- High School Diploma or GED
- Heavy Lifting
- BLS Certification
The primary role of Certified Nurse Aides is to provide medical and physical care to the residents of the household/neighborhood to meet their daily needs and enable them to function at the highest possible level. While this care is provided under the leadership of a professional nurse, the caregiver is the residents’ closest advocate in the household.
We offer a generous benefits package that begins the first of the month following 60 days of full-time service. For more information regarding benefits please visit: http://online.flipbuilder.com/ctow/essa/
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
All caregiver tasks are performed in accordance with current standards, guidelines and regulations and in a safe and efficient manner.
Attends to all resident personal hygiene and personal care needs, including but not limited to grooming, hygiene, dining and nutritional, mobility, elimination, psychosocial and safety needs
Organizes all supplies necessary to complete the tasks. Supports residents in self-care, and provides care as necessary for those unable to care for their own needs.
Assist with providing restorative nursing under the leadership of therapy professionals and neighborhood coordinators in accordance with the resident’s functional maintenance plan
Observes residents closely, identifying changing needs and conditions at first indication, and reports immediately to household nurse, team leader or nursing leadership as appropriate
Participates actively in the resident’s care planning and care conference, serving as the residents' closest advocate in directing their care and honoring their preferences
The caregiver promotes the residents' psychosocial well-being through meaningful relationship building, and works with the household team to meet other social service needs of the resident and of the household, always providing support, friendship and kindness for each of the household members
The caregiver assists with planning and facilitates social activities for residents of the household/neighborhood which provide meaningful ways to spend time as recreation, exercise, relationship building and fun.
Supports all aspects of the household environment, including pets, plants, children, visitors and guests, facilitating all planned and spontaneous needs and activities
Assist with cleaning up and re-setting the dining room after meals.
Responsible for meeting the residents nutritional needs by assisting them into the dining room at their choice of time, assist them with snacks as indicated by their care plan, and providing them fresh fluid of choice at their bedside.
Provide the resident a relaxing spa bathing experience at theresidents preferred bathing time
Assist resident with providing AM or PM care when the resident is ready to either wake for the day, or go to sleep. All residents are allowed to sleep and wake according to their preferences.
Assure that the room is ready for a move in and assist with orientating the new resident to their new home
Complete the inventory form upon move in
Answer call lights and door alarms as soon as possible providing the appropriate level of care to those residents
Encourage and promote independence as much as possible
Complete documentation electronically immediately after the care has been provided
Provide appropriate bowel and bladder program to the residents according to the plan of care.Providing peri care according to standard of care
Empty foley catheters, give I & O and assigned VS to nurse.
Relieve staff members by providing coverage on floor during breaks, mealtime and bathing assignments.
Ensure that resident’s rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property, and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints are followed.
All other duties as assigned by your supervisor or person in charge.
Graduate of a state approved program for nursing assistants. Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of Kansas
High school graduate or GED preferred, but not required
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is preferred
Attend and participate in in-service educational classes and on-the-job training programs.
Demonstrated ability to lift 75 pounds with the assistance of one other person.
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds, 5% of the time.
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, 50% of the time.
Ability to push up to 25 pounds.
Ability to pull up to 25 pounds of force.
Ability to bend, stoops, kneels, turn, and/or twist when necessary.
Ability to climb and walk down stairs.
Ability to work independently, display a kind, courteous attitude, and work in a team oriented setting with residents, relatives, staff, and others.
Ability to speak, understand, and read English when performing work duties that require this need.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and standards.