Geriatric Nursing Assistant
at Lorien Health Services

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Description

Job Description

Lorien Bulle Rock is Hiring!

Hiring for the 11p-7a Shift

Lorien Health Services is a family-owned nursing home and assisted living community. Lorien is a recognized leader in health care across Maryland and was recently certified by Vohra Wound Physicians as a Center of Excellence for Wound Management. Only 10% of Vohra’s skilled nursing facility partners have qualified for this annual certification.  In 2019, Lorien was voted “Best Elder Care” company in The Baltimore Sun and named a “Health Care Hero” by the Maryland Daily Record for its advancements in nursing care.

Lorien is known for providing a family-focused atmosphere for both our employees and our residents. As a part of our continued success, we are seeking experienced, companionate Geriatric Nursing Assistants to become a part of the Lorien family. We have new, competitive, rates and are accepting applications for full-time, part-time & PRN employment for all shifts.  We invite you to become part of our family.

Incumbent will provide each assigned resident with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your supervisor.

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

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.

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Geriatric Nursing Assistant position include: 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have completed Maryland Board of Nursing GNA course and maintain certification by regulations
  • Must have active, unencumbered certification with the Maryland BON
  • CPR certification
  • Cheerful, tactful disposition
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Ability to pass criminal background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace
  • First aid certification, preferred
  • Computer proficiency, a plus

Benefits of Working with Lorien:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vacation
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Fixed and Floating Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Discounted Services at Turf Valley

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About Us

Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation & Assisted Living in Maryland.

If you or your loved ones have ever visited a Lorien Health community, you probably have a strong idea of what distinguishes our company from the multitude of others that offer skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and assisted living services. You’ll feel the difference as soon as you step through our door and make your way through our beautiful buildings. In doing so, you’ll see firsthand that every person on our team is here to make your experience amazing, with health, healing, and happiness as the driving forces behind our daily mission.

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