Eckerd Living Center is a CMS rated 5-star facility. We are an 80-bed skilled nursing facility located in the mountains on Western North Carolina. We are proud to be a Mission facility.
We realize transitioning to a skilled nursing facility is a matter of great care and concern to the families of loved ones, so we strive to create an environment in which you can have that only the best in care will be given to your family member.
We are physically attached to the so that, emergency and acute care are just a few steps away. Each resident is assigned a primary care physician who recommends a plan of medical treatment, supervises diagnostic, as well as, therapeutic procedures, and personally prescribes required medications.
The Patient Care Technician/CNA, under the direction of the licensed nurse, performs basic nursing care and personal care activities to patients according to their scope of practice, identified by the North Carolina Nurse Aide I or II Registry; unless the skill or task is not allowed for practice by a Certified Nursing Assistant at Mission
Education and Training: High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent. Candidates must have a current listing with Nurse Aide Registry as a Nurse Aide and a BLS certification.
Experience: 1 + years of experience in a Hospital or Nursing Home setting is preferred but not required.