CNA demonstrates direct and indirect resident patient care activities under the direction of an RN or LPN.
Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents.
This position will care for patients in the adult and geriatric age groups.
Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
1.Makes care rounds and reports pertinent information as appropriate. Takes vitals, tube feeding
2.Provides personal care such as bathing, shampoo, nail care, mouth care, as directed by the patient's plan of care in accordance with service procedures and assists patient's with necessary self help skills, leaving the patient's immediate environment neat and clean.
3.Utilizes proper body mechanics, provides for positioning, mobility, or comfort needs. Contributes to patient safety and reports potential problems/concepts to the Patient Care Manager/RN/Therapist.
4.Ensures resident equipment is accessible to resident (i.e., call bell, water pitcher, assistive devices).
5.Ensures resident activity and other worksheets are completed appropriately.
6.Stores equipment and supplies in compliance with policies and procedures.
7.Reports all complaints and grievances made by patient or family members to charge nurse, ADON, DON, or Administrator.
8.Responsible for storing resident's personal items properly.
9.Assist in washing resident's clothes.
10. Run errands to other departments to deliver or pick-up items, if requested.
11. May assist with housekeeping duties such as cleaning tables, refrigerator.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant required
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