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CNA/RMA [Assisted Living & Memory Support]

Company: Fort Norfolk Retirement Community Inc
Location: Norfolk
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.ResponsibilitiesFollows individualized plan of care for each assigned residentAssists patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) as neededChecks and records vital signs and weights; collects urine, stool, and sputum specimens; and assists with bowel and bladder needsAdministers medications or treatments under the direction of a Licensed NurseAssists 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 requiredEncourages residents to participate in recreational activities and assists residents in getting to activitiesProvides transportation for residents within facility and, at times, accompanies to appointments outside facilityResponds to urgent calls as neededReports and documents daily careHelps admit and discharge residents according to facility procedureAttends in-service classes and staff meetingsPerforms other duties as assignedRequirements:QualificationsMust be at least 18 years oldHigh school diploma/GED at a minimumCertified Nursing Assistant Certification in the Commonwealth of VirginiaRegistered Medication Aide licensed in the State of VirginiaTrained 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 supervisionAt least one year of relevant experienceExperience and knowledge of medical terminology, medical records management, and medical supplies and equipmentAn up-beat and engaging personalityGenuine desire to work with the elderly and/or disabledMust be able to exert 50-100 lbs of force to assist elderly in and out of wheelchairsAble to follow spoken and written instructionsMust be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general publicCPR and First Aid Trained with a valid certificate/cardPI201776804

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

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