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Per Diem CNA 1:1 Private Care - Westchester County, NY

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Northwell Health Katonah , NY 10536

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

Assists patients in obtaining maximal level of independence in activities of daily living. Performs direct/indirect patient care in accordance with the policies and procedures. Perform additional related duties.

  • Administers nursing care under direct supervision to assigned patients in order to achieve maximum level of independence.

  • Giving acceptable hygienic care to assigned patients and overseeing/assisting with activities of daily living; performing assigned treatments and procedures;

  • Taking vital signs of assigned patients and reporting abnormal values to the nurse in charge;

  • Reporting observations and unusual conditions of patients to the registered nurse;

  • Preparing patients for meals and helping feed them as assigned;

  • Providing constant observation for patients requiring increased security to prevent harmful behavior;

  • Following principles of infection control and patient safety; and

  • Demonstrating proper feeding techniques in direct accordance with policy and procedure.

  • Maintains a safe and clean environment for patients.

  • Assisting in maintaining a safe and clean environment in assigned patient's room;

  • Transports patients to and from units under the direction of the Registered Nurse and in direct accordance with transfer technique policies and procedures.

  • Using proper transfer technique according to policies and procedures;

  • Advising the staff on the arrival of patients and assisting with arrival; and

  • Transporting patients by wheelchair or stretcher within the facility, providing patient safety and comfort.

  • Performs Grade I decubitus care.

  • Performing preventive skin care measures including turning, positioning and heel elevation techniques, at appropriate intervals;

  • Applying warm and cold compresses, consistent with facility procedure;

  • Applying skin cream appropriately;

  • Performs related duties, as required.

  • ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent diploma.

  • Successful completion of a Nurse Assistant Program. Certified by New York State Department of Health; maintains standing in State Nurse Assistant Registry. REQUIRED

  • Previous related work experience or currently enrolled in year 3 or 4 of an accredited nursing program, preferred.

Ability to communicate effectively.


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Per Diem CNA 1:1 Private Care - Westchester County, NY

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