CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE
We are actively searching for a certified nurse aide to join our team.
This position is day shift from 5AM-5PM scheduled three 12 hour shifts a week; Every other weekend and some holidays required.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is responsible for providing assistance and basic care to patients. The CNA delivers direct care to patients (bathing, toileting, feeding, grooming, etc.) as directed by the RN or LPN in charge. They always maintain patient comfort and safety. The CNA follows all departmental policies and procedures as well as safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
Current State of Kansas Certified Nurse’s Aides license, in good standings. BLS certified
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) are trained to provide auxiliary services, such as personal care and assistance with daily living tasks. Common responsibilities of CNAs include (but are not limited to):
-Maintain a comfortable, orderly, safe and clean environment for patients
-Dress patients according to their needs, ranging from minimal assistance to totally dependent
-Bathe patients using bed baths, tub baths or showers
-Serve and collect food trays; feed patients who are physically unable to feed themselves
-Toilet patients and assist with bedpans, urinals, or incontinence
-Transfer patients ranging from minimal assist to totally dependent
-Record patient vital signs and report abnormal results to the RN/LPN
-Answer call lights in a timely manner
-Make beds and change linens
- Ensure that non-ambulatory patients are turned regularly, to ensure comfort and to prevent bedsores
-Lift, move, and transport patients using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention
-Maintain skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate equipment and machines used in the performance of this job (mechanical lifts, shower equipment, adjustable chairs/ beds, etc.)
- Complete daily documentation on the care provided to each patient concisely, accurately and completely
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may occasionally lift or move 100 pounds.