Niagara Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Certified Nursing Assistant Part Time Days *** NEW RATES in Niagara Falls, New York
Must be able to perform basic duties necessary to the operation of the nursing department in support of the nurses and the residents. Must have completed and passed the NEW YORK State approved 100 hour Nurse Aide Training Program, or have completed the program and are waiting to take the clinical and written evaluations. ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS A. Job Knowledge and Role Responsibilities: 1) Demonstrates knowledge of age specific developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents (i.e. physical, cognitive, and socialization factors) in planning delivery of care. 2) Attends all mandatory inservices by employee’s anniversary date. 3) Acts appropriately under the direction of the Inservice Coordinator or Charge Nurse and acts as an active member of the interdisciplinary team. 4) Demonstrates ability to adjust to changes in units/shift assignments to meet resident and facility needs. 5) Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with the Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program when performing work functions. B. Resident Unit Responsibilities: 1) Attends classes and clinical practice as directed by Inservice Coordinator or Charge Nurse. 2) Works where assigned under direct supervision of Inservice Coordinator. 3) Performs duties according to accepted Resident Care policy and procedures and New York State Certified Nurse Aide Training guidelines. 4) Completes all directed assignments accurately and in a timely manner. 5) Identifies and immediately reports any change of resident condition during clinical skills training, as well as when on assigned unit. 6) Answers call bells promptly. 7) Documents accurately as instructed according to facility policy. C. Role Responsibilities-Interpersonal Skills: 1) Is aware of, and adheres to, Resident’s Bill of Rights and Confidentiality of Resident Information. 2) Interacts with residents and family members, co-workers, clinical and ancillary staff in a non-judgmental, supportive and calm manner. 3) Addresses family satisfaction issues immediately by reporting them to the Inservice Coordinator or Charge Nurse in a professional manner. 4) Is aware of Resident Abuse Reporting Law. 5) Relates to residents, families and visitors with a positive, helpful and enthusiastic attitude. D. Role Responsibilities-Safety: 1) Demonstrates ability to locate emergency equipment (i.e. emergency oxygen tank, etc.) 2) Understands and can demonstrate knowledge of role in Fire and Disaster drills. 3) Demonstrates ability to identify and respond appropriately to potential behavioral outbursts. 4) Uses facility equipment safely. 5) Recognizes, removes, and/or reports potential hazards. E. Role Responsibilities-Infection Control: 1) Demonstrates knowledge of and implements universal precautions. 2) Washes hands between resident contacts as appropriate. 3) Handles linen and disposes of waste properly. 4) Demonstrates ability to care for residents in isolation precautions. F. Role Responsibilities-Resident Dignity: 1) Addresses residents in a respectful manner. 2) Discusses confidential resident information in appropriate areas only. 3) Knocks on door prior to entering resident rooms, and maintains resident privacy and dignity when providing personal care such as bathing, dressing and toileting. G. Other Duties as Assigned by the Inservice Coordinator or Charge Nurse.