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Certified Nurses Aides

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time, Part Time, Temporary

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Hillside
1.       Reports to Charge Nurse and/or Shift Supervisor at beginning and end of shift for report, update on assigned resident caseload and activities planned for shift.

2.       Perform personal care tasks according to ADL’s, including bathing, assisting with toileting needs, dressing, etc. with the assistance of other aid If Resident requires 2 person assist.

3.       Perform under Nursing instructions Resident’s bowel program and document on Care Tracker System (I-Pads).

4.       When assigned to work/partner with a Non-license aid, the following tasks should be done by a C.N.A. only:

a.        Bowel program (suppositories, enemas)

b.       Vital signs

c.        Weights.( Nurse Assistant can assist with task )

5.       Accurately weighs Residents, reports to nursing and records results on Care Tracker system (I-Pads) before the end of shift.

6.       Accurately completes documentation in a timely manner on Care-Tracker system ( I-Pads) throughout and before the end of shift.

7.       Takes responsibility for maintaining Hillside House and resident equipment in optimal working condition and assumes additional responsibility for its upkeep as assigned.

8.       Provides a safe and supportive resident environment; safeguards Resident’s right to privacy and confidentiality.

9.       Interact in a positive and professional manner with residents, staff and visitors at all times.

10.    Monitor residents’ status throughout shift and ensure residents’ needs and safety are met.

11.    Report any change in resident condition to Charge Nurse and document on Care-Tracker system.

12.    Turn, reposition and ensure out-of-chair time as necessary to reduce skin breakdown and ensure maximum resident comfort with the assistance of assigned partner if Resident requires 2 person assist.

13.    Serve resident meals and assist residents with feeding needs according to the residents’ individual care plan, goals and abilities and document on Care-Tracker System (I-Pads) on a timely manner.

14.    Adapt activities and equipment to accommodate the varying levels of physical and mental abilities of residents.

15.    Assist in meeting residents’ day-to-day wants and needs, such as giving water, reading mail, helping with phone calls, responding to individual requests, sewing, etc.

16.    Provide residents with ongoing Active Treatment throughout the day, with guidance from Shift Supervisor, QDDP and/or Director of client services according to the residents’ individual program plans, goals, and abilities.

17.    Provide behavioral intervention as necessary according to residents’ individual program plans.

18.    Assist residents with shopping for clothing and personal items.

19.    Accurately maintains resident’s  personal Item inventory list.

20.    Provide transportation and/or assistance as needed for resident appointments and community events.

21.    Attend mandatory in-service training sessions, drills and complete on-line (Silver chair) training by due date as specified and required.

22.    Maintain ongoing communication regarding daily events or special resident needs with Shift Supervisor, Charge Nurse and QDDP.

23.    Demonstrates competency and safety in all aspects of care and is accountable for care given.

24.    Other duties may be assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to effectively communicate with residents, supervisor, co-workers, visitors. Ability to understand detailed written or oral information. Ability to record accurate documentation regarding resident care and condition.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to perform basic mathematical functions in the performance of job duties.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Ability to perform basic computer skills and work with electronic portable devices.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Possess current active Certified Nurse Assistant certification through the State of California, Department of Health Services. Obtain CPR certification within 90 days of hire, and maintain current CPR certification throughout term of employment.

 

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