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No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/13/2019
Job Category:
Nursing
Noncertified Nurse's Aide SNF
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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

FUNCTION: To provide routine daily nursing care and services that support the care delivered to residents needing skilled nursing care not requiring certification.

QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
* Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
* Anyone found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment.
* Must be at least 18 years of age.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or three-six months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must obtain a valid Wyoming C.N.A license or temporary license within 90 days from date of hire.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary care setting with Residents, families and staff members.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract three digit numbers, calculate percentage of whole, measure in cubic centimeters (cc) and measure in feet and inches. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, length and height.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.

Care and Services:

1. Strip and remake beds-turn down bed/ incontinent pad/ get night clothing out.

2. Straighten rooms-check resident drawers for appropriate personal ADL supplies, such as toothbrushes, hairbrushes, denture cups, etc. Please label with residents name and date.

3. May set up oral care for independents or for C.N.A to do.

4. Clean and store items in room.

5. Pass towels and washcloths/ stocking.

6. Pass ice water and change ice water pitchers.

7. Wash wheelchairs, walkers, Geri chairs, lifts and other equipment.

8. Clean closets.

9. Answer call lights and run messages.

10. Go on rounds to help empty garbage and to take dirty laundry.

11. Empty trash, clean trash cans, replace liners.

12. Empty linen barrels, replace linen bags.

13. Clean utility rooms.

14. Put away supplies/ stock utility rooms.

15. Pass shirt protectors.

16. Pass food trays and set up ready for meals, monitor halls during meals.

17. Pass snacks.

* Lay out resident clothes.
* Pick up dishes and return to kitchen.
* Push wheelchairs; take residents to and from activities and meals.
* Visits with residents.
* Clean and disinfect century tubs and showers.
* Label closets, drawers, dressers, nightstands, towel racks, etc.
* Paper work, charting.
* Meet the residents' mental health and social needs.
* Is aware of developmental tasks and physiological changes associated with the aging process.
* Maintain/support the resident's right to maintain personal choices.
* Able to work effectively with the residents' families and use them as a source of emotional support.
* Approach all residents in a kind, gentle and friendly manner. Respect for the resident's dignity and privacy is consistently provided. Maintain the confidentiality of all resident information.
* 18. All grievances/complaints made by the resident are promptly reported to a Licensed Nurse.
* The Nursing Unit is maintained in a clean/orderly fashion.
* Resident call lights are answered promptly and appropriate responses to requests are provided
* Any other duties assigned by supervisor- no skills.

COMMUNICATION:

* All changes in a resident's condition are reported as soon as possible to the Charge/Staff Nurse.
* Staff Meetings are attended, if on duty. Minutes are read and initialed if not on duty.
* Resident/unit problems are reported to the Charge Nurse.
* Comply with H.R. policies/procedures.
* Follow work schedules and complete assigned tasks according to the established policies and procedures of the facility.
* Adhere to attendance and tardiness policies.
* Confidentiality of all residents is respected at all times (i.e., when answering telephone and/or speaking to co-workers).
* A positive working relationship with residents, visitors and facility staff is demonstrated.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Body clean and free from odor and contagious disease.
* Hair and fingernails clean.
* Meet dress code and uniform requirements/ standards.
* Have a genuine interest in the elderly, like people, and have a desire to learn.
* Have patience and tack when dealing with people.
* Be willing to perform a variety of repetitive tasks.
* Must be able to work productively for periods of time, alone or with others.
* Be conservative in the use of supplies and keep equipment in good working condition.
* Be willing to work in assigned areas.
* Be willing to work with confused, occasionally combative, mentally challenged, and mentally ill residents.
* Be organized and willing to work at a consistent fast pace to accomplish all work assignments.
* Be responsible, dependable, honest, and possess a mature attitude.

NON-CERTIFIED AIDS CANNOT PERFORM SKILLS FROM THE NA HANDBOOK. EXAMPLES BEING:

* Ted hose
* Assist residents to ambulate with gait belt
* Bed pan
* Clean dentures
* Oral care
* Vital signs
* Dressing residents with weak extremity
* Feeding
* Bed bath
* Weights
* Range of motion
* Position resident of side
* Catheter care or Pericare
* Nail or foot care
* Transfers
* Utilization of equipment

JOB DESCRIPTION REVIEW: I understand the job description, its requirements and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned. I understand the job duties may be altered from time to time. I have noted below any accommodations that are required to enable me to perform these duties. I have also noted below any job duties that I am unable to perform, with or without accommodation. I also acknowledge that I am required to obtain a valid Wyoming C.N.A license or temporary license in my first 90 days of employment, or I forfeit my position at Five Star Senior Living.