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Job Summary:

The Resident Care Partner is a non-professional employee trained to provide personal care and related services to residents in the community according to documented, individualized service and care plans. He/she functions under the Healthcare Coordinator. May be a Certified Nurse’s Aide but this is not required.

Essential Functions:

  • Obtains vital signs, records and notifies the supervising nurse of deviations per Individual Service Plan (ISP) as per resident’s tasks on POC or EMAR orders.
  •  May provide assistance with the following:
    •  Personal hygiene (bathing, grooming, hair care, shaving, skin care)
    • Change bed linens and make bed
    • Toileting and Incontinent Care
    • Nutritional and fluid intake
    •  Dressing
    • Ambulation and transfers
    • Positioning
    • Medication reminders
    • Visual checks on residents as assigned
    • Laundry and housekeeping tasks
    • Other duties as assigned within scope of practice
  • Follows the resident’s ISP as directed. Documents tasks in POC and timely medication administration in EMAR.
  • Communicates with the appropriate supervisor about changes in the resident’s status and/or the home situation
  • Utilizes standard precautions and infection control procedures
  • Follows written instructions and requests assistance and further instructions with new or unfamiliar situations.

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