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Hospitality Aide

companyCaraday Healthcare
locationTemple, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Description:

JOB TITLE: HOSPITALITY AIDE

JOB CODE: 68

DEPARTMENT: NURSING

FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

REPORTS TO: CHARGE NURSE

DATE OF LAST UPDATE: 02/11/2020

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting residents with activities of daily living in order to

promote resident independence and dignity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

? Follow resident assignment schedule as made out by charge nurse, or Unit Manager;

this requires the ability to be mentally alert and communicate verbal and/or written

information regarding resident’s condition and care

? Walk with ambulatory residents or push in a wheelchair as required

? Comb hair and perform nail care (cannot use clippers) for any residents assigned

? Answer call lights in a timely manner and determine if request does or does not involve

direct care; carry out non-direct care requests (Examples of non-direct care include

helping with TV/telephone, getting a personal item for a resident, giving them a blanket

or pillow, and giving them a food tray or snack); be alert to resident’s comforts and

needs; answer requests promptly and report to nurse any needs that exceeds your

ability

? Use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations

? Observe all residents and report anything unusual or abnormal to Charge Nurse

? Safely care for residents in a patient and respectful manner despite some resident’s lack

of cooperation and/or combativeness

? Follow safety guidelines to promptly remove and clean up urine or bowel excretions from

floor and other spills or safety hazards

? Clean wheelchairs, beds, nursing equipment, resident personal hygiene items, and other

items as directed.

? Safely utilize equipment and report any equipment needing service or repair immediately

? Participate in emergency fire or disaster drills and other in-service training as scheduled;

assist in evacuations

? Follow Universal Safety Precautions in order to protect oneself, residents, and other staff

members.

? Rinse soiled linens in preparation to be sent to the laundry which involves the capability

to withstand strong, foul odors.

? Use protective clothing and equipment needed in the carrying out of duties (e.g. latex

gloves)

? Bring laundry barrels to laundry room, get linens for beds, and make unoccupied beds

? Bring residents to and from daily activities

? Assist with actives going on in building

? Perform clerical functions

? Maintain regular attendance in accordance with facility absence policies

? Use tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations

? Promote positive public relations with patients, residents, family members, and guests

? Understand and adhere to the guidelines of “Residents Rights” and assure resident

safety

? Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

? High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

? Must be in good standing on the Nursing Assistant Registry in the state of Texas and the

Nurse Aide Misconduct Registry

? Ability to understand, remember and carry out verbal and written instructions in English

? Ability to clearly communicate with residents

? Ability to complete assignments while having constant interruptions

Preferred:

? CPR certified

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The ability to safely perform movements such as pushing,

pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, and reaching up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable

accommodations

WORK SCHEDULE: As assigned, including some weekends, evenings and holidays

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Clinical

Caraday Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and

applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,

disability, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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