Provides each of the assigned patients with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the patient’s assessment and care plan, and as directed by the nurse supervisor.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
QualificationsMINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
- Provides care ensuring patient/resident safety
- Applies & releases restraints, and provides exercise
- Assists patients in and out of bed and into wheelchair with the correct use of the transfer belt and practices proper body mechanics while moving/transferring patients
- Assists patients in bathing: to include bed baths, tub baths, and showers
- Assists patients in dressing or undressing, and personal grooming e.g., oral/denture care, brushing hair, trimming fingernails and toenails, skin care and shaving
- Assists patients to and from activities as requested
- Assists patients to dining area for meals; assists in feeding of patients as needed; passes food trays to individual patients in accordance with diet cards on tray and needs; documents intake of nourishment. Is able to identify the four basic food groups on a sample breakfast, lunch, and dinner meal
- Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers as requested; understands and utilizes care plans
- Collects stool and urine samples per care plan; cleans bedpans and empty catheter bags, provides external/indwelling catheter care
- Displays proper use and care of lift equipment
- Offers fluids at appropriate times (including routine ice and water rounds) and distributes fresh water to patients and picks up used water pitchers.
- Properly documents in accordance with established guidelines; receives and gives reports on patient’s status or condition.
- Provides for bowel and bladder training/retraining, provides colostomy care
- Provides range of motion exercises for patients
- Provides routine care for the bedfast patient; turns patient intermittently if patient is bedridden due to illness
- Recognizes and reports signs/ symptoms of abuse and/or change in condition
- Removes bedding and replaces with clean linens per schedule or condition
- Takes vital signs of patient, e.g., temperature, blood pressure, and respiration and records information and documents/reports information regarding the patient’s health, I&O, any change of medical condition, and care given
A minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
None MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Active, current and unrestricted Certified Nursing Assistance certification in the appropriate state
Should be a certified nurse assistant in accordance with the laws of the issuing stateJob:
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Jun 18, 2019, 1:11:45 PM
Certified Nursing Assistant
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