-Certified Nursing Assistant - FT/PT/PRN ALL SHIFTS

Location:
Namasté Alzheimer Center
2 Penrose Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Job Type: Full-Time/PRN


Description

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the nurse in charge, the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs the basic nursing duties to provide for the comfort, safety and hygiene needs of residents. The Certified Nursing Assistant assists residents in maintaining and possibly increasing their level of independence whenever possible.

Department: Nursing

Reports to: Unit Manger/Nurse Supervisor

Essential Job Specific Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Provides/assists residents with hygiene needs.
  2. Provides/assists residents with bathing, showering, and dressing needs.
  3. Assists residents with hair care, nail care, oral hygiene (denture and mouth care), and shaving needs.
  4. Assists residents in meeting their hydration and nutritional needs.
  5. Prompts/assists residents, including wheelchair dependent, to the dining room for meals as appropriate.
  6. Serves meal trays to residents in their room promptly and efficiently.
  7. Assists/feeds residents when necessary.
  8. Responsible to see that nourishment/fluids are passed at the appropriate times.
  9. Measures I&O and meal information and records in EMR.
  10. Provides ice water to residents and refills pitchers as needed.
  11. Assists residents to attain or maintain their highest physical, mental, and psychosocial function.
  12. Reports to Charge Nurse upon arrival to determine plan of care for shift and gives report to Charge Nurse at end of shift.
  13. Assists with ambulation and/or transportation needs of resident.
  14. Encourages participation in facility’s activities program.
  15. Reports changes in physical or mental functioning to Charge Nurse.

In addition to the essential job specific duties listed above, the Certified Nursing Assistant shall be required to perform all duties (essential and non-essential) in a manner consistent with the mission statement and core values (reverence, integrity, compassion, excellence) of CHI Living Communities and will be evaluated on such basis. Furthermore, every employee must abide by all campus, departmental, and safety policies, rules, and regulations.


Job Requirements

Required education:
High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:
Colorado CNA


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