Signature HealthCARE of Chillicothe

This is a Full-time position in Chillicothe, OH posted August 1, 2017.

Signature Healthcare is a long-term healthcare provider that is committed to providing an environment of wellness, healing, and independence for its residents.
Perform direct resident care duties under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel. Assist with promoting a compassionate physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.


Work will be performed primarily indoors at one of our long-term healthcare facilities, throughout all areas, including in resident rooms, and on carpeted and/or tiled floors. Work will be performed there routinely around other co-workers, healthcare staff, residents, and guests. Due to the nature of facility’s business, worker may be exposed to occasional slippery floors, object on floors, chemicals, sharp objects, hazardous materials and waste (including human), blood borne pathogens, and communicable diseases, as well as high-stress medical and/or life threatening situations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meet physical and sensory requirements stated below, and be able to work in the described environment.
  • Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.
  • Provide personal care (i.e., grooming, bathing, dressing, oral care, etc.) of residents daily and as needed.
  • Change bed linen and maintain appropriate grooming supplies in resident room on a regular basis.
  • Ambulate and transfer residents, utilizing appropriate assistive devices and body mechanics.
  • Record resident vital signs, weights and measurements, intake and output, food consumption, and other information, as assigned.
  • Routinely turn and position residents, as necessary.
  • Observe residents carefully and report changes in condition to Charge Nurse.
  • Recognize a resident’s ability to make choices and support these within the constraints of the care giving environment.
  • Participate in collecting data needed for the accurate completion of the MDS and the plan of care. Provide input to the nurses for development of the plan of care.
  • Provide adequate hydration to residents at regular intervals each day according to specific resident needs.
  • Prepare residents for each meal and transport to dining room (unless a bed patient) making sure that food tray is accessible, self-help devices are available (if needed), and assistance is provided to those residents who cannot feed themselves.
  • Keep an accurate record of food intake and output, as directed.
  • Maintain established housekeeping standards within assigned duty areas.
  • Assist nursing staff with the basics of aseptic and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self- contamination of equipment and supplies.
  • Be alert for proper ventilation, temperature, light and noise control.
  • Take TPR (temperature, pulse, & rate), blood pressure, weighing of residents, etc., as directed.
  • Promptly answer call lights and assist with other resident needs.
  • Utilize proper body mechanics when lifting or transporting residents.
  • Assist in the orientation and training of other staff, as requested.
  • Other special projects and duties, as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Current Nursing Assistant certification from state OR
  • If currently attending a CNA class working toward certification – may not work non-certified for more than four (4) months.

How to Apply

You may apply in person: Signature Healthcare of Chillicothe 60 Marietta Rd. Chillicothe, OH 45601

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