Under the direct supervision of the Homecare Coordinator, the Certified Nursing Assistant provides personal care and related services in the home. Our goal is to provide personalized care to help every individual live a comfortable life and reach their maximum potential in an encouraging, positive, and dignified environment.
- Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
- Collaboration Skills
- Communication Proficiency
- Assists clients in activities of daily living, included but not limited to: Bathing, personal and dental hygiene, meal preparation and feeding, room tidiness, laundry, etc.
- Take vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiratory rate).
- Turn and re-position bedridden patients to prevent breakdown of their skin.
- Change bed linens and makes bed as needed.
- Record amount of oral intake and measure urinary output.
- Transfer patient using Hoyer lift or assist patients in transferring from bed to chair, chair to chair or chair to bed as necessary.
- Assist patient in ambulation with/or without assisting devices such as walkers and canes
- Position and empty bedpans and/or urinals as necessary.
- Interact with patients and family.
- Transport patients (if allowable) and equipment as needed per Agency policy.
- Works with personnel of other community agencies involved in the patient’s care as directed by the staff nurse
- Performs routine housekeeping tasks as related to a safe and comfortable environment for the patient, as instructed by the professional nurse
- Attends in-service training and re-certification training as required by state and federal regulations.
- Confirms on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the Home Care Coordinator, to coordinate necessary visits with other personnel.
- Notifying the Agency of absences due to: illness, emergency leave, normal vacation periods, or special professional meetings, which will affect agreed service with the Agency. (Notification must occur 4 hours or more prior to visit scheduled.)
- Demonstrates patience, honesty, good health, and the willingness and ability to follow directions.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma / GED
- One year of experience working as a licensed CNA/GNA in-home or healthcare facility
- Must be able to lift, turn and transfer patients weighing up to 200 pounds
- Must be able to carry items/packages up stairs weighing up to 50 pounds
- Must be able to stoop, bend, lift, walk and reach
- Must be able to travel to prospective patient’s place of residence
POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time/part-time/contractor position. Days and hours of work vary based on need.
It is the policy of Prestige Healthcare Resources, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age,color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability,race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal,state or local law. In addition, Prestige Healthcare Resources, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.