CNA BONUS Nights 12 hr shift- The Preserve - Fort Myers
Company: Volunteers of America National Services
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 15, 2022
The Preserve, A Family of Senior Living Options by Volunteers of
America, is an amenity-rich senior living community in an intimate,
boutique-style setting, providing progressive, comprehensive care
and personalized service delivered with exceptional hospitality.
Located in the beautiful city of Fort Myers, FL. on the corner of
Plantation Road and 6 Mile Cypress Parkway, we provide Assisted
Living, Memory Support and Skilled Care Rehab communities to our
senior population. These are exciting times for The Preserve as we
continue to grow our team. We are looking for Certified Nursing
Assistants to join The Preserve family! F/T and P/T 12-hour shifts-
Nights available! Join Us and Apply Today! We have new hourly Pay
Rates and Hiring Bonus of up to $4000 The primary role of the
Nursing Assistant is to provide assigned residents with routine
daily nursing care in accordance with established facility nursing
care procedures as directed by clinical supervisors. The Nursing
Assistant reports any observed changes in resident condition as
they occur. Performs routine resident care duties and tasks
delegated by the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse or
licensed therapist to meet the physical and psycho-social needs of
residents. Provides services in a manner compliant with all state
and federal regulations as well as with any applicable facility
policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. 1. Nursing Care Functions a. Assists residents with
personal cares, including bathing, dressing, grooming, oral
hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and eating. b. Follows all shift
routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of
vital signs, weights, etc. Understands/supports Resident Bill of
Rights. c. Delivers meals and assists residents with eating.
Records accurate food and fluid intake as assigned. Reports any
chewing or swallowing difficulty to the nurse. d. Assists the
resident with the restorative nursing program including but not
limited to, passive and active range of motion, ambulation with
appropriate assistive devices and use of transfer belt. e. Uses
safety standards at all times in transferring of residents: (a)
Uses transfer belt and/or proper mechanical equipment for all
transfers/ambulation of residents. (b) Uses proper body mechanics.
(c) Ambulates/transfers residents per plan of care. (d) Positions
residents to maintain body alignment per policy and procedure and
plan of care. f. Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the
resident condition. g. Answers call lights promptly and determines
residents' needs. h. Neatly makes and changes bed linens. i.
Ensures that residents are clean, neatly dressed according to
preference or age, and well-groomed. j. Reports any indication of
resident illness to the nurse. k. Provides any information on
changes in skin conditions to the nurse. l. Follows standard
precautions and works within OSHA guidelines. Follows infection
control policy/procedure: (a) Follows resident skin care protocol.
(b) Properly cleans and stores resident equipment. (c) Maintains
sanitary conditions in common areas (e.g., tub rooms, dining areas,
hallways). (d) Follows basic principles of linen handling. (e)
Follows principles of universal precautions. (f) Follows isolation
precautions. (g) Reports any concern related to infection control
to nurse. m. Observe and report any noted changes in mental status
to the nurse. n. Report to charge nurse all incidents/accidents
that occur involving employee, residents, and visitors. o. Treats
and ensures that residents are treated with respect and dignity.
Shows respect for resident's right to confidentiality, dignity and
privacy. p. Immediately reports any suspected abuse or neglect per
facility policy. q. Remains aware and takes special precautions to
ensure a clean and safe environment for residents and staff. r.
Reports any equipment malfunction to designated employee. s.
Completes miscellaneous tasks related to care of residents (e.g.,
transporting patients). t. Reports to nurse prior to shift and at
end of shift. 2. Documentation a. Accurately documents vital signs,
weights, intake and output as delegated per facility protocol. b.
Utilizes electronic systems of documentation as required per
facility policy. 3. Personnel Functions a. Attends designated
nursing meetings as scheduled. b. Develops and maintains a good
working relationship with inter-departmental personnel. c. Attends
educational offerings and obtains at least twelve (12) hours of
continuing education a year per state regulations. d. Follows
federal and state rules and regulations governing nursing
facilities. e. Reports emergency situations immediately to nurse.
f. Responds immediately to an emergency. This includes assisting
with the evacuation of residents. g. Establishes and maintains
respectful communication with all employees, residents and
families. h. Attends required in-services and completes assigned
on-line modules. i. Uses proper chain of command to communicate
concerns. 4. Committee Functions a. Serves on, participates in and
attends various committees and meetings of the facility to enhance
interdisciplinary process. b. Participates/supports activities of
facility committees. 5. Other duties as assigned or directed by
nurse. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. High school graduate or equivalent. 2.
State approved nursing assistant course completion/certification,
or enrollment in approved course per state guidelines. 3.
Experience in the long-term care setting preferred. 4. Ability to
safely perform the essential functions of the job without harm to
self or others. 5. Ability to prioritize duties. 6. Ability to
understand and follow work assignments. 7. Ability to work as part
of a team. 8. Ability to utilize computers and other electronic
devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and
documentation. EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled
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