Certified Nurses Aide - Part Time Evening - Peconic Skilled Nursing and Rehab
Northwell Health
 Riverhead, NY
POSITION
SUMMARY

The Certified Nursing Assistant,
under the supervision and/or direction of a Registered Professional Nurse,
performs various duties assisting the RN/LPN the care of patients in
accordance with established policy and procedure of the hospital.

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  1. Performs general patient care duties and assists patients
    with activities of daily living under the supervision of an RN.
  2. Assists in patient treatment, activities and
    procedures.
  3. Works as supportive and productive member of patient
    care team under the supervision of an
    RN.
  4. Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  5. Actively participates in unit related
    activities and own personal growth.
  6. Assists in the preparation for admissions of
    residents.
  7. Assists in and accompanies residents in the admission
    transfer and discharge procedures.
  8. Provides post-mortem care and assist in transporting
    bodies to the morgue.
  9. Provides care, which may include bed bath, oral
    hygiene, combing hair, dressing residents, changing bed linen, cleaning
    over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room, and other general
    care as necessary throughout the day.
  10. Assists Staff Nurse and / or Licensed Nurse in
    treatment procedures.
  11. Provides general nursing care such as positioning
    residents: lifting and turning residents: applying/utilizing special
    equipment: assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; ambulating the
    resident.
  12. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration,
    weight, height, and intake & output measurements.
  13. Makes rounds with out going shift: know whereabouts
    of assigned residents.
  14. Makes rounds with on coming shift to ensure the unit
    is left in good condition.
  15. Adheres to Policies and Procedures of the facility
    and the Department of Nursing.
  16. Participates in socialization activities on the unit.
  17. Turns and positions residents as ordered and or as
    needed. Lift5s and turns with proper and safe mechanics and with
    available resources.
  18. Established and maintains interpersonal relationships
    with residents family members, and other facility personnel while
    assuring confidentiality of resident information.
  19. Attends in-service education programs, as assigned,
    to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills, etc.
  20. Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of
    supplies and
    linen.
  21. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

· High
School Diploma or equivalent, required.
· Equivalent
work experience, including ability to read, write and comprehend medical
terminology.
· New
York State Certification.
· Previous
experience as a nursing assistant preferred, or able to satisfactorily
complete train program.