Functional Pathways is currently seeking a caring and dynamic Certified Nursing Assistant for an opportunity to have a direct and positive impact on the lives of our residents at Jefferson Park at Dandridge in Dandridge, TN.
The Full-time Restorative Nursing Aide will provide resident-centered care utilizing the Therapy or Nursing Plan of Care and will report directly to the Director of Rehabilitation, under the supervision of a facility Registered Nurse.
Provides restorative nursing program interventions to residents with the goal of gaining or maintaining resident's highest functional level possible.
1.Provides direct restorative nursing care as assigned, completing work accurately, safely, and efficiently. Specific care includes passive and active ROM, ambulation, transfer training, bed mobility training, positioning, splinting, feeding, bathing and grooming, bowel and bladder training/management, and other programs that help to facilitate and maintain the resident at his/her highest functional level.
2.Receives specific instructions from the restorative manager and/or formalized therapies when the functions are beyond basic restorative nursing scope and receives supervision for these tasks from the indicated formalized therapy discipline.
3.Receives specific instruction from nursing on restorative nursing techniques
via a restorative nursing program with all new program being assigned.
4.Follows policies and procedures as set by nursing/facility administration and Functional Pathways.
5.Attends care planning conferences as needed and provides input into development of individualized plan of restorative care as requested.
6.Notifies restorative manager and Director of Rehab of any change in resident status, including progress, regression, or refusal so that an assessment can be completed by nurses and changes in the program and care plan can be conducted.
7.Documents the progress of residents by completing flow sheets daily to
signify that the specified restorative nursing interventions were completed or in the Electronic Medical Records System.
12. Attends and participates in routine Restorative Nursing meetings as requested.
13. Attends all education as required by facility and Functional Pathways.
14. Maintains acceptable results for all competencies required by nursing and Functional Pathways for safe and knowledgeable delivery of restorative nursing programs.
15. May also be required to perform Rehab Assistant duties as assigned.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
Has a knowledge and interest in the care of older adults.
Has knowledge and skills in basic restorative nursing principles and practices.
Has ability to work as a team member and within a team environment.
Two years of clinical CNA experience. Preference given to those with training and experience in restorative nursing.
Ability to professionally communicate verbally and in writing.
Entry level computer/ mobile device proficiency.
Comfortably uses CNA Electronic Medical Record (EMR) documentation system.