The CNA is responsible for performing non-professional direct patient care duties under the supervision of nursing personnel. He/she will assist in maintaining a positive physical, social, and psychological environment for the resident.
Assists residents with daily bath, dressing, grooming, dental care, bowel and bladder functions, preparation for medical tests and exams, ear and eye care, and positioning in and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, etc.
Provides nursing functions as directed by supervisor including daily personal care, turn residents in bed, sponge baths, measure and record temperature, pulse and respirations, weigh and measure residents, perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures and observe and report presence of skin breakdowns.
- Reviews care plans daily.
- Reports changes in resident conditions to supervisor.
- Records all necessary CNA charting entries and report all accidents and incidents.
- Prepares residents for meals and snacks.
- Identifies food arrangement and assists in feeding residents as needed.
- Records food and fluid intake.
- Performs after meal resident care.
10. Assists as directed in proper admission, transfer, and discharge of residents.
11. Inventories resident possessions and reports food articles and medications found in resident rooms.
12. Reports defective equipment to administration.
13. Understands and uses Universal Precautions and follows established infection control, hazardous communication and other safety rules.
14. Ensures cleanliness of assigned residents’ rooms.
15. Properly maintains and records resident restraints.
16. Promptly reports all violations of safety and sanitation rules to supervisor.
17. Attends and participates in orientation, training, educational activities, and staff meetings.
18. Maintains resident confidentiality.
19. Treats residents with kindness, dignity, and respect.
20. Knows and complies with Resident Rights rules.