Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • Heritage of Elmwood
  • 232 Springer Avenue
  • Posted: Nov 15, 2018
Nursing

Job Description

Now Hiring:
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AM (6AM-2PM): Full-time Part-time
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*Casual and on-call CNA positions available*

Responsibilities:
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To provide quality resident care as specified on individualized resident care plan and assignment sheets according to established policies, procedures and objective of the organization.:

They are expected to uphold the mission, philosophy and values of Grace Lutheran Foundation to provide high quality, Christian-based, concierge care to our residents, staff, and community partners.

Special Features/Requirements (license, certificates, etc):

Nursing assistant training and current registration on Federal Nurse Aide Registry, meets requirements to maintain registration. Follows/adheres to organization, federal/state regulations and guidelines, including Resident/Client Rights; maintains neat, well groomed appearance, adhering to dress code of organization/program.

Essential Functions:

* Regular attendance is an essential requirement of the position
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Perform and document direct resident care delivery as specified on care plan, individualized assignments, bath schedules, ambulation schedules

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Monitor and meet resident needs consistent with quality nursing procedures (ex: bathing, transfer, reposition, feed, toilet, B/PÕs weights, therapeutic communication)

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Observe and report physical and/or behavioral changes in resident

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Report observations and suggestions promptly, accurately and precisely.

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Carries out and maintains facility objectives and procedures.

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Fosters positive communication within the program/facility and the organization as a whole. As well as with our partnering physicians, referral agencies, and community.

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Active participant in organizationÕs team concept

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Ensure quality services, prompt resolution of concerns and customer satisfaction.

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Uses equipment and supplies in a precise, accurate, calm manner

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Has access to confidential information

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Records and maintains confidentiality

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Maintains and safeguards confidential information.

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Communicates effectively with residents, families, co-workers, the public

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Functions independently in situations that require professional judgment.

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Serves as a role model by recognizing and meeting the needs of the residents, families and staff through effective use of concierge care model.

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Projects a positive image of the organization in dealing with residents/clients, co-workers and public.

Physical Requirements (based on essential functions):

Safely lifts and transfers residents weighing average of 150 pounds, with assistance as per low lift policy, on a frequent basis. Pushes residents in wheelchair weighing up to 250 pounds on a frequent basis approximately 300 feet; frequently twists, stoops, bends, squats; frequently lifts and carries equipment and supplies weighing 25 pounds; occasionally kneels, climbs stairs; frequently reaches above, at or below shoulder height; 98% of day is spent indoors, 2% outdoors, 30% of work day is spent standing, 60% walking, 10% sitting. Must be able to communicate orally and/or in writing with residents, co-workers, families, and the public.

Additional Duties:

Maintain clean work area, answer telephone, food service and other duties as assigned.

As needed or assigned

Supervision:

Immediate supervision from Director of Nursing.