Certified Nursing Assistant-Evening Shift - $1500 Sign on Bonus in Clifton at Ascension Living

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location:
    1190 East 2900 North Road
    Clifton
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/6/2019

Job Description


Presence Health

Job Description

                   

SUMMARY

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Senior Services performs various duties under the direction and supervision of a professional licensed nurse to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient/resident treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.  Provides direct patient/resident care as assigned by the licensed nurse and communicates patient’s response.

2.  Performs routine procedures e.g. blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, heights, weights, intake and output and the collections of urine, stool and sputum specimens.

3.  Documents care per departmental standards in electronic medical record.

4.  Assists with patients’ activity and providing a safe environment.

5.  Observes patients/residents while performing delegated tasks and reports significant findings regarding safety, personal needs and changes in patient’s condition to the licensed nurse.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience      

Must have completed at least eight years of grade school or provide proof of equivalent knowledge.

Must be at least 16 years of age.

Previous experience in senior services preferred.

Computer Skills      

Knowledge of EPIC preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Nursing Assistant certification required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Patient Handling Category    

[X]    High Level:  Normal routine includes but are not limited to dependent patient transferring tasks, lifting tasks, repositioning, tasks, bathing patients in bed, making occupied beds, dressing patients, turning patients in bed, and tasks with long durations. When a lift or carrying task involves more than 35 lbs. of the patient’s weight, or is unpredictable and could exceed 35 pounds, then assistive devices should be used.

Object Handling Categories

Work requires the ability to lift/carry objects routinely as follows:

[X]    Heavy Lifting:  Objects weighing 35-50 pounds lifted on a regular basis. Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, pallet jacks, forklift trucks, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.

Other Physical Demands (check all that apply)

[X]    Work requires the ability to stand up to two or more hours at a time

[X]    Work requires the ability to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity

[X]    Work requires sufficient auditory and visual acuity to interact with and/or care for others

OSHA Exposure Category      

[X]    Category I:  Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

TB Exposure

[X]     The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

There may be an occupational risk for exposure to TB and the incumbent is required to take TB control training, PPD skin tests and/or health screenings.

CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

Responsible for remaining up-to-date on all Federal, State and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements, which apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws and regulations.

Will comply with all aspects of the Presence Health Corporate Compliance Plan to include the immediate reporting of any known or suspected illegal or unethical behaviors, criminal conduct or patient/employee safety violations or issues.

SERVICE PROMISES

Responsible for reading and understanding the Presence Health Service Promises, and committing to modeling and upholding the values of Honesty, Oneness, People, and Excellence.

Will sign an annual commitment statement and will be held accountable for the Service Promises daily and during the annual performance review.  

   Form Rev 11/13/14

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience      

Must have completed at least eight years of grade school or provide proof of equivalent knowledge.

Must be at least 16 years of age.

Previous experience in senior services preferred.

Computer Skills      

Knowledge of EPIC preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Certified Nursing Assistant certification required. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

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