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Nursing Assistant - Caregiver 

Work With Us Love kids? You can live your passion every day here! Sproutlings Pediatric Daycare and Preschool pairs typical children and medically fragile children and has wonderful developmental outcomes!  
About the Organization Find a career, not just a job at Masonic Homes Kentucky. Our team includes more than 600 professionals in fields such as nursing, hospitality, childcare and more. We would love to have you part of our team - passionate people, inspiring lives.

We earned the Great Place to Work certification based on extensive ratings provided by our employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at https://www.greatplacetowork.com/certified-company/7010137  
Masonic Values Remarkable Service, Passion, Innovation and Growth  
Benefits Competitive pay, PTO, Full-time as little as 30 hours . per wk. Dental, vision and life. Immediate participation in 403b retirement and generous match. Professional development and CEUs  
Description

SUMMARY

The nurse assistant/caregiver is a person who, under the supervision of the nurse, assists the nursing staff by performing selected nursing procedures and routine duties in caring for the students. All functions performed must be within the scope of training received. The nurse assistant/caregiver is directly responsible to the supervising nurse.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performing various student care services including but not limited to:
  • Gives and/or assist with oral hygiene and special mouth care.
  • Assists students with dressing.
  • Cares for student's hair or assists when needed.
  • Provides incontinent care.
  • Changes student's position as needed.
  • Serves meals and assists feeding students as needed.
  • Assists students to ambulate and/or transports students via wheel chair or stretcher as needed.
  • Assists with physical examination.
  • Observes and reports unusual student behavior.
  • Appropriately clocks children in and out when needed.
  • Assists with helping parents pick up/drop off their child.
  • Responds appropriately to fire alarms and weather/disaster alerts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MASONIC VALUES

  • Promotes the facility in a positive manner in all business interactions within and outside the facility.
  • Demonstrates pride and loyalty to the facility.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information in relation to students, visitors, and co-workers.
  • Maintains a professional manner and demonstrates a caring demeanor in interactions with students, family members, visitors, and co-workers. Includes consistently demonstrating respect for self and others in manner (body language, dress, etc.), spoken language and behaviors.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly, safe working environment.
  • Uses equipment, supplies and other materials with effort to reduce waste and maintains such in good working order.
  • Demonstrates attitude of teamwork when interacting with co-workers, other departments and visitors.
  • Takes ownership of job responsibility by initiating prompt and appropriate follow-up and/or action to problems.
  • Anticipates needs of students and co-workers in a proactive manner, in an effort to increase satisfaction.
  • Welcomes suggestions and new ideas, viewing as opportunities to learn and improve services.
 
Position Requirements
  • Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Demonstrates effective multi-tasking, time management, and stress management skills
  • Demonstrates strong work ethic to achieve Sproutlings and organization goals

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

1. Must be capable of climbing ladders/stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

2. Must be able to stoop by bending forward at the waist and bending body downward.

3. Must be able to kneel by bending legs at knees.

4. Must be able to extend hands and arms in any direction.

5. Must be able to stand for sustained periods.

6. Must be able to move about independently to accomplish tasks.

7. Must have ability to push using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

8. Must be able to pull using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in sustained motion.

9. Must be capable of lifting objects up to 50 pounds from a lower to higher position or to move objects horizontally from one place to another. Requires substantial use of back and upper extremity muscles.

10. Must withstand substantial movements of the wrist hands and/or fingers.

11. Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

12. Must be able to distinguish smell, taste, and temperature.

13. Must be able to assist with evacuation of residents.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time

 
Category Sproutlings  
Location Sproutlings Pediatric Daycare and Preschool - Louisville, KY  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number SPR-20-00027  
Work Day(s) Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday 

Start Time 9:00am 

End Time 5:30pm 

Tags #kids, #pediatrics, #daycare, #preschool, #remarkableservice, #passion, #makeadifference  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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