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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) $3500 Sign-on bonus available

BRIA of Cahokia

This is a Contract position in Lexington, KY posted November 26, 2021.

BRIA of Cahokia
– $3500 SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE Hourly pay: $15-16.50 Basic Function To provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with established nursing care procedures, state and federal guidelines, and as directed by your supervisor.

Essential Duties Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.

Assist residents with dressing and ensure that dependent residents are dressed in clean clothing appropriate for season and in good repair.

Give or assist resident with bathing.

Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care.

Keep incontinent residents clean, dry and odor free; check every two hours to maintain.

Assist residents with bowel and bladder functions.

Position residents maintaining good body alignment.

Keep residents dry, changing clothes and gowns when wet or soiled.

Make beds and change bed linens when soiled.

Shave male patients’ daily and female residents as needed.

Keep resident’s finger and toenails clean and trimmed.

Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed.

Assist resident with hair combing and brushing, shampooing and styling.

Assist residents in preparing for activity and social programs and transport, accompany and participate when assigned.

Maintain records accurately and timely.

Chart timely and accurately in Point of Care (if applicable).

Measure and record T, P, R, and weights as instructed.

Observe and report the presence of skin breakdown or redness to the nurse.

Observe and report any physical or emotional changes observed in the residents including any complaints or grievances made by the resident.

Prepare resident for meals, assist serving food trays or feed as necessary and record/or report residents intake or acceptance of food.

Serve between meal and bedtime snacks or nourishments.

Attend all mandatory in-services and maintain 12 hours of training each year.

Keep nurse call system within easy reach and answer call lights within 10 minutes.

Report all hazardous conditions and equipment to the nurse immediately.

Follow established safety precautions in performance of all duties.

Wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident and follow infection control guidelines and universal precautions.

Keep wheel chairs, tables, geri chairs, commodes and other resident equipment clean.

Follow established isolation precautions and procedures.

Review care plans daily to ensure provision of appropriate care.

Maintain confidentiality of all resident call information and ensure resident privacy.

Treat all residents, families and visitors with kindness, dignity and respect.

Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with policy and procedure and instruction of your supervisor.

Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive regard as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.

Adhere to all facility and department policies and procedures.

Appropriate application and response to personal/door alarms.

Supervision Received Receives supervision from Nursing Supervisor.

Qualifications Requires valid deemed nurse aide certification in the State of Illinois.

Requires employee to have had no abuse records.

Prompt and regular attendance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Ability to read, write, and spell and to understand and follow both written and oral directions.

Ability to communicate and work well with residents and staff members.

Ability to speak the English language in an understandable manner.

Ability to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

Ability to remain current in practice as applicable to job.

Working Conditions Works in well lighted and ventilated areas throughout the facility, i.e.

residents rooms, nurses stations, med rooms, tub rooms, dining rooms, lounges and corridors and hallways.

Subject to frequent interruptions.

Subject to involvement with personnel, visitors, state and federal agency personnel and residents.

Provided with necessary protective equipment and devices and services to ensure safety including but not limited to gowns, gloves, goggles, shoe covers, handwashing facilities, masks, Hepatitis B vaccine.

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