Rehabilitation Middle of Bakersfield
CA United States
A nursing assistant is chargeable for offering routine nursing care in accordance with established insurance policies and procedures and as could also be directed by the Cost Nurse, RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses or Administrator, to guarantee that the very best diploma of high quality resident care will be maintained always.QUALIFICATIONS• Presently enrolled in a faculty for nursing assistants or have a license as an authorized nursing assistant.• Should possess a honest need to serve the unwell, aged and infirm.• Potential to learn, write and communicate the English language.• Possess the flexibility to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, relations, guests, and the generalpublic.• Willingness to work harmoniously with different personnel.• Will need to have endurance, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, in addition to be prepared to deal with residentsbased on no matter maturity degree they’re presently functioning.• Have to be in good basic well being and exhibit emotional stability.• Should be capable of relate to and work with unwell, disabled, aged, emotionally upset, and, at occasions, hostilepeople inside the facility.GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: GENERAL• Carry out all duties as assigned and in accordance with facility’s established insurance policies and procedures, nursing care procedures and security guidelines and rules.• Make resident rounds firstly of every shift and each two hours thereafter to manage high quality nursing care.• Confirm the identification of a resident earlier than administering nursing care or serving meals, to guarantee that acceptable care is being offered to the proper resident. Report lacking ID bands to admission coordinator instantly.• Make beds, clear bedside and overbed tables.• Serve ingesting water as required. Guarantee that water pitchers are cleaned, stuffed with recent ingesting waterand inside the resident’s attain. Move water pitcher as per established coverage and process.• Gown residents neatly and in their very own clothes. Help residents in dressing as needed.• Help in getting ready residents for meals (taking to/from eating room, serving trays, inserting bibs, assistingin feeding or reducing meals, removing of trays, supervision in eating room, and so forth.).• Serve nourishment in accordance with established facility procedures.• Feed residents who can’t feed themselves.• Guarantee that resident’s meals is accessible and self-help units can be found as wanted.• Put together residents for remedy, actions, doctor visits, spiritual providers, and so forth., to incorporate transporting residents to/from such actions.• Hold incontinent residents clear and dry as attainable always. Change mattress linens, diapers and clothes as usually as needed.• Don’t allow residents to smoke in mattress.• Guarantee that the nurse’s name system is hooked up to the mattress and inside straightforward attain always whenresidents are bedfast.• Reply residents’ name lights promptly.• Test for meals in residents’ room. Be certain that meals is stored in a sealed container.• Report all complaints to the Cost Nurse.• Report any resident abuse instantly (ie., harsh/abusive language, pointless roughness, and so forth.)• Report any medicine discovered within the resident’s room. Take to the Cost Nurse instantly.• Report all hazardous circumstances and defective tools to the Cost Nurse instantly.• Report any bruise, pores and skin tears, incidents or accidents to the Cost Nurse instantly.• Attend in-service academic packages, on the job coaching packages and conferences as directed.• Different associated duties as might turn into needed or as directed by the Cost Nurse, RN Supervisor,Director of Nurses, or Administrator.CLINICAL• Wash arms earlier than and after caring for every resident.• Place residents in right and comfy place. Head of mattress elevated at 30° for all residents onenteral feeding.• Help residents with dental and mouth care. Clear dentures after every meal. Hold dentures clear andsoaked with Efferdent after dinner.• Report resident’s meals and nourishment consumption as directed.• Carry out after meal care as required – cleansing resident’s arms, face, clothes, dentures, and so forth.• Help residents to/from rest room. Supply bedfast residents bedpans and urinals. Clear and retailer suchequipment after every use (doc Consumption and Output as directed).• Test and doc bowel actions and character of stools each shift.• Bathe residents as assigned and in accordance with established facility procedures (encourage showersand different self-help measures/actions).• Comb and brush resident’s hair every day. Shampoo hair on bathe days.• Clip and trim fingernails.• Shave male residents every day or as wanted.• Hold hair underneath arms and face on feminine residents clean-shaven as needed or instructed. Trim hair innose and ears as wanted.• Observe and report the presence of reddened areas on bony prominences.• Hold drainage bag off the ground when resident is in mattress or in wheelchair.• Apply Vaseline or A & D ointment to dry pores and skin in accordance with established insurance policies.• Transfer and switch bedfast residents at the least each two hours and report such data on CNA notes.• Observe disoriented and comatose residents and notify Cost Nurse instantly.• Apply postural help correctly. Test with Cost Nurse for sort of restraint for use.• Apply hand roll or splint to residents with contractures as outlined inside the facility’s establishedpolicies and procedures.• Observe an infection management procedures in accordance with established facility coverage when isolationtechniques are needed.• Chart required data each shift.• Full Consumption and Output documentation on all residents with orders earlier than the tip of every shift.• Different associated duties as might turn into needed or as directed by the Cost Nurse, RN Supervisor,Director of Nurses, or Administrator.CONSUMER SERVICE• Presents skilled picture to customers by means of gown, habits and speech.• Adheres to Firm Requirements for resolving client considerations.• Ensures that each one client/resident rights are protected.