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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Aspire Transitional Care
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) plays an integral role in the success of our team, our community and creating a place our residents are proud to call home. The primary purpose of this position is to provide assistance in all Nursing Department functions as directed/instructed and in accordance with established Nursing Department policies and procedures.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the assessment and care plan.

Essential Job Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

Perform simple procedures as an extension of therapy services under the direction and supervision of the nurse, e.g. range of motion exercises, assistance in ambulation or exercises.
Performs personal care activities including bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, skin care/nail care, oral hygiene, shaving, dressing, and others as directed/requested.
Performs household services essential to health care at home including meal preparation/feeding, laundry and ironing, changing/laundering bed linens, light housekeeping and other services as offered.
Initiates and participates in leisure activities provided for residents. Encourages residents to socialize and participate in planned activities or programs and to develop friendships with other residents.
Observes and documents the health and emotional condition of each resident, promptly reporting all changes to the nurse.
Responds promptly and courteously to resident requests for assistance and emergency pull cords.
Promotes personal safety and a safe environment for residents by observing infection control practices, following facility guidelines, and reporting unsafe situation to the nurse.
Assist residents in preparing and transporting for appointments and social programs.
Assist with moving and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
Assist residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed.

Required Skills and Qualifications

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, and emotionally upset people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.

Education and Experience

Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant or a licensed Medication Assistant in accordance with laws of this state.
Prefer 6 months or more of experience in a home care, assisted living, or long-term care facility

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have any direct reports or supervisory requirements.

Physical Demands

Task

Requirement

Frequency (Place an X in approximate box)

Constantly

Frequently

Occasionally

Rarely

Seeing

X

Hearing

X

Tactile Sense

X

Talking

Must convey detailed and important spoken instructions to other accurately

X

Climbing

X

Balancing

X

Stooping

X

Kneeling

X

Crouching

X

Pulling

30 lbs.

50 lbs.

Pushing

30 lbs.

50 lbs.

Standing

X

Walking

X

Reaching

X

Fine Motor

X

Grasping

X

Twisting

X

Repetitive Motions

X

Lifting

30 lbs.

50 lbs.

75 lbs.

Crawling

X

Static Position

X

Carrying

30 lbs.

50 lbs.

75 lbs.

Other

Platinum Service -

Platinum Service - is characterized by a high level of responsiveness delivered in a flawless, timely and caring way. Employees commit to providing courteous, responsive, and quality service to our residents by following the principles of our Platinum Service - program.

Conclusion

All employees are expected to follow all policies and procedures. These policies and procedures can be found in the employee handbook, department policy and procedure manuals and with your supervisor. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Keywords: Aspire Transitional Care, Flagstaff , CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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