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Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Citadel Elizabeth City
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:--- Meet physical and sensory requirements stated below, and be able to work in the described environment.--- Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.--- Provide personal care (i.e., grooming, bathing, dressing, oral care, etc.) of residents daily and as needed.--- Change bed linen and maintain appropriate grooming supplies in resident room on a regular basis.--- Ambulate and transfer residents, utilizing appropriate assistive devices and body mechanics.--- Record resident vital signs, weights and measurements, intake and output, food consumption, and other information, as assigned.--- Routinely turn and position residents, as necessary.--- Observe residents carefully and report changes in condition to Charge Nurse.--- Recognize a resident's ability to make choices and support these within the constraints of the care giving environment.--- Participate in collecting data needed for the accurate completion of the MDS and the plan of care. Provide input to the nurses for development of the plan of care.--- Provide adequate hydration to residents at regular intervals each day according to specific resident needs.--- Prepare residents for each meal and transport to dining room (unless a bed patient) making sure that food tray is accessible, self-help devices are available (if needed), and assistance is provided to those residents who cannot feed themselves.--- Keep an accurate record of food intake and output, as directed.--- Maintain established housekeeping standards within assigned duty areas.--- Assist nursing staff with the basics of aseptic and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self-contamination of equipment and supplies.--- Be alert for proper ventilation, temperature, light and noise control.--- Take TPR (temperature, pulse, & rate), blood pressure, weighing of residents, etc., as directed.--- Promptly answer call lights and assist with other resident needs.--- Utilize proper body mechanics when lifting or transporting residents.--- Assist in the orientation and training of other staff, as requested.--- Other special projects and duties, as assigned.Responsibilities:

  • Team WorkRequirements/Qualifications:
    • Excellent Customer Service Skills
    • EducationEntry Level (0-2 years)
    • ExperienceHigh School Diploma/GEDBenefits/Perks:
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance
      • Retirement SavingsLocation:Elizabeth City, NC

Keywords: Citadel Elizabeth City, Chesapeake , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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