Nation Villa Wilshire
CA United States
A nursing assistant is answerable 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 best diploma of high quality resident care could be maintained always.QUALIFICATIONS• Presently enrolled in a college for nursing assistants or have a license as an authorized nursing assistant.• A minimal of 6 months expertise as an authorized nursing assistant or scientific expertise whereas enrolled in a nursing assistant certification class.• Should possess a honest need to serve the ailing, aged and infirm.• Capacity to learn, write and converse the English language.• Possess the flexibility to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, relations, guests, and most of the people.• Willingness to work harmoniously with different personnel.• Should have persistence, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, in addition to be keen to deal with residents primarily based on no matter maturity degree they’re presently functioning.• Have to be in good basic well being and reveal emotional stability.• Should be capable to relate to and work with ailing, disabled, aged, emotionally upset, and, at instances, hostile folks throughout 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 initially 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 applicable care is being offered to the right 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 contemporary ingesting water and throughout the resident’s attain. Cross water pitcher as per established coverage and process.• Gown residents neatly and in their very own clothes. Help residents in dressing as vital.• Help in making ready residents for meals (taking to/from eating room, serving trays, putting bibs, aiding in feeding or slicing 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, non secular providers, and so forth., to incorporate transporting residents to/from such actions.• Maintain incontinent residents clear and dry as potential always. Change mattress linens, diapers and clothes as typically as vital.• Don’t allow residents to smoke in mattress.• Guarantee that the nurse’s name system is connected to the mattress and inside straightforward attain always when residents are bedfast.• Reply residents’ name lights promptly.• Examine for meals in residents’ room. Make sure that meals is saved 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 treatment discovered within the resident’s room. Take to the Cost Nurse instantly.• Report all hazardous circumstances and defective gear to the Cost Nurse instantly.• Report any bruise, pores and skin tears, incidents or accidents to the Cost Nurse instantly.• Attend in-service instructional applications, on the job coaching applications and conferences as directed.• Different associated duties as might change into vital or as directed by the Cost Nurse, RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses, or Administrator.CLINICAL• Wash palms earlier than and after caring for every resident.• Place residents in right and comfy place. Head of mattress elevated at 30° for all residents on enteral feeding.• Help residents with dental and mouth care. Clear dentures after every meal. Maintain dentures clear and soaked with Efferdent after dinner.• File resident’s meals and nourishment consumption as directed.• Carry out after meal care as required – cleansing resident’s palms, face, clothes, dentures, and so forth.• Help residents to/from toilet. Provide bedfast residents bedpans and urinals. Clear and retailer such gear after every use (doc Consumption and Output as directed).• Examine and doc bowel actions and character of stools each shift.• Bathe residents as assigned and in accordance with established facility procedures (encourage showers and different self-help measures/actions).• Comb and brush resident’s hair each day. Shampoo hair on bathe days.• Clip and trim fingernails.• Shave male residents each day or as wanted.• Maintain hair beneath arms and face on feminine residents clean-shaven as vital or instructed. Trim hair in nostril and ears as wanted.• Observe and report the presence of reddened areas on bony prominences.• Maintain 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 a minimum of each two hours and document such data on CNA notes.• Observe disoriented and comatose residents and notify Cost Nurse instantly.• Apply postural assist correctly. Examine with Cost Nurse for kind of restraint for use.• Apply hand roll or splint to residents with contractures as outlined throughout the facility’s established insurance policies and procedures.• Comply with an infection management procedures in accordance with established facility coverage when isolation methods are vital.• Chart required data each shift.• Full Consumption and Output documentation on all residents with orders earlier than the top of every shift.• Different associated duties as might change into vital or as directed by the Cost Nurse, RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses, or Administrator.CONSUMER SERVICE• Presents skilled picture to customers by means of costume, habits and speech.• Adheres to Firm Requirements for resolving shopper considerations.• Ensures that every one shopper/resident rights are protected.