Care Assistants - Nursing Home - Galway
Our client is seeking 2 Healthcare Assistants to provide support for Activities of Daily Living to Residents in their lovely nursing home.
Full Fetac Level 5 Award - Healthcare Assistant
Previous nursing home experience essential
Registered Nurses, CNMs and Director of Nursing
Perform tasks as instructed to provide care and comfort to Residents and assist with activities of daily living as directed by the Nurse on duty.
Deliver personal care to Residents under the direction / supervision of the Nurses on duty.
Carry out all duties in a safe manner having regard for the health, safety and welfare of self, staff, residents and other persons within the Home.
Report any changes in the Resident’s condition to the Nurse on Duty.
Assist with the implementation of Nursing Care Plan under the direction of the Nurse on duty.
Report any accidents or falls involving residents, visitors or staff to the Nurse on Duty immediately irrespective of whether an injury is sustained.
Communicate to CNMs any special requirements and essential resources that might be required for resident care.
Participate in health education for individual residents under the direction of the Nurse on duty.
Participate in all mandatory and additional specific training as directed by the Director of Nursing.
Communicate in a professional manner with residents and relatives and respect the confidential nature of the work.
Ensure the resident’s clothes are clean, marked, in good repair and stored neatly in their wardrobes and drawers.
Report to the Nurse on duty and relatives if the resident requires any additional clothes or footwear.
Maintain clean, organized equipment storage area.
Report any missing or damaged equipment to the Nurse on duty or CNM.
Check stock levels of gloves, aprons, pads, and aqueous cream. Report shortfall of supplies to the housekeeper.
Participate in the orientation of new employees.
Liaise with the Nurse on Duty /CNM regarding staffing issues
Assist with activity programmes and carry out any activity therapies as directed by the Activity Coordinator.
Escort residents on trips to hospitals and various other outings as directed.
Promote harmonious relations with all other disciplines of staff working within the home.
Any other duties as may be required from time to time.
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- € 9.00 - 10.00 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
- Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 29 Nov 2016
Closes 31 Dec 2016
Ref: HCAs Galway
This job was posted to: Care assistant, Carer, Support worker