Registered Nurse (RN) – Alleghany

The Registered Nurse will utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of resident’s care. They will perform ongoing assessments and revise plans of care based on new data and residents condition. The Registered Nurse will also perform direct patient care by administering medications, IV’s, treatments, and procedures. This position will be responsible for observing and documenting residents responses to medications and treatments and handling emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner. Other responsibilities include developing and implementing nursing care plans and assessments, performing duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures, and performing “Charge Nurse” duties as assigned by observing conditions which indicate possible need for restorative nursing programs, maintaining clinical files, and communicating status of residents throughout the department.

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Dietary Aide/Dishwasher – Alleghany

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:          Dietary Aide

Department:               Dietary

Reports To:                 Director of Culinary Services

 

SUMMARY:

The dietary aide seeks to enhance the qualify of life of our residents by providing high quality food and food service to residents, visitors and employees in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. The dietary aide maintains the kitchen and dining areas in sanitary condition.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and delivery of high quality food.

  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Assist the cook in preparing meals.
  • Assure all food and departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner to maintain adequate inventory levels.Serve menu items and prepare for daily operations.

 

  • Assure presentation of all meals according to established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide service to residents, visitors and staff in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serve food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned. Maintain work area in sanitary condition.

 

  • Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Clean work surfaces, meat blocks, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Assist with floor maintenance for the kitchen and dining room. Sweep and mop floors as directed.
  • Wash, dry and store utensils, dishes, trays and supplies.
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain the appearance of the dietary services area.
  • Performs regular inspections of the dietary services area for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties. The Dietary Aide reports to and receives supervision from The Director of Culinary Services.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must possess knowledge of elementary math. (ex. Counting trays)

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: 

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 30 pounds to a height of 2.5 feet and able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday in the dietary services area and throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in well-lit / ventilated area. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays and in other positions temporarily, when necessary. Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday. Is subject to sudden temperature changes. Is exposed to heat/cold temperatures in kitchen/storage areas. Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances. May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Palm View

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position / Title:            Certified Nursing

Assistant Department: Nursing Services

SUMMARY:

The Certified Nursing Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Charge Nurse and is responsible for proving quality nursing and direct care to assigned residents in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide quality nursing care to assigned residents in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality as illustrated by the following:

  • Provide individualized attention which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.
  • Maintain knowledge of the individualized care plan for each resident and provide support to the resident according to the care
  • Contribute to the care planning process by providing the charge nurse with specific information and observations of the residents’ needs and
  • Attend to the individual needs of residents including assistance with grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating or other needs in keeping with the individual’s care requirements and care
  • Maintain the comfort, privacy, and dignity of each resident in the delivery of
  • Interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding and adherence to all aspects of residents’ rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of
  • Promptly report to the charge nurse or administrative staff all incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents’
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, neat, and clean environment. Assist resident in keeping personal items and clothing off the floor and properly
  • Protect resident’s personal belongings including eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids, furnishings, jewelry, clothing, etc. Promptly report missing
  • Observe residents for changes in condition or behavior and promptly report these changes to the Charge
  • Provide care that maintains each resident’s skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears, and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents, and applying moisturizer to fragile
  • Assure residents have call lights at hand and answer resident’s call lights promptly and courteously.
  • Take vital signs, residents’ weights, collect specimens as assigned by the charge nurse and in accordance with the individualized care
  • Assist with orienting residents and their families to the nursing facility upon
  • Lift, move, and transport residents using proper body mechanics and lifting devices for accident prevention.
  • Receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty each shift. Give the nursing report to relief personnel before departing at the end of each
  • Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdown to the Charge Nurse.
  • Promptly report injuries of an unknown source, including skin tears to the Charge
  • Communicate and interact effectively, courteously, and tactfully with residents, visitors, family members, peers, and assist and escort residents for appointments such as beauty shop, activities,
  • Participate in activities and facility functions as
  • Practice careful, efficient, and no-waste use of supplies and linens in accordance with established policies and
  • Perform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials.
  • Thoroughly wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident.
  • Make rounds frequently and check each resident routinely to ensure his/her personal care needs are being
  • Respond to inquiries or requests from residents and family members in a prompt and courteous
  • Promote positive public relations with residents, family members and
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care

Perform duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and

Assist in development, modification and implementation of individualized care plans.

  • Review care plans daily to determine if changes in the resident’s daily care routine have been made on the care
  • Inform the Charge Nurse of any changes in the resident’s condition so that appropriate changes (if necessary) can be made to the care
  • Ensure all nursing assistant notes convey specific care provided and the resident’s response or lack of response to the care
  • Perform all nursing and care services in accordance with the individualized care
  • Honor the resident’s refusal of treatment request. Document and promptly report such requests to the Charge Nurse.

Timely and accurately record nursing assistant notes in an informative and description manner.

  • Record all entries on notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive
  • Use only authorized abbreviations established by the facility when recording
  • Properly document all care, responses to care, vitals, changes in condition, etc. in accordance with established policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a State-Approved Nursing Assistant Certification course or other education which meets the state certification requirements.
  • Possess current Nursing Assistant Certification.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to reach, stoop, kneel, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

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Registered Nurse (RN)- Palm View

The Registered Nurse will utilize the nursing process by demonstrating appropriate assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of resident’s care. They will perform ongoing assessments and revise plans of care based on new data and residents condition. The Registered Nurse will also perform direct patient care by administering medications, IV’s, treatments, and procedures. This position will be responsible for observing and documenting residents responses to medications and treatments and handling emergency situations in a prompt, precise and professional manner. Other responsibilities include developing and implementing nursing care plans and assessments, performing duties in a safe manner in accordance with established policies and procedures, and performing “Charge Nurse” duties as assigned by observing conditions which indicate possible need for restorative nursing programs, maintaining clinical files, and communicating status of residents throughout the department.

