Hebrew SeniorLife

  • Nursing/ Activity Assistant - Adult Day Health

    Job Locations US-MA-Roslindale
    Job ID
    2018-2279
    Category
    Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Overview

    The Activity/ Nursing Assistant will provide personal care and nursing care to day participants under the direction of the Adult Day Health Program Nurse and will assist in developing, implementing, and evaluating recreational programs to meet the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of day participants.

    Monday-Friday 8:30-3:30 No Weekends required!

    Responsibilities

    In collaboration with ADH nurse, activities coordinators and other activities assistant, assist participants with Activities of Daily Living as needed, including transport, transfer, mobility, mealtime assistance, personal care and toileting needs of participants.

    • Plan and implement day program recreational activities in conjunction with the Activities Co-Coordinators.
    • Assist in assessing progress of participants.
    • Assist in ordering and maintaining recreation supplies.
    • Assist in planning and organizing special events.
    • Participate in all program transition times, including daily arrival and departure, participant transporting, meals, activity set-up and clean-up.
    • Impart pertinent recreation information to day participants.
    • Set up, distribute and clean up after morning and afternoon snacks.
    • Obtain blood pressure readings, pulses and weights of participants and document appropriately.
    • Participate in participant care planning activities and Adult Day Health Department meetings.
    • Complete daily ADL flow sheets for all participants and other nursing or activities documentation as needed.
    • Help out with clerical tasks as needed: data entry, copying, filing, etc.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must have at least 1-year experience working with the elderly and an interest in running activity groups.
    • Nurse Assistant or Home Health Aide Certification or demonstration of competency in basic nursing and nursing related skills and techniques.
    • Experience in or interest in leading activity groups required.

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