Golden Living Nurse Aide in Watertown, South Dakota

Here at Golden LivingCenters, we rely on and trust our Nurse Aide to perform direct patient care and create a compassionate environment. In this role, ensuring that all of our customers are treated with dignity and respect will be at the core of your care. You will empower our patients, recognizing their ability to make their own choices while guiding them with kindness and understanding through challenging times. As our first point of contact with patients and families, you’ll encourage communication and interaction, creating a supportive network. Commit to caring as a Nurse Aide at Golden LivingCenters.

We are seeking special individuals with a firm grasp of our mission and values but a soft touch. The right candidate for this role will be dedicated, compassionate and a team player. Ideal Nurse Aide candidates should also have:

The Nursing Assistant is to render good service to the resident in the form of nursing care.

  • Clean patient equipment and resident’s personal care and grooming items per established procedure

  • Ensure residents closets, bedside stands, drawers, and closets are clean, orderly and odor free

  • Complete admission inventory of clothing and belongings including labeling

  • Distribute personal laundry

  • Monitor and replenish resident care articles

  • Answer call lights and provide non-care giving tasks; i.e., change TV, open windows, adjust articles within patients reach

  • Relay requests for actual care assistance to nursing staff

  • Transport residents to meals, activities, care conferences

  • Assist with passing trays in the dining room and to residents who do not require feeding assistance.

  • Report the following to the Charge Nurse and the care giving team as appropriate and/or document according to policy and procedure: a significant change in a resident’s condition, a change in a resident’s vital signs or weight, any accidents and injuries, any changes in a resident’s skin integrity, behavioral changes, signs of resident depression or anxiety, changes in a resident’s ambulation status, the level of the resident’s food consumption, and the resident’s intake of food and liquids as well as the resident’s output, when indicated

  • Participate in collecting data needed for the accurate completion of the MDS and the plan of care


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must within four (4) months of employment have completed State required training and a competency evaluation program

  • Must be State certified after four (4) months of employment

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

  • Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information

  • Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families and other employees at all levels

Job: CNA / Aide

Primary Location: US-SD-Watertown

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time

Department Address: 415 4th Ave NE

Department City: Watertown

Department State: SD

Department Zipcode: 57201

Company Profile

Ready to bring your heart and expertise to an award-winning team that feels more like a family? Bring your passion for patient care to Golden LivingCenters. As one of the nation’s leading providers of skilled nursing care and inpatient and outpatient therapies, we are dedicated to helping people live fuller, longer and more productive lives. Our Golden LivingCenters have won more AHCA/NCAL Quality Awards than any other post-acute healthcare provider. These awards are the nation’s highest for distinguished achievement in post-acute care, and they reflect the compassion, commitment and quality orientation of our caregivers. Join us! Together, we’re redefining the way care is delivered with an innovative, holistic approach that considers the ‘whole patient’ every time.

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