The purpose of this position is to provide direct care to residents, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with facility policies and procedures and report resident needs and concerns to a licensed nurse.
Must be a graduate of an accredited high school or have the equivalent of a high school diploma (G.E.D. Certificate)
Must be certified in Indiana as a Nursing Assistant.
Minimum of 2 years experience in a continuing care and/or rehabilitation facility desirable.
Must be able to speak, write and understand English.
Must possess a positive attitude toward the elderly.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds occasionally. Finger, hand dexterity, visual and aural acuity is necessary. Position requires sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, stretching, lifting, grasping, and reaching.
Follow oral and written directions
Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policies and procedures.
Assist new employees in following established facility policies and procedures.
Identify resident problems and concerns and report them immediately to a charge nurse or a licensed nurse.
Complete assignments timely and accurately
Conduct residents rounds as assigned.
Initiate corrective action as necessary and/or seek assistance of a licensed nurse.
Identify safety hazards and emergency situation and initiate corrective action.
Assume personal responsibility for following facility procedures related top control of equipment and supplies within the unit.
Document incidents and/or unusual problems according to establish facility procedures.
Report changes in the residents' condition to Charge Nursing or Nurse Supervisor.
Follow facility procedures for admission, discharge and transfer of residents.
Complete documentation accurately timely and following facility policies and procedures.
Listen to resident and family complaints and report problems to Charge Nurse.
Assure residents have call lights at hand and answer call lights promptly.
Consistently work cooperatively with residents, charge nurses, other C.N.A.'s, physicians, families, consultant personnel and ancillary service providers.