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CNA-PH Nursing Home CS Day shift PT

Wellstar Paulding Nursing Center • Dallas, Georgia • Day Shift • Part Time • JR-10362

Facility: Wellstar Paulding Nursing Center

Job Summary:

The Certified Nursing Assistant is a multi-skilled caregiver who functions under the direction of the professional Charge Nurse. The CNA assists with providing safe, age appropriate care to the resident by performing basic resident care functions (i.e., ADLs, ambulation, vital signs, approved technical procedures) and performs other duties deemed necessary to ensure the delivery of preferred care. The work schedule/shift may vary/fluctuate depending on the particular needs of the unit.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Excellence in Customer Service by partnering with health care team, patient and family. - Protects rights and dignity of resident at all times. - Maintains confidentiality. - Participates in resident rounding per standards. - Answers telephone and call lights promptly and notifies appropriate individual of needs for - ollow- up. - Resolves resident concerns and immediately informs the Charge Nurse/manager of - complaints. - Proactively offers assistance and comfort measures to residents and families. - Present self in positive and professional manner and show sensitivity to concerns and needs - of others. Resident Centered Care - Provide resident care according to the written Plan of Care. - Provide basic resident care needs (ex. hygiene, nutrition, elimination, physical comfort - measures) as assigned. - Assist Charge Nurse/Manager and other members of health care team with care delivery as - assigned. - Provide meals and nourishment to the resident according to dietary standards and the plan of - care. - Take vital signs and document, report verbally to the Charge Nurse any unusual findings. - Document all patient care delivered in a timely manner as required by policy. Provide for a safe and organized environment - Perform basic housekeeping duties in the immediate area of the patients’ room and bath. - Cleans and sanitizes personal direct care items (bedpan, urinal, etc) per policy/standards. - Ensure that safety hazards related to fall risk are removed or controlled i.e. cords, oxygen - tubing, clutter etc. - Ensure that Oxygen signage is displayed, and tanks are stored correctly. - Ensure that bedrails, bed alarms and personal alarms are utilized correctly and encourage - family and visitors to do so. Ensure that the resident has all the required supplies needed for care - Stock the necessary medical supplies and skin care products in the resident care area. - Stock the required linens and incontinent supplies in the resident’s room. Provide emotional support for the resident and family - Provide time to listen and establish rapport. - Affirm and recognize the family’s role as the decision makers and caregivers. - Recognize the value of the life of the resident. - Provide a peaceful presence. - Observe any religious or cultural restrictions or practices of the patient or family.

Required Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent Required

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):

Cert Nurse Assistant 1.00 Required Basic Life Support 2.00 Required BLS - Instructor 2.00 Required BLS - Provisional 2.00 Required

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Required Minimum Experience:

Less than 1 year related experience Preferred

Required Minimum Skills:

Must complete orientation and demonstrate proficiency in required functions and tasks related to resident care. Must be able to read, interpret, and understand verbal instructions. ability to write routine reports and correspondence. ability to read, write, and comprehend medical terminology. have basic math skills. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions. Must have patience tact,cheerful disposition and enthusiasm,as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents and family members.
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