Geriatric Nursing Assistant in Ellicott City, MD at Lorien Health Services

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

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Job Description


Encore at Turf Valley is a beautiful country club campus with a stunning five star building. However it is the people that work at Encore…the team… the family that make it an exceptional place. It is an all-star cast of caring and hardworking people that truly care and support one another. An industry leading healthcare campus since 2010, Encore at Turf Valley will take your career and your knowledge base to new heights. Our company, Lorien Health Services is a forward thinking company that has been recognized and received awards for innovation. We utilize cutting edge technology to provide the residents of our campus the best possible health outcomes. Your leadership team members will work side-by-side to ensure you have the support you need when conquering work place challenges. You will not only succeed here at Encore, you will excel. That is our mission, to make every Encore team member… family member… their own individual success story.

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Job Description

Are you a GNA with a passion for improving the lives of others? If so, join our team and be a part of an amazing community! Customer Service is of the highest importance and we are currently seeking caring staff members to join our team to provide direct patient care in a family focused environment. Some of the things you will find at Lorien Health that you may not find elsewhere include teamwork and positive attitudes, endless career opportunities from a company that likes to promote from within. If you are a licensed GNA in the state of Maryland we want to talk with you

As a Geriatric Nursing Assistant, you must have a kind, patient and empathetic personality as well as a commitment to providing patients with the best possible care. You must also be a team player with a strong work ethic and the willingness to pitch in and help wherever and whenever it is needed. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

Specific duties of a Geriatric Nursing Assistant will include:

  • Providing residents with a positive and family-focused environment
  • Ensuring that all residents are treated with kindness, dignity, and respect
  • Cleaning, bathing, and dressing residents
  • Distributing food trays and feeding residents
  • Documentation

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have completed Maryland Board of Nursing GNA course and maintain certification by regulations
  • CPR certification
  • Ability to pass criminal background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • First aid certification, preferred
  • Computer proficiency, a plus