JOB SUMMARY: Nursing assistants render care to all residents.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Listen to shift report attentively in order to set priorities of resident care.
• Follow resident assignment sheet that contains plan of care.
• Report to licensed nurse pertinent resident care information throughout shift.
• Report to licensed nurse when leaving unit and at end of shift.
• Physical and emotional needs of the residents will be maintained with respect and compassion per resident’s individual plan of care and ECH policy.
• Transportation of residents to and from activities and appointments as assigned.
• Perform treatments per CNA certification under direction of a licensed nurse.
• Provide a clean and safe resident environment.
• Be punctual.
• Work according to daily schedule.
• Interact with co-workers and team members in a respectful and courteous manner.
• Provide assistance to co-workers as requested.
• Be courteous and helpful to residents, families and peers.
• Communicate pertinent information to co-workers to ensure compliance with resident care standards.
• Follow the chain of command.
• Respond positively to suggestions and guidance.
• Be respectful and courteous to residents, visitors, and co-workers.
• Meet all certification and re-certification requirements as set by regulation.
• Follow the dress code per policy.
• Complete ADL documentation by end of scheduled shift.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required in-service hours on a yearly basis as designated by New York State.
Ability to relate to the geriatric population. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be flexible and willing to adapt to change. Ability to interact courteously and tactfully with staff, residents, family members,visitors, vendors and the general public.
EDUCATION: Must possess high school diploma or equivalent with reading, comprehension and writing ability at 12th grade level or higher. Certified as a nursing assistant.
EXPERIENCE: Experience as a certified nursing assistant and interest in working with older adults.