Hebrew SeniorLife

CNA - Rehab Services Unit

US-MA-Roslindale
Job ID
2016-1189
Category
Certified Nursing Assistant

Overview

Currently seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant for  24 hour nights

 

The primary role of the Nursing Assistant is to protect, sustain, and nurture the residents/patients that live at the Center. They provide assistance with activities of daily living, care of the resident/patient’s environment, and meet other needs as required. The goal of the work of the nursing assistant is to provide assistance that promotes a high quality of life for the residents/patients. The nursing assistant works as a member of a team that seeks to achieve a home like setting while maintaining excellence in all areas of care.  

 

In addition, the nursing assistant will demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and mission of Hebrew SeniorLife and recognize resident/patient’s dignity and choice in all aspects of daily life. They are an active participant in the activities, work, and social environment of the unit/households, and strive to make every resident/patient encounter into a positive and meaningful experience and opportunity, while ensuring the provision of safe and efficient quality care.

Responsibilities

  • Recognize and respond to the needs of the residents/patients and families
  • Recognize and communicate changes in the resident/patient’s condition to the appropriate nursing team member
  • Adhere to Safe Patient Handling practices, i.e. maintain a no manual lift environment
  • Participate in Quality Improvement programs
  • Assist residents/patients with all aspects of personal care as indicated in the care plans
  • Document pertinent information regarding care delivered in the designated areas of the resident/patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Report accidents and incidents as they occur
  • Report any observed or suspected resident/patient abuse immediately
  • Observe and report skin integrity
  • Participate in daily report team and care planning meetings as needed
  • Be proficient in obtaining vital signs and other procedures such as temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight, blood glucose levels, pulse oximetry and urine and stool specimens as directed
  • Perform electrocardiograms and bladder scans
  • Follow infection control practices
  • Attend and participate in ongoing training and educational classes
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy of the resident/patient according to HIPPA regulations
  • Communicate effectively with peers, other team members, residents/patients and families
  • Facilitate life enrichment activities that encourage resident/patient engagement
  • Maintain cleanliness of the resident/patient’s room and common program areas
  • Prepare, serve, and clean up after meals and snacks
  • Participate in committee meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • MACU Nursing Assistants: Certified Nursing Assistant certification is preferred in good standing upon hire or current enrollment in a nursing school, having completed first clinical experience.
  • RSU Nursing Assistants: Certified Nursing Assistant certification is required in good standing upon hire and on-going.
  • Fluent English skills required – verbal and written
  • Computer literacy required
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Must complete mandatory HSL/HRC educational requirements and programs
  • Pass nursing assistant skills test with 70% or greater

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