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CNA 7a-7p PRN


This is a Contract position in Blue Ridge, GA posted September 12, 2020.

JOB PURPOSE:Provides each of the assigned patients with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the patient’s assessment and care plan, and as directed by the nurse supervisor.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:* Provides care ensuring patient/resident safety* Applies & releases restraints, and provides exercise* Assists patients in and out of bed and into wheelchair with the correct use of the transfer belt and practices proper body mechanics while moving/transferring patients* Assists patients in bathing: to include bed baths, tub baths, and showers* Assists patients in dressing or undressing, and personal grooming e.g., oral/denture care, brushing hair, trimming fingernails and toenails, skin care and shaving* Assists patients to and from activities as requested* Assists patients to dining area for meals; assists in feeding of patients as needed; passes food trays to individual patients in accordance with diet cards on tray and needs; documents intake of nourishment. Is able to identify the four basic food groups on a sample breakfast, lunch, and dinner meal* Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers as requested; understands and utilizes care plans* Collects stool and urine samples per care plan; cleans bedpans and empty catheter bags, provides external/indwelling catheter care* Displays proper use and care of lift equipment* Offers fluids at appropriate times (including routine ice and water rounds) and distributes fresh water to patients and picks up used water pitchers.* Properly documents in accordance with established guidelines; receives and gives reports on patient’s status or condition.* Provides for bowel and bladder training/retraining, provides colostomy care* Provides range of motion exercises for patients* Provides routine care for the bedfast patient; turns patient intermittently if patient is bedridden due to illness* Recognizes and reports signs/ symptoms of abuse and/or change in condition* Removes bedding and replaces with clean linens per schedule or condition* Takes vital signs of patient, e.g., temperature, blood pressure, and respiration and records information and documents/reports information regarding the patient’s health, I&O, any change of medical condition, and care givenMINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:A minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalentMINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:NoneMINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:Active, current and unrestricted Certified Nursing Assistance certification in the appropriate stateShould be a certified nurse assistant in accordance with the laws of the issuing state