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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Park Place

Henry County Health Center
Mount Pleasant

Job Description

Active C.N.A. certification; BLS, positive attitude, excellent communication skills, reliable and dependable. Functions as part of the nursing care team by delivering basic care to residents in accordance with the departments philosophy, standards of care, Health Centers policies and procedures, and established care plans. Provides resident centered care and promotes a more homelike environment based on each residents preference. Must have current C.N.A. certificate and ACLS.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Attends to all resident personal hygiene and personal care needs, including but not limited to grooming, hygiene, dining and nutritional, mobility, elimination, psychosocial and safety needs. Organizes all supplies necessary to complete the tasks. Supports residents in self-care, and provides care as necessary for those unable to care for their own needs. Follows universal precautions, proper infection control, sanitation and safety standards of practice in all work and activities.
Provides restorative therapy under the leadership of therapy professionals and in accordance with the residents functional maintenance plan.
Observes residents closely, identifying changing needs and conditions at first indication, and reports immediately to nursing or household leadership as appropriate.
Participates actively in the residents care planning, serving as the residents closest advocate in directing their care and honoring their preferences.
Consistently works with all team members, led by resident and family preference to meet the needs and desires of all elders.
Recognizes the importance of quality of life and ensures the integration of these events in each residents daily life.
Promotes resident respect and self esteem by allowing choice/opportunity to make decisions based on information provided to them and their personal preferences.

Qualifications

Graduate of a state approved program for nursing assistants. Competency evaluated, tested and registered with the state.
High school graduate or GED preferred, but not required.
Will comply with all federal and state regulatory requirements to maintain certification and active registry as CNA required. Completion of requirements to maintain food handling certification (ServeSafe or equivalent) desired.
Machines, tools, equipment and work aids

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