Nurse Assistant Job Description Sample
Certified Nurse Assistant (Cna) And Restorative Nurse Assistant (Rna)
Longwood Manor is looking for full-time Certified Nursing Assistants and Restorative Nurse Assistant to build a career servicing its residents!
These compassionate individuals will be part of team filled with dedicated individuals and will provide direct hands-on care to residents to ensure residents attain or maintain the highest possible physical, mental and emotional well-being possible. The CNAs hired will assist in providing a clean, safe, dignified, happy and healthy environment for residents.
Not only will these individuals have the requisite skill sets to perform the job, but a collaborative and warm personality that will fit well in a family-like environment committed to serving a common purpose.
Complies with the facility’s attendance policy requiring regular, reliable, and punctual attendance
Prior to beginning of each shift, each CNA and RNA should receive communication report for their supervisor
Makes actual resident rounds, providing care, monitoring and observing the following at least three times per shift:
o Provision of pre-meal AM / PM care, consisting of oral hygiene, hand washing, toileting, bower and bladder retraining as indicated, F/C care and position as indicated, intake and output as required
o Proper positioning for all residents during meal time
o Assists residents with tray pass to ensure appropriate positioning, proper utensils, appropriate diet, placement of call light and assistance as indicated
o Provides appropriate meal substitutions as requested by resident
o Removes tray and observe/report/document percentage of meal taken
o Takes and monitors vital signs as indicated.
o Gathers equipment needed to provide bathing; e.g., shower gurney, poncho, shower chair, soaps, lotions, shampoos, ointments as indicated/ordered
o Assists in bathing or bed bath of residents as needed and/or per schedule
o Observes resident’s skin and documentations and reports skin conditions
o Responsible for Skin management that includes drying of skin and application of lotions, ointments, etc. as indicated
o Leaves resident room with call light accessible
o Transports residents to appropriate activity area for socialization and/or scheduled activities or area of resident preference
o Answers call light promptly. Timely response to call lights
Assists resident with dressing and grooming as indicated, including:
o Selects appropriate, individual linen needs for bed making to meet specific needs of resident; e.g., APP, LAL, Maxifloat Mattress, foot cradles, etc.
o Ensures that specialized pressure-reducing equipment is in place and functional
o Utilizes appropriate linens for specialized pressure-reducing beds
o When making residents’ beds, provides the necessary measures to ensure the safety, comfort, bed position and skin management needs of the resident, either
o Ensures proper functioning of safety-related equipment for direct resident care needs
o Assures Proper placement of equipment; e.g., enteral feeding equipment, intravenous poles, oxygen administration equipment
Provides Nourishment-related direct care activities- twice daily or as ordered:
o Delivers prescribed nourishments
o Assistance with intake of nourishments as indicated
o Documents intake of nourishments
Assists in snack / meal service and Dining Program:
o Assists resident with tray pass with provision of appropriate utensils as indicated
o Provides assistance with supervision, eating, socialization, enhanced nutritional intake (cueing/encouragement), appropriate seating arrangement, adjustment to meet special height and behavioral needs
o Monitors trays and documents meal percentage intake
Assures residents’ safety by performing appropriate two-hour room checks
Ensures appropriate safety devices are used as ordered
Participates in Happy Feet Program with specific resident
Monitors Falling Star and Super Star residents and ensure safety equipment is being utilized
Recognize and reports resident pain
Performs daily documentation on ADL flow sheets
Maintains incontinent residents clean, dry, free of odor, and appropriately clothed
Assists with range of motion exercises as needed
Monitors residents for evidence of pain and reports promptly
Performs infection control practices during resident care procedures
Observes residents’ condition changes and reports timely
Records care as given
Participates in the team management program of bowel, bladder, and hydration
Obtains linen carts and barrels at the beginning of shift, and removes and empties barrels at the end of the shift
Performs other duties or functions as assigned by the LVN or RN
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Unit Assistant Nurse Assistant Medical Surgical Unit
Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER, a campus of Wesley Medical Center, offers world-class care for emergency medicine, imaging and diagnostic needs. But Wesley Woodlawn Hospital and ER offers more than state-of -the-art emergency care. From cardiology to urology, health screenings to scheduled surgery, patients and family members can rest easy knowing that our experienced, compassionate doctors, nurses and staff are here to serve them. In addition to providing world class medical care, our 82 bed facility promotes wellness, healthy lifestyles and community health education programs and screenings. Wesley Woodlawn earned a national Excellence in Patient Care award for a second consecutive year from the healthcare performance improvement firm Studer group, a Huron Healthcare Solution. The hospital was selected based on its overall emergency department patient satisfaction scores, which were in the 90th percentile nationally. Wesley Woodlawn is also proud to have earned an "A" rating in the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score report!
