The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for (a) implementation of nursing care as directed by the RN Supervisor (b) accurately reporting client responses to treatments to the RN Supervisor.
- Assist the RN Supervisor in prioritizing family needs and responding appropriately to those needs.
- Follow the plan of Care as written by the RN Supervisor.
- Perform all procedures safely.
- Documents actions and clients response to care provided.
- Actively listens to any concerns expressed by the client
- Practice universal standard precautions:
- proper hand-washing
- contaminated laundry
- Use equipment safely
- Maintain clients comfort and well-being.
- Perform ADL’s:
- Oral Care
- Meal Preparation and Feeding Assistance
- Rehabilitation Exercises
- Passive ROM
- Transfer, mobility assistance
- Vital signs – B/P, Temperature, pulse, respiration
- Assess and report change in condition status including temperature, respiration blood pressure, mental status and alertness, illness ( diarrhea and nausea and vomiting), etc. . .
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Reports to the RN Supervisor the client’s response to care provided.
- Assist the RN in revising the plan of care by objectively documenting and reporting client responses.
- Assist the RN in revising short and long term goals for the client.
- Assist and encourage the client in expressing any concerns or questions the may have.
- Current unrestricted MD Nursing Assistant certification.
- Current CPR Certification
- 1 year experience in the pediatric, hospital, nursing home, or home care environment in the past two years.
- HS Diploma or equivalent.
- Three references: two professional, one character.
- Criminal background check.
- Health Clearance – Annual Physical exam, PPD or chest x-ray, and Hep B clearance.