Certified Nursing Assistant
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides services and care for residents and patients.
Assisting residents with activities of daily living such as transferring, turning and positioning, giving showers, dressing, grooming, feeding, toileting and ensuring residents are clean.
Obtaining vital signs and weights and monitoring food and liquid intake.
Delivering meal trays to residents, ensuring food is appropriate to the resident's care plan, delivering alternate food selections when requested and providing a positive dining experience.
Escorting residents to participate in therapy sessions and activities.
Responding to resident and family needs respectfully and with a positive manner in all interactions.
Making daily rounds on assigned residents in accordance within established guidelines.
Reporting data in resident records consistently, accurately and in a timely manner.
Consistently and promptly reporting resident changes and condition.
Complying with procedures for infection prevention including, but not limited to, hand washing, TB and Hepatitis B requirements and bloodborne pathogen regulations.
Following safety rules and requirements including lift and transfer procedures, hazard communication, electrical safety, slips, trips and falls policies, use of personal protective equipment and elopement procedures. (Examples: Must safely operate mechanical lifts, sit stnd lift, gait belt, and meal and line cards, adjust beds and use shower equipment and wheelchairs.)
Safely fulfilling all work assignments.
Accepting assignments not part of his/her normal scheduled responsibility as needed.
Safeguarding resident' protected health information.
providing other services such as cleaning wheelchairs and resident areas assigned.
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or related experience and/or training.
Successful completion of State-approved Nursing assistant Certification course or other education that meets state certification requirements.
Contributing to a true team environment b cooperating and working well with co-workers.
Completing education requirements on a timely basis.
Complying with work rule policies and procedures as well as state and federal law.
Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident's protected health information. Monitors and ensured compliance with company policies, procedures and state and federal law.