Certified Nurses Aide (C.N.A .Float)

A.O. Fox Oneonta, NY
Category:

Support Service

Facility:

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital

Department:

Nursing Home

Schedule:

with full health benefits

Shift:

Evening shift

Hours:

75 hrs biweekly, 3pm - 11pm

Job Details:

Job Summary: The Certified Nursing Assistant provides/assists in resident care encouraging the individual to participate at their highest practicable levels. They are responsible for the safe transport of patients via wheelchair, geri-chair or stretcher and complete documentation of services provided as required. Job Qualifications:Education - High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Completion of NYS approved CNA program.Experience - Previous long term care experience preferred.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately. Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of people. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Ability to move or lift patients and equipmentPhysical Requirements - Stand, Sit 1-3 hrs, Bend, Squat, Reach, Lift, Carry, Push, Pull 1/3 or more of the time. Weight lifted/force exerted- Up to 35 lbsLicenses/Certifications - NYS Certification. C.N.A.II requires BLS CPR. Essential Functions:-Observes and reports resident's status changes and needs.-Answers call lights and alarms and attends to/reports resident's needs-Obtains weights, vital signs and reports results.-Prioritizes and organizes work within specified time frames.-Completes Intake/Output monitoring as appropriate.-Obtains specimens and prepares them to be transported to the lab as needed.-Provides/assists residents with ADL's, including bathing, skin care, toileting, grooming, and dressing while encouraging the resident to participate at highest practicable level.-Assists/ feeds residents with meals and supplements.-Assists clients with elimination needs, and/or provides incontinent care with each occurrence.-Transfers, moves and repositions clients q2-3 hours and prn.-Maintains CNA II Requirement (if appropriate).-Assists residents to move to activities area or dining room area, etc.-Keeps unit neat, relaxed and homelike.-Assists with admissions, transfers and discharges-Assists/provides residents with PROM and AROM, and ambulation goals as appropriate.-Provides treatments as ordered on assigned residents.-Operates all equipment and performs all procedures/care in a safe manner.-Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions.-Cleans and stocks supplies and equipment as directed.-Receives and directs phone calls promptly and accurately following Hospital etiquette guidelines.-Demonstrates ability to accept constructive criticism and uses it to improve work performance.-Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide non–direct patient care/support services to staff under the direction of licensed personnel-Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.-Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary.-Completes work assignments on time/readily accepts assignments as observed by Director.

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