Lexington Health Network

  • Restorative Aides

    Job Locations US-IL-Wheeling
    Job ID
    2018-4528
    Category
    Clinical - Direct Patient Care
    Address
    730 West Hintz Road
    Work Type
    Part Time
    Work Schedule
    Weekends
  • Overview

    Teamwork is what we’re all about at Lexington Health Care, working together to achieve positive patient outcomes. We realize that when you collaborate, great things are possible; for your patients, and for your career. Lexington proudly employs more than 2,500 employees allowing us to provide an immeasurable value to the communities we serve. So much of who we are comes from being an organization dedicated to the highest attainable quality of care available today. In an industry filled with rapid change and growth, our commitment to family values will never change. As a family owned organization, we have always maintained a unique perspective. Our reputation as a leading health care employer is unmatched. Come see for yourself why it’s so fulfilling to be a part of Lexington!

    Responsibilities

    • Under the direction of the Restorative Nurse of the unit the Rehabilitative Aide will carry out procedures that improve the functional status of the resident and prevent further deterioration. The Restorative Aide provides quality care and safe supportive services, which assist the resident in the achievement of physical and emotional support.
    • The Restorative Aide is responsible for carrying out specific individually designed rehabilitation programs for the resident under the supervision of the Restorative Nurse.
    • This individual assures quality care, is knowledgeable of residents’ rights, dignity issues, abuse prevention and customer service. The Rehabilitation Aide assists to develop and encourage a teamwork approach within the facility as it pertains to clinical issues.
    • The Restorative Aide is responsible for maintenance of Rehab/Restorative supplies and equipment.
    • The Restorative Aide cares for and applies or supervises the application of orthoses, (braces), prostheses and any other appliance or assistive device.
    • The Restorative Aide provides hand on support to implement the specific individually designed Rehabilitation Program.
    • The Restorative Aide documents daily participation in the kiosk.
    • Demonstrates proper infection control techniques when administering care to prevent spread of infection and diseases.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of resident safety and abuse prevention programs.
    • Recognize and reports any changes in resident condition (physical mental emotional, social) to the charge nurse.
    • Fosters self-respect and esteem by recognizing, accepting and respecting the residents entrusted to his/her care.
    • Answers call light promptly.
    • Participates as a team player and assists other staff as requested.
    • Attends In services and staff meetings. Contributes to Care Plan Conferences and Stand Up Meetings.
    • Monitors Walk and Dine program and other functional rehab/restorative programs.
    • Responsible for implementing the facility’s Culture Contract components through their interaction and implementation of their role with residents, families and staff.
    • Assists other team members when necessary
    • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Certified by the State of Illinois as a Nurse Assistant (Federal and State Law Requirements)
    • On the Illinois State Nurse Aide Registry with proper credentials and a clear record.
    • Current CPR Certification.
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
    • Physical requirement-ability to transfer and lift residents safely. Physical Requirements:
    • Must be able to propel a resident in a wheelchair
    • Must be able to move items at least 20 pounds
    • Must be able to assist residents in evacuating the building in an emergency

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