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Certified Nursing Aide

Company: Midwest Health
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The health and wellbeing of our staff members and residents is our number one priority. Our community is strictly following the CDC guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and has restricted community access in accordance with state and local health agency direction. Our infectious disease protocols include but are not limited to:

  • Screening staff members at the beginning and part way through each shift.
  • All staff members are wearing face masks at all times while inside the community.
  • Staff members have access to PPE including gloves, face masks, face shields, and gowns, if ever needed.
  • Our community is utilizing telemedicine as much as possible. This ensures our residents are getting the care they need with as little risk of exposure as possible.
  • As always, we are committed to transparency and will make all staff, residents, and families aware of any COVID-19 positive cases at our communities.

Job Description:

Employee is required to provide direct care to facility residents, primarily for their activities of daily living.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist residents in and out of bed and into wheelchair according to procedure. This may require the assistance of another aide, and/or the use of gait belt or mechanical lifts.
  • Assist residents in bathing.
  • Assist residents in dressing or undressing.
  • Assist resident to bathroom and provides peri care as needed.
  • Takes and records vital signs of residents according to facility schedule and policies.
  • Assist residents to dining area for meals. May be required to assist with feeding of residents and documenting intake of nourishment.
  • May be required to strip bedding and replace with clean linens per schedule or as needed.
  • May be required to assist in personal grooming of residents.
  • May be required to turn residents as needed when designated as needing assistance.
  • May be required to clean bedpans and empty catheter bags.
  • May be required to document and/or report information regarding residents as instructed.
  • Monitors personal and staff compliance to all State and federal requirements including but not limited to blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials, infection control, and fire safety.
  • Monitors personal and staff compliance to resident's rights.
  • Assures that all medications and treatments are administered as ordered and in a timely fashion according to facility policies and schedules.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

State certification or completion of the 40 hr check list and final certification within three months of hiring. Acceptable standing with the Nurse Aide Registry as applicable.

Keywords: Midwest Health, Lawrence , Certified Nursing Aide, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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