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Palm View

The Licensed Practical Nurse reports to and receives general direction from the Director of Nursing and is responsible for delivering quality nursing care to assigned residents in compliance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.  Care provided should conform to recognized nursing techniques, procedures, and established standards based on the scope of practical nursing, under the direction/delegation of a Registered Nurse.

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Dietary Cook/Aide – Fincastle, VA

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Position / Title:            Dietary Cook/Dietary Aide

Department:                 Dietary

Reports To:                  Director of Culinary Services

 

SUMMARY:

The Dietary Cook seeks to enhance the quality of life of our residents by providing high quality food to residents, visitors, and employees in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and delivery of high quality food.

  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Assure all food andmaintain adequate inventory levels.Serve menu items and prepare for daily operations.
  • Assure presentation of all meals according to established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide service to residents, visitors and staff in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serves food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.Maintain work area in sanitary condition.
  •  departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner to maintain adequate inventory levels.Serve menu items and prepare for daily operations.
  • Assure presentation of all meals according to established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide service to residents, visitors and staff in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serves food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.Maintain work area in sanitary condition.
  •  Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Clean work surfaces, meat blocks, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Assist with floor maintenance for the kitchen and dining room. Sweep and mop floors as directed.
  • Wash, dry and store utensils, dishes, trays and supplies.
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain the appearance of the dietary services area.
  • Perform regular inspections of the dietary services area for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Dietary Cook reports to and receives supervision from The Director of Culinary Services.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to use the tools and equipment required in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Must have knowledge of elementary math.
  • Must be able to prepare palatable foods that are appetizing in appearance.
  • Must have knowledge of methods and procedures for serving food, principles of sanitation, and principles of safe food handling.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  •  Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 30 pounds to a height of 2.5 feet and able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday in the dietary services area and throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Works in well-lit / ventilated area. Works beyond normal duty hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary. Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday. Is subject to sudden temperature changes. Is exposed to heat/cold temperatures in kitchen/storage areas. Interacts with residents, family members, and staff under all conditions and circumstances. May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, and conditions including but not limited to exposure to hepatitis B viruses.

Dietary Aide

SUMMARY:

The dietary aide seeks to enhance the qualify of life of our residents by providing high quality food and food service to residents, visitors and employees in accordance with established dietary policies and procedures. The dietary aide maintains the kitchen and dining areas in sanitary condition. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and delivery of high quality food.

  • Prepare and serve meals that are palatable and appetizing in appearance.
  • Prepare all menu items using established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assure menu items are prepared in sufficient quantities to satisfy volumes.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Assist the cook in preparing meals.
  • Assure all food and departmental supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner to maintain adequate inventory levels.Serve menu items and prepare for daily operations.
  • Assure presentation of all meals according to established departmental policies and procedures.
  • Provide service to residents, visitors and staff in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Serve meals on a timely basis.
  • Serve food in proper pre-determined portion sizes.
  • Serve food that is the correct serving temperature and quality.
  • Assist in checking diet trays before distribution.
  • Bring any sub-standard quality food to the attention of the Director of Culinary Services and properly discard.
  • Prepare and deliver snacks.
  • Receive food deliveries as assigned.Maintain work area in sanitary condition. Assist in daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Clean work surfaces, meat blocks, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Assist with floor maintenance for the kitchen and dining room. Sweep and mop floors as directed.
  • Wash, dry and store utensils, dishes, trays and supplies.
  • Clean and maintain all kitchen equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining food storage areas in a clean and properly arranged manner at all times.
  • Dispose of food and waste in accordance with established policies.
  • Maintain the care and use of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain the appearance of the dietary services area.
  • Performs regular inspections of the dietary services area for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties. The Dietary Aide reports to and receives supervision from The Director of Culinary Services.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must possess knowledge of elementary math. (ex. Counting trays)

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: 

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 30 pounds to a height of 2.5 feet and able to push, pull, move and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the workday in the dietary services area and throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

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Activities Assistant/CNA Full Time – Bland Co.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Position / Title:            Activities Assistant/CNA

 

Department:                 Activities

 

Reports To:                  Director of Activities

 

SUMMARY:

The Activities Assistant reports to the Director of Activities and is responsible for assisting in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of an on-going program of activities designed to meet the interests and the physical, mental and psychological well-being of each resident in accordance with the comprehensive assessment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with planning, implementation and evaluation of all activities programs.
  • Prepare activity area for scheduled functions. Move/arrange equipment and supplies.
  • Clean up activity areas after completing activity functions.
  • Create decorations, set up necessary equipment and create crafts.
  • Assist in scheduling movies, planning parties, and providing games/activities for residents.
  • Order and maintain adequate levels of materials to implement activity programs.
  • Escort residents to and from activities areas.
  • Transport residents to activity functions held offsite using the facility van.
  • Make routine one-on-one visits to residents not able to participate in activity programs.
  • Assist in developing and implementing care plans and resident assessments.
  • Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement. Ensure that resident attendance and participation in Activities programs are documented with reference to their response to the program noting both active and passive participation.
  • Ensure all charted activity notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided.
  • Interview residents or family members to obtain activity information.
  • Supervise and schedule volunteers, as directed.
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and comply with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform all duties in compliance with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Actively participate in fire, safety and disaster preparedness drills.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices and follow established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies.
  • Be constantly alert for the safety of residents.

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION:

  • The Activities Assistant reports to and receives supervision from the Director of Activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, and family members.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand, bend, lift and move intermittently throughout the work day throughout the facility.
  • Must be able to work outside of normal work hours including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed to meet facility and position demands.
  • Must be free of diseases that may be transmitted in the performance of job responsibilities during the stage of communicability.
  • Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile people within the facility.

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