Loretto Management Corporation

  • CNA-Certified Nurses Aide

    Department
    Housing - 5
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Shift
    Second
    Weekends Required?
    Yes
    Weekend Shift Details
    Every other
  • Overview

    Summer Sign-on bonus: (Memorial Day through Labor Day) sign-on bonus ($1K for Part Time and $2K for Full Time) already certified CNAs.

    Performs direct and indirect care to promote the comfort, safety, convalescence and rehabilitation of residents as directed by Nurse Manager/Clinical Coordinator/Nursing Supervisor/ Charge Nurse. Must be competent in all skills on the resident care skills orientation checklist.

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for residents assigned to his/her care with respect to the following general list of duties:

    • Performs resident care according to policy/procedure & standards as delegated by the NM, CC, RN, or Charge Nurse
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge base when performing resident care
    • Demonstrates appropriate technical skills when performing resident care
    • Uses skills & knowledge according to resident’s identified geriatric and age-related needs
    • Assists in maintaining a clean & safe environment for the resident, visitors, & other staff
    • Recognizes & responds to emergent situations efficiently & effectively
    • Assists the resident with ADLs and any special care needs as indicated on the resident care assignment sheet for which they are properly trained.
    • Sets priorities according to resident’s needs, organizing & reprioritizing work throughout the shift.
    • Ensures necessary supplies/equipment for patient care are available and stored efficiently.
    • Observes residents for specific signs & symptoms as instructed by team leaders.
    • Reports changes in the resident’s behavior or condition to the team leader.
    • Demonstrates understanding of role limitations relating to patient care
    • Documents resident care accurately on appropriate forms and in a timely manner

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Current valid certification as CNA within NYS and/or eligible to participate in the CNAT Program.
    • Ability to adapt to changes in schedule and rotation to weekend schedule to meet resident needs.
    • Ability to deal tactfully with residents, families and other employees and cope with the physical and mental stress of the position.
    • Ability to understand and carry out directions and instructions; ability to report changes in resident’s condition and other pertinent information.
    • Ability to take and record information and basic records.
    • Capable of passing physical requirements.
    • Approval by NYS DOH Criminal History Records Check standards.

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