CNA Opportunities, Full and Part-time Availability. Day/Evening Shifts
St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center meets the minimal physical demands consistent with a classification of MEDUIM. This rating is set forth by The United States Department of Labor.
Environmental Considerations: As a CNA, the employee is exposed to a few slip and trip hazards on the floor, odors, medical wastes, disease and unsanitary conditions. The work areas are mechanically cooled and heated.
Additional Comments: (SKILLS OR
- Have the ability to learn new tasks
- Be able to follow written and oral directions
- Work well with others and in compliance with the Center’s customer service standards
- Be punctual
- Be able to safely operate all required equipment
- Must be able to problem solve and comply with the Center’s policies and procedures
Additional Comments: The CNA position is a position that has a wide range of physical duties from light to medium. This job analysis was performed by on-site supervisor interview, employee interview, observation, measurement and task analysis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Reports On and Off duty to the Unit Charge Nurse
- Shift Assignment: upon receipt of shift assignment issued by the Unit Charge Nurse, asks any/all pertinent questions regarding residents, assigned duties, procedures, etc.
- Shift Report: notes changes in residents’ condition, appointments, etc. as it pertains to the resident assignment
- Possess a knowledge base as it pertains to assigned shift and unit routine
- Provide Resident ADL’s to include: proper personal hygiene which includes:
AM and PM Care
○ Oral Hygiene
○ Perineal Care
○ Bathing as scheduled: shower, tub, bed bath
○ Nail Care: excluding diabetics
○ Hair Grooming: Shampoo, set, comb, brush, etc.
○ Shaving as scheduled
○ Ear Hygiene Practices
○ Washing of Hands and Face: performed before and after each meal, and as needed
○ Clothing: ensures residents are dressed in clean, dry clothing at all times, assisting with dressing as needed
○ Encourages residents to maintain a neat overall appearance
○ Meal Trays: distributes resident meal trays and collects trays at completion of meal
○ Tray Set-up: assists residents as needed with setting up tray prior to meal
○ Feeding: provides resident assistance as directed by resident care plan
○ Intake: record resident intake as assigned
○ Cleaning: at close of meal, clean residents’ over bed stands used at meal time as well as feeding tables used in resident lounge
○ Toilet residents as needed
○ Toilet assigned residents as indicated by toileting schedule
○ Complete proper BM documentation utilizing the Accu-Nurse System
○ When applicable empty residents’ catheter drainage bags and perform frequent tubing checks
Complete Routine Duties:
○ Maintain residents’ room in a neat and orderly manner, including bed making
○ Maintain unit in a neat and orderly fashion; keep kitchenette neat and clean returning dirty dishes to main kitchen
○ Remove soiled under pads/briefs and wet and or soiled linen from resident rooms immediately, rinsing soiled linen and personal clothing prior to sending to be laundered
○ Distribute linen as needed
○ Transport residents to and from meals, the rehab gym, beauty shop, activities room, etc.
○ Obtain and record resident data as directed by Unit Charge Nurse
Skin Care: to prevent pressure ulcer formation
○ Turn and reposition every two hours or as indicated by resident plan of care
○ Report reddened areas immediately to Unit Charge Nurse
○ Apply preventative skin care products as indicated by resident plan of care
○ Perform range of motion as indicated by resident plan of care
Respond to resident call lights immediately
Safety: comply with all facility policies and protocols which ensure safe practices and immediately bring forth any/all questions or concerns to the facility safety coordinator
- Attend scheduled unit meetings, contributing to the nursing care plan(s)
- Adhere to facility policy pertaining to confidentiality; all resident information is confidential
- Resident Interactions: treat residents in a dignified manner with respect and consideration
- Provide resident encouragement to ensure achievement of highest possible activity level and independence
- Perform frequent rounds
- Report to Unit Charge Nurse and/or Shift Supervisor changes pertaining to a resident’s mental or physical condition.
- Report to the Unit Charge Nurse resident requests for medication
- Perform any other duties within scope of practice assigned by Administration
Functional Job Demands and Essential Physical
The following are functional job demands/essential physical requirements to safely carry out the job tasks at St. Johnsville Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. These requirements are based on the employee’s compliance with the use of mechanical lifts and other ergonomic aids as outlined in the resident plan of care. Failure to comply with the Center’s Lift/Transfer policy could raise the physical demand level of the job. The job activity frequency is based on the typical CNA assignment. The CNA assignment can vary due to resident or staffing needs.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Current NYS Certification
Capable of following both written and verbal instruction