Essential Job Duties:|
Provides daily resident care in accordance with the nursing procedures manual and as instructed by Charge Nurse RN/LPN.
Cooperates with various resident services when providing nursing services to ensure that the resident's total plan of care is maintained.
Provides for assigned residents' activities of daily living including personal hygiene, elimination, comfort and safety, ambulation, and nutrition/hydration.
Assists with the care of the dying resident and provides post-mortem care as instructed.
Observes and reports the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdowns.
Assists with the application of nursing treatments as required.
Provides daily rehabilitative/restorative procedures as required.
Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth and personal interest, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit.
Answers resident calls promptly.
Attends classes daily in order to prepare for the STNA certification.
Checks rooms for all medications, unauthorized food items and report findings to Charge Nurse.
Maintains resident rooms, work areas/equipment in a clean, sanitary and safe manner. Reports all hazardous conditions to the Charge Nurse RN/LPN immediately.
Follows established infection control/universal precautions and procedures and maintain work area in a clean and safe manner.
Administration & Reporting
Measures and records all entries, such as intake/output, temperatures, weight, etc., on flow sheets.
Reports all changes in resident's condition to the Charge Nurse RN/LPN as soon as practical.
Reports all concerns and complaints surfaced by residents and/or family members.
Education/Experience - Minimum Requirements :
Must have and pass certification with 4 months to complete a 75-hour nursing assistant training course upon employment and pass certification within 4 months.
Must possess as a minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
None required, on the job training provided