Certified Nursing Assistant

Employer
Valley Vista Care
Location
Saint Maries, ID, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 19, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Ref
79e6ac031
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus Available!!

SUMMARY

Functions within the scope of practice as established by the Idaho State Board of Nursing Certification. Provides direct care to nursing home residents by following each individual care plan, primarily for their activities of daily living, also to include some medical care by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Meets personal care needs: bathing, dressing, grooming, and care of skin, teeth, hair, ears, nails; promotes self-care activities.

Makes occupied and unoccupied beds; cares for personal belongings such as clothing, dentures, eye glasses, hearing aids, prostheses.

Meets nutritional need by passing trays, ice water, nourishments; assists in feeding; uses adaptive equipment; tray monitoring.

Participates in bowel/bladder and toileting programs, care for urinary drainage equipment and protective equipment care for ostomies, and urine testing.

Assists with ambulation, exercise, range of motion, transfers, transportation using assistive devices, wheelchairs, and lifts.

Meets sleep and rest needs of residents by providing activity, exercise, and rest.

Prevents contractures and skin breakdown by proper body alignment, turning, positioning, and use of special aids.

Observes and reports signs and symptoms of disability, illness, and change in condition or behavior

Takes, measures, and records vital signs, height, weight, and food/fluid intake/output.

Keeps utility areas, wheelchairs, and shower rooms in order.

Cleans equipment such as wheelchairs, Geri-chairs, lifts, and stretchers.

Delivers supplies, equipment, specimens, and correspondence to/from other areas in facility.

Meets safety needs by reporting environmental hazards, proper utilization of restraints, observance of infection control measures, and oxygen safety.

Meets needs of residents with special conditions such as mental impairment, behavior disorders, and medical problems.

Cares for dying residents, including care of the body and personal effects after death.

Relates appropriately to residents, families, visitors, and staff.

Responsible for attending in-service programs that are provided to facilitate government regulations.

Required to attend 24 hours of in-service per year.

Assists with patient assessment and care planning.

Assists in meeting elimination needs which may include emptying and cleaning bedpans, urinals, and catheter bags.

Assists residents with comfort and anxiety relief.

Assists in promoting resident safety and environmental cleanliness.

Assists with unit management and efficiency.

Requires documenting and reporting information regarding residents' health, I&O, and any change of medical condition.

Company Description

Valley Vista Care is a non-denominational Christian based not-for-profit organization committed to providing residents with a safe, comfortable and caring environment. We have four beautiful locations in:
St. Maries, Idaho
Sandpoint, Idaho
Darlington, Idaho
Rupert, Idaho

Valley Vista Care is composed of two skilled nursing facilities, three assisted living facilities, and an independent living apartment complex. We are proud to offer a variety of services including:
Assisted Living
Behavior Care
Therapy
Transporation

Our trained staff provides excellent short and long term care. Our skilled nursing facilities provide short term rehabilitation stays, respite care, as well as long serm skilled nursing care. We also have been providing specialized care in our Behavior Care programs in our skilled nursing facilities for over 20 years. We welcome residents with Alzheimer's disease, advanced dementia, Huntingtons disease, and other difficult to manage behaviors. Our assisted living facilities provide a continuum of care from independent living to providing needed assistance with medications, activities of daily living, meals, and laundry. We serve those with general geriatric needs and those with mental health diagnoses and some developmental disabilities. We also have options for low income individuals.