Reports to: Director of Nursing
Amount of Travel Required: 0%
Positions Supervisor: None
Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, or moving/transferring/transporting residents.
- Assist residents to perform daily living activities including: bathing (bed baths, tub baths, showers), dressing/undressing toileting (assist to bathroom or supply, collect, or empty: drainage bags, bedpans, urinals, beside commodes, etc.) Ambulation (with gait belt, independent, assist, walker, wheelchair) Lift or assist others to lift patients to move residents on or off beds, chairs, etc. (1-2 man, hoyer, sari lift)
- Answer patient call signals to determine patients' needs.
- Communicate with patients to ascertain feelings or need for assistance or social and emotional support.
- Administer specialized care to residents such as urinary catheters, oxygen, colostomy and ileostomy, impaired skin integrity as directed by a physician or nurse.
- Apply slings and stockings under direction of nurse or physician.
- Change bed linens or make beds.
- Measure and record vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate), I&O, ADL’s, food and liquid intake, specimen collection (urine and stool) in CNA care plan book reporting changes to nursing staff.
- Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
- Observe or examine patients to detect symptoms that may require medical attention.
- Feed or assist residents to eat or drink.
- Review patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet.
- Record vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, respiration, temperature, post mortem care)of resident for admission, transfer, discharge or death.
- Maintain confidentiality of resident information and care complying with HIPPA and Resident Rights
- Transport residents within the Village or other areas using wheelchairs or assisted walking
- Reviews and implements all aspects of care plan with the residents. Providing ideas for improvement to the care plan of residents
- Encourage residents toward a state of greater independence
- Maintain required CNA certification and participates in required annual state in-service. Attend and participate in staff meetings and maintain minimum of 12 in-service hours annually.
- Provide a safe atmosphere for the residents by conducting checks for safety. Report any resident absence from premise immediately following Village policy.
- Attend and participate in all appropriate meetings and training opportunities in order to keep informed on current information and skill development.
- Follow established policies and procedures including but not limited to:
o Presbyterian Villages policies and procedures.
o Safety policies and procedures.
o Federal, state and local regulations.
- All other duties as assigned
- Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions and deliver upon expectations.
- Listening - Ability to actively pay attention and seek to understand.
- Relationship Building - Ability to form a meaningful and genuine connection with our residents, each other and the community.
- Respect - Ability to show treat all with dignity and worth.
- Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
- Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
- Communication, Written and Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and writing clearly and concisely. Ability to follow verbal and written directions.
- Resilient - Ability to recover from, or adjust to, misfortune or setbacks.
- Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
- Patience - Ability to act calmly under stress and strain, and of not being hasty or impetuous.
- Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
- Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
- Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
- Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
- Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
- Technical Aptitude- - Ability to comprehend specialized information.
- Empathetic - Ability to appreciate and be sensitive to the feelings of others.
- Autonomy- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
- Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
No prior experience necessary
Must have ability to operate a computer
Operate Electronic Medical Records
Certificates & Licenses:
MI Certified Nursing Assistant
Must be able to work evenings weekends, and holidays.
- Reach Outward/Above Shoulder
- Lift/Carry up to 100 lbs.
- Push/Pull up to 100 lbs.
The employee will work in resident care areas with exposure to unpleasant resident procedures and communicable diseases if proper precautions are not followed.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Under Michigan law only, any individual who needs a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position they hold or seek must make a request, in writing, within 182 days of the day he/she knew or should have known of the need.