Restorative Aide (PRN)

Activities/Wellness

Part-time
Posted 3 months ago

Assess, plan and implement exercise programs that promote optimal functionality in daily life. Duties include working with residents to provide one-on-one exercises and leading group fitness classes. In addition, you will provide treatment modalities such as heat and cold therapy and range of motion exercises.

  1. Foster and affirm the mission, core values and philosophy of retirement of the Sisters of Charity, BVM;
  2. Work as a team with other Wellness Department staff members to embrace goals and objectives of the Wellness Program;
  3. Assess and implement exercise programs to promote optimal physical and functional potential;
  4. Be alert to unsafe physical movements (transferring, etc.) or environmental conditions which may cause a resident to be at risk for injury;
  5. Provide therapeutic exercises (gait training, body mechanics etc.);
  6. Provide treatment modalities (hot packs, Active and Passive Range of Motion) as directed by the physical therapist and or department coordinator;
  7. Work closely with nursing and physical therapy to carry out exercise prescriptions;
  8. Provide orientation to staff and Residents on Fitness Center‘s policies and guidelines, equipment and pool use;
  9. Conduct one on one and group exercises;
  10. Provide individuals with information related to their own cardiopulmonary self- monitoring including Perceived Rate of Exertion Scale and Target Heart Rate;
  11. Identify signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary stress which may require reducing or terminating exercise; report incident to the appropriate personal;
  12. Document resident’s participation in programming;
  13. Document resident Progress Notes; noting progress, variances and modifications to the exercise prescription;
  14. Attend weekly staff meetings;
  15. Share observations and assessments with your Supervisor.
  16. Maintain Restorative Aide certification by participating in 12 hours of Continuing education annually.
  17. Maintain confidentiality regarding residents, employee and facility business which includes use of electronic media.

 

Interested candidates should hold a Restorative Aide certification, CNA certification, or equivalent educational certification.

This is a PRN, Monday – Friday (no weekends/holidays) position.

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