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Nurse Aide

Company: State Center Specialty Care
Location: State Center
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking to be a part of a fun team thatpositively impacts your community? At Care Initiatives we're committed tocelebrating life and helping those in our care live to the fullest. We lovehelping people gain their highest level of independence and quality of lifeduring their time with us.

Care Initiatives is the largest single operator ofquality nursing homes in Iowa. As a non-profit organization, we have proudlybeen investing millions of dollars into the communities we serve since 1989.Care Initiatives serves roughly 2800 Iowans through skilled nursing facilities,assisted living, and hospice locations. We are dedicated to providingcompassionate care for Iowans through all of life's transitions. "Always Learn"is one of our Core Values. We want you to learn and grow with us. Apply todayto start your exciting new career with us!

Care Initiatives is seeking a Nurse Aide to join ourteam!


Under on-site supervision of the Charge Nurse, the Nurse Aide performsindirect resident services which support the implementation of resident careplans and contribute to a safe, clean, pleasant environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Distribute ice/water, pitchers, trays, andglasses to residents' bedsides
  • Strip and remake beds
  • Report and repair or replacement needed whenobserving condition of mattresses, beds, linens, and other bedroom furnishings
  • Observe waste disposal procedures in accordancewith facility policy
  • Assist in supervision of residents in the diningroom with menus, hand wipes, and documenting meal intake
  • Clean dining room tables and chairs after meals
  • Identify and report any equipment malfunctionsto supervisor
  • When requested by certified staff, assist intransporting residents in wheelchairs to meals or activities
  • Clean equipment used by residents such ascommodes, wheelchairs, whirlpool, beds, and bedrails
  • Empty trash containers and replace liners,disposing of trash in proper receptacle
  • Perform general cleaning tasks such as sweeping,dusting, washing windows, vacuuming / shampooing carpets, cleaning upholstery,cleaning light fixtures, and cleaning bathroom fixtures
  • Dispense soap, paper towels, tissue and othersupplies as needed in resident rooms and general use areas
  • Sort laundry by color, fabric, type,preparing for wash by pre-soaking/spot-cleaning as needed
  • Neatly fold and stack items from dryer by itemtype, fabric content and size
  • Follow material safety data sheets
  • Other duties as assigned Minimum Skills and Experiences:
    • Must be willing to participate in a Certified Nursing Assistant program at no expense
    • Functional literacy in spoken and writtenEnglish language
    • Proven track record of following written andoral instructions, completing assignments completely, timely, and accurately
    • Demonstrated effective interpersonal andcommunication skills Preferred Skills and Experiences:
      • 1+ year of providing resident care in applicableskilled nursing environment Benefits:
        • Dayforce Wallet- on Demand Pay- access your payas soon as it is earned!
        • Four different great medical plan choices!
        • HSA and FSA Programs
        • Two different dental coverage plan options
        • Vision
        • Retirement 403(b) Savings plan!
        • Basic Life and AD&D, Voluntary LifeAD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
        • Voluntary Critical illness and Accident CoveragePlans
        • Doctor on Demand, discounts on gym memberships,fitness equipment, ID Theft Protections, Be Well 24/7
        • Discount Programs on Verizon Wireless and hotel,theme park tickets, electronics, appliances, apparel and more!
        • LPN& RN Tuition Assistance Program
        • LPN&RN Board Funding
        • Continuing Education (CE)
        • Online Training
        • Advancement & Transfer Opportunities
        • CNA Training Reimbursement
        • Employee Referral Bonus
        • Veteran's Day Pay for Veterans
        • Years of Service Recognition Program
          Care Initiatives has implemented its Employee andProvider SARS-CoV-2 ("COVID-19") Vaccine Policy pursuant to recent federalregulation, which requires all employees to have either their first dose of aCOVID-19 vaccine or submit a medical or religious exemption request by February14, 2022. If you have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, pleasebe prepared to provide proof of vaccination upon hire. If you would like tosubmit a medical or religious exemption request, the appropriate forms will beprovided to you upon hire.

          EOE, AAP, Veterans and Disabled Employer

Keywords: State Center Specialty Care, Des Moines , Nurse Aide, Healthcare , State Center, Iowa

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