This position is located within the Community Living Center (CLC-East) of GEC Nursing Service, a 22 bed Short Stay Rehabilitation and 11 bed Hospice unit. The incumbent will assist in issuing medical care, supporting diagnostic procedures, technical nursing treatments, charting, and educating the residents within the CLC. This is an Open Continuous announcement. The cut-off for reviewing applications will be every 2 weeks at the request and needs of the service. The incumbent participates in implementing the healthcare plan by performing tasks delegated by and performed under the supervision and directions of a Registered Nurse. Accurately performs full range of nursing procedures utilizing appropriate and safe techniques. Adheres to principles of infection control, safety, and standard precautions; participates in performance improvement initiatives and strives to elevate the practice standards on the unit. Provides information to resident and families, reports to RN frequently as to status and activities of the resident. Duties include, but are not limited to: Performing Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as bathing, assisting resident with meals, lifting, turning, oral care, hair care, shaving and related hygiene needs. Performing a variety of procedures including measuring intake & output, Foley care, vital signs, glucose checks, and weights. Documenting resident information. Transporting residents as needed on and off the unit. Maintaining BLS certification and may have to work with code team. Providing one to one nursing support for residents as ordered. Making rounds with visual observations regarding the resident's condition and promptly reports any changes such as vomiting, difficulty breathing, fainting, pain, difficulty ambulating, speech disturbances, skin disorders, and pressure injuries to the RN promptly. Other tasks identified according to the needs of the service. Work Schedule: Based on the needs of the service Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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