Northwell Health Nurse Assistant - Cert in Manhasset, New York
Req Number 0031DN
Our Nurse Assistants contribute to positive patient experiences by assisting resident/patients in obtaining the maximal level of independence in activities of daily living. You will perform direct/indirect patient care in accordance with the policies and procedures of CECR.
Responsibilities include :
Administers nursing care under direct supervision to assigned residents/ patients in order to achieve maximum level of independence.
Gives acceptable hygienic care to assigned residents and patients; oversees and assists with activities of daily living; performs assigned treatments and procedures.
Takes vital signs of assigned residents and patients assigned; reports abnormal values to the nurse in charge.
Reports observations and unusual conditions of residents and patients to the RN.
Prepares residents and patients for meals, and helps feed them as assigned in direct accordance with CECR's feeding techniques per policy and procedure.
Provides constant observation for residents and patients who require increased security to prevent harmful behavior.
Follows principles of infection control and resident/patient safety.
Maintains a safe and clean environment for residents and patients.
Washes equipment and participates in ensuring that work areas are clean. Replenishes supplies, as necessary.
Transports residents and patients to and from units under the direction of the RN and in accordance with transfer technique policies and procedures.
Advises staff on the arrival of resident and patients, and assists with travel.
Transports residents and patients in wheelchairs or on stretchers within the facility, providing patient safety and comfort.
Performs Grade I decubitus care; performs preventive skin care measures through turning, positioning and heel elevation techniques at appropriate intervals. Applies dressing, maintaining the principles of aseptic technique; applies warm and cold compresses, consistent with facility procedure; applies skin cream as appropriate.
Appropriately uses specialty mattress.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Completion of a Nurse Assistant Program; Certified by the New York State Department of Health.
Maintains standing in State Nurse Assistant Registry.
Minimum of one (1) year related experience, preferred.
Demonstrates sensitivity to the aging person.