Certified Nursing Aide (CNA)

  • Job Reference: 00000465-1
  • Date Posted: 6 April 2021
  • Company: Polk City Nursing & Rehab Center
  • Location: Polk City, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

$2000 SIGN ON BONUS For Full Time Employees!!

$1000 Sign ON BONUS For Part Time Employees!!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

  • Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine residents' needs and ensures call lights are within reach of resident.
  • Ensures that residents' who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.
  • Gives direct resident care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of residents.
  • Explains procedures to residents.
  • Assists residents as necessary in their activities of daily living.
  • Assists residents with bowel and bladder functions.
  • Assists residents in preparation for and transporting to appointments, activities and social programs.
  • Assists with lifting, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc., in keeping with specific resident safety needs.
  • Provides incontinent care as needed.
  • Dresses resident appropriate to the current weather.
  • Notifies Supervisor if resident needs clothing.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Handles linens according to infection control guidelines.
  • Feeds residents requiring help and records meal intake.
  • Delivers and documents all snacks and supplements.
  • Offers fluids to residents frequently to ensure that residents are hydrated where designated by care plan.
  • Reviews and implements daily nursing needs as outlined by resident Care Plan or nurse managers.
  • Transports residents or assists residents with mobility needs.
  • Turns and repositions bedfast residents, alone or with assistance.
  • Takes and records temperatures, blood pressure, pulse rates, respiration rates, height, weight, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
  • Monitors resident's activities and reports any irregularities of resident performance to nurse managers.
  • Participates in and receives nursing report upon reporting and departing to/from work.
  • Reports all changes in residents' conditions to supervisor.
  • Cleans instruments and equipment and returns to proper area after use.
  • Maintains cleanliness of residents units, central bathing area, treatment and supply rooms, workrooms, and linen closets.
  • Provides post-mortem care as instructed.
  • Accurately records all care as directed.
  • Participates and attends periodic in-services and staff meetings.
  • Understands and adheres to the guidelines of Residents Rights .
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

EDUCATION / REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to communicate with residents and nursing staff.  Ability to speak, read, and write English.   Prior experience as LTC nursing assistant preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience with PointClick Care is preferred.  Successful completion of State Approved Nursing Assistant Training and Competency Evaluation Program.   Good standing in the state registry is required.