Summary: Under the direction and supervision of the RN, the CNA is responsible for performing direct resident care such as ADL’s, ambulation, transfers and feeding. Is responsible for adhering to pertinent nursing standards and Surrey Place policies. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.
1. Performs resident care as follows:
a. Position resident
b. Assist with toileting
c. Applies ice packs
d. Assists with transfers, ambulation
e. Assist with bathing, oral hygiene, skin care etc.
f. Takes daily weights
g. Applies TED hose
h. Applies simple oxygen and change tanks
i. Perform VS and apical pulses
j. Assist with procedures
k. Report pertinent resident changes to nurse
l. Colostomy Care
m. Foley Catheter Care
2. Delivers resident’s meals and assists resident with feeding
a. Delivers trays to residents room’s
b. Sets up food trays and assists with feeding patients
c. passes snacks
d. Passes water on unit
e. checks meals for correct diet prior to serving
a. Records input/output, consumption, VS etc.
b. Records all resident’s charges
c. Mark laundry to identify residents clothing
d. Utilizes Kardex
a. Maintain cleanliness of equipment
b. Assist in inventory of supplies
c. Stock linen carts
d. Restock resident rooms
e. Operational knowledge of all equipment
f. Disinfects tubs/showers after each use
5. Responds to STAT situations and protocols as appropriate
6. Assists with admission, discharge and treatments
7. Sorts laundry appropriately
a. Keeps resident rooms, nursing station, halls etc. tidy
b. Report maintenance repairs
c. Empty trash in resident rooms.
9. Rounds on residents every 2 hours.
10. Attend inservices/education programs to maintain required continuing education.
11. Participates in OPOC
12. Assists with activities
13. Performs other work duties as assigned.
Geriatric experience preferred.
Basic math, writing and reading skills required.
The assessment, care and treatment provided by the staff will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. The staff is competent to care for patient age groups including the adult and geriatric patient.
High School Diploma or equivalent
CNA certified within 6 months of hire
Employee is required to sit occasionally and stand frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 lbs.) occasionally and medium (21-50 lbs.) load occasionally, with assistance. Employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is frequently required to reach forward and reach overhead. Employee is required to use both hands for simple grasping and pushing/pulling. Employee is occasionally exposed to electrical hazards and CRT terminal work. Employee is required to lift and carry supplies.
(Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%)
The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.
Mission: Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of the community. Using talents and resources responsibly, our medical staff, employees and volunteers provide care for the whole person with compassion, professional excellence, and respect for each other and those we serve.
Core Values: Human Dignity, Justice, Excellence, Compassion & Stewardship.
Human Dignity: Demonstrates respect for dignity and needs of patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
Justice: Honors each person’s rights and responsibilities by working as a team player to provide positive patient outcomes.
Excellence: Demonstrates creativity and inventiveness in improving the ways in which work-related tasks are performed. Also strives for excellence in the services that he/she provides.
Compassion: Demonstrates caring beyond “It’s My Job” and utilizes positive interpersonal skills.
Stewardship: Demonstrates honesty and acts with integrity. Also demonstrates the ability to work in a safe, cost-effective and efficient manner.
Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.
St. Luke's Hospital - Missouri - 10 months ago