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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Company: Health Center at Standifer Place
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

$20/hr plus benefits and Perfect Attendance BonusCurrently hiring for: 7am to 7pm shift, 7pm to 7am shift, 3pm to 11pm shift or 11pm to 7am shift Must have a valid CNA license! - Certified in a different state? We can help you transfer your license!$20/hr plus benefits and Perfect Attendance BonusCurrently hiring for: 7am to 7pm shift, 7pm to 7am shift, 3pm to 11pm shift or 11pm to 7am shift Must have a valid CNA license! - Certified in a different state? We can help you transfer your license!CNA Role:Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Assists residents with daily living, provides personal care, comforts and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents. Supports the mission of The Health Center at Standifer Place. Exemplifies The Better Way through leadership and demeanor. Represents the center in a positive manner both in the medical community and in the community as a whole.CNA Qualifications:Must have health ability to meet performance requirementsMust attend in-service programs, as assigned, to learn procedures, develop skills, and to meet state and federal requirements for health care providers and to maintain certificationPersonal Qualifications:Sensitive to our residents' physical and psycho-social needsAbility to follow oral and written instructionsAble to read and write so that center charting requirements can be metPleasant and cheerful personalityTactful and courteous approach with residents and visitorsTreat all resident information as confidential material by complying with all HIPPA regulationsAdhere to dress code as directed by center policyCNA Performance Requirements:As a CNA you are responsible for handling and caring for residents in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort under the direction of licensed nurses and residents' physicians.Physical Demands:Able to be on feet 7-8 hours per dayAble to lift 60-70 lbs. on a frequent basisAble to bend, stoop, squat or twist frequently in a dayAble to see and hear adequately in order to respond to auditory and visual requests from residentsAble to speak clearly to adequately communicate with residentsUpper extremity mobility which does not impede fine motor coordination and manual dexterityReport any medical conditions, such as communicable disease, that may interfere with providing direct resident careSpecific Duties and Responsibilities Required:Understands and practices universal precautions with all residentsPerforms all assigned tasks/procedures and reports to charge nurse tasks not completedAssists in the preparation for admission of residentsAssists in and accompanies residents during admission, transfer and discharge proceduresProvides postmortem careProvides morning care, which may include bed bath, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing residents, changing bed linen, cleaning over-bed table and bedside stand, straightening room, and other general care as necessary throughout the dayProvides evening care, which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, special skin care, freshening linen, cleaning over-bed tables, straightening room, and other general care as neededProvides general nursing care such as positioning residents; lifting and turning residents; applying/utilizing special equipment; assisting in use of bedpan, urinal or commode; and ambulating the residentTakes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and intake and output measurementsAdheres to policies and procedures of the Department of NursingParticipates in socialization activities on the unit and assists residents to activitiesTurns and positions as ordered and/or as needed, making sure no rough surfaces are in direct contact with the body. Lifts and turns with proper and safe mechanics and with available resourcesChecks for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to an RN or LPNEnsures that residents are dressed properly and assists as necessary. Ensures that clothing is properly stored in dressers or on hangers. Ensures that all residents are clean and dry at all timesChecks unit for adequate linen and suppliesRestrains residents properly when ordered. Understands reason for restraint and suggests less restrictive measures if possibleAccompanies residents to appointments as directedProvides reality orientation in daily carePrepares residents for medical staff ordered diet, removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds residentsDistributes drinking water and other nourishment to residentsPerforms general care activities for residents in isolation, adhering to the center's Infection Control PoliciesAnswers residents' call lights, anticipates residents' needs, and makes roundsAssists residents with handling and care of clothing and other personal property (including dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids and prosthetic devices)Collects and transports specimens as directed, following Infection Control P and PReports (and records when appropriate) changes observed in condition or behavior of residentsKnows the Nursing Care Plans and contributes when new information is availableAssists in maintaining a safe and clean environment, reports equipment that is out of order, reports other problems to the charge nurse, maintains appropriate handling of clean and soiled linen and stores supplies on the unitEstablishes and maintains interpersonal relationship with residents, family members, and other center personnel, while assuring confidentiality of resident informationPractices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen, and follows established charge procedures for resident charge itemsAbility and willingness to be assigned work on different units according to staffing needsAbility to work in settings where patients' needs, actions, and response to others are widely varied, where unpredictable reactions and/or emergencies occur, and where your immediate, professional, and compassionate action is requiredOther Demands:Willingness to work with the realization that errors may have serious consequences for residentsPatience and tact in dealing with residentsWillingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasksSubject to night, weekend and holiday duty 2626 Walker Rd.Chattanooga, TN 37421423-490-1599

Keywords: Health Center at Standifer Place, Chattanooga , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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