Restorative Nurse Assistant (RNA)

Rehab Synergies - Mesquite, TX3.5

Full-time
TRANSITIONS OF CARE RESTORATIVE NURSE ASSITANT

Reports to: Transitions of Care Supervisor with dotted line to Director of Rehab

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITY

Provide opportunities for patients to experience optimal independence in the following areas:
Eating- including use of safe swallow strategies as indicated
Bed Mobility
Walking
Transfer
Dressing/Bathing/Grooming
Toileting
Bladder & Bowel Retraining
Range of Motion (Active/Passive)
Splinting/ or Brace assistance
Cognition/Communication
Carry out individual Restorative program for patients as directed by Transitions of Care supervisor, following instructions from nursing supervisor and/or Rehab Team.
Inform Restorative Nurse or DON of any changes in patient status.
Report any change in patient’s function at Weekly Skilled Care Management Meeting.
Complete annual training of RNP Modules in Relias
Complete annual training per DOR/Therapist Training Checklist
Assure all equipment is clean and functional.
Complete daily and weekly documentation in Care Tracker as indicated.
Provide transitional care training to CNAs.
Manage Restorative Dining and Walk-to-Dine Programs.
All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Certified Nursing Assistant as per State regulations and requirements
Completion of the Restorative Nursing Program and demonstration of competency
Ability to read and legibly write English or primary facility language
Ability to communicate professionally with all members of the Interdisciplinary Team as well as respectfully to all patients and staff
Demonstrate proficiency in Care Tracker documentation in a timely manner
Experience in post-acute care is preferred
RNA must demonstrate proficiency of Care Tracker and PCC documentation through completion of all required items in an accurate and timely manner.