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Restorative Aide

Silver Spring, MD

Sava Senior Care

Posted 4 weeks ago
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Job Description

Restorative Aide

SUMMARY

Assists residents and patients with exercises designed to help patient attain and maintain the use of limbs or body functions according to the plan of care developed by the nursing or rehabilitation departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists patients with transfers and walking.
  • Assists patients with range of motion and strength training exercises.
  • Communicates and documents service and any condition changes.
  • Assists resident / patient with dressing / grooming.
  • Assists resident / patient with amputation and prosthesis care.
  • Assists with eating and swallowing exercises.
  • Applies and monitors splinting.
  • Maintains proper documentation of records regarding patient care that is reviewed routinely by DON or nursing designee.
  • Assists with exercises to develop patient cognitive and communication skills.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or one to three months related experience and / or training.
  • Must complete company restorative modules.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

n/a

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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