The Unit Assistant functions as a Nurse Assistant and Unit Clerk as determined by department needs. Performs individualized patient -focused care and technical tasks under the direct delegation of a registered nurse that are based on the developmental levels of the department’s specific patient population. Assist patients with the activities of daily living utilizing a patient-centered approach. Serves as a patient advocate working in a collaborative manner with the interdisciplinary team. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Assists with the care of the patient in collaboration with the patient care team
Maintains and applies principles of patient safety
Ensures decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner
Participates in the improvement of operational functions and of patient care
Establishes communication and respectful relationships with all disciplines
Recognizes when and how to escalate patient concerns up the chain of command
Presents a positive image at all times while directing customers to appropriate areas
Answers telephone and intercom efficiently and courteously, relaying messages and calls to appropriate personnel and other departments as needed
Maintains records, transcribes physician orders, and assures orders are carried out in an expeditious manner
Coordinates activities of nursing unit with other departments
Required Registration, Licensure or Certification* * Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy Required Education or Experience * Completion of one of the following four: o Completion of a nurse assistant training program; OR o Six months previous nurse assistant experience; OR o Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) experience; OR o Successful completion of the first semester of nursing school clinical, to include basic clinical skills Required Knowledge and Skills * Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Ability to perform clerical skills and proper phone etiquette
Possess basic personal computer skills
Multi-tasking and prioritization skills Preferred Knowledge and Skills * Knowledge of medical terminology
One year nurse assistant experience in an acute care setting
Title:Unit Assistant Nurse Assistant Medical Surgical Unit
Location:Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Woodlawn Hospital %26 ER
Nurse Assistant - Unit Assistant - Sicu 36 Hrs/Wk Midnight Shift - West Bloomfield Hospital
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the unit assistant provides clerical support for Patient Care Units(s) including admission, discharge, transfer, medical records, receptionist and quality control.Under the direction and supervision of the responsible Registered Nurse, performs specific patient care duties to meet safety and comfort needs of the patient.Provides input to assist the RN in planning and implementing patient care.Responds to emergent situation according to established procedures.Recognizes and participates in own continuing education.The Unit Clerk follows the Henry Ford Health System Team Member Standards of Excellence in all interactions. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.Work experience as a nurse assistant preferred or Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) preferred or are currently enrolled in a nursing program and have successfully completed Fundamentals of Nursing.Successful completion of introductory period required to achieve knowledge of policies relative to job duties and patient care unit.Visual/hearing/verbal ability required to receive calls, record information.
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED: Complete BLS Heartsaver Certification during orientation. Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.
The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees.
Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visit
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As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
Patient Care Associate - Cna, Certified Nurse Assistant
POSITION SUMMARY Performs duties and tasks that assist the caregivers and promote effective departmental functioning. Direct patient care functions are under the direction of the RN.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS Education or Formal Training High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.) 1. Effective 4/1/15 CNA certification or equivalent certification is required.
Equivalent certifications include: EMT, MA, Military Medic or completion of 1st year of nursing core classes (not prerequisites for nursing school). PCAs hired prior to 4/1/15 will be grandfathered in and will not be required to complete CNA certification. 2. BLS certification required by the end of conditional period.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability 1. Basic knowledge of asepsis and universal precautions 2. Basic knowledge of frequently used medical terminologies 3.
Physical and mental stamina to perform job duties. 4. Able to take directions from multiple staff and demonstrate the ability to set priorities. Experience Hospital or other health care experience preferred ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES COMMUNICATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY 1.
Routinely demonstrates ability to set priorities in order to complete the necessary work load. Coordinates work to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency during the assigned shift. 2. Communicates problems to the primary nurse or charge nurse promptly.
