WARD AIDES

Posted on August 12, 2020

Maplewood of Cheshire County is looking for Ward Aides.

2 Full-Time Shifts Available:

1) 7:00am – 300pm, and every other weekend.

2) 3:00pm – 9:00pm, and every other weekend.

Working under the Staff Nurse, the Ward Aide is responsible for assisting both residents and staff with non-direct resident care activities.

Duties include the following:

  • Prepares dining room for meals.
  • Ensures adaptive equipment is available for residents.
  • Serves meal trays, assists with tray preparation, removes trays after meals.
  • Completes Appetite Records.
  • Clears dining room after meals.
  • Reports appetites less than 25% to nursing staff.
  • Returns food carts to kitchen area.
  • Makes beds, changes sheets, gets resident rooms in order.
  • Ensures cleanliness of pantry, dayroom, and refrigerators.
  • Transports residents to and from their rooms for activities and meals.
  • Performs personal services for residents, including: reading, writing letters and operating tvs and radios.

Must be dependable and able to relate to, and work with, the elderly, ill, disabled, and at times, emotionally upset/hostile people within the facility. Must be able to create/maintain an atmosphere of personal interest, warmth and positivity as well as a calm environment.

Interested candidates should contact Suzanne Hodgkins at shodgkins@co.cheshire.nh.us or call (603)399-7317.