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Tanglewood Group, Inc. AKA Field of Dreams Personal Care Aide & Home Health Aide in Allegany, New York

Brand New State-of-the-Art Facility Opening in the Summer of 2019 (Field of Dreams-Allegany) is Accepting Applications for Home Health Aides, Home Health Aide Trainee, and Personal Care Aide, and Personal Care Aide Trainee Positions.

SUMMARY

Assists clients/residents of adult care facility with personal care and home management under the supervision of the Tanglewood LPN/RN by performing the following duties. Responsible/Accountable for the accuracy and validity of all recorded documentation pertaining to your job description.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist residents with the care of teeth and gums.
Assist residents to dress, bathe, and groom self, including shampooing hair, shaving, and ordinary care of nails (washing, drying and filing with an emery board.)
Assist residents into and out of bed, or wheelchair, to lavatory, and up and down stairs.
Assist residents with special needs in small dining room. Provide prompting, cueing and set-up during meals to those residents who require monitoring due to dementia, weakness or loss of appetite. Reports status to DPC/RN.
Assist residents with walking, use of walker or wheelchair.
Assist with transfers from bed to chair or commode and back.
Assist residents with toileting.
Change bed linens as necessary, in the absence of housekeepers.
Wash residents' laundry and linens in the absence of a housekeeper.
Immediately report any changes in a residents' condition to the supervising nurse.
Document services provided and condition of residents on Caretracker.
Report concerns to medication aide.
Report and record incidents involving staff and/or residents in accordance with Tanglewood Manor Policy.
Participate in conferences and ongoing training as directed and required by the Department of Health.
Remove trash from residents' rooms and deposit into dumpster at end of shift worked.
Assist med aides with answering call bells.
May perform additional tasks if special circumstances exist and if properly trained and supervised by Tanglewood RN.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

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