Pleasant Valley Health Care Center, is an organization where you can pursue your career productively and enjoyab1y. We believe we have each made the right decision, one that will result in a good working relationship. The minute you start working here, you become a part of the Pleasant Valley Health Care Center, family and its future. Every job in our company is important, and you will play a key role in our facility.
We would like to take this opportunity to tell you a little about our facility. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nevitt built our privately owned facility in 1976. At that time, their child Danny Nevitt was just a smal1 boy. Danny still takes an active part in seeing that the facility is run correctly, appreciates, and cherishes the family atmosphere at Pleasant Valley Health Care Center. We do this by treating each other, residents and family members with respect.
Pleasant Valley Health Care Center, Inc. full time employees are eligible for benefits including vacation pay, holiday pay, workers compensation, medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability, accident and cancer insurance.
1. Sufficient formal education to enable the performance of daily tasks with understanding of what is involved.
Previous experience helpful, but not essential.
Personality attuned to the requirements of meeting needs of the infirm and aged.
Must have successfully completed approved certified nurse aide training program and hold valid certificate.
Working under general direction and supervision of nursing staff, administrator, or charge nurse.
Handlin g and serving residents to assure safety and comfort.
Observing instructions or nursing staff and performing in line with established routine.
Providing maximum resident care services to assure wellbeing of resident to greatest degree.
Carrying out duties and responsibilities in conformance with established routine.
Under supervision to preform duties assuring maximum care, security and treatment:
Assist with carrying out the Health Care Plan.
Assuring physical comfort and mental wellbeing of resident.
Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of flair, nails, and moving residents from area to area, responding to call lights, etc...
Detecting and correcting situations that have probability of causing accidents or injuries to residents.
Observing and reporting symptoms, reactions, and changes.
Encouraging and participating in rehabilitative measures.
And other duties assigned.
Knowledge of procedures and techniques.
Providing bedside services.
Familiarity with functions of various departments.
Understanding of standard techniques in personal service care of residents.
Care of equipment and supplies.
Awareness of sterile procedures and avoidance of contamination.
Work under close supervision with awareness that error may have serious consequences.
Exercise patience and tact.
Use of initiative and judgment.
Warm, outgoing, personality and positive response to residents who may be demanding.
Perform repetitive tasks willingly.
Good physical and mental outlook.
Employees being hired without certification shall not perform and services for which they have not been trained and found proficient in.
Be aware of the bloodborne pathogen exposure determination record and listed below are some exposures which you could potentially be exposed to: taking temperatures (oral/rectal), assisting with obtaining laboratory specimens, assisting with cleaning/dressing wounds, giving mouth care, giving skin and nail care, cleansing incontinent patients, changing lines, emptying bad pans, assisting with emergency first aide, assisting, with postmortem care, handling unbagged laundry, handling bagged laundry, whose bags are damaged or not closed, handling laundry accidentally bagged with sharps, cleaning equipment and working surfaces, cleaning or inspecting receptacles intended for reuse, transporting soiled laundry, and transporting infectious wastes.