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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant Full-time

at The Carrington Nursing and Rehab Center in Mississippi (Published at 15-02-2019)

$10.25 an hour
Part-time

JOB TITLE: Certified Nursing Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Nursing

SUPERVISOR: Nursing Assistant Supervisor and Director of Nursing

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist professional nursing staff by performing duties in caring for residents at facility; work under supervision of professional nurses; transport, bathe; and dress residents; comb hair, clean teeth, and care for nails; provide bedpans and urinals; make beds and feed residents; execute resident assessment and care plans; provide for safety, comfort, and wellbeing of resident.

The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

As required by federal and state law

CONTINUING EDUCATION

As required by federal and state law, including in-service training programs

EDUCATION

Minimum of a high school diploma and completion of the state-approved training programs, including on-the-job training Experience: Prefer some previous experience in health-care facilities

JOB KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatments and providing related bedside resident-care service_ Understanding of standard techniques used in providing personal services for resident and in caring for equipment and supplies, Good understanding of basis of asepsis and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self or contamination of equipment and supplies. Be aware of the assessment process, and the development and execution of care plans.

STANDARDS

Perform duties in accordance with established methods and techniques and in conformance with recognized standards. Provide maximum resident-care services within limits defined by delegated tasks.

OTHER

Exhibit genuine interest in residents; patience and tact in dealing with residents, families, and visitors; initiative and judgment in recognizing symptoms indicative of resident's adverse reactions to treatments; willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks.

  • Ambulate and transfer residents utilizing appropriate assistive devices and body mechanics.
  • Routinely turn and position residents.
  • Make beds every day, changing linens per facility policy and as needed.
  • Measure and record residents? heights and weights.
  • Take temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pressure as directed by the nurse.
  • Care for incontinent residents.
  • Measure and record residents? intake and output.
  • Collect sputum, urine and stool specimens.
  • Assist residents in all activities of daily living.
  • Pass out food trays and feed/assist residents as needed.
  • Observe and document food, nourishment and fluid intake of each resident.
  • Keep assigned resident bedside area clean at all times and personal belongings in orderly arrangement.
  • Assist with development and review of the resident care plans in conjunction with nursing and other disciplines.
  • Ensure resident privacy, respect and dignity.
  • Assist in orientation of new nursing assistants.
  • Participate in in-service programs.
  • Exhibit and perform proper hand washing techniques.
  • Maintain proper infection control procedures when handling clothing and linens.
  • Detect, correct and report to the charge nurse any unsafe conditions which may result in bodily injury or fire.
  • Receive oral reports and written assignments from charge nurse at beginning of each tour of duty.
  • Provide maximum resident care services to assure well-being of resident to greatest degree.
  • Execute duties and responsibilities in conformance with established routine.
  • Assist with execution of resident assessment and plan of care.
  • Assure physical comfort, safety and mental well-being of residents.
  • Assist in daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment of residents, such as toileting, grooming, bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of hair and nails, moving residents from area to area, responding to calls, etc.
  • Detect and correct situation that have a probability of causing accidents or injuries to residents.
  • Observe and report symptoms, reactions and changes of residents.
  • Possess knowledge of procedures and techniques.
  • Understand standard techniques in personal service-care of residents.
  • Be aware of sterile procedures and avoid contamination.
  • Immediately answer the nurse?s call buzzer of each resident.
  • Encourage and motivate residents to participate in recreational, occupational and physical therapies and other rehabilitative measures to promote activity of mind and body.
  • Foster self-respect and esteem by recognizing, accepting and respecting those entrusted to his/her care.
  • Clean used equipment and return to proper place after using, such as wash basins, bed pans, urinals, enema cans, gloves, colon tubes and any other equipment that may be used.
  • Record bowel movements and kidney output of assigned residents as direct by the charge nurse.
  • Check residents frequently, and before going off duty to be sure that they are clean and dry.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Lifting and Transporting Patients. Delivery of meals.

WORK AREA AND ENVIRONMENT

Nursing department, residents' rooms, supply room, nursing station, and throughout the facility.

SENSITIVE SAFETY POSITION

This position involves working with confidential information and the performance of activities in which a lapse of attention could result in injury, illness or death such as lifting, bathing and feeding residents. This position may also require the performance of life-threatening procedures.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $10.25 /hour

Experience:

  • long term care: 1 year (Preferred)

Nursing Clinical Setting:

  • Nursing Home

Specialty:

  • Geriatric

Hours per week:

  • 30-39


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