Health & Rehab CNA
Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by Williamsburg Landing
Williamsburg Landing, the area's only CARF-accredited Life Plan Community, seeks Part-Time (less than 24 hours/week) CNAs for the evening shift (3pm-11pm) at our Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Part-Time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
- 403(b) Retirement Plan
- Corporate Wellness Program
- Health Club & Spa Membership
- Employee Assistance Program
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), under the direction and supervision of the Long Term Care Unit Manager or Skilled Unit Manager and the assigned charge nurse, implements individualized care to residents through routine daily care, promote maximum independence, safety, and comfort for each resident.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Makes rounds to resident rooms every two hours, utility areas, etc. with aid from the next or previous shift to ensure resident rooms are tidy and to communicate about events of the shift and that each resident is in good condition
- Observes unusual symptoms or signs of illness or skin breakdown and reports same to nurse in charge; reports indications of residents' deteriorating physical, emotional, or mental health through the utilization of the Interact Stop and Watch documents.
- Listens to change of shift report, conducts walking rounds and receives daily assignments
- Administers bed baths daily and showers twice per week unless resident requests otherwise
- Distributes and sets up resident meal trays; Assists with feeding residents; maintains residents assigned on good oral intake
- Provides daily and weekly personal care including oral hygiene, fingernail trimming, dressing daily and throughout the day as needed, assisting with toileting or changing throughout the day as needed
- Positions residents properly using comfort and safety devices as ordered; repositions bedridden residents every two hours or more often as directed
- Takes vital signs according to resident plan of care or as assigned by supervising charge nurse
- Assists with bladder and bowel training of selected incontinent residents
- Makes rounds of incontinent residents every two hours to provide partial bathing and change of clothing and linen as needed; cleans carpet or furniture if needed and notifies Housekeeping for sanitation
- Answers resident call lights in a timely manner, politely, and with focused concern on the resident
- Answers the phones located at the care base or nurses station when appropriate. Provides professional and courteous direction to the party on the phone.
- Assists with the admission and discharge of resident and post mortem care
- Completes the shift responsibility checklist for the specific shift assigned
- Assists with weighing of residents on admission, once a month, and as ordered; if weight is greater than set parameters, reports weight change to the nurse
- Assists residents in the use of adaptive equipment including splints, adaptive plates, bowls, cups and utensils, reachers, sliding boards, walkers and wheelchairs
- Appropriately addresses all allegations or sightings of potential abuse/neglect by rescuing the resident, reporting it immediately and reassuring the resident
- Empties urinary drainage bags twice per shift, and totals output for nurse in charge; passes, empties, and sanitizes bedpans and urinals as needed
- Makes sure residents' clothing is clean, puts soiled clothing in hamper and puts away clean laundry
- Assures overall neatness and cleanliness of resident's room, bedside equipment, and bathroom; makes beds and returns clothing and equipment to proper place
- Assists with transportation of residents to and from activities; involves residents in daily activities when time allows; engages residents in one on one activities as part of daily routine
- Assists with moving a resident from one room to another including bed/mattress and personal belongings
- Accurately documents care provided to assigned residents using MyUnity Point of Care
- Performs all work in a safe manner; reports any safety hazards to the Charge Nurse immediately including improper disposal of medications and sharps; uses safe lifting techniques and proper body mechanics at all times; complies with emergency drills; maintains infection control standards
- Reports damaged or unsafe equipment to the Charge Nurse while discontinuing the utilization of the piece of equipment; clearly labels the equipment as faulty so that no other employee uses it
- Maintains a positive attitude to ensure dignity and quality of life for residents, and maintains positive interaction with guests and coworkers.
- Serves as a positive mentor for new staff members, training them in the proper policies and procedures to ensure quality of care
- Performs all other duties as assigned
Valid certification as a Nurse Aide from the Commonwealth of Virginia; must be able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing; prior applicable work experience preferred; CDP (Certified Dementia Practitioner) designation required within 90 days of employment. Agape CNA Skills Review within the first 90 days of employment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to perform duties in accordance with accepted methods and techniques necessary in providing optimal care; ability to assist licensed personnel as needed; ability to regularly and safely lift a minimum of 50 pounds; ability to use a variety of health care equipment such as lifts, thermometer, and blood pressure cuff; ability to stand and walk for long periods
Apply Online at Williamsburglanding.org
EOE/Tobacco Free/Drug Free