Resident Guide I - Resident Services - #19543657

Pacific Medical Centers

Date: Apr 6, 2021
City: Anchorage, AK
Contract type: Full time
Pacific Medical Centers

Providence is calling a Resident Guide I/Nursing Assistant (Resident Services, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Horizon House in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of and carry out individual resident care according to the philosophy and mission of Providence Health & Services, Providence Horizon House, Eden philosophy, and the Resident Service Agreement.

  • Assist residents with personal care functions including: dental and mouth care, bathing, dressing and grooming, hair care, nail care, shaving, bowel and bladder care, and other personal and hygiene care.

  • Measure and records vital signs, weights, bowel records, and other required documentation clearly.

  • Report changes observed in residents to the Nurse in a timely manner.

  • Communicate with coworkers at all levels to meet needs of residents.

  • Assist with and/or perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as outlined and assigned by the service agreement and Physical Therapy providers.

  • Assist with transporting of residents and participating with activities as needed.

  • Assist with moving, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.

  • Assist with transporting residents to Dining Room and/or serving meals, and other nutritional snacks per Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) guidelines and stated preferences of the resident.

  • Be responsible for following all food safety rules, and monitoring refrigerator and freezer temperatures.

  • Keep all areas of Horizon House clean, performing routine housekeeping duties.

  • Make occupied and unoccupied beds and change bed linens.

  • Launder clothing, linen and other articles.

Required qualification for this position include:

  • Certification in first aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within 4 months of hire

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 6 months experience as a nurse aide, nursing assistant or private caregiver

About Horizon House

Horizon House is an assisted living community where most residents have more autonomy than in a long term care facility. There are 60 apartments and two cottages; some with double rooms. The homelike atmosphere and two outdoor garden areas make for a pleasant atmosphere for residents and staff alike.

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