Aide-Restorative Nurse (Full Time)

Rio Hondo Subacute and Nursing

Full Time
CA, Montebello
Posted 1 month ago

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of a licensed nurse, the Restorative Aide delivers
efficient and effective restorative nursing care while achieving positive
clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction. He/she will provide care
within the standards of practice as accorded by Certification. The Restorative
Aide functions under the direction of the licensed nurse and in consultation
with Rehabilitation to promote the patient’s ability to attain, and maintain
his/her maximum functional potential and prevent decline.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Oversees, directs and participates in restorative programs initiated for
individual patients;

2. Communicates with the Nursing and Rehabilitation Departments concerning
goal setting and approaches to individual patient needs;

3. Participates in care planning process;

4. Provides safe restorative care;

5. Responsible for facilitating the transition of patients from skilled rehab
services to the restorative programs;

6. Maintains accurate restorative nursing progress/documentation records on
all patients participating in any restorative program;

7. Uses Point Click Care (PCC – ADL POC) according to the Business Processes,
if applicable;

8. Trains other direct care staff in restorative techniques and assists in
providing that care;

9. Instructs and assists other direct care staff with the application of
splints, braces, prosthetic appliances, and self-help devices to assure proper
application and usage;

10. Notifies Nursing and/or Rehab of patients who may be experiencing a
change in their level of functioning;

11. Maintains proficiency in using wheelchairs, walkers, canes, lifts, scales
and other equipment used in the restorative programs, and is able to instruct
others in their use;

12. Assists in communicating with patients and families concerning patient
progress;

13. Uses Standard precautions when caring for all residents. Adheres to
Contact and/or Droplet Precautions as indicated;
14. Promotes a culture of safety to ensure a healthy practice and living
environment;
15. Collaborates and coordinates with other departments to provide timely
effective care consistent with individual’s needs, choices and preferences;
16. Contributes to an environment that is respectful, team-oriented, and
responsive to the concerns of staff, patients and families;
17. Participates in quality improvement activities as requested;
18. May be requested to function as CNA if needed;

19. Stays and works beyond scheduled shift if needed to meet state staffing
requirements and/or needs of patients;

20. Performs other duties as requested.

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