Examples of Duties Performed:
Performs restorative nursing procedures that maximize the patient's existing abilities; emphasizes independence instead of dependence.
Minimizes the negative effects of disability with an attitude of realistic optimism, under the supervision of a restorative nurse.
Conducts passive range of motion (PROM), for upper and lower extremities.
Conducts active range of motion (AROM), for upper and lower extremities.
Reviews requests for restorative care and compares physicians' orders.
Prepares patient for treatment by dress/position and administers restorative care in accordance with established procedural guidelines.
To be considered for this opportunity applicants must:
Have a current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant from the State of Georgia.
Should be a Certified Nursing Assistant Preceptor.
A minimum of one-year experience in long-term care.
Training in rehabilitative and restorative therapy practices.
Associate must be physically able to tolerate physical exertion, and must be able to demonstrate and participate with the patients in light aerobic exercises or range motion exercises.
Associate must also be able to tolerate lifting a maximum of 40 pounds.
Aides are required to know the correct way of transferring patients with the use of a transfer belt, as not to injure themselves or the patient.
Embrace the standards, values, and beliefs of the organization.
Be capable of maintaining successful working relationships with residents, family members, supervisors, and fellow associates.
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