Certified Nursing Assistant
Company: VALLEY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL
Posted on: August 30, 2019
Hiring CNA's with excellent work ethics, reliable and with previous
experience for all shifts. Salary depending on experience. Valley
Convalescent & Rehab Excellent benefits Great work environment
Certified Nurse Assistant Job Description Qualifications: · High
school graduate or equivalent preferred. · Current C.N.A.
Certification required or in process by the state. · Ability to
speak and write English. · Ability to understand & carry out
written & verbal instructions. · Ability to document with accuracy.
· Must be able to communicate effectively with residents and staff
· Ability to be a team worker · Must pass yearly physical and
complete annual TB testing. Characteristics Dependable, observant,
good communicator, skillful in use of hands and body, safety
conscious, capable of standing and walking for long periods of
time, and to lift, move and position residents using safe body
mechanics. Must have a sincere interest in the geriatric resident.
Hours 6:45 am to 3:15 pm 2:45 pm to 11:15 pm 10:45 pm to 7:15 am
Position Summary: The C.N.A. assists the resident in performing the
activities of daily living, provides a clean and safe living
environment, gathers data on the resident’s physical and emotional
state, and reports observations to the nurse in charge. Assists the
residents with the activities of daily living: 1. Bathes or assists
resident to bathe, provides evening care and incontinent care. 2.
Grooming, care of hair and fingernails. (The nurses only care for
diabetic residents’ nails). 3. Dressing and undressing. 4. Assists
resident with meal tray, feeds resident as needed, provides between
meal nourishments and fluids as assigned. 5. Toilets resident. 6.
Positions resident for comfort, using principles of body mechanics
and repositions when necessary. 7. Provides or assists with oral
hygiene. 8. Answers call lights promptly. 9. Transports resident as
needed throughout the facility. 10. Takes and reports to the charge
nurse Vital Signs, as assigned, during the first hour of the shift.
Recognizes resident’s strengths and uses rehabilitative nursing
techniques to restore or maintain resident independence. 1. Range
of motion exercises daily. 2. Supervises/assists and encourages
ambulation, transfer, etc. 3. Assists with bowel & bladder
training. Assist in meeting the resident’s emotional needs. 1.
Introduces self to resident at the start of each shift. 2. Explains
procedures and talks with the resident 3. Shows support through
listening. 4. Encourages social and/or therapy activities. 5.
Supports the dying resident and their family. 6. Provides for
resident privacy and confidentiality 7. Provides for resident
rights. Assist in provision of a safe and clean environment. 1.
Proper use and storage of equipment; i.e. wheelchair, Hoyer lift,
siderails, seatbelts, walkers, and bedside commodes. 2. Reports
faulty equipment to the charge nurse. 3. Reports all accidents
and/or incidents to the charge nurse. 4. Dresses resident
appropriately for activities, appointments, weather conditions,
etc. 5. Makes and remakes beds as assigned. 6. Properly handles
soiled linens. 7. Uses proper handwashing techniques. 8. Follows
Universal Precautions at all times. 9. Cares for residents in
isolation as assigned. Reports observations to charge nurse
concerning the resident 1. Changes in condition and/or emotional
state. 2. Refusals of meals. 3. Participates in start of shift
report. 4. Records observations on ADL sheets as assigned.
Continuing education 1. Attends Staff Development programs related
to job responsibilities. 2. Acquires C.E.U.s to renew certification
as required by state law. Apply in person at 919 Freedom Blvd,
Watsonville or call (831)722-3581 and ask Robert Ditlevsen Job
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