Overview Works closely with the RN/Unit Manager in assisting each resident to attain and maintain highest level of functioning. Carries out the Residents' care plan as directed by the RN/ Unit Manager. Responsibilities • Assists Residents with personal hygiene: tub baths, shower, bed baths, care or hair, nails, shaving and oral hygiene • Assist Residents with toileting and incontinence care. • Assist Residents with positioning as directed by care plan and / or nurse. • Assists Residence with transfers. • Change linens and beds as needed. • Assists / provides Residents with range or motion exercises, ambulation, dressing and other nursing rehab measures, including adaptive devices as directed by the care plan and or / nurse. • Assists Residence with meals by delivering trays or assisting residents to dinning area. • Takes vital signs, weights, intake, output as directed by the unit supervisor and report findings to the Unit Supervisor. • Assists Residence with dressing , ensures that dress is appropriate for the season and immediate environment. • Maintains order and cleanliness of Residents room and unit , including the tidiness or Resident's dresser drawers and wardrobes. • Maintains cleanliness of Residents equipments including hearing aides, eyeglasses, dentures, assistive devices, bedpans, basins, wheelchairs. • Notifies RN/Unit Manager when residents needs clothing , shoes, etc. • Transports residents to therapies, activities, clinics, Mass and all other appointments as needed. • Assists with or is responsible for the collection of specimens as directed by the nurse. • Reports to RN/ Manager when leaving the unit or returning to the unit. • Reports to the RN/Unit Manager any unusual problems with residents, staff, equipment and/ or unit promptly. • Attends mandatory inservice programs and other programs as directed. • Provides diversional activities in order to promote stimulation and manage behavior concerns. • Inputs residents information into a PDA- every shift. • Performs all other related duties as directed by nurse. • Assists resident with feeding and completion of all meals as directed by the care plan and or nurse. Qualifications • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. • Previous Nurse Aide experience preferred. • Current New York State Nurse Aide Certificate.