*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Reporting to the on-shift Charge Nurse
or DON, the certified nursing assistant is responsible for performing daily resident
care activities, in his/her scope of practice, of an assigned group of
residents, documenting care given. This
position description is intended to identify some of the duties and
responsibilities of this position. modoc
medical center reserves the right to modify, supplement, delete or
augment the duties and responsibilities specified in this position description,
at MODOC MEDICAL CENTERS sole and absolute discretion. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
School diploma preferred or equivalency exam.2.
Current C.N.A. licensure preferred; if
non-certified, must become certified within four months of hire. 3.
BLS level CPR certification.4.
Able to communicate in English both verbally and
in writing. 5.
dependable, reliable with good attendance and the ability to work
with others, at all levels within the organization, and collaborate
problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills.7.
Must be a team player to all
departments, confidential of sensitive data, respectful of all other staff
members, considerate of other peoples time, and accountable for work output.8. Previous clinical experience
training and experience in a nursing home/ hospital setting desirable.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: General Competencies: 1.
demonstrates a professional behavior, both when on duty and as a representative
of the hospital outside of normal work hours.2.
demonstrates a positive working relationship with patients, visitors and
facility staff. Respectfully to managers
organizational ability and time management.4.
deliverable products on time, within budget with minimal direction.5.
Demonstrates the ability to compile and
organize data using Microsoft Office Applications. Ability to make appropriate recommendations
or conclusions, given the data obtained.6.
Maintains an organized set of records, delivers
records immediately upon request, for the functions that are performed within
the scope of this job.7.
Communicates appropriately, respectfully, and
clearly to directors, managers, and coworkers. Accepts direction as provided
without questioning authority, within the chain of command.8.
Performs all assigned tasks accurately.9.
Takes direction from others to include those
employees of other departments with which he/she works on a temporary basis in
accordance with the chain of command.10.
Demonstrates ability to effectively use office
machines in the performance of job functions.11.
Answers phone calls, assists public, and
forwards appropriately if necessary in a professional and friendly manner.12.
Performs other duties as assigned. Specific Competencies: 1.
Delivers restorative care to residents
according to established protocol.2.
Works in conjunction with other team members to
build a team.3.
Demonstrates personal attributes which enhance
the management of the unit thus the care of each resident.4.
Fulfills responsibility to the facility by
adhering to its philosophy and general policies.5.
Performs or assists with personal hygiene on
residents following established procedures including: bed bath, tub, shower,
sitz bath, oral care, back care, pericare, skin care, nail and foot care, and
Monitors and records the residents vital signs
accurately and according to established procedures including: temperature,
pulse, respirations, blood pressure, and pain scale.7.
Performs or assists with treatments or procedures
ordered by the physician including: ace bandage, ted hose, non-sterile dressing
changes, application of K-pad, cold packs and other treatments as assigned.8.
Assists residents with activity and transfer
including: position change, dangling, ambulation, R.O.M., use of walker, cane,
crutches, hoyer lift, prosthetic devises and gait belt use.9.
Assists residents with food and nutrition
including: passes trays, provides set-up assistance, assists residents to eat,
supplies nourishments, passes water, charts food percentages and intake/output
specimens from residents using established procedures.11. Admits
residents to the facility according to established procedures and assists in
making them and their families oriented and comfortable. Discharges residents from the facility
according to established procedure.12. Cares for
residents in isolation following established procedures. Abides by Standard precautions.13. Assists in
meeting residents and their familys emotional, psychological and social needs
while in the facility. Notifies the
charge nurse when problems arise.14. Helps support
residents and their families during and after death and does post mortem care
according to established procedure.15. Observes
safety rules while transporting residents per wheelchair, gurney, etc. Uses gait belt and Hoyer lift appropriately
when ambulating and /or transferring residents who require it. Reports any equipment problems or safety
hazards to the charge nurse.16. Charts care
given and observations made accurately for long-term care residents following
established procedures.17. Strai