The following statements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be
a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
Provides services and care for residents and patients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Provides personal care and services such as:
a) Assisting with activities of daily living (turning and
positioning, toileting and elimination, assistive devices, safety
and cleanliness, bathing and grooming, feeding, maintaining
mobility, nutrition and hydration, reporting abnormal signs and
symptoms, data gathering, patient socialization and reality
orientation, end-of-life care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and
emergency care, postmortem care, residents rights, documentation of
nursing-assistant services, and other tasks that a CNA may
b) Obtains and records vital signs and weight as assigned.
c) Accurately documents all care as required by company policy
and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
Provides non-resident services such as, but not limited to,
washing wheelchairs and cleaning resident / patient areas in
compliance with infection control procedures.
Contributes to the resident assessment and care plan.
Makes routine rounds on each assigned resident and patient in
accordance with established procedures.
Promptly communicates any significant changes in behavior or
condition to supervisor.
Documents actions by completing required forms, reports, logs
and records in accordance with company policy and state and/or
Relaying information to the next CNA on shift, or to the nurse's
Changing bed clothes and collecting soiled laundry.
Light cleaning and organizing of patient's room or area.
Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials;
transporting patients; answering patients' call lights and
requests; reporting observations of the patient to nursing
Protects organization's value by keeping patient information
Services and protects the facility by adhering to professional
standards, company policies and procedures, federal, state, and
local requirements, and standards.
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, or related experience
and / or training.
Successful completion of State-approved Nursing Assistant
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Shift work may be required. Employee is frequently required to
stand, walk, lift and or transfer residents weighing between 100
and 250 pounds, see, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and
arms, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to
blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic
or caustic chemicals. May be required to work beyond their regular
scheduled shift. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions of the position.
Participates in (or conducts) company-sponsored training to
safeguard against improper use and disclosure of resident's
protected health information. Monitors and ensures compliance with
company policies, procedures and state and federal law.
Licenses & Certifications
+ Cert Nursing Assist