Asks questions to clarify misunderstandings. Requests assistance from appropriate personnel in the event of an unusually difficult situation. 3. Offers assistance and provides direction to visitors, patients, physicians, and families in a concise, informative manner, maintaining a positive and courteous tone. 4.
Reports off at the end of the shift or when leaving the department. 5.
Follows communication board direction in patient rooms. MAINTAIN SAFE & PLEASANT ENVIRONMENT 1.
Places call light within reach of patient. 2.
Places bed in low position with brake on after making bed, unless directed otherwise by therapist/nurse 3. Maintains siderails in up position as indicated. 4.
Orients and manages patient ability to use of bed, call light, television, and telephone. Assists in preparation of patient rooms and admission, discharges and transfers. 5. Tidies patient rooms, empties trash and cleans over bed tables by removing used and unneeded items.
Tidies nonpatient care rooms as needed. Routinely checks closets for expired supplies, tidiness. MEALS AND NOURISHMENT 1.
Offers handwashing to patients prior to meals and assists as needed. Distributes drinking water, snacks to patients in accordance with fluid restrictions and dietary orders. Must communicate closely with RN regarding restrictions and dietary changes. 2.
Maintains supply of cups/straws in patient rooms and or at patient bed side. Maintains inventory of cups, straws in storage areas. 3. Distributes and picks up trays in timely fashion.
Assists in setting up meal trays and feeds appropriate patients. 4. Completes calorie counts on red trays for dietician and enters in PCS. 5. Positions patients appropriately as needed for meals.
Records intake and output on I&O sheets if indicated. PATIENT CARE 1. Serves patient population from adolescent to older adult/geriatric. 2.
Performs hand hygiene before entering pt room and in between cares as needed 3.
Answers patient call lights and performs appropriate follow-up. 4. Performs a.m. care including showers; vital signs; oral care after meals 5.
Performs pm cares; ADL’s & oral care on every patient before bedtime. 6. Assists staff with positioning and patient mobility. Independently ambulates patients. 7.
Empties foley catheters, urinals, bed pans, commodes, urine hats and drains. Record I&O as indicated. 8. Assists patient transfers to and from the bedside commode or bathroom.
Assists with bedpan placement as indicated, with follow-up care as necessary. 9. Transports specimens to correct area in the department . 10. Assists with patient discharges. 11.
Weighs patients as requested. 12. Takes vital signs accurately and timely, and reports abnormals to patients nurse. 13. It is the expectation that all care providers document accurately and in real time, utilizing the electronic medical record within their department.
GENERAL 1. Employees are expected to comply with all regulatory requirements, including Joint Commission Standards. 2. Is familiar with organization, department and job specific Environment of Care areas, including Life Safety, Utilities Management, Hazardous Materials Communications, Emergency Preparedness, Infection Control and Medical Equipment Failure. 3.
Adheres to Standard Precautions as appropriate, which may include: a. the use of protective barriers, as appropriate (e.g., gloves, masks, gowns, pocket masks, and/or safety glasses); b. handling and disposing of infectious waste appropriately; and c. hand washing as appropriate. OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Attends 75% of staff meetings, assumes responsibility for reading and comprehending all posted minutes, memos, and emails on a regular basis. 2.
Appears well groomed and observes the hospital dress code. Wears identification badge while on duty. Maintains a professional appearance.
Reports to work on time at the start of assigned shift. Does not abuse or take advantage of sick time or personal days. Provides proper notification and advance notice for absence or tardiness. 3.
Attends all required inservices yearly. 4. Assists with maintenance of medical records. 5. When requested, disassembles charts of discharged patients. 6.
Regularly performs well in stressful situations under the direction of an RN. 7. Maintains stock levels of supplies in patient room cabinets and on unit as indicated. Practices efficient use of supplies. 8.
Performs other duties as assigned specific to Rehabilitation Unit. MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED Standard medical/hospital equipment: i.e. hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers and carts, positioning aids, v/s monitoring equipment, phone and intercom systems, computers, etc. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES 1.
Physical working environment may include, but not be limited to, any of the following hazards: chemical, electrical, mechanical, biowaste, explosive, radiation, etc. 2. Environmental conditions may include, but not be limited to, variations in temperature, noise, odors, etc. 3. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk.
