CNA Certified Nursing Assistant - Alta Vista
Company: Alta Vista Healthcare & Wellness Centre
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Alta Vista Healthcare & Wellness Centre - Shift Differential for
PM and NOC shift CNA's
A nursing assistant is responsible for providing routine nursing
care in accordance with established policies and procedures and as
may be directed by the Charge Nurse, RN Supervisor, Director of
Nurses or Administrator, to assure that the highest degree of
quality resident care can be maintained at all times.
QUALIFICATIONS Currently enrolled in a school for nursing
assistants or have a license as a certified nursing assistant. A
minimum of 6 months experience as a certified nursing assistant or
clinical experience while enrolledin a nursing assistant
certification class. Must possess a sincere desire to serve the
ill, aged and infirm. Ability to read, write and speak the English
language. Possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel,
residents, family members, visitors, and the generalpublic.
Willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel. Must have
patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be
willing to handle residentsbased on whatever maturity level they
are currently functioning. Must be in good general health and
demonstrate emotional stability. Must be able to relate to and work
with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times,
hostilepeople within the facility.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: GENERAL Perform all duties as
assigned and in accordance with facilitys established policies and
procedures, nursing care procedures and safety rules and
regulations. Make resident rounds at the beginning of each shift
and every two hours thereafter to administer quality nursing care.
Verify the identification of a resident before administering
nursing care or serving food, to assure that appropriate care is
being provided to the correct resident. Report missing ID bands to
admission coordinator immediately. Make beds, clean bedside and
overbed tables. Serve drinking water as required. Assure that water
pitchers are cleaned, filled with fresh drinking waterand within
the residents reach. Pass water pitcher as per established policy
and procedure. Dress residents neatly and in their own clothing.
Assist residents in dressing as necessary. Assist in preparing
residents for meals (taking to/from dining room, serving trays,
placing bibs, assistingin feeding or cutting food, removal of
trays, supervision in dining room, etc.). Serve nourishment in
accordance with established facility procedures. Feed residents who
cannot feed themselves. Assure that residents food is accessible
and self-help devices are available as needed.
Prepare residents for therapy, activities, physician visits,
religious services, etc., to include transporting residents to/from
such activities. Keep incontinent residents clean and dry as
possible at all times. Change bed linens, diapers and clothing as
often as necessary. Do not permit residents to smoke in bed. Assure
that the nurses call system is attached to the bed and within easy
reach at all times whenresidents are bedfast. Answer residents call
lights promptly. Check for food in residents room. Ensure that food
is kept in a sealed container. Report all complaints to the Charge
Nurse. Report any resident abuse immediately (ie., harsh/abusive
language, unnecessary roughness, etc.) Report any medication found
in the residents room. Take to the Charge Nurse immediately. Report
all hazardous conditions and faulty equipment to the Charge Nurse
immediately. Report any bruise, skin tears, incidents or accidents
to the Charge Nurse immediately. Attend in-service educational
programs, on the job training programs and meetings as directed.
Other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by the
Charge Nurse, RN Supervisor,Director of Nurses, or
CLINICAL Wash hands before and after caring for each resident.
Place residents in correct and comfortable position. Head of bed
elevated at 30 for all residents onenteral feeding. Assist
residents with dental and mouth care. Clean dentures after each
meal. Keep dentures clean andsoaked with Efferdent after dinner.
Record residents food and nourishment intake as directed. Perform
after meal care as required cleaning residents hands, face,
clothing, dentures, etc. Assist residents to/from bathroom. Offer
bedfast residents bedpans and urinals. Clean and store
suchequipment after each use (document Intake and Output as
directed). Check and document bowel movements and character of
stools every shift. Bathe residents as assigned and in accordance
with established facility procedures (encourage showersand other
self-help measures/activities). Comb and brush residents hair
daily. Shampoo hair on shower days. Clip and trim fingernails.
Shave male residents daily or as needed. Keep hair under arms and
face on female residents clean-shaven as necessary or instructed.
Trim hair innose and ears as needed. Observe and report the
presence of reddened areas on bony prominences. Keep drainage bag
off the floor when resident is in bed or in wheelchair. Apply
Vaseline or A & D ointment to dry skin in accordance with
established policies. Move and turn bedfast residents at least
every two hours and record such information on CNA notes. Observe
disoriented and comatose residents and notify Charge Nurse
immediately. Apply postural support properly. Check with Charge
Nurse for type of restraint to be used. Apply hand roll or splint
to residents with contractures as outlined within the facilitys
establishedpolicies and procedures. Follow infection control
procedures in accordance with established facility policy when
isolationtechniques are necessary. Chart required information every
Complete Intake and Output documentation on all residents with
orders before the end of each shift. Other related duties as may
become necessary or as directed by the Charge Nurse, RN
Supervisor,Director of Nurses, or Administrator.
CONSUMER SERVICE Presents professional image to consumers through
dress, behavior and speech. Adheres to Company Standards for
resolving consumer concerns. Ensures that all consumer/resident
rights are protected.
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