Certified Nurse Assistant CNA - Long Term Care - New Horizons Limestone - Full Time Days
Northeast Georgia Health System
Location: Gainesville, Georgia
Internal Number: R6018
12 Hr Morning - Evening
Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.
About the Role:
Demonstrates direct and indirect resident patient care activities under the direction of an RN or LPN. Assists residents with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort, and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of residents. This position will care for patients in the adult and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Licensure or other certifications: Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant licensure.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
Preferred Educational Requirements:
Preferred Experience: One (1) year of nursing assistant-related experience.
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic nursing assistant skills
Basic mathematical abilities
Knowledge of emergency procedures
Demonstrates techniques of therapeutic communication and explains procedure regarding care to be provided to patient prior to start of procedure
Demonstrates commitment and willingness to follow supervisory guidelines and work as part of a team
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Makes care rounds and reports pertinent information as appropriate. Takes vitals and tube feeding.
Provides personal care such as bathing, shampoo, nail care, mouth care, as directed by the patient's plan of care in accordance with service procedures and assists patient's with necessary self help skills, leaving the patient's immediate environment neat and clean.
Utilizes proper body mechanics, provides for positioning, mobility, or comfort needs. Contributes to patient safety and reports potential problems/concepts to the Patient Care Manager/RN/Therapist.
Ensures resident equipment is accessible to resident (i.e., call bell, water pitcher, assistive devices).
Ensures resident activity and other worksheets are completed appropriately.
Stores equipment and supplies in compliance with policies and procedures.
Reports all complaints and grievances made by patient or family members to charge nurse, ADON, DON, or Administrator.
Responsible for storing resident's personal items properly.
Assist in washing resident's clothes.
Run errands to other departments to deliver or pick-up items, if requested.
May assist with housekeeping duties such as cleaning tables, refrigerator.
Weight Lifted: Up to 50 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
Weight Carried: Up to 50 lbs, Occasionally 0-30% of time
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Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, the residents of northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state's finest and most comprehensive medical services. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.