Opportunities Available: Full Time!
Works on the Alzheimer's Unit under the leadership of the Household Coordinator/ Nurse Manager and is responsible to the Director of Nursing for clinical competency. The Program Activity Leader (PAL) performs tasks essential to the direct care of the resident according to the facility and RHS policies and procedures.
Located in Newport News, Riverside Warwick Forest offers an active and healthy, independent lifestyle in a caring community of friends and neighbors; a community our residents are proud to call home. The facility has 135 Independent Living Apartments and 131 total Assisted Living units, 22 of those being Memory Support.
Centrally located in Newport News off of Denbigh Blvd., Warwick Forest is a large multi-building campus that feels much more like a neighborhood than a healthcare facility. Every team member's and neighbor's unique story adds another layer to the fabric of our one-of-a-kind family - diverse yet completely woven together. We are proud of our differences and united in our friendships.
Education: Nursing Assistant/Aide Certificate preferred. Direct Care Aide or PCA certification required. Medication Technician Certification required. May be required to receive food handler's card.
Experience: Previous experience is not required.
Licensure/Certification: Licensed Medication Aide in the state of Virginia required. Direct Care Aide or PCA certification required. Certified Nurse Aide in the state of Virginia preferred. First Aid required (within 30 days of hire). BLS Healthcare Provider certification required (within 30 days of hire).