GNA Part Time 3pm-11pn PT 7am-3pm/3pm-11pm/11pm-7am (PRN All Shifts)

Employer
Lorien Health Systems
Location
Bel Air, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionIf you are a licensed Geriatric Nursing Assistant and you are looking for a position with a top senior care organization, join our team at Lorien Health Systems. We are seeking a Geriatric Nursing Assistant to provide direct patient care to our senior residents at one of our communitites. This is a wonderful opportunity to develop your career while helping to make a positive difference in the lives of our residents. If you are a kind and service-oriented individual and you are certified as a GNA in the state of Maryland, we want to talk with you!Job ResponsibilitiesAs a Geriatric Nursing Assistant, you will provide each of your assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and service based upon each resident's individual care plan. Since you will have the most regular contact with residents, it will also be your responsibility to remain attentive to any change in resident condition, and immediately report such changes to the nurse on duty.Your specific duties as a Geriatric Nursing Assistant will include:* Providing residents with a positive and family-focused environment* Ensuring that all residents are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity and respect* Cleaning, bathing and dressing residents* Distributing food trays and feeding residents* Documenting food input and waste output, meal percentage consumed, etc.* Straightening and cleaning resident rooms and ensuring that they look presentable* Assisting with admission, transfer and discharge of residents as required* Creating and maintaining an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout your unit and shift* Changing resident bedding* Maintaining the confidentiality of all resident care information* Transporting residents to and from activities, rehab appointments, etc., as required* Reporting any complaints from residents or family members* Assisting residents with bowel and bladder functions* Participating in all required in-service programs* Maintaining communication with staff and nurses via call system communicator* Working with residents based on the maturity level at which they are currently functioning* Maintaining the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and the proper performance of assigned dutiesJob RequirementsAs a Geriatric Nursing Assistant, you must have a kind, patient and empathetic personality as well as a commitment to providing patients with the best possible care. You must also be a team player with a strong work ethic and the willingness to pitch in and help wherever and whenever it is needed. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. Company Description: For over three decades, Lorien Health has been recognized as a health care leader across Maryland. Our company is known for its secure ownership and dedication to our employees. We care about our employees and are devoted to providing a family-centered atmosphere for both our staff and our residents. Lorien's success can be attributed to our hard working health care teams and our sincere mission and goal to deliver first-class care. Lorien Health Systems offers employees competitive salaries, excellent benefits and employee perks!