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Certified Nurses Aide

Location: Chesterfield & Sunset Hills
Department: Nursing
Listing Date: 2018-03-26
Position: Certified Nurses Aide
 
Overview

TITLE: Certified Nurses Aide

EXEMPT STATUS: Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: Charge Nurse 

General Summary:

The Nurses Aide assists the licensed nursing staff by performing routine nursing duties and activities of daily living.

Hospitality Focus:

FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

  1. We treat everyone with courteous respect. (KINDNESS)
  2. We maintain high levels of professionalism, holding ourselves and one another accountable.
  3. We make you feel important, starting with a warm greeting, by name and with a smile.
  4. We pay attention to details.
  5. We ask “Is there anything else I can do for you?”
Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Assists residents with dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising.
  2. Reports and records observations and results of treatments, tests, procedures and specimens when indicated.
  3. Transfers, transports and escorts residents as needed.
  4. Answers signal lights promptly.
  5. Changes bed linens, makes beds and keeps rooms clean and orderly.

Other Duties:

  1. Maintains safe and sanitary work stations and equipment.
  2. Encourages independence, attendance at activities, restorative programs and rehabilitation.
  3. Attends in-service training and education session, as assigned.
  4. Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
  5. Documents care electronically via EMR
Skill Requirements

Qualifications:

  1. Successful completion of a State approved geriatric nursing assistant training program. Prior geriatric nursing aide experience is preferred. Registration with State registry required.
  2. Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to document care given.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; may be exposed to blood and body fluids which may contain HIV and/or HBV; must be able to transport residents via wheelchair, gerichair or shower chair, pushing up to 150 lbs. unassisted. Must be able to transfer, turn and position a resident weighing up to 125 lbs. unassisted, or with the assistance of one for a resident weighing over 125 lbs.. Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, squat, stand, and walk for up to 90% of the work day. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior. Must be able to reach up to a level of six feet; must be able to push a dietary cart up to 40 lbs unassisted. Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently, and 50 lbs. occasionally.

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Disclaimer:

I have read my Job Description.  I understand the information contained in the Job Description.  I further understand that this Job Description is not intended and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, efforts or PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORKING CONDITIONS associated with my job.  I may be required to perform additional tasks necessary to meet the standards of care and service.

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