Hebrew SeniorLife

CNA

US-MA-Canton
Job ID
2017-2031
Category
Nursing - Licensed

Overview

CNA - 24 hours / week

Flexible days and shifts!

 

The CNA demonstrates knowledge of person centered care by giving the resident choice. He/She provides direct and indirect resident-centered care duties under the guidance and direction of the licensed nurse. Responsible for implementing components of their plan of care through the initiation/completion of procedures relating to basic human, mental health and social needs; comfort, safety and emergency measures; activities of daily living; personal care needs; nutrition and fluid needs; and elimination needs as the resident deems are needed.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Recognize and respond to the needs of the resident
  • Reports all changes in the resident’s condition
  • Assists in residents personal care
  • Reports all accidents and incidents as they occur
  • Observe and report pressure ulcers
  • Promote a no-manual lift environment
  • Maintains confidentiality and privacy of the residents
  • Embraces and demonstrates the coaching approach in interpersonal interactions.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist residents perform for/with them any or all ADL’s they request. These may include, but are not limited to bathing, dressing, grooming, mouth care, ambulating, shaving, positioning, incontinent care, toileting, maintaining nutrition, vital signs, weights, performing restorative and rehabilitative procedures under the direct supervision of the charge nurse.
  • Consults with and keeps nurse informed of Household activities, needs, and problems related to resident care.
  • Prepares resident room and bed for admission and transfers and ensures all necessary equipment is in room. Assists in resident admission, transfer, and discharge procedures.
  • Maintains an home-like, attractive and comfortable environment for resident with special consideration to cleanliness of room, ventilation, and lighting.
  • Serves meals asking residents their choice. Assists with eating and/or preparing items such as opening milk container, cutting food for resident.
  • Transports resident to and from various appointments as requested.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Ensures equipment is clean and functioning properly, reports malfunctioning immediately.
  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears appropriate Orchard Cove identification while on duty.
  • Documents all resident care in electronic medical record per policy.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all residents and/or employee information to assure resident and/or employee rights are protected.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of age and cultural appropriate care to the resident population served.
  • Reports to work on time as scheduled. Notifies the appropriate person and according to the accepted time frame when absent or late for work
  • Demonstrates ability to express self in all areas of communication (verbal, written, non-verbal). Uses coaching communication skills
  • Willingly accepts assignments to special projects.
  • Attends all mandatory in-services and staff meetings.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Maintains current licensure/certification for position, if applicable.
  • Consistently demonstrates Guest Relation’s skills to residents, physicians, visitors, employees, and any other individuals with whom they may come in contact.
  • Report all accidents and incidents you observe on shift, giving a full report to the charge nurse before you leave.
  • Dispose of soiled linens and personal laundry according to policy and in the appropriate receptacles using good infection control practices.
  • Report all complaints and grievances to your direct supervisor and/or administrator when needed.
  • Cooperate with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other disciplines to ensure the highest degree of quality life and care.
  • Keep call light with reach of resident and answer promptly.
  • Complies with OSHA regulations regarding Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.
  • Adhears to organizations Infection Control Program
  • Adhears to organizations Hazardous Waste Management Plan
  • Demonstrates adherence to safety policies as evidenced by in-service attendance records and employee practices.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Fluent English skills required
  • Computer literacy required
  • Good English oral and written communication skills.
  • Must attend mandatory in-services provided by Orchard Cove and periodic in-services in order to keep your license current.
  • Computer literacy required
  • Must have an optimistic and positive demeanor, excellent oral and written communication skills, good intuition and able to adapt to changing priorities and display good, sound judgment with a sense of humor.
  • Must be motivated to learn and flexible to change.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an environment working with the elderly and/or disabled, preferably in the home care setting
  • In addition, employee must successfully pass the CORI check as requested by Orchard Cove. Must attend mandatory in-services provided by Orchard Cove and periodic in-services in order to keep your license current.

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