The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit. 4. The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed). 5.
Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch. INTERRELATIONSHIPS 1.
Demonstrates appropriate IPR/communication techniques. 2. Enhances open communication in groups, and with RN. 3.
Participates in interpersonal conflict resolution with direction as needed. 4.
Demonstrates ENCORE! values. SUPERVISORY DUTIES None PATIENT CARE/INTERACTION When applicable, employees must be able to adjust the essential functions they perform appropriately to the age of their patient/customer. Employees must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the primary population of patients served in the department.
Employees demonstrate the ability to alter care and patient/family education based on the age or developmental level of the patient. Primary patient population served. (Check all that apply) Neonate/Infant (birth – 12 months) x Adult (18 – 69 years) Child (13 months – 12 years) x Older Adult (70+ years) x Adolescent (13 – 17 years) This position does not have regular patient contact. EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL DUTIES OF THIS JOB A detailed list of all competencies is listed in the competency-based orientation checklist.
Description: Assists nursing service personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. Assists with personal hygiene, takes vital signs and changes bed linens.
May serve and collect food trays, provide for between-meal nourishment, and clean, sterilize, store and prepare other supplies. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor.
Qualifications Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of related experience. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Nurse Assistant Job ID:20673 Category:Patient Care Service/Support Facility:Community Hospital Department:Oncology Inpatient Schedule:Part-time (Benefit Eligible) Shift:Evening/Day Hours:64 hrs per/pay 3:00pm-11:30pm/7:00a-3:30p E/O wknd/holiday Bi-weekly Hrs:64 Job Details:High School Diploma or Equivalent RequiredScope of Care:The goal of the Medical Oncology department is to provide continuous, efficient care to patients requiring services for cancer or hematologic diseases. The department is dedicated to supportive services that meet the needs of the patient population served in the least obtrusive way possible.
This is accomplished through a multi-disciplinary approach that is progressive and tailored to each patient's need. Position and Purpose:After the patient's plan of care has been determined by the team leader (RN), the Nursing Assistant performs various designated patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs, comfort and safety of the patient in accordance with Hospital Policy and Nursing Service Standards. Performs general clerical duties and patient centered activities in a hospital nursing unit. Education/Experience High school graduation or equivalency.One year direct patient care experience with successful completion of competency exam, completion of one semester of clinicals in nursing program or relative experience and/or training, or completion of nursing assistant certification required.CPR certification recommended.Completes annual skill validations as well as safety and infection control procedures.
Perioperative Nurse Assistant - Main Operating Room (2:30Pm - 11Pm)
Perioperative Nurse Assistant
Main Operating Room (2:30pm
United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at https://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/11864/other-jobs-matching/location-only Nursing at http://mdanderson.referrals.selectminds.com/landingpages/nursing-opportunities-at-md-anderson-cancer-center-7 Perioperative Services 177200 Requisition #: 115733 Perioperative Nurse Assistant position in our Main Operating Room The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is ranked the nation’s top hospital for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals.” MD Anderson’s mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention.
Perioperative Services strives to be the safest perioperative environment in the world, to have the highest quality of perioperative outcomes, and to demonstrate the core values in our vision. Partnered with Anesthesiology and Critical Care, the Division of Nursing and the Division of Surgery, this multidisciplinary team performs more than 15,000 surgical cases each year in more than 30 operating rooms spanning the Main Building and Mays Clinic. Ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and prefer one year direct patient care experience. Shift is 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm Monday – Friday.
SALARY RANGE Minimum: $25.200 Midpoint: $31,500 Maximum: $37,800
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Assists nurse with specific medical procedures such as Bronchoscope, Cystoscopy and Endoscopy. Prevents or manages actual/potential patient problems by following nursing standards.
Collects all supplies necessary for assigned area using systematic and cost-effective methods. Collaborates with the care giving team to facilitate and optimize the care of the patient. Transports patients safely to and from assigned areas using stretchers and wheelchairs.
Accountability: 1. Utilizes time in an efficientmanner by completing assigned responsibilities.
