CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Regal Home Services - Boynton Beach, FL (30+ days ago)3.0


Job Summary

POSITION STATUS: Non-Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: A certified nursing assistant, or CNA, helps patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)., Needs a strong work ethic and ability.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

AND ACTIVITES:

  • Follows the plan of care to provide, safe, competent care to the patient
  • Helps the patient to maintain good personal hygiene and assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environment.
  • Plans and prepares nutritious meals, markets when instructed to do so by the nurse.
  • Assists the patient with ambulation as ordered by the physician and approved and supervised by the nurse.
  • Attempts to promote patient's mental alertness through involvement in activities of interest
  • Gives simple emotional and psychological support to the patient and other members of the household and establishes a relationship with patient and family which transmit trust and confidentiality.
  • Reports any change in the patient's mental or physical condition or in the home situation to the staff nurse, or to the Aide supervisor.
  • Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the patient, as instructed by the professional nurse.
  • Prepares a visit report promptly and incorporates same in the clinical record daily
  • Works with personnel of other community agencies involved in the patient's care as directed by the nurse.
  • Attends in-service as required by regulation.
  • Maintains a clean, organized and safe work environment
  • Must be available for emergencies and assist with emergency preparedness
  • Responsible for responding to safety issues and personnel injuries
  • Adheres to Federal, state and accreditation requirements
  • Other duties as assigned by Upper Management

Responsibilities and Duties

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds
  • The ability to drive and the ability to access patients’ homes which may not be routinely wheelchair accessible are required.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Regular, reliable attendance and punctuality

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preferably a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have completed a minimum of 75 hours of training which includes an introduction to personal care services
  • If a Nursing certified by the state, the individual will meet the qualifications for a home health aide as his or her hours of training will exceed the minimum required. A copy of the current license will be provided.
  • Must be free from health problems that may be injurious to patient, self and co-workers and must present appropriate evidence to substantiate this.
  • Must comprehend the basics of personal care, housekeeping and meal preparation
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Must have a working knowledge of home health care and the principles and techniques of professional nursing and required documentation that pertains to it.
  • Must be a team player and able to work well with others, with excellent communication skills and good work ethic
  • Must have criminal background check (Level 2)

Please go onto our website to apply online at https://www.regalhomeservices.com/ click on careers to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $9.00 to $10.50 /hour