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Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Bethany Home Society of San Joaquin County, Inc.
Location: Ripon
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Apply Here: and NOC Shifts are Available: FULL TIME and PART TIMEEssential Duties and Responsibilities for the CNA position include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Follows a daily routine for the residents in accordance with nursing care plan in areas of physical needs.

  • The Certified Nursing Assistant carry's out procedures as assigned such as: Vital signs, temperature, (oral, axillary, rectal) pulse, respiration and blood pressure. Admission, transfer or discharge of a new resident. Intake and output, measuring, estimating and recording. Specimen collection: urine, stool, sputum. Serve meals and feed resident if necessary. Encouraging, assisting and training in self-care and activities of daily living.
  • Follows safety measures in regard to self and resident with regards to: Body mechanics when repositioning and transferring. Resident positioning and alignment including utilization of bed cradle, trapeze, mechanical lift, special mattresses, pillows, and wheelchair cushions. Resident transferring to wheelchair, bed, shower chair or other chair. Side rails, wheelchair and ambulation devices. Fire and Disaster Plan and unusual occurrences.
  • Report's to duty as scheduled by maintaining personal wellness and organization of personal activities to prevent a shortage of care-giving staff.
  • Understands the plan of care for each resident in your assignment.
  • Report's any change in the resident's condition or ADLs immediately to the charge nurse.
  • Be familiar with Bethany Home policies and adhere to same.
  • Observes all residents' rights.
  • Provides visual privacy to all residents during personal care and treatments.
  • Maintains proper placement of resident's call bell and answers it promptly.
  • Leaves the unit (bed, bedside stand, over-bed table and vanity) clean and in neat order for the on-coming shift.
  • Attends 24 hours of in-service education annually, including the required in-services to meet state and federal regulations, to update, enhance and improve basic knowledge and skills.
  • Remains on duty until properly relieved and checked out with charge nurse.
  • Carry's out other tasks as assigned by charge nurse.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.CompetenciesTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
    • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes infonnation skillfully; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
    • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional resident situations; Responds promptly to resident needs; Solicits resident feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
    • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
    • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.QualificationsTo 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 ExperienceCNA certification from the Department of Human Health Services. Completed training form college or technical school; and three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Abiiity to write simple correspondence- Ability to effectively present information in oneon-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
      • Mathematical Skills- Ability to add9 subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
      • Reasoning Ability-Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsThe CNA must have successfully passed a certification training program approved by theState of California and passed written exam and skills test by a state approved testing site.Other Responsibilities
        • Follow policies in regard to Infection Control and Standard Precautions in: Hand washing, use of barrier precautions, linen handling, transmission and prevention of infections, basic asepsis, including cleaning of equipment such as thermometers, bed pans and urinals.
        • Observes and reports any change in resident's condition.
        • Follows policies in regard to Restorative Nursing.
        • Responsible for daily computer charting in resident's permanent health record; all personal care done for and by the resident.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here for the Certified Nursing Assistant 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.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and lor move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Bethany Home Society of San Joaquin County, Inc., Modesto , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Ripon, California

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