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Employer: Covington Care and Rehabilitation Center
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Employment Type: FT/PT
DESCRIPTION

*Prepare, administer and document medications following accepted practices, and in accordance with regulations under the direction and supervision of a Licensed Nurse


*Assist residents with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, changing of bed linens, and positioning in and out of bed, chair, etc. Assist with resident recreation programs. Prepare residents for meals and snacks. Assist residents in eating where needed and record food intake


*Read and follow daily care plans; perform assigned restorative and rehabilitative procedures; report changes in resident condition to Nurse in charge; document care provision on resident record/flow sheets as required and report accidents and incidents; and provide nursing functions as directed by supervisor


*Assist in admission, transfer and discharge of residents


*Comply with all Company policies related to safety and infection control procedures including the proper use of mechanical lifts, gait belts and personal protective back supports


*Understand, comply with and promote all rules and regulations regarding residents’ rights; promote positive relationships with residents, visitors, and regulators, to include presenting a professional appearance


*Attend and participate in educational activities, in-service training and staff meetings; assist in orientation and training other staff.


*Participate in Quality Improvement activities


 

REQUIREMENTS
QUALIFICATIONS
*Must be certified as a Certified Medication Tech (CMT) or Certified Medication Aide (CMA) and must also be a Certified Nursing
Assistant in good standing with the state
*Related experience at a level necessary to accomplish the job
*Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS
• Knowledge of the practical application of recreation service programs
• Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families and to work cooperatively with other employees at all levels
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
*Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure.
*Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job
*Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
*Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families and other employees at all levels

Drug Free Workplace

Must be able to speak, read and write in English

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Contact Information

Covington Care & Rehabilitation Center
Lucy Oromo
hr@covingtonhealthandrehab.com
3900 S Cathy Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Phone: 605-361-8822

Other Information

Category(s): Healthcare
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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