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Provide personal care and supervision to residents in a manner conduciveto their safety, comfort, security and the greatest degree of independencepossible. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:Current, valid certification as a Nursing Assistant in the State of Iowa required.Regular attendance is required. Must be 16 years or older.Every other weekend shifts required.Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Standing: iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 1-3 hours/dayWalking: iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 3-7 hours/dayLifting:iiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiii Over 75 lbs using proper and/or improper mechanicsTwisting: iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Moderate: 121-480 twists/dayBending: iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Frequent bending: 481 or greater bends/daySquat/Kneel: iiiiiiiiiiiii 3-7 hours/dayEndurance: iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Heavy energy requirements (7-9 mets)Wrist Position: iiiiiiiiii Slight deviation of wristHand/Wrist Reps: iiiii Moderate- 961-2880/dayManual Dexterity: iiiii Gross dexterity with infrequent fine motor movementRight Hand: iiiiiiiiiiiiiii 36-60% of job cycle timeLeft Hand: iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii 36-60% of job cycle timeNear and Far Vision: iiiii Requires minimal near and minimal far visionGood physical health with no limitations of restrictions as evidenced by Physical Examination and T.B. clearance.MENTAL DEMANDS:Must demonstrate effective communication skills with staff, residents and the public.Demonstrates ability to develop and maintain good interpersonal relations with staff and residents.Must demonstrate use of mature judgment and demonstrate excellent problem solving skills and ability.Must be able to work under stress when confronted with critical or unusual situations.Able to handle job responsibilities in a positive, professional manner.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Work primarily indoors in a well-illuminated, reasonably climate-controlled environment.Involve possibility of exposure to communicable disease.Work with frequent interruptions.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Company ValuesSupport the Mission, Values and Vision of Luther Manor.Support and participates in common teamwork:Cooperate and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment.Use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situationsComplete requirements for in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress codes including personal hygiene, and other work duties as assigned.Resident CareIs knowledgeable of resident rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environment.Assume accountability for compliance with Federal, State and other regulations.Assist in the implementation of each residentis care plan by performing personal cares and all Activities of Daily Living (i.e. dressing, feeding, toileting, grooming).Answer any call lights to determine resident needs and take appropriate action.Notify charge nurse of change in resident's condition including skin tears, bruises, reddened areas, etc.Assist with bed bath, tub bath or whirlpool. Perform personal cares (i.e. nails, hair, oral hygiene).Assist with feeding residents; serve meal trays. Assist with AM and PM care(s).Assist with weighing residents.Measure and record resident intake and output.Pass fresh drinking water and nourishments each shift and PRN.Assist in placing and removing protective/positioning devices and document as directed.Complete and submit daily assignment sheets and give Charge Nurse daily report.Observe and verbally reports to the charge nurse accurate and timely information concerning residents. Reports changes in medical condition of health status, lack of response or resistance to care, special problems, unusual incidents, residents needs or requests, behavioral or psychological concerns. Documents in writing according to established procedures or as requested.Comply with the residents care plan in the performance of