The Restorative Nursing Aide (RNA )is to continue the maintenance program established and instructed by Physical Therapist and/or Occupational Therapist with a physician's order. Performs other restorative programs for assigned residents under the direction of the Director of Nursing or designee.
High School graduate or equivalent preferred
Current, valid CNA certification issued by the Department of Health Services
Current RNA Certification
Prior experience giving personal care to impaired individuals in a health care setting preferred
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs restorative/rehabilitation care and services (ambulation, Range of Motion, ect.) with residents as indicated in individual care plans.
Encourage residents to perform/participate in ADL functions
Demonstrate to residents and staff the procedures involved in the treatment process.
Document resident participation in and response to services in accordance with state regulations and facility policy.
Recommend modifications and changes in the residents' restorative care.
Work closely with Nursing Staff and/or licensed rehabilitation staffs to assure services are performed to meet the needs of the resident.
Coordinate splinting program.
Assist with lifting, turning, moving positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, wheel chairs.
Practices proper body mechanics while delivering restorative nursing care.
Answer resident call lights promptly.
Obtain residents' weight as indicated.
Provide weight bearing therapy in accordance with residents' plan of care. Must possess the ability to communicate resident level of function and specific needs to receiving staff.
Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
Must possess the ability to communicate resident level of function and specific needs to receiving staff.
Comply with resident's rights ensuring that all residents are treated fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect.
Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information.
Frequent use of mechanical equipment (equipment should only be used with proper training).
Shows dependability by being punctual; maintains consistent attendance.
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