Piedmont Extended Care - Augusta, Georgia
Completion of an approved nurse aide training program
Registered with the Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) in the State of Georgia
Obtains/maintains CPR skills.
Long-term care preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and write English; perform simple arithmetic calculations; and follow written and verbal English language instructions.
Basic knowledge of growth and development relevant to the ages of the residents served.
Basic knowledge of the diseases and health care needs of the resident population served.
Ability to think critically and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities in resident care.
High level of interpersonal skills in order to interact effectively as a team member on a team with varying levels of health care workers.
Problem solving skills sufficient to allow effective problem/conflict resolution.
Demonstrated traits of initiative and dependability required.
Ability to perform efficiently and effectively under stress.
Philosophy of health care service is compatible with that of the mission of University Extended Care, Inc. and University Health, Inc.
Stand for long periods, 6-8 hours
Sit for extended periods of time
Bend and stoop
Walk for long periods
Lift and position of residents, not to exceed 40 lbs.
Heavy equipment/supplies up to 40 lbs. (will transport residents, supplies and equipment)
Sensory: Sight to observe residents symptoms
Auditory to hear residents, measure Blood Pressure, alarms
Tactile to feel residents symptoms (warmth, induration)
Olfactory to smell disease-specific smell, safety hazards.
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