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Employer: Grand Living at Lake Lorraine
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Employment Type: Full Time
DESCRIPTION

Responsible for the provision of routine daily nursing care and service in accordance with Resident's personalized care plan as directed by your supervisor for Grand Living at Lake Lorraine. This is to be handled in The Sterling Touch friendly, courteous, helpful, timely and professional manner, resulting in a very high level of Resident satisfaction. This position is under the general guidance of the Director of Health and Wellness in accordance with Community's standards, processes, procedures, practices and philosophy.


We are currently offering retention bonuses- please contact us to find out more! We look forward to meeting you!!
 
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

Essential Functions:



  • Participate in Start Sterling! every day.

  • Greet the Residents, guests, fellow employees and vendors in a friendly and courteous manner.

  • Provide direct resident care as assigned and in accordance with Resident's personalized care plan to assist them with activities of daily living including dressing, eating, grooming, communicating, ambulation, toileting and personal hygiene.

  • Provide assistance with Resident's daily mobility needs, including but not limited to positioning and moving in and out of bed, chair, wheelchair as applicable as well as assisting them to prepare for scheduled transportation to medical appointments or scheduled outings.

  • Prepare and administer medications according to health care provider instructions and within the scope of Grand Living at Lake Lorraine's license.

  • Observe and report changes to the nurse noted in resident's health, such as reports of pain, changes in vitals, weight, etc.

  • Observe and assist Resident in maintaining a safe environment within their residence.

  • Participate in ongoing community provided training programs to ensure state, federal and/or company requirements are met.
     
     
    Supportive Functions:

    In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the Community:

  • Take responsibility for uncompromising levels of cleanliness and creating a safe and accident-free environment in accordance with the protocols and the principles of Grand Living at Lake Lorraine.Supplement other caregivers/certified nursing assistants Resident assignments as needed.


SPECIFIC POSITION KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities:



  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language in order to provide assistance with ADLs in accordance with each assigned resident's personalized care plan, observe and provide medication assistance to resident, react and communicate during emergencies, and communicate with other employees, supervisors, residents and guests.

  • Ability to display compassion while working with the Residents of the Community including those who are ill, elderly, emotionally upset, and disabled.

  • Ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions and interact with residents, family members, guests, and fellow staff members in a courteous and professional way.

  • Ability to practice teamwork and assist in areas outside of primary duties when required.

REQUIREMENTS
Education:

High school diploma


Experience:

1-2 years of experience working with Seniors preferred but not required

Licenses or certificates:

Must currently be certified or able to obtain certification in the State of South Dakota as a licensed Medication Assistant in accordance with the laws of the state of South Dakota.

Contact Information

Grand Living at Lake Lorraine
2815 S Westlake Drive
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Other Information

Category(s): Nursing, Healthcare, Health Care - Pharmacy
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
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