Responsibilities: Answer signal lights, bells or intercom to determine resident's needs; take/record temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates and food/fluid intake and output Assist residents with grooming, oral hygiene, bathing, hair and incontinence care; drape residents for examinations and treatments; remain with resident to perform duties such as holding instruments and adjusting lights Obtain food trays and assist residents with feeding Assist residents with range-of-motion exercises and movement to wheelchair or activity areas Clean, sterilize, store, prepare and issue dressing packs, treatment trays and other supplies Handle job responsibilities in accordance with Company's Code of Business Conduct, all appropriate professional standards and applicable state/federal laws
Qualifications: Must be able to react quickly in emergency situations and communicate effectively with residents, their families and facility staff. Requires a High School diploma (or equivalent) with valid state certification as a CNA. Six months of experience in a long-term care environment preferred. Receive verbal orders from attending/alternate physician and transcribe the physician's order sheet. Order prescribed medications, supplies and equipment as established by the facility's policies and procedures. Assures that narcotic records are current at all times. Check resident charts for specific treatment, medication orders and schedules daily Chart TPR's, blood pressures and blood glucose as required. Consumer Service: Presents professional image to consumers through dress, behavior and speech. Adheres to Company standards for resolving consumer concerns. Ensures that all consumer/resident rights are protected.
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