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PRN CNA at Lenbrook

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Atlanta, Georgia





Job Description:

Days and/or Nights as needed (PRN)

Essential Functions of the Job:
•    Ambulate and transfer residents utilizing appropriate assistance devices and body mechanics.
•    Turn and reposition residents every two hours or as needed.
•    Make beds every day, changing linens per facility policy and as needed.
•    Obtain vital signs as directed by the nurse.
•    Care for incontinent residents.
•    Measure and record intake and output.
•    Pass out meal trays and feed or set up as needed. Document food and nourishment intake.
•    Keep assigned residents’ bedside area clean at all times and personal belongings in orderly arrangement.
•    Assist with development and review of care plans in conjunction with nursing and other disciplines.
•    Assist in orientation of new nursing assistants.
•    Participate in in-service programs.
•    Exhibit and perform proper hand-washing techniques.
•    Maintain proper infection control when handling clothing and linens.
•    Detect, correct, and report to the charge nurse any unsafe conditions, which may result in bodily injury or fire.
•    Receive oral report and written assignment from the charge nurse at the beginning of each shift.
•    Execute duties and responsibilities in conformance with the established routine.
•    Observe and report symptoms, reactions, and change in condition of the resident to the charge nurse.
•    Assist the charge nurse in performing various procedures.
•    Immediately answer the call light of each resident.
•    Clean items such as wash basins, urinals, lifts and shower equipment after use, and return to its proper place.
•    Record bowel movements of the assigned residents.
•    Check residents every two hours and before going off duty to be sure they are clean and dry.
•    Document on appropriate forms all personal care given to each resident.
•    Communicate and observe the Corporate Compliance Program and comply with Code of Conduct.
•    Other duties as assigned. 
 

Education and Experience Required:
•    Valid Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
•    Minimum of one (1) year experience in long-term care/acute care setting .
•    Must have CPR certification.
•    Internal candidates will be evaluated upon completion of educational training.
 

Skills & Physical Requirements:

•    Good communication skills
•    Patience and self-discipline
•    Must be able to lift residents, assist a resident that is falling, and lift a minimum of 50 pounds without assistance.
•    Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of 100-150 pounds with assistance.  
•    Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force frequently and up to 40 pounds occasionally.
•    Must be able to remain at a resident’s side for a prolonged period of time without sitting for purposes of monitoring and observation. 
•    Must be able to manually position residents that are lying in bed or sitting in a chair. 
•    Must be able to push an occupied wheelchair or Geri chair. 
•    Must be able to move immobile residents from the bed to a chair alone or with the assistance from another staff mem-ber and/or mechanical lift. 
•    Position involves repetitive bending, reaching and lifting.





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