Assisted Living-CNA/Med Tech (Full Time)
We are looking for compassionate and dedicated CNAs to provide direct personal care for our residents in a manner that is consistent with our assisted living philosophy. Here at The Davis Community, each resident is a unique individual who receives a person-centered care plan. Our CNA's are an essential part of making our residents daily experiences worthwhile, safe and happy while fostering a sense of independence. Our residents are not nameless faces and neither are those who care for them. If you are interested in being a valued member of a healthcare team that works together for those in our care, The Davis Community is a great fit for you.
We value compassionate and dependable team players. Apply now if you are interested in a fulfilling and service orientated career! We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, benefits and other perks.
A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides direct personal care for the residents and routine, daily upkeep of the residence. The role of the CNA is to guide or assist geriatric residents with those activities of daily living ("ADLs") that they are unable to perform without guidance, while fostering at all times residents' independence and freedom of choice. This position also plays an integral part in the daily upkeep of the residents' rooms. The CNA who is certified as a Med Tech is responsible for the administration of medication, coordinating services to geriatric residents and floor staff direction under the supervision of the Resident Care Director.
Requires NC CNA & must be a Certified Medication Technician in the State of NC.
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
1.Provides personal care and assists with the following ADLs including but not limited to shaving, oral hygiene, bathing, nail care, dressing, grooming and toileting..
2.Performs daily tidying and upkeep of the resident rooms.
3.Provides assistance or guidance to residents for any/all appropriate activities.
4.Observes residents for any changes in condition and reports to the Resident Care Coordinator or the Administrator.
5.Serves meals and assists residents during the dining activity.
6.Delivers meal trays to residents who are unable to join us in the dining room and assists residents with eating and the clearing of all tables after each meal. Provides meal nourishments (snacks) when directed.
7.Participates in, transports residents and assists with resident-centered activity program.
8.Provides other personal services to residents under Supervisor In Charge direction.
9.Under Title 10 NCAC 42D.1410 I 1-13, at least a CNA certification is needed to perform the following tasks:
Assist with feeding residents with swallowing difficulties
Assist with gait training using assistive devices
Assist with or perform range of motion exercises
Empty and record drainage of catheter bag
Bowel and bladder retraining to regain continence
Collect urine and fecal specimens
Use of physical or mechanical devices attached to or adjacent to the resident which restrict movement or access to one's own body used to restrict movement or enable or enhance functional abilities
Non-sterile dressing procedures
Force and restrict fluids
Care for non-infected pressure ulcers
Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration, routine height and weight
Apply or assist with applying ace bandages, TEDs and binders for stable residents
If performing responsibilities as Med Tech, is to perform the following major work activities:
1.Performs medication administration to residents and documentation including ordering, returning medications and maintaining MARs.
2.Participates in planned in-service and staffing sessions; obtains at least 12 continuing education units per year or as mandated by the State.
3.Answers call bells promptly in the absence of an available CNA or PCA when primary duties are done and documented.
4.Performs the following procedures with instruction including but not limited to:
Temperatures, pulses, respirations, weights and blood pressures
Diabetic testing and insulin injections
Collecting urine and fecal specimens
Routine range of motion
Records intake and/or output on designated residents
5.Works toward maintaining each resident's self-respect, personal dignity, and personal safety.
6.Reads daily assignment sheets and carries out or delegates tasks. Assures that all shift documentation is completed.
7.Assists PCAs and CNAs as needed and whenever primary supervisory tasks are completed.
8.Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Must possess either a GED or high school diploma.
Must be a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA I) of an accredited program and possess a current nurse aide certificate for the state of North Carolina. Must be certified as a Medication Technician in the state of North Carolina.
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as experience in dealing with the older adult.
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