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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) PM SHIFT

Company: Aria of Waukesha
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Aria of Waukesha (formerly Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center)We are seeking qualified Certified Nursing Assistants in a FULL TIME capacity on the PM shift!! $7,500.00 SIGN ON BONUS -offered to those with a FT, .8 status.Hours worked on the PM shift are also paid an additional $1.50 per hour differential, with an extra $0.25 on weekend hours!Part Time and Casual Positions available as well.CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT FUNCTION: -To provide routine daily nursing care and services that support the care delivered to residents needing skilled nursing care/complex medical care and/or rehabilitative care under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a licensed practical/vocation nurse.CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT QUALIFICATIONS: -The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Minimum Qualifications:

  • Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
  • Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace.
  • Anyone found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.Education and/or Experience: -High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or three-six months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: -Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant training program and passed a state approved competency examination (written and skills) within 120 days of employment; name entered into state nurse aide registry.LANGUAGE SKILLS: -Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary care setting with Residents, families and staff members.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: -Ability to add and subtract three digit numbers, calculate percentage of whole, measure in cubic centimeters (cc) and measure in feet and inches. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, length and height.REASONING ABILITY: -Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.C.N.A. Care and Services:
  • Accurately perform and record vital signs, height and weight.
  • Accurately calculate and record weight gain/loss and fluid intake/output.
  • Maintain a clean and safe resident environment.
  • Recognize abnormal changes in body functioning and the importance of reporting such changes to a supervisor.
  • Perform palliative and post-mortem care.
  • Perform routine care rounds on each assigned resident, at minimum, every two hours (or more frequently as indicated).
  • Supervise, assist or provide ADL's such as:
    • Bath, shower, whirlpool, and bed-bath
    • Shampoo, grooming, shaving, nail care and mouth care
    • Dressing/undressing, application of splints/prosthetic devices
    • Toileting, bowel/bladder training, incontinent care an peri-care
    • Meals/snacks, hydration, proper use of feeding devices/techniques
    • AM and PM care per facility policy
    • Accurately calculate and record percentage of meal intake.
    • Provide preventative skin care techniques, observe the resident's skin condition and report any changes to a licensed nurse.
    • Utilize proper techniques and devices to transfer and position/re-position a resident.
    • Demonstrate ability to manage and respond appropriately to resident behaviors.
    • Meet the residents' mental health and social needs.
    • Is aware of developmental tasks and physiological changes associated with the aging process.
    • Maintain/support the resident's right to maintain personal choices.
    • Able to work effectively with the residents' families and use them as a source of emotional support.
    • Identifies a resident by the use of the identification band/photo prior to providing care, serving meals, etc., as necessary.
    • Approach all residents in a kind, gentle and friendly manner. Respect for the resident's dignity and privacy is consistently provided. Maintain the confidentiality of all resident information.
    • All grievances/complaints made by the resident are promptly reported to a Licensed Nurse.
    • Provide assistance with all admissions/transfers/discharges.
      • Room is clean and prepared for a resident prior to admission
      • Resident belongings are labeled, inventoried and stored properly
      • Room is cleaned after a resident is transferred/discharged.
      • Assist with resident room changes.
      • Assist with transporting specimens to the appropriate areas.
      • Unit/hallways are cleared of equipment or on one side.
      • The Nursing Unit is maintained in a clean/orderly fashion.
      • Resident call lights are answered promptly and appropriate responses to requests are provided.
      • Provide nursing rehabilitation/restorative nursing by:
        • Promoting the resident's ability to adapt/adjust to living as independently as possible.
        • Training the resident in self-care activities according to the resident's abilities.
        • Training the Resident in the use of assistive devices for transferring, walking and mobility, dressing and grooming, eating and swallowing.
        • Providing/assisting with range of motion; proper turning/positioning in bed and chair.
        • Providing bladder/bowel retraining and toileting programs.
        • Instructing the resident on the care and use of prosthetic/orthotic devices.
        • Incorporating training and skill practice activities that include repetition, physical or verbal cueing and task segmentation.
