Trinity Health Certified Nursing Assistant-Transitional Care Unit-Full Time-Day-Nazareth Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Employment Type:Full timeShift:12 Hour Day Shift
Description:Nazareth Hospital, a member of Trinity Health, is looking for a Certified Nursing Assistant to join our team!
Schedule: Full Time, Day. Position is 12-hour shift including working weekend and holiday rotation
The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for direct patient care tasks as assigned and under supervision of professional nursing personnel. Also provides indirect care to maintain unit functions as directed by the professional nursing staff i.e. care and cleaning of specific equipment, transportation of patients, documentation of vital signs in electronic health record, documentation of ADL's accurately stocking of supplies and equipment, etc.
Performs hygiene/comfort measures including bath/shower, mouth care, shaving etc.
- Demonstrates skills necessary to assist the licensed nurse in monitoring/evaluatioon of the patient i.e. (vital signs, intake and output, weighing).
-Demonstrates essential knowledge and skill in caring for an agitated/confused patient (de-escalation techniques, distraction, etc)
-Demonstrates ability to assist patients in activities of daily living i.e. (set up trays, feeds patients, delivers snacks, dysphasia protocols, determines need for toileting, determines need for comfort measures, refills water pitchers, answers patient call light etc).
Repositions residents every 2 hours or as needed to maintain circulation and prevention of pressure ulcers.
-Demonstrates essential knowledge and skill in caring for the diabetic resident (signs and symptoms of hyper/hypo glycemia, foot care etc.)
- Provides 1:1 suicide/close observation. falls prevention precautions as assigned.
Never leaves resident alone.
Remains within arms length.
Reports any problems to RN immediately.
Monitors potential risk factors when performing 1:1 monitoring close observation.
Maintains nursing assistant duties for resident
Interacts with resident during 1:1/close observation
Responsible for all resident comfort measures, i.e. blankets, pillows, call bells, etc.
Obtain Vital SIgns and Weights document in EMR. Measuring and documenting intake and output in EMR.
High School or equivalent
At least one of year of CNA experience in a long term care setting
Must have a current CNA license and BCLS
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including:
Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
Retirement Savings Program
Paid Time Off
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