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CNA In Training

Company: PruittHealth
Location: Baldwin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

PruittHealth is a COVID-19 vaccine-mandated employer.JOB PURPOSE:Provides each of the assigned patients with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the patient's assessment and care plan, and as directed by the nurse supervisor.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:1. - - - Provides care ensuring patient/resident safety2. - - - Applies & releases