Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Rome, GA (Rchc Ga-Rome Companion (Loc:76052))

 

Under general supervision, to assist in providing direct client care by performing a variety of non-licensed nursing services; and to do related work as required.

RESPONSIBLE TO: QMRP with additional supervision by Program Coordinator (P.C.), Charge Nurse and RN Supervisor


•    Dress residents in appropriate clothing, undress, and bathe residents.
•    Pass meal trays and nourishments, and feed or assist to feed residents according to their tray cards.
•    Position residents for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
•    Collect urine and fecal specimens as requested by Charge Nurse.
•    Take and record vital signs as requested by Charge Nurse and take and record weights of residents as requested by Medical Record designee.
•    Assist in maintaining resident rooms and program rooms, and any other work areas in a clean and sanitary order.
•    Assist with transferring residents in and out of wheelchairs and adaptive equipment.
•    Follow safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions and following the 2-person lift list.
•    Assist residents to achieve pre-assigned programming goals and to increase their independence.
•    Participate in the maintenance of safe conditions within the facility and other related areas at all times.
•    Assist resident families as necessary providing them excellent customer service.
•    Document all appropriate resident records before leaving shift daily.
•    Assist residents to attend activities within the home and out of the facility.
•    Attend staff meetings and required inservice training programs.
•    Responsible for obtaining continuing education units (CEUs) for renewal of CNA certificate, renewing certificate in a timely fashion, and furnishing operation with a current CNA certificate.
•    Inspect finger and toe nails routinely and trim as needed.
•    Shave residents routinely.
•    Provide effective and routine oral hygiene.
•    Observe residents and report all changes in condition immediately to Charge Nurse.  Document changes of condition on the back of the daily flow sheets.
•    Learn training and behavior goals and objectives for the residents you are assigned.
•    Follow habit training schedules and assist resident who wear briefs to remain clean and dry.
•    Follow all operation and ResCare policies including but not limited to: dress code, attendance, safety, and reporting procedures.
•    Participate in any and all tasks as directed by your supervisor.

 

 

  • Demonstrate ability to read, write, and understand English. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of procedures and techniques in providing routine bedside care for residents.  Demonstrate physical strength and endurance to accomplish job duties, especially transferring of residents. 
  • Demonstrate ability to establish effective relationship with clients, families, and team members.  Possess a current certificate verifying completion of a state approved program.
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