Archcare Certified Nursing Assistant (PD)(N) in Staten Island, New York
Works closely with the RN/Unit Manager in assisting each resident to attain and maintain highest level of functioning. Carries out the Residents' care plan as directed by the RN/ Unit Manager.
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.
Change linens and beds as needed.
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 dinning 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 equipments including hearing aides, eyeglasses, dentures, assistive devices, bedpans, basins, wheelchairs.
Notifies RN/Unit Manager when residents needs clothing , shoes, etc.
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 RN/ Manager when leaving the unit or returning to the unit.
Reports to the RN/Unit Manager any unusual problems with residents, staff, equipment and/ or unit promptly.
Attends mandatory inservice 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.
Formal Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
Minimum Knowledge: Requires ability to interpret/extract information and/or perform arithmetic functions.
Language Ability: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Street: ArchCare at Carmel Richmond
Shift End Time: 6
External Company URL: http://www.archcare.org/