Quantum Rehabilitation and Nursing located in Middle Island, NY is actively seeking Certified Nursing Assistants(CNAs)
ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE (7-3, 3-11, 11-7)
The successful Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA candidate will have the flexibility to weekends, some holidays.
Responsibilities and Duties
Under the supervision of the Nurse, the Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA provides assistance to the professional nursing staff in order to meet the personal needs and comfort of the resident. Duties will include bathing, oral care, incontinence care, ambulation, activities, administering nourishment, and some minor treatments as assigned.
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES of the Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA:
General knowledge of the health care needs of geriatric residents.
General knowledge of Infection Control practices and Procedures including Protective Equipment and Universal Precautions
General knowledge of assisted feeding, nourishment, and accurate record keeping.
General knowledge of ADL’s and psychological needs of the geriatric resident.
Knowledge of taking vital signs and weights and recording of the same.
Ability to cooperate with personnel from all departments; remain levelheaded during emergencies and treat resident information as confidential materials
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA:
Observes residents and reports any unusual condition, accident or incident to nurse.
Assists in any accident and incident investigations.
Participates in informal/formal resident care meetings.
Performs duties as instructed by written assignment which includes resident care to be provided i.e. activities of daily living, grooming and hygiene, transferring ambulation, ROM and proper body alignment, transporting to activities and scheduled appointment
Assists with serving meals, feeding residents and meal documentation
Maintains orderly resident rooms and assures that the call cord is within easy reach of the resident at all times.
Makes rounds on assigned residents at the beginning of each shift and at least every hour thereafter.
Care for clean and soiled linen.
Assists in the orientation of training of new C.N.A.’s on the floor as necessary.
Attends all required In-service training.
Performs other duties as assigned.