FEEDING ASSISTANT - AROOSTOOK HEALTH CENTER - TAMC


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Job Number 46128
Posted 4/10/2017
Account The Aroostook Medical Center
Department Intermediate Care Unit AHC
Location Aroostook Health Center, ME 04758
Schedule Occasional Part-Time
Shift Variable
Hours variable
Job Details
GENERAL DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT

A Feeding Assistant is responsible for administering food and other nourishments to residents/patients in accordance to their diet under the direction of a CNA or Licensed Staff Personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

1. Reporting the Percentage of food consumed to the CNA.

2. Ensures that assigned resident/patient areas are clean and neat in appearance.

3. Ensures that assigned resident/patient is prepared to receive nourishment.

4. Reports to the CNA personnel any changes in behavior.

5. Anticipates resident/patient needs to the best of his/her ability and reports those needs that must

be performed by licensed staff or nursing assistants.

6. Assists (only) CNA or Licensed Personnel in bringing residents to feeding area.

7 Focuses on feeding tasks.

8. Maintains constant dialogue with resident/patient and encourages, in a professional and

dignified manner, the resident/patient to complete meals.

9. Maintains a positive attitude and professional image.

10. With education and instruction, may provide ambulation and transfers to appropriate residents.

AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS

Variable work schedule requires evening work as well as weekends and holidays.

EDUCATION, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

1. Successful completion of an approved Feeding Assistant program.

2. Must be able to read and write with proficiency to accomplish all responsibilities.

3. Prior experience is not required.

4. Must maintain annual educational requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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