Genesis Healthcare Certified Nursing Assistant in Albuquerque, New Mexico

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of a licensed nurse, the Resident Care Attendant delivers efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and resident/family satisfaction. He/she will function within the standards of practice as accorded by his/her Certification. The Resident Care Attendant performs various resident care activities and related non-professional services essential to caring for personal needs and comfort of residents.

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Provides resident care in a manner conducive to safety and comfort. Resident care includes, but is not limited to:

  2. Assist resident with or performs Activities of Daily Living (ADL);

  3. Obtains and records Vital Signs and weights per policy;

  4. Assists residents with ambulation and transfers;

  5. Positions residents in correct body alignment in and out of bed;

  6. Applies adaptive equipment as ordered;

  7. Cares for personal belongings;

  8. Assists physician and/or licensed nurse with treatments and procedures as needed;

  9. Makes both occupied and unoccupied beds;

  10. Accompanies residents when transported outside the center for appointments as requested;

  11. Ensures residents are ready for scheduled therapy and transports resident to meals and to outside appointments;

  12. Participates in the Service Plan process and implements care according to Service Plan;

  13. Performs skin care treatments, as permitted by state regulation and Service Plan;

  14. Feeds or assists residents with meals and provides additional nourishment and hydration per Service Plan;

  15. Records resident's ADL Performance;

  16. Answers call light or bell promptly, delivers messages, cleans areas of spillage or accidents;

  17. Uses Standard precautions when caring for all residents. Adheres to Contact and/or Droplet Precautions as indicated.

  18. Participates in the orientation of new nursing assistants/aides;

  19. Reports changes in resident's condition, resident/family concerns or complaints to charge nurse and/or supervisor;

  20. Collects and bags soiled linen to be laundered;

  21. Assists with the orientation of newly hired Resident Care Attendant /Aides;

  22. Promotes a culture of safety to ensure a healthy practice and living environment;

  23. Collaborates and coordinates with other departments to provide timely effective care consistent with the individual's needs, choices and preferences;

  24. Contributes to an environment that is respectful, team-oriented, and responsive to the concerns of staff, residents, and families;

  25. Participates in quality improvement activities as requested;

  26. Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) at all times;

  27. Stays and works beyond scheduled shift if needed to meet staffing requirements and/or needs of residents;

  28. Performs other duties as requested.

ANCN

Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA Requirements: - Minimum of a high school education or high school equivalency diploma preferred - Ability to read, write and understand the English language is mandatory - A minimum of 12 hours continuing education programs provided by the center to maintain certification - Successful completion of a state-approved CNA program As one of the nation-s largest long-term care and rehabilitation providers, we offer a generous and wide-ranging compensation package including: - Medical/dental/vision insurances - Company-paid life insurance- Voluntary insurance programs - 401(k) - Continuing Education Programs - Leadership Training Program - Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts - Extensive paid leave for holidays - Service awards - Generous Elder Care benefit for family members