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Restorative Aide - Dunklau Gardens - Days

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Fremont
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care - a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It's helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient's needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.Job Summary:Scheduled Work Hours: 6:00 am - 2:30 pm

Provides knowledge and expertise in delivering prescribed exercise programs for residents. Suggests additional programs and provides information related to exercise/restorative programs. Assists in restorative care of residents as directed.Responsibilities:Essential Functions Exhibits excellent interpersonal relations with patients, co-workers, physicians and families to ensure effective communication.

  • Communicates with other members of the health care team consistently and appropriately.
  • Responds to resident needs promptly and courteously.
  • Communicates resident issues to appropriate staff.
  • Maintains a positive attitude while responding to requests in a timely and accurate manner. Completes clinical activities identified in the residents plan of care to meet comfort/activity/rest/nutrition needs and other clinical needs as delegated by professional staff.
    • Accurately carries out the therapeutic exercise program and ambulation as defined in treatment plan.
    • Provides assistance with repositioning, turning and chair transfers using correct body mechanics.
    • Consistently reinforces resident education regarding therapeutic exercise and ambulation, etc.
    • Consistently reports resident comfort needs to nurse and/or therapist in a timely manner.
    • Consistently monitors skin condition and reports any skin changes to nursing staff.
    • Accurately assists with vital signs/weights/personal care/Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) as needed.
    • Accurately records intake/output.
    • Safely provides transportation assistance as needed. Documents all data collected, in EMR and/or worksheets, accurately, completely and in a timely manner to provide an accurate record of patient activities and response to activities.
      • Documentation is consistently and accurately completed prior to end of shift.
      • Documentation consistently and accurately reflects residents responses to activities according to plan of care.
      • Documentation consistently and accurately reflects care given. Consistently recognizes and utilizes measures to provide for safe, efficient, resident care and work environment.
        • Responds to resident requests and /or relays request to appropriate resource in a timely manner.
        • Willingly assists other team members when own work is complete.
        • Appropriately reports all incidences.
        • Utilizes Universal Precautions correctly and consistently. Assists in the care of the resident by performing delegated activities utilizing the reciprocal process of the 4 Rights of Delegation.
          • Right task - within scope of practice, according to the job description, and based on the desired outcome, task routine, non-complex, low risk and predictable outcome.
          • Right person - assess competency by certification/licensure, job description, skills checklist, demonstrated skill.
          • Right communication - clear, concise, correct, complete.
          • Right feedback - the reciprocal process, timely, specific, checkpoints. Schedule:Scheduled Work Hours: 6:00 am - 2:30 pmJob Description:Job RequirementsEducation
            • High school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) or equivalent required.License/Certifications
              • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
              • Active Medication Aide Registry (MAR) required.Experience
                • Requires skills in general office duties and basic medical terminology.
                • Requires the ability to learn computer operations, therapy equipment.Skills
                  • Requires skills in communication both oral and written, time management and organization, and personnel management.
                  • Requires the ability to work independently, adapt to a changing environment, and organize and work with a variable patient load.Physical RequirementsWeight Demands
                    • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.Physical Activity
                      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
                        • Climbing
                        • Crawling
                        • Crouching
                        • Keyboarding/typing
                        • Kneeling
                        • Sitting
                        • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
                          • Balancing
                          • Carrying
                          • Distinguish colors
                          • Fingering/Touching
                          • Grasping
                          • Lifting
                          • Pulling/Pushing
                          • Reaching
                          • Repetitive Motions
                          • Speaking/talking
                          • Standing
                          • Stooping/bending
                          • Twisting
                          • Walking
                          • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
                            • Hearing
                            • Seeing/VisualJob Hazards
                              • Not Related:
                                • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
                                • Explosives (pressurized gas)
                                • Electrical Shock/Static
                                • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
                                • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
                                • Rare (1-33%):
                                  • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
                                  • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
                                  • Occasionally (34%-66%):
                                    • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
                                    • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment) About Methodist: Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Omaha , Restorative Aide - Dunklau Gardens - Days, Other , Fremont, Nebraska

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