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C.N.A. - Multiple shifts

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Job Description

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists residents with personal cares including bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and feeding.
  • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of vital signs, weights, etc.  Understands/supports resident Bill of Rights.
  • Delivers meals and assists residents with eating.  Records accurate food and fluid intake as assigned reports any chewing or swallowing difficulty to the nurse.
  • Assists the resident with the restorative nursing program including but no limited to, passive and active range of motion, ambulation with appropriate assistive devices and use transfer belt.
  • Assists the residents in transferring using a transfer belt, device or appropriate lift maintaining resident safety at all times.
  • Uses safety standards:  (a) Uses transfer belt for all transfers/ambulation of residents.  (b) Uses proper body mechanics.  (c) Ambulates/transfers residents per plan of care.  (d) Positions residents to maintain body alignment per policy and procedure and plan of care.
  • Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition.
  • Answers call lights promptly and determines resident needs.
  • Neatly makes and changes bed linen.
  • Ensures that residents are clean, neatly dressed, and well-groomed.
  • Reports any indication of resident illness to the nurse.
  • Provides any information on changes in skin conditions to the nurse.
  • Follows standard precautions and works within OSHA guidelines.  Follows infection control policy/procedure:  (a) Follows resident skin care protocol.  (b) Properly cleans and stores resident equipment.  (c) Maintains sanitary conditions in common areas (e.g., tub rooms, dining areas, hallways).  (d) Follows basic principles of linen handling.  (e) Follows principles of universal precautions.  (f) Follows isolation precautions.  (g) Reports any concern related to infection control to nurse.
  • Observe and report any noted changes in mental status to the nurse.
  • Report to charge nurse all incidents, accidents that occur involving residents, and visitors.
  • Treats and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.  Shows respect for resident’s right to confidentiality, dignity and privacy.
  • Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per facility policy.
  • Remains aware and takes special precautions to ensure a clean safe environment for residents and staff.
  • Reports any equipment malfunction to designated employee.
  • Completes miscellaneous tasks related to care of residents (e.g., transporting patients).
  • Reports to nurse prior to shift and at end of shift.
  • Accurate documentation of vital signs, weights, intake and output as delegated per facility protocol.

 

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. A minimum of grammar school education is essential; a high school graduate or equivalent is preferred.
  2. State approved nursing assistant course or enrolled in approved course.
  3. Experience in the long-term care setting preferred.
  4. Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the job without harm to self or others.
  5. Satisfactory completion of facility orientation and specialized program orientation.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $10.34 - $11.99 /Hour
Other Pay Shift differentials when applicable
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CNA
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