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Certified Nursing Assistant/Certified Home Health Aide in Cedar Park, TX at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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 aquality 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). Liftingup 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)