The Restorative CNA carries out patient related restorative nursing functions which are pre determined for each patient and assigned by Restorative Nurse in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.
Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be a graduate of a State approved CNA program
Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment.
Must have completed restorative nursing training
One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred
Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment.
Specific Job Requirements
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as well as willingness to handle difficult patients
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training
Must be able to lift, turn, move, position, and transport patients
Must be able to assist patients with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting
Must be able to accurately document and chart patient care
Must be able to respond to call lights promptly
Must be able to provide physician ordered exercise to each patient
Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Life Care Centers Of America