CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (FT/PT)-3:00 pm to 11:00 pm shift only

Employer
Mid-Atlantic Healthcare
Location
Philadelphia, PA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 18, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Ref
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Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

At York Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, We are currently seeking Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to join our team. Full time and Part Time positions are available.

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) provides nursing and nursing related services to residents consistent with each residents comprehensive resident assessment and plan of care. Resident care is provided according to the Flow of Care in a manner that meets the resident's physical, mental, and psycho-social needs and enables the individual to attain or maintain the highest practicable level of functioning. The CNA maintains a "homelike environment for the residents, protects and promotes Resident Rights and assists the person to maintain independence and control to the greatest extent possible.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participates in the provision of direct nursing care according to the needs of the individual resident under the direction and supervision of the nurse in charge.

Provides direct care to residents to improve or maintain the residents abilities according to the resident's plan of care. Incorporates information obtained from report.

Provides care in a manner that protects and promotes Resident Rights, dignity, self-determination and active participation. Offers and respects resident choices in matters of daily routine. Refers to residents by proper names unless resident requests otherwise. Avoids use of all pet names. Handles all resident property with respect.

Assists with the planning, implementation and evaluation of plans of care for assigned residents and reports information about conditions, responses to interventions and suggestions for alternative approaches to the Unit Charge Nurse.

Assists with preparation for state inspections as directed. Attends survey training and interacts with state surveyors as directed by immediate supervisor.

Follows all facility policies and procedures including those related to infection control. Uses personal protective equipment properly whenever indicated.

Records accurate, legible information about resident care and condition in appropriate sections of residents records. Records all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.

Communicates with Unit Charge Nurse about assigned residents regularly throughout shift.

Demonstrates competence in use of proper body mechanics for both upper and lower body. Safely and correctly uses equipment such as gait belts and mechanical lifting equipment for lifting, pulling, and turning residents who may range in weight from less than 80 pounds to over 300 pounds.

Monitors physical environment for safety or fire hazards and corrects or reports potential problems immediately to unit charge nurse. Promptly reports housekeeping and maintenance problems to Unit Charge Nurse.

Reports injury to resident or self to Unit Charge Nurse immediately.

Records accurate information in nursing assistant charting, per policy. Records Intake and Output, care provided to residents, and individual residents meal consumption immediately after each meal. Keeps notes to assist with organization of tasks; refers to notes throughout the day.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Sufficient education to demonstrate functional literacy. Successful completion of a state approved nurse aide training and competency evaluation program or a nurse aide competency evaluation program approved by Pennsylvania.

Certificate/Licenses: Certified Nurses Aide Certification a must. Acceptable verification of training and competency evaluation from State Nurse Aide Registry. No findings in the Registry concerning abuse, neglect, mistreatment of residents or misappropriation of residents property. Active CNA Certification, CPR Certification required.

Work Experience: A Minimum of one (1) years of experience as a Certified Nursing Aide in similar a health care setting with long term care experience a must.

Freedom from illegal use of drugs, and freedom from use and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.

Company Description

At Mid-Atlantic Healthcare , we provide you with the tools and support you need to grow your career in healthcare. We are committed to hiring the best team to serve our patients, while providing an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. Competitive salary & benefits, EOE