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Restorative Aide / CNA

Location: Benton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Grow your career Here, you---ll find advanced training, opportunities for promotion, and great benefits --- all while making a real difference in the lives of seniors EmpowerMe Wellness --- and our subsidiary companies ONR and EverSpring Pharmacy --- are on a mission to improve the lives of seniors and all we serve We provide fully integrated on-site therapy, diagnostic lab testing, pharmacy services, and more at senior living communities nationwide. Our compassionate, experienced team of nearly 3,000 clinicians and professionals focus on health and wellness solutions in 36 states and counting. You can find out more about us at empowerme.com (Please note: ONR clinics will be transitioning to the EmpowerMe Wellness brand in 2023.) Responsibilities Restorative aides are health-care professionals who are responsible for providing restorative and rehabilitation care for residents to maintain or regain physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Aides in this capacity, are certified nurse aides (CNAs) with specialized training in restorative care. These health care workers are employed in this health care facility. Restorative aides work in collaboration with registered nurses, physical, occupational, and speech therapist and will be able to serve in a maintenance capacity in the absence of the nurse or therapists. The primary purpose of the job position of Restorative Nurse Aide is to implement restorative nursing care to the residents per the resident---s individualized, comprehensive care plan and to document planned care, and to report day-to-day changes. These duties will be in accordance with current federal, state and facility regulations and policies, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times. The Restorative Nurse Aide is under the direct supervision of the facility---s Director of Rehab (DOR), who works directly with the Director of Nursing to determine areas of need. Qualifications The desired minimum requirements necessary to effectively perform position responsibilities include a certificate as a Nurse Aide from an accredited educational provider; excellent leadership skills or an acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience, and respect for the principles of resident rights, confidentiality, and ADA Must possess a current, unencumbered, active certification to practice as a Certified Nurse Aide in this state Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public Must have knowledge and understanding of dementia and dementia care Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care Must be willing to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices Must be able to relate information concerning a resident---s condition Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

Keywords: EMPOWERME, Evansville , Restorative Aide / CNA, Healthcare , Benton, Indiana

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