Archcare Certified Nurses Aide in Staten Island, New York
Guided by the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm, a religious community renowned for care of the elderly, ArchCare at Carmel Richmond provides comprehensive, long-term medical and nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, and a broad array of social and recreational programs and amenities. Active Family and Resident Councils give residents and those who care about them a voice in the center’s activities and foster a unique spirit of community, understanding and mutual support.
Under the direction and supervision of an RN or LPN, performs various resident care activities and related non-professional duties for the specific needs and comfort of the aged and infirm
Assists Residents with personal hygiene: tub baths, shower, bed baths, care or hair, nails, shaving and oral hygiene.
Assist Residents with toileting and incontinence care.
Assist Residents with positioning as directed by care plan and / or nurse.
Assists Residence with transfers.
Changes bed linens. Handles and appropriately cares for residents clothing and other personal property from admission to discharge.
Assists / provides Residents with range or motion exercises, ambulation, dressing and other nursing rehab measures, including adaptive devices as directed by the care plan and or / nurse.
Assists Residence with meals by delivering trays or assisting residents to dining area.
Takes vital signs, weights, intake, output as directed by the unit supervisor and report findings to the Unit Supervisor.
Assists Residence with dressing, ensures that dress is appropriate for the season and immediate environment.
Maintains order and cleanliness of Residents room and unit, including the tidiness or Resident's dresser drawers and wardrobes.
Maintains cleanliness of Residents’ equipment including hearing aids, eyeglasses, dentures, assistive devices, bedpans, basins, wheelchairs.
Transports residents to therapies, activities, clinics, Mass and all other appointments as needed.
Assists with or is responsible for the collection of specimens as directed by the nurse.
Reports to the RN/Unit Manager any unusual problems with residents, staff, equipment and/ or unit promptly.
Attends mandatory in-service programs and other programs as directed.
Provides diversional activities in order to promote stimulation and manage behavior concerns.
Inputs residents’ information into a PDA- every shift.
Performs all other related duties as directed by nurse.
Assists resident with feeding and completion of all meals as directed by the care plan and or nurse.
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Previous Nurse Aide experience preferred.
Current New York State Nurse Aide Certificate.
ArchCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Shift Start Time: 6:00AM
Shift End Time: 2:00PM
External Company URL: http://www.archcare.org/