Provides quality restorative care to assist patients/residents to achieve/maintain an optimum level of function in conjunction with goals identified on the restorative plan of care and as assigned by a restorative nurse.
- Minimum high school diploma or GED preferred.
- Certified as a CNA in the state of Illinois.
- Certified in CPR.
- Ability to express or exchange spoken and/or written ideas in English with patient/residents, co-workers, families, and the public.
- Ability to learn and use current technology.
- One-year experience in long-term care preferred.
- Knowledge of restorative nursing assistant functions or must complete restorative course within one year of hire.
- Frequently and safely lifts and transfers patients/residents weighing an average of 150 pounds, with designated lifting equipment and/or safe lifting techniques.
- Transports patients/residents in wheelchairs and other devices to various areas in the ministry.
- Frequently twists, stoops, bends, crouches, kneels, and reaches above or below shoulder height.
- Ability to work a full shift on one's feet.
- Frequently lifts and carries equipment and supplies weighing 25 pounds.
- Must be able to express or exchange spoken and/or written ideas in English with patient/residents, co-workers, families, and the public.
Restorative Nurse/Nursing Administration
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
- Provides input to the Restorative Nurse for the development of the restorative care program.
- Assists with Implementation of nursing restorative interventions as directed by restorative nurse including but not limited to ambulation, range of motion (ROM), activities of daily living (AOL), assistive feeding devices, splints, hand cones/contracture care, and bladder retraining.
- Participates in care plan conferences as directed.
in South Chicago Heights, United States