Checks with ANMor OR Schedule Coordinator for additional assignments when free. 2. Organizes workflow (contributesto on-time starts, works to turnover cases as efficiently as possible);uses resources efficiently (time, materials, supplies, equipment). 3. Maintains stability inperformance while under pressure and handles crisis and difficultsituations without inappropriate emotionality. 4.
Puts away all supplies &equipment after case. 5. Demonstrates knowledge ofoperational costs, participates in cost-saving strategies, and avoidswastes of supplies, resources. 6. Completes annual self-appraisaland provides appropriate documentation.
Essential PerformanceFunctions: 1. Prepares and Maintains the
Surgical Environment for the assigned patient(s). 2. Provides direct patient careaccording to performance standards. 3.
Cleans and turns over the OR,preparing the surgical environment for the next patient according toperformance standards. 4.
Performs transport and supplyresponsibilities according to the performance standards. 5. Cleans the OR after the lastcase and prepares the room for closure according to the performancestandards.
Teamwork: 1. Communicates within and amongteam members in a healthy, constructive way, avoiding participation indestructive behaviors that block team efforts. 2. Values the contributions of allteam members and publicly recognizes their efforts. 3. Gains the trust of others bydemonstrating consistency in practice of principles, values, and behavioras well as using good listening skills, expressing ideas clearly,promoting open communication. 4. Meets all teamworkresponsibilities outlined in the PNA position description. One year experience in patient care. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Licensed Practical Nurse LPN / Certified Nurse Assistant CNA
CNA or LPN needed for busy chiropractic office. We are looking to fill Mon-Fri from 3:00-8:00 pm. We are a friendly, outgoing office and are looking for someone who can keep up with our busy practice. An active New Jersey LPN License or CNA Certificate is required. Licenses/ certifications will be verified before your interview will be scheduled. Salary commensurate with experience.
Licensed Nurse Assistant
Mineral Springs is now hiring LNAs for full-time day and evening shift. Part-time availability on nights.
Flexible staffing levels available: 8 and 12 hour shifts. Competitive salary and shift differentials offered! POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of a licensed nurse, the Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) delivers efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and patient/family satisfaction. He/she will function within the standards of practice as accorded by his/her License. The LNA performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services essential to caring for personal needs and comfort of patients.
RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Provides patient care in a manner conducive to safety and comfort. Patient care includes, but is not limited to: 1.1.
Assists patient with or performs Activities of Daily Living (ADL); 1.2. Obtains and records Vital Signs and weights per policy; 1.3. Assists patients with ambulation and transfers; 1.4.
Positions patients in correct body alignment in and out of bed; 1.5. Applies adaptive equipment as ordered; 1.6. Cares for personal belongings; 1.7.
Assists physician and/or licensed nurse with treatments and procedures as needed; 2. Makes both occupied and unoccupied beds; 3. Accompanies patients when transported outside the center for appointments as requested; 4.
Ensures patients are ready for scheduled rehab therapy and transports patients to rehab area; 5. Notifies licensed nurse if patient identification is missing; 6. Participates in the care planning process and implements care according to care plan; 7.
Performs skin care treatments, as permitted by state regulation; 8. Applies simple clean dressings, slings, stockings, and support bandages, under direction of the licensed nurse, as permitted by state regulation; 9. Feeds or assists patients with meals and provides additional nourishment and hydration per care plan; 10.
Records patient's oral intake and output; 11. Uses Point Click Care (PCC --POC) according to the Business Processes, if applicable; 12. Answers call light or bell promptly, delivers messages, cleans areas of spillage or accidents; 13.
Uses Standard precautions when caring for all patients. Adheres to Contact and/or Droplet Precautions as indicated; 14.
Participates in the orientation of new nursing assistants; 15.
Reports changes in patient's condition, patient/family concerns or complaints to charge nurse and/or supervisor; 16. Collects and bags soiled linen and delivers to dirty linen area; 17. Obtains clean linens and supplies from supply areas, cleans utility rooms, kitchen areas and all other nursing areas, as assigned; 18.
Cleans patient equipment as assigned; 19. Transfers patient's belongings and equipment as directed, and assists with postmortem care; 20. Assists with patient discharge as requested; 21.
Assists with the orientation of newly hired LNAs; 22. Promotes a culture of safety to ensure a healthy practice and living environment; 23. Collaborates and coordinates with other departments to provide timely effective care consistent with individual's needs, choices and preferences; 24.