        • Provide care for residents with complex medical or nursing needs, such as those who are:
          • Confused/cognitively impaired or Alzheimer's and related dementias.
          • Dependent upon medical equipment such as infusion therapy, eternal feeding pumps, ventilators and monitors (if applicable).
          • Recuperating from surgery.
          • Receiving intensive rehabilitation therapy.
          • Neurological residents.
          • Cardiovascular residents.
          • Respiratory care residents.
          • Oncology residents
          • Residents with chronic wounds.
          • Provide other Nursing Unit tasks including, but not limited to:
            • Wiping off wheelchairs, recliners, and positioning devices.
            • Clean/organize clean/soiled utility rooms.
            • Cleaning shower and whirlpool rooms.
            • Clean/organize nourishment kitchen areas.
            • Promptly report all accidents/incidents unusual events during the shift it occurs.Resident Rights: -Promotes and protects residents' rights, assists Residents to make informed decisions, treats Residents with dignity and respect, protects Residents' personal belongings, reports suspected abuse or neglect, avoids the need for physical restraints in accordance with current professional standards and, supports independent expression, choice and decision-making consistent with applicable law and regulation.Leadership: -Demonstrates willingness to try new tasks, generates new ideas for change, evaluates and recognizes priorities, challenges others to learn, keeps current and integrates new information, communicates and models organization values and fosters high performance.Process Improvement: -Applies process improvement methods and techniques and identifies process for improvement in daily work.Environment of Care: -Demonstrates understanding of fire and emergency procedures, participates in fire and disaster drills, demonstrates understanding of safety and security procedures, applies safety and security precautions, demonstrates understanding of hazardous materials plan and demonstrates proper use of equipment.
              • All equipment is operated in a safe manner and the only equipment utilized that which previous training of use has occurred.
              • The resident's environment is safe and clean.Infection Prevention: -Applies hand washing principles during daily work, demonstrates understanding of isolation precautions, recognizes signs and symptoms of infection and complies with the employee health program, demonstrates understanding of the process for identifying and handling infectious waste, maintains personal hygiene, complies with OSHA standards in the work place and demonstrates understanding of cross examination.Information Management: -Enters or records data timely and accurately, protects confidentiality of Resident information, protects data against loss or destruction and reports suspected violation of security/confidentiality issues.INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: -A Certified Nursing Assistant demonstrates active listening techniques, gains support through effective relationships, treats others with dignity and respect and seeks feedback.CONTINUING EDUCATION: -Attends in-service and education programs and attends continuing education required for maintenance of professional certification or licensure.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: -The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop or kneel. The employee will be required, with the assistance of another employee, to assist with the transferring of residents using a mechanical lift. Based on the amublatory status of the resident, the employee would place a transfer sling or a full body sling on a resident and operate the equipment during the transfer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision.WORK ENVIRONMENT: -The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Exposure Risk: -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Subject to frequent interruptions.COMMUNICATION:
                • All changes in a resident's condition are reported as soon as possible to the Charge/Staff Nurse.
                • Staff Meetings are attended, if on duty. Minutes are read and initialed if not on duty.
                • Resident/unit problems are reported to the Charge Nurse.
                • Comply with H.R. policies/procedures.
                • Follow work schedules and complete assigned tasks according to the established policies and procedures of the facility.
                • Adhere to attendance and tardiness policies.
                • Confidentiality of all residents is respected at all times (i.e., when answering telephone and/or speaking to co-workers).
                • A positive working relationship with residents, visitors and facility staff is demonstrated.JOB DESCRIPTION REVIEW: -I understand the job description, its requirements and that I am expected to complete all duties as assigned. I understand the job duties may be altered from time to time. I have noted below any accommodations that are required to enable me to perform these duties. I have also noted below any job duties that I am unable to perform, with or without accommodation.INDCNA

Keywords: Aria of Waukesha, Waukesha , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) PM SHIFT, Healthcare , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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