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Certified Nurse Assistant

Job Details

Hiring Organization FlexStaff
Post Name Certified Nurse Assistant
Qualification High School Diploma or equivalent, is required.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 30 Per Hour
Location New York City, New York, United States 11042

Job Description

Provides patients with assistance in performing the activities of daily living. Assists health care team in ensuring patient safety.

Responsibilities

  • Provides patients with assistance in performing the activities of daily living. Provides equipment/supplies for and appropriately assists patients with oral and personal hygiene. Prepares patients for meals/ snacks/ liquids and assists with feeding, as needed.
  • Assists in the health care team’s physical/psychological assessment of patients.
  • Accurately measures and records the patient’s temperature/pulse/respiration (TPR), blood pressure, height, weight, intake/output, and bowel movement, as appropriate.
  • Collects required specimens; eg., urine, feces, sputum.
  • Reports any observable changes in the patient’s condition, treatment results, and/or patient/family concerns to the registered professional nurse.
  • Performs Grade I decubitus care. Performs preventative skin care measures including turning, positioning, and heel evaluation techniques, at appropriate intervals; applies warm and cold compresses, consistent with facility procedure; applies skin cream appropriately.
  • Provides constant observation for patients requiring increased security to prevent harmful behavior.
  • Participates in the health care team’s responsibility to assure patient safety.
  • Promptly responds to any patient’s call bell and/or emergency light.
  • Recognizes unsafe acts/conditions and corrects and/or reports same, as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of side rails, restraints, and Geri chair and appropriately positions patients.
  • Appropriately transports patients.
  • Appropriately responds to fire, evacuation, and internal/external emergencies and drills.
  • Functions effectively within the organizational structure.
  • Reports to the nursing supervisor or designee and accepts assignments and seeks clarification, as needed.
  • Carries out assignments.
  • Reports patient care observations and findings to RN regularly.
  • Participates as an integral part of the nursing team.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, is required.
  • Successful completion of a Nurse Assistant Program is required.
  • Certified by New York State Department of Health; maintains standing in State Nurse Assistant Registry, required.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of direct patient care experience in a Hospital, Rehab, or Sub-Acute facility, is required.
  • Heart Saver Certification by American Heart Association preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively

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