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CNA/RMA [Assisted Living & Memory Support]

Company: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Harbor's Edge is a premier resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) located on the harbor in Norfolk, Virginia. Harbor's Edge has a $225 million expansion underway, the River Tower, that includes an additional 24-story tower, doubling the square footage and adding 147 residential living units and 20 assisted living units. When complete, Harbor's Edge will have 300 residential units in addition to a 33 bed (Medicare/Private Pay) Skilled Nursing unit and 80 Assisted Living/Memory Care units. The Community will employ approximately 300 employees. Harbor's Edge is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Full-Time Registered Medication Aide to join our Team. He/she will be responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance in accordance to each resident's individualized support plan and personal outcomes. Responsibilities

  • Follows individualized plan of care for each assigned resident
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) as needed
  • Checks and records vital signs and weights; collects urine, stool, and sputum specimens; and assists with bowel and bladder needs
  • Administers medications or treatments under the direction of a Licensed Nurse
  • Assists residents with transfers and ambulation as directed and ordered by the physician using proper body mechanics; use of facility gait belts, back supports, and mechanical devices is required
  • Encourages residents to participate in recreational activities and assists residents in getting to activities
  • Provides transportation for residents within facility and, at times, accompanies to appointments outside facility
  • Responds to urgent calls as needed
  • Reports and documents daily care
  • Helps admit and discharge residents according to facility procedure
  • Attends in-service classes and staff meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned Requirements: Qualifications
    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • High school diploma/GED at a minimum
    • Certified Nursing Assistant Certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia
    • Registered Medication Aide licensed in the State of Virginia
    • Trained in medication administration in accordance with physician's orders and consistent with the standards of practice in A Resource Guide for Medication Management for Persons Authorized Under the Drug Control Act approved VA Nursing Bd with supervision
    • At least one year of relevant experience
    • Experience and knowledge of medical terminology, medical records management, and medical supplies and equipment
    • An up-beat and engaging personality
    • Genuine desire to work with the elderly and/or disabled
    • Must be able to exert 50-100 lbs of force to assist elderly in and out of wheelchairs
    • Able to follow spoken and written instructions
    • Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public
    • CPR and First Aid Trained with a valid certificate/card PI201776210

Keywords: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc, Chesapeake , CNA/RMA [Assisted Living & Memory Support], Healthcare , Chesapeake, Virginia

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