Patient Assistant @ Taylorville Estates - Taylorville, IL

Patient Assistant


This position is located at Taylorville Estates in Taylorville, IL.
Palladian Management is a successful, family-owned, and growing regional network of 5 skilled nursing communities in central Illinois. We are looking for energetic, caring, dependable individuals to join our team. As a Palladian associate, your high standards are the crux of our guests' and residents' positive, successful experiences. We strive to ensure you are treated with respect and fairness. We promote a positive team environment based on problem solving rather than finger-pointing. We invest heavily in continuing education and training to keep you at the top of your profession. Our goal is to provide you with opportunities to advance your career with us. Palladian communities strive to be the premier local employer by hiring those who share our vision and then treating them right. Many of our current managers started out with us in hourly roles.
As a regional network of skilled nursing communities, Palladian has current open positions in most areas of nursing, skilled therapy, administration, management, dietary, housekeeping, laundry, and other operations. Most of our locations have both full- and part-time opportunities available on a variety of schedules. We will work hard to accommodate your desired work schedule. We provide competitive wages and medical/dental/vision benefits, along with an attractive array of 401k and other benefits.
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The overall purpose of the Patient Assistant position is to assist the nursing team with the welfare of the residents.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs duties and responsibilities with assigned functional area within a nursing home facility which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:
  • Assist in maintaining physical hygiene, performing basic necessary daily functions, and maintaining a safe and clean environment for the resident.

  • Assist nursing departments with tasks such as bed making, passing fresh ice water, and assisting in serving patients at meals.

  • Assist in observing resident health developments and report any abnormalities in physical or psychological behavior to the supervising nurse.

  • Create highest standard of resident experience, with dedication to resident choice and overall "can-do" approach to resident satisfaction.

  • Ability to work well with others.

  • Preforms other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Possess high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum one (1) year job experience in long-term care or similar environment.