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Certified Nursing Assistant/ Care Partner in Round Rock, TX at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 12/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:    Spring Cottage Care Partner provides assistance to residents in the Spring Cottage Program with their activities of daily living and with recreation programming, enabling residents to lead a quality life while maintaining their dignity.  Spring Cottage Care Partner works with Spring Cottage care team to implement Spring Cottage Program Standards, policies & procedures, and the resident centered Alzheimer and Dementia care philosophy.  This position reports to the Director of Resident Care.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides assistance to residents with dementia with bathing, grooming, dressing, escort service, dining, and other activities of daily living; including light housekeeping and laundry service as needed.
  • Provides emotional and social support to residents.
  • Serves as the staff and family resource when the Director of Resident Care is unavailable or away from the building.
  • Meets on a regular basis with the Director of Resident Care to review any resident, family, & staff issues or concerns.
  • Accesses and uses care plans daily and immediately submits changes to appropriate personnel.
  • Adheres to departments documentation standards.
  • Knows, understands, and adheres to resident right.
  • Abide by all health and safety regulations and community standards.
  • Meets on a regular basis with the Spring Cottage interdisciplinary team to review the on-going progress and implementation of resident care needs and services.
  • Engages in and provides assistance in recreations with residents.  This may include structured planned or spontaneous Life/Work Access activities.

Non Essential Functions:

  • Is familiar with emergency equipment and procedures.
  • Attends all required training, in-services, and staff meetings.
  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, the achievement of safe working practices, and by practicing proper infection control measures.
  • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of company.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Experience And Education

A High School Diploma or General Education Degree; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; valid certification as Certified Nursing Assistant or Certified Home Health Aide, Alzheimer/Dementia care a plus.


Time spent in physical exertion: Standing (1/3-2/3), walking (1/3-2/3), using hands to finger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climb and balance (under 1/3), stoop, kneel (under 1/3), talk or hear (over 2/3), taste or smell (under 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (1/3 - 2/3), Up to 25 pounds (under 1/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3); up to 100 pounds (under 1/3), more than 100 pounds (none)