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CNA (Fri/Sat Nights)
Working in Assisted Living, the CNA will assist residents with activities of daily living, based upon the needs of the resident and in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan as may be directed by supervisors. The successful candidate must be licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant and have at least one (1) year of experience working with older adults in a long term care setting. In addition, must also possess the ability to deal tactfully with associates, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
The hours for this position: Every Other Friday and Saturday 10:30pm - 7am
- Records all entries on flow sheets, resident records, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner; uses only authorized abbreviations established by facility.
- Assists residents with dressing/undressing, as necessary.
- Assists residents with bath functions and all personal hygiene, as directed.
- Provides continence care appropriately and assists residents with bowel and bladder functions; keeps indwelling catheter bags below the level of the bladder.
- Checks resident’s skin daily and reports any changes immediately.
- Turns and positions immobile residents in correct and comfortable position every two hours or PRN.
- Ensures that resident’s room is ready for receiving new residents; greets new residents and escorts them to room; introduces resident toother residents and personnel as appropriate; provides tour of unit.
- Assists residents in preparing for and transporting to and from medical appointments, activity and social programs.
- Assists residents to walk with or without self-help devices, as instructed.
- Provides daily range of motion exercises, as instructed.
- Checks resident’s vital signs, measures weight and height, and records data as instructed; reports any variances to Charge Nurse.
- Answers resident call lights promptly to attend to needs; frequently checks those who are unable to call for help.
- Serves food in the dining room in a way that promotes a pleasant and dignified environment; Serves food trays to residents who cannot come to the dining room, as directed; performs after meal care for residents and records intake, as instructed.
- Offers fluids to residents throughout the shift, if no restrictions; keeps water pitchers fresh & clean and within easy reach of the resident; records intake, as instructed.
- Performs restorative and rehabilitative procedures, as instructed.
- Assists with caring for dying residents and their families; provides post mortem care, as instructed.
- Follows established safety regulations, to include fire protection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, blood/bodily fluids, correct body mechanics, good personal hygiene, isolation precaution procedures, all falling star interventions as posted, etc.
- Adheres to Standards of Attendance.
- Performs other duties, as assigned.
One (1) year experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Current state of Oklahoma Long Term Care Certification
- CPR and First Aid Certification
- Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
- Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies / personnel and the general public.
- Must be able to safely operate equipment necessary for position.
- Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
- Must be able to maintain a rapport with the residents and their families.
- Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care.
- Must possess the ability to plan and organize nursing care assignments.
- Must be able to perform the essential physical task of lifting, turning, moving, positioning and transporting residents into and out of bed, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, recliners, Geri chairs and lifts. Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly during shift.
- May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
- Must be able to cooperate and work effectively with other nursing unit staff and members of the care plan team.