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Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Five Points Healthcare
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRiver City Rehab CenterJob Title: CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT full & part timeBrand New Skilled Nursing Facility! -116 bedsWe are a growing Skilled Nursing Facility based in Jacksonville, Florida that offers excellent pay, night and weekend shift differential, amazing benefits as well as an incredible family-like team atmosphere.Come be part of a GREAT Health Care Organization.We are looking for a full time Certified Nursing Assistant. We offer a starting salary of $14.00-$16.00 an hour . C.N.A. are scheduled to work every other weekend and major/minor holidays. Weekday and Weekend differential pay is given for evening, nights, and all shifts on weekends. Reports To: Director of NursingLocation: River City Rehab Center, 15480 Max Leggett Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218Status: Non- Exempt- HourlyEligibility FactorsFlorida Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license in good standing is required. High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Candidates are required to attain and maintain CPR certification within 90 days after hire. Experience performing the essential functions of the position is desirable. State background check standards must be maintained as a condition of continued employment in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapters 435 and 408.809 and Florida Administrative Code 59A-35.090.Condition of Employment and/or Continued EmploymentIt is the policy of the Company to maintain a drug-free workplace as a condition of employment and/or continued employment. All employees and job applicants must abide by the terms of this policy.Position PurposeThe purpose of this position is to provide direct care to residents, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with facility policies and procedures and report resident needs and concerns to a licensed nurse.PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess resident skin condition
  • Apply Ace bandages, TED stockings, splints, slings, and braces
  • Report residents' refusal of treatment
  • Comply with federal, state, and local regulations
  • Ensure residents' water pitchers are clean, filled, and available to residents
  • Serve between meal and bedtime snacks
  • Ensure nurses' call system is within easy reach of residents
  • Lift/move resident
  • Give back rubs
  • Assist residents with dressing/undressing
  • Check food to ensure conformance with residents' dietary requirements
  • Report changes in residents' conditions to supervisor
  • Observe disoriented/comatose residents and report to supervisor
  • Monitor seriously ill residents
  • Conduct resident rounds
  • Report changes in resident conditions
  • Observe/identify residents' problems/concerns and report to supervisor
  • Take, record, and evaluate vital signs
  • Weigh residents
  • Greet/escort/orient new resident
  • Introduce new resident to roommate/other residents/staff, as appropriate
  • Make resident comfortable
  • Treat residents fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect
  • Maintain residents' privacy
  • Interact with residents/family in a manner to enhance the reputation of the facility
  • Give/receive residents' condition report during shift turnover
  • Operate/utilize bedside commodes, bedpans, urinals
  • Operate/utilize catheters
  • Operate/utilize belts
  • Operate/utilize lift chairs
  • Operate/utilize shavers
  • Operate/utilize soap and hygiene supplies
  • Operate/utilize blood pressure cuffs/sphygmomanometers
  • Operate/utilize back support belts
  • Operate/utilize Geri chairs
  • Operate/utilize safety restraints
  • Operate/utilize shower chairs
  • Operate/utilize stethoscopes
  • Operate/utilize wheelchairs
  • Operate/utilize walkers
  • Operate/utilize bed
  • Operate/utilize gait belts
  • Operate/utilize scales
  • Operate/utilize thermometers
  • Operate/utilize wrist watches
  • Operate/utilize special eating utensils
  • Clean, disinfect, and store equipment
  • Report defective equipment to supervisor
  • Request supplies as appropriate
  • Use equipment and supplies efficiently and in a cost-effective manner
  • Operate/utilize slide board
  • Operate/utilize trapeze
  • Take and record vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, etc.)
  • Prepare residents for meals (take to bathroom, wash hands, comb hair, raise bed, position table, place clothing protector, take to dining room, etc.)
  • Perform after meal care (remove trays, clean residents' hands/face/clothing, take to bathroom, brush teeth, clean dentures, etc.)
  • Wash hands
  • Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care
  • Assist residents with bath functions
  • Shave residents
  • Assist residents with nail care
  • Perform peri care
  • Check room for food articles and remove unauthorized items
  • Maintain floors safe and clear of obstructions (residents' belongings, supplies/equipment, etc.)
  • Maintain dry floors.
  • Report spills
  • Perform housekeeping
  • Check bed for resident equipment (e.g., dentures, hearing aide, etc.)
  • Report accidents/incidents to supervisor
  • Observe and report changes in room environment (temperature, ventilation, lighting, etc.)
  • Serve food trays
  • Observe need and assist residents with feeding
  • Explain/assist residents with food arrangements
  • Report changes in residents' eating habits
  • Notify supervisor of lost/missing residents
  • Report missing/illegible labels/MSDS to supervisor
  • Store residents' clothing
  • Report residents' complaints/grievances
  • Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluid, infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals
  • Follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids
  • Assist residents with hair care functions
  • Report residents' allegations of abuse/mistreatment
  • Ensure implementation of Residents' Rights
  • Render immediate resident assistance
  • Answer resident call lights
  • Ensure residents are ready and on time for therapy, activity, and other appointments
  • Understand and follow safety procedures
  • Report safety violations
  • Follow isolation precaution/procedures
  • Properly use and dispose of personal protective equipment
  • Follow safety procedures
  • Understand and follow procedures
  • Understand and follow instructions
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with policies, procedures, and work schedules
  • Cooperate with other employees to ensure nursing services meet residents' needs
  • Create and maintain warm, positive, atmosphere of resident care and interest
  • Create and maintain calm, competent, environment
  • Maintain confidentiality of residents' care information
  • Understand and apply the Employee Handbook
  • Assist new employees with policies, procedures, and work practicesCOMPANY MISSIONLakeside Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is committed to providing quality assisted living services to North East Florida. Our goal is to meet or exceed the expectations of the community, our residents, and our employees. VISIONTo meet the challenge of providing the finest quality assisted living services in an ever-changing environment.COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIESSupports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and staff.Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the resident, employee, residence, company information and records.Maintains safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.Complies with the attendance policy.Maintains neat appearance, good hygiene and appropriate attire.Participates in training, in-services, and attends meetings as required.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESAt the discretion of the executive director, may be assigned supervisory responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED); and three to six months related experience preferred and/or training in direct service with older adults, or equivalent combination of education and experience. In accordance with state law, may need to possess current state certification and follow regulations to maintain license currency.Knowledge of dementia particularly of the Alzheimer's type is helpful.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small groups situations to residents, residents' families, and other employees of the company. Ability to effectively communicate in English.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in standardized exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSBasic CPR/First aid trainingFire safety trainingCurrent nurse (C.N.A.) licensure issued by appropriate state licensing agency.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe 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.
    • Lift 51-74 pounds
    • Carry 35-50 pounds
    • Push/pull 100+ pounds
    • Stretch
    • Bend
    • Twist
    • Stoop
    • Squat
    • Crouch
    • Kneel
    • Balance
    • Reach above shoulder level
    • Climb
    • Climb stairs
    • Walk on even surface
    • Stand
    • Sit
    • Simple grasp
    • Firm grasp
    • Fine hand manipulation
    • Near vision
    • Far vision
    • Distinguish colors
    • Hear conversation
    • Hear alarms
    • Speak WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to bloodborne pathogens. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and toxic caustic chemicals. The environment is characteristic of a facility in which healthcare is provided to the frail elderly. The noise level is usually moderate. May be required to travel for group outings.

Keywords: Five Points Healthcare, Jacksonville , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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