JOB REQUIREMENTS: Under the supervision of the assigned LPN/LVN or RN Unit Supervisor provides activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of residents/patients as assigned. Assists in providing a positive physical, social, and psychological environment. Follows all Center policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Assists with resident/patient care needs and comforts including but not limited to: * Makes both occupied and unoccupied beds (as assigned). * Checks residents/patients frequently to assure that their personal care needs are being met. * Answers call lights promptly. 2. Performs food service functions including: * Serves food trays. * Serves between meal and bedtime snacks. * Keeps resident's/patient's water pitchers clean and filled with fresh water on each shift. 3. Assists with keeping nursing and resident/patient care area neat, sanitary, and orderly. 4. Appropriately records charges for supplies. 5. Participates in the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care ("IPOC") process as assigned. 6. Follows work assignments and schedules. 7. Complies with laws and regulations applicable to position and acts in accordance with Center's Corporate Compliance Program. 8. Attends and participates in in-service training, performance improvement ("PI") committees and other meetings as scheduled and directed. 9. Treats all residents, visitors, and staff with courtesy. 10. Assists in orientation and training of employees as assigned. 11. Performs other duties as assigned and consistent with the level of preparation and experience. 12. Works overtime, holiday and weekend hours as scheduled. EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Prior experience working in a long-term care facility is a plus. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Able to relate positively, effectively, and appropriately with residents/patients, families, community members, volunteers and other facility staff. Possess special interest in, and a positive attitude about, working with long-term care residents/patients and the elderly. Able to read, write, speak and understand English. Meets all health requirements, as required by law. Demonstrates basic computer knowledge and ability with an aptitude to learn company applications ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The responsibilities of this position involve significant physical activities including standing, lifting (up to 60 pounds unassisted), bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and twisting. All employees of nursing homes may be required to provide lifting and transfer assistance to residents. Lifting and/or transferring some residents will require use of a lifting device and /or assistance of other staff. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/796C2577818A4348