CA United States
A CNA Licensed Nursing Assistant is accountable 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.CNA Licensed Nursing Assistant 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.• Capability to learn, write and converse the English language.• Possess the power to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, members of the family, guests, and most people.• Willingness to work harmoniously with different personnel.• Will need to have persistence, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, in addition to be prepared to deal with residents based mostly on no matter maturity stage they’re at the moment functioning.• Should 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 occasions, hostile folks throughout the facility.CNA Licensed Nursing Assistant 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 laws.• Make resident rounds originally 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, crammed with contemporary ingesting water and throughout 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 making ready residents for meals (taking to/from eating room, serving trays, putting bibs, aiding in feeding or reducing meals, removing of trays, supervision in eating room, and so on.).• Serve nourishment in accordance with established facility procedures.• Feed residents who can not 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 companies, and so on., to incorporate transporting residents to/from such actions.• Preserve incontinent residents clear and dry as potential 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 simple attain always when residents are bedfast.• Reply residents’ name lights promptly.• Verify for meals in residents’ room. Be sure 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 on.)• 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 instructional packages, on the job coaching packages and conferences as directed.• Different associated duties as might grow to be 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 appropriate and cozy 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. Preserve 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 arms, face, clothes, dentures, and so on.• Help residents to/from toilet. Supply bedfast residents bedpans and urinals. Clear and retailer such tools after every use (doc Consumption and Output as directed).• Verify 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 day by day. Shampoo hair on bathe days.• Clip and trim fingernails.• Shave male residents day by day or as wanted.• Preserve hair underneath arms and face on feminine residents clean-shaven as needed or instructed. Trim hair in nostril and ears as wanted.• Observe and report the presence of reddened areas on bony prominences.• Preserve 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 no less than each two hours and report such info on CNA notes.• Observe disoriented and comatose residents and notify Cost Nurse instantly.• Apply postural help correctly. Verify with Cost Nurse for sort of restraint for use.• Apply hand roll or splint to residents with contractures as outlined throughout the facility’s established insurance policies and procedures.• Observe an infection management procedures in accordance with established facility coverage when isolation strategies are needed.• Chart required info each shift.• Full Consumption and Output documentation on all residents with orders earlier than the top of every shift.• Different associated duties as might grow to be needed or as directed by the Cost Nurse, RN Supervisor, Director of Nurses, or Administrator.CONSUMER SERVICE• Presents skilled picture to shoppers by means of gown, habits and speech.• Adheres to Firm Requirements for resolving shopper issues.• Ensures that each one shopper/resident rights are protected.