Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) MORNING + EVENING SHIFTS

Employer
West Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center
Location
Canoga Park, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 21, 2017
Closes
Sep 21, 2017
Ref
72afad302
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

West Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center is looking for full-time Certified Nursing Assistants to build a career servicing its residents!

These compassionate individuals will be part of team filled with dedicated individuals and will provide direct hands-on care to residents to ensure residents attain or maintain the highest possible physical, mental and emotional well-being possible. The CNAs hired will assist in providing a clean, safe, dignified, happy and healthy environment for residents.

Not only will these individuals have the requisite skill sets to perform the job, but a collaborative and warm personality that will fit well in a family-like environment committed to serving a common purpose.

Job Responsibilities

Complies with the facilitys attendance policy requiring regular, reliable, and punctual attendance

Prior to beginning of each shift, each CNA should receive communication report for their supervisor

Makes actual resident rounds, providing care, monitoring and observing the following at least three times per shift:

o Provision of pre-meal AM / PM care, consisting of oral hygiene, hand washing, toileting, bower and bladder retraining as indicated, F/C care and position as indicated, intake and output as required

o Proper positioning for all residents during meal time

o Assists residents with tray pass to ensure appropriate positioning, proper utensils, appropriate diet, placement of call light and assistance as indicated

o Provides appropriate meal substitutions as requested by resident

o Removes tray and observe/report/document percentage of meal taken

o Takes and monitors vital signs as indicated.

o Gathers equipment needed to provide bathing; e.g., shower gurney, poncho, shower chair, soaps, lotions, shampoos, ointments as indicated/ordered

o Assists in bathing or bed bath of residents as needed and/or per schedule

o Observes residents skin and documentations and reports skin conditions

o Responsible for Skin management that includes drying of skin and application of lotions, ointments, etc. as indicated

o Leaves resident room with call light accessible

o Transports residents to appropriate activity area for socialization and/or scheduled activities or area of resident preference

o Answers call light promptly. Timely response to call lights

Assists resident with dressing and grooming as indicated, including:

o Selects appropriate, individual linen needs for bed making to meet specific needs of resident; e.g., APP, LAL, Maxifloat Mattress, foot cradles, etc.

o Ensures that specialized pressure-reducing equipment is in place and functional

o Utilizes appropriate linens for specialized pressure-reducing beds

o When making residents beds, provides the necessary measures to ensure the safety, comfort, bed position and skin management needs of the resident, either

o Ensures proper functioning of safety-related equipment for direct resident care needs

o Assures Proper placement of equipment; e.g., enteral feeding equipment, intravenous poles, oxygen administration equipment

Provides Nourishment-related direct care activities- twice daily or as ordered:

o Delivers prescribed nourishments

o Assistance with intake of nourishments as indicated

o Documents intake of nourishments

Assists in snack / meal service and Dining Program:

o Assists resident with tray pass with provision of appropriate utensils as indicated

o Provides assistance with supervision, eating, socialization, enhanced nutritional intake (cueing/encouragement), appropriate seating arrangement, adjustment to meet special height and behavioral needs

o Monitors trays and documents meal percentage intake

Assures residents safety by performing appropriate two-hour room checks

Ensures appropriate safety devices are used as ordered

Participates in Happy Feet Program with specific resident

Monitors Falling Star and Super Star residents and ensure safety equipment is being utilized

Recognize and reports resident pain

Performs daily documentation on ADL flow sheets

Maintains incontinent residents clean, dry, free of odor, and appropriately clothed

Assists with range of motion exercises as needed

Monitors residents for evidence of pain and reports promptly

Performs infection control practices during resident care procedures

Observes residents condition changes and reports timely

Records care as given

Participates in the team management program of bowel, bladder, and hydration

Obtains linen carts and barrels at the beginning of shift, and removes and empties barrels at the end of the shift

Performs other duties or functions as assigned by the LVN or RN

New Grads Welcome!