Contributes to an environment that is respectful, team-oriented, and responsive to the concerns of staff, patients and families; 25. Participates in quality improvement activities as requested; 26.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) at all times; 27.
Stays and works beyond scheduled shift if needed to meet state staffing requirements and/or needs of patients; 28. Performs other duties as requested. ALN1 SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:1.
Successful completion of a state approved certified nursing assistant program.2. A minimum of a high school education or high school equivalency diploma is preferred.3. This position requires that the employee is able to read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs.4.
Must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and in accordance with Company policy. TSTs will be administered at the work site if required.5. Basic knowledge of computer use or willingness to learn.6.
Must attend a minimum of 12 hours continuing education programs provided by the center in order to maintain certification. Genesis HealthCare is an EO Employer- Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
Clerical Nurse Assistant II
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs activities which assist the patient in meeting basic human needs and activities of daily living, providing basic patient care to patients under the direction of the RN or LPN.
Performs additional Nurse Assistant II competencies after education to enhance patient care under the direction of the RN or LPN. Also performs a variety of clerical support and other duties to assist the nursing staff in carrying out daily patient care activities. Prepares and maintains medical records.
Transcribes and expedites Physician orders. Functions as a Receptionist. Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment.
The Clerical Nurse Assistant II is required to alter between the clerical and clinical role in order to meet the needs of the department. Reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager. EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION
High School graduate or GED equivalent and successful completion of certified nursing assistant program is strongly preferred.
Nursing students who have completed a semester of clinicals can be considered.
Must have certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire or receive during the new employee introductory orientation period and maintain clinical competency during employment with ECHN in this role. EXPERIENCE · Must have knowledge of medical terminology and excellent customer services skills. COMPETENCIES
Basic computer skills are necessary.
Must be able to read and communicate effectively in English. ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and responsibilities of this position. These responsibilities and competencies listed below may change from time to time.
Job-Specific Competency 1. Provides general aspects of patient care that meet physical and/or psychosocial needs, within the nursing assistant's scope of practice. 2. Assists in admission, transfer and discharge of patients. 3.
Demonstrates ability to communicate to the RN or LPN any observed changes in patient status and responses. Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain. 4. Collects, reports and assists in documentation of data. 5.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and promotes positive patient outcomes. 6. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations. 7. Communicates appropriately and clearly to team leader, co-workers and other members of the health care team and maintains positive working relationships with other departments, demonstrating Core Values at all times. 8.
Performs other duties as assigned, to promote efficient functioning of the unit. 9. Transports patients safely to other departments and upon admission and discharge, as necessary. 10. Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurse, coworkers and other members of the health care team. 11.
Performs Nurse Assistant II competencies including removal of a saline lock, removal of a foley catheter, pulse oximetry, emptying a Jackson-Pratt drain, hanging a continuous bladder irrigation bag without medication, telemetry application, disconnect/reconnect salem sump, glucose meter, and measure and record nasogastric drainage independently in the clinical area after classroom education and written verification of competence in the clinical area 12. Meets, greets and directs all patients, families, visitors and health care team members. Provides accurate and appropriate information. 13.
Prepares medical records for new admissions and discharged patients. Maintains accurate medical record during patient stay. 14. Transcribes physician orders in a timely manner.
Enters orders in the computer system. Prioritizes orders by identifying those with timed or immediate action. Notifies appropriate nursing staff or department. 15.
Responds appropriately and timely to patient requests, including prompt acknowledgement to patient call bell. 16. Demonstrates an ability to float to different patient care units and function effectively in different situations 17. Answers telephone/intercom in a polite manner and communicates information to the appropriate personnel/family in a timely manner. 18.
Orders supplies, processes work orders, enters charges and performs other coordinating activities to maintain unit operations and maintains department records. 19. As delegated, assist in making phone calls regarding staffing problems as determined by matrix/unit needs as directed by Nurse Manager/Supervisor or Clinical Charge Designee 20. Maintain accurate patient information on the unit white-board. 21. Accurate data entry of weekly schedules (electronic and paper), updating accurately as changes occur; develop interventions to correct identified problem.
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