The Certified Nursing Assistant performs various patient care activities and related nonprofessional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The Nursing Assistant assists with patient cleaning, feeding, and preparation for treatment, takes and records vital signs, changes bed linen, prepares treatment trays and other supplies, and assists nursing service personnel with a variety of other patient care duties.
Relies on established guidelines to accomplish tasks. Works under close supervision. Assist and provides patients with personal hygiene including attending their beds and linen changes.
Performs with accuracy and records vital signs, weights and blood glucose levels via glucometer. Physical repositioning, ambulation and assisting with ADL#s under the direction of the RN.
Physical repositioning, ambulation and assisting with ADL#s under the direction of the RN.
Provides for patient safety; answering call lights in time appropriate manner, follows hospital Patient Fall and Arm band safety policy. Organizes and appropriately, follows through with patient assignments as directed. Actively involved in activities to enhance/improve our patients# satisfaction.
Adheres to hospital policy on the usage of Paid Time Off and Extended Illness Time. Utilizes time to accomplish work in an efficient manner. Employee shall conform to regulatory, customer and organizational requirements.
Operates equipment and performs job-related duties in a safe manner. Adheres to infection control practices. Assists with dietary needs as requested.
Notifies RN or LPN if assigned any variances observed in patients# abilities or assigned tasks in timely manner. When requested, adjusts personal schedule to meet department/unit needs. Reports to work on time, and if necessary, reports tardiness to appropriate person.
Maintains a professional appearance, according to job requirements, at all times. Attended all required mandatory educational sessions. Responds appropriately to fire, safety and disaster situations.
Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the appropriate manner for optimal personal protection. Has completed required TB skin test(s). Assumes personal responsibility for ongoing continuing education and professional development. Accepts additional work assignments as assigned by supervisor.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS Education High School Diploma Licensure CNA: BLS Special Skills Communication and Customer Service Skills Training Certified Nursing Assistant17033
Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center