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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Solaris Healthcare

Posted 20 weeks ago
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Job Description

$3000 Sign On Bonus for Full time! New Wages!:
3-11 Weekend Shifts:
Available NOW!:
Purpose of Your Job Position:
Provides basic nursing care to residents within the scope of the nursing assistant responsibilities and performs basic nursing procedures under the direction of the licensed nurse supervisor.
Job Functions:
* General Responsibilities
* Residents Rights
* Safety
* Staff Development
* Nursing Care Responsibilities
* Participates in and receives nursing report upon reporting for duty
* Assists residents with resident care including bathing, grooming, hygiene and placement of adaptive equipment
* Explains procedures to residents before administering
* Keeps residents dry (changes gown, clothing, linen, etc., when it becomes wet or soiled)
* Changes bed linens and keeps lines tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under residents
* Makes beds (occupied and unoccupied)
* Handles linens according to infection control guidelines
* Assists residents with bowel and bladder functions
* Assists residents in preparation for and transporting to appointments, activities and social programs
* Assists with lifting, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc., in keeping with specific resident safety needs
* Assists residents in ambulation with or without self-help devices as instructed
* Performs restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed
* Accurately measures and records heights and weights
* Accurately measures and records temperatures, pulses, respirations and blood pressures (TPRs and B/P) as instructed
* Empties urinary drainage bags and records amount in record; reports any irregularities to nurse
* Ensures call lights are within reach of residents and answers call lights promptly
* Ensures that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently
* Ensures that residents' personal care needs are being met in accordance with residents' wishes
* Reports all changes in residents' condition to supervisor as soon as practical
* Completes appropriate charge and inventory slips and monitors supply inventory daily to see what is needed; cleans instruments and equipment and returns to proper area after use
* Straightens dresser tops and stands
* Maintains cleanliness of resident units, central bathing area, treatment and supply rooms, workrooms and linen closets; cleans bedpans, urinals and commodes; washes basins and emesis basins; sanitizes bath tub after each resident's use; cleans floors if resident is incontinent; wipes spilled foods and liquids
* Provides post-mortem care as instructed
* Special Nursing Care Responsibilities
* Meal Service Responsibilities
* Food Service Responsibilities
* Documentation
* Admission, Transfer and Discharge Responsibilities
* Care Plan Responsibilities
* Administrative Responsibilities
* Special Activities/Attributes
Successful completion of State Approved Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program; Name must appear on State Registry as Nurse Aide in good standing. Must have and maintain CPR certification.
Not needed, but preferred.
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