Genesis Healthcare Temporary Unit Aide (Full Time) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Genesis HealthCare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference.
The Temporary Unit Aide works under the direction of the licensed nurse and assists the nursing staff in providing patient care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction.
He/she will perform various activities services essential to caring for the needs and comfort of patients.
Manages patient personal belongings
Ensure water pitchers are changed regularly
Makes unoccupied beds
Partners with the caregiving team to assist in gathering supplies for care and assuring efficient care delivery.
Notifies licensed nurse if patient identification is missing
Assist with the dining program as assigned. Delivers meal trays and verifies information on meal card. Provides additional nourishment and hydration per patient care plans
Records patient's oral intake and output if assigned
Answers call light or bell promptly, delivers messages, cleans areas of spillage or accidents, alerts clinical staff of any patient needs
Uses Standard precautions when entering rooms for all residents. Adheres to Contact and/or Droplet Precautions as indicated
Participates in the orientation of new Temporary Unit Aides
Performs other duties as requested
We offer various career paths for our employees as well as on-going education and training to help them achieve their goals.
Founded in 1985, Genesis remains a strong, financially stable company constantly reexamining strategies to ensure continued industry longevity.
We are committed to YOU! We focus on improving the quality of care through creativity and innovation, honesty and integrity in all we do.
We Care Deeply about YOU! Guided by our Core Values, Code of Conduct and Ethics program, we foster a family-like work environment with a culture of compassion.
Aged 18 years and older. Basic knowledge of computer use or willingness to learn preferred. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs. Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.
Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 339691
Center Name: Cheyenne Mountain Center
Genesis HealthCare, Inc. and all affiliated entities (collectively, “Genesis”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, actual or perceived disability, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, amnesty, military status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Genesis takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. These policies are fully supported by the CEO, COO and all members of the leadership team. If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact (877)456-6726. This phone number is for ADA related accommodation requests only, not for routine employment inquiries.