The Nurse Aide Partner is a non-certified individual whose function is to assist the CNA/NAR with tasks that service the resident but do not require certification. This position will enhance the resident experience by ensuring a home-like environment and availability of leisure activities while assuring resident safety and care.
Answers call lights if the requested task from the resident is outside of their scope, will alert nursing staff to the need. Provide for psychosocial needs and non-physical needs ensuring no hand on cares or ADL assistance. Reports changes in the resident's general condition, behavior or appearance to supervisor. Follows community infection control practices.
Desire to work with those who have health and/or behavioral challenges.
Knowledge of or experience working with individuals with needs related to healthy aging, dementia, or chronic illness.