Archcare Certified Nurse's Aide in Staten Island, New York
ArchCare at Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center (TCC) has delivered exceptional long- and short-term care and other vital health services to people with diverse health and social needs since 1978. The distinctive Italianate building overlooks the upper end of New York’s Central Park and is home to a skilled nursing center as well as several specialty units serving individuals with unique needs. Some examples of our specialty services include units for individuals living with Huntington’s disease, HIV/AIDS, renal disease, Alzheimer’s disease and developmental disabilities.
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.
Street: ArchCare at Carmel Richmond
Shift Start Time: 2pm
Shift End Time: 10pm
External Company URL: http://www.archcare.org/