Report any medical issues to the nurse on duty
Maintain current and accurate records.
Assist/transport residents to and from the dining room as needed.
Assist with dining room service and tray delivery/pick-up of meals to the residents.
Monitor food intake when assigned.
Assist with resident activities and snacks as needed.
Assist with any housekeeping that is needed, i.e. making beds, straightening rooms, laundry, cleaning of common areas, etc.
Follow assigned sheets for toileting needs, bath schedule, etc.
Receive verbal shift exchange from Medication Assistant and/or LN at the start of your shift.
Practice proper Universal Precautions and body mechanics for resident and staff sanitation and safety.
Maintain confidentiality of all resident medical and any other personal information.
Maintain constant awareness of traffic in and out of the community, screen visitors and refer them to the appropriate staff/resident.
Respond and assist with any resident emergency.
Maintain a positive and cheerful attitude.
Assist with special events as needed.
Maintain all equipment in a clean and safe manner.
Report any unusual incidents to the LN/Administrator.
Maintain a professional, caring approach when dealing with the residents, families, staff, visitors, vendors and the general public.
Attend all meetings that LN or manager deems necessary.
Any other duties as required by the LN or Administrator.
Transportation Escort.
REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION
High School diploma or equivalent.
REQUIREMENTS
The ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language is required. Aptitude for the job is also required.
Current Washington State Nurses Aide Certification and Nurse Delegation required.
Food handler permit, First aid, CPR is required and Completion of Fundamentals of Caregiving within 90 days of hire.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
This position requires standing, walking and the ability to perform housekeeping and care duties for the duration of the work schedule. Sitting is performed only during breaks. Lifting ranges from 10 to 25 pounds on a regular basis while carrying food trays, laundry baskets, etc. This position must be able to lift 50 lbs. occasionally unassisted. There is frequent bending, reaching, stretching, kneeling, squatting, and twisting

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