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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Lynwood Healthcare Center
Location: Downey
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYWe are offering a $1,000 sign on bonus for FT employment. Hiring for all shifts days 7am - 3pm, evenings 3pm - 11pm, and nights 11pm - 7am.The purpose of your job position is to provide each resident with routine daily nursing care in accordance with the resident's assessment plan, with current federal, state and local standards and regulations that govern the facility, and as directed by your supervisors.The Certified Nurse Assistant will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will knock before entering each resident's room. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will be courteous to families and visitors. They will maintain a positive and calm disposition. They will communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, staff and any governmental agency personnel. They will make sound independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will relate all pertinent information concerning a resident's condition to a charge nurse when required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answering call lights
  • Ensure that all nursing care is provided in privacy
  • Making residents comfortable (putting them in bed, bringing them water, etc.)
  • Assisting in feeding residents (by cutting their food and spoon feeding if needed)
  • Helping residents with their daily grooming, shower or sponge bath
  • Proper lifting and transitioning residents from wheelchair to bed, bed to chair, etc.
  • Helping residents, sit, stand and walk
  • Transporting residents to dining area (for meals and activities) and returning them to their room
  • Timely reporting of change in resident's condition to the Nurse Supervisor
  • Protecting each residents file and data with confidentially per HIPAA standards
  • Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwords
  • Following Infection and Control policies
  • Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials to a supervisor immediately
  • Other duties as assignedEvery effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.REQUIREMENTSEducation / LicensureHigh school diploma or GEDCompletion CNA training from accredited schoolValid CNA certificate numberQualifications / ExperienceSome experience helpful, will provide trainingMust be able to speak, read, write and comprehend the English languageAbility to use computer or tablet to enter resident dataWorking ConditionsMay encounter frequent interruptionsMay be involved with residents, family and government agenciesMay be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at timesIs subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air contaminantsMay be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B virusesMay be exposed to or handle hazardous chemicalsPhysical RequirementsMust be able to move intermittently throughout the dayWorking throughout the nursing areasMust be able to lift up to 25 pounds. Lifting more weight up to 100 pounds requires assistanceAbility to read fine print on tablet, progress notes and/or medical labels

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