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RSA - Rehabilitative Services Associate

Peoria, Illinois · Healthcare
SHC is accepting applications for RSA – Rehabilitative Services Associate.
 
Requirements
 
Candidates must be 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent. One-year of direct patient care experience required.  Experience working in long-term care, behavioral health and/or geriatric health is preferred, but we are more than happy to train those who are interested in serving our special populations.
 
Job Summary

Qualified candidates require the ability to:
  • Provide both formal and informal interactions with consumers in a friendly, therapeutically appropriate, and helpful manner.
  • Assist consumers with activities of daily living, i.e. oral hygiene, shaving, dressing, bathing, room upkeep, hair care, and nail care.
  • Immediately attend to an episode of incontinence or other accidents, including assistance with bathing and obtaining clean clothing.
  • Measure and record consumer temperature, pulse, respiration, height, and weight as requested and instructed; document and report findings to the Health Services Department.
  • Provide prompts, reminders, and escorts when needed as well as in accordance with consumers’ Individualized Treatment Plans.
  • Assist at mealtime with menu selection (considering prescribed dietary orders), escort consumers to the dining area and provide after-meal care when required.
  • Monitor consumer behavior in the medication line and provide any needed assistance.
  • Assist with groups and activities as requested.
  • Complete documentation as required.
SHC is an equal opportunity employer consisting of four separate and unique facilities. The Elms residence is a Medicare certified skilled nursing facility, specializing in rehabilitation services for individuals of all ages. The Pines provides individualized, intermediate care and programming for young adults with Acquired Brain Injuries. The Willows provides care and programming for individuals that require medical and mental health needs at both the intermediate and skilled levels. The Woods is one of the only designated specialized mental health rehabilitation facilities (SMHRF) in the state, providing a quality recovery program for the mentally ill.  Benefits include medical/vision/dental insurance, paid time off, and more!
 

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