Alturas, CA
Days, Nights, Weekends

*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:   1.      High 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.      Current BLS level CPR certification.4.      Able to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.   5.      Is dependable, reliable with good attendance and the ability to work with others, at all levels within the organization, and collaborate effectively.6.      Above-average interpersonal, 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.    Always demonstrates a professional behavior, both when on duty and as a representative of the hospital outside of normal work hours.2.    Always demonstrates a positive working relationship with patients, visitors and facility staff.  Respectfully to managers and supervisors.3.    Demonstrates organizational ability and time management.4.    Produces 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 A.M./H.S. care.6.    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 accurately.10. Obtains 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
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(ACLS,BLS/BCLS,PALS,NRP)

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