Support Aide team members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by providing resident-related support services. Interest in entry into the 100 hour Nurse Aide Training Program will be evaluated during this time for team members pursuing certification.
Transport residents or accompanies ambulatory residents as assigned to various locations in the building including the dining room, activity program areas, therapy or treatment areas.
Make unoccupied resident beds, as assigned.
Assist in the Dining Room with food service to residents, under the direction of licensed therapy staff; duties include passing trays, cutting meat, opening cartons or other containers.
Distribute supplemental nourishments to residents who do not need to be fed, as directed.
Conduct informal activities on the nursing unit when time permits, as directed.
Supply fresh water in resident's rooms, as directed.
Prepare bed and bedwear of resident's at hour of sleep, as assigned.
Help keep general areas of the assigned nursing unit neat and orderly, as directed.
Clean resident's equipment (wheelchair/geri chair, bed, etc.), as assigned.
Keep the rooms of residents orderly, as assigned.
Notify therapist of any unusual incidents regarding residents.
Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent required.
No findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment and misappropriation of property through any current or previous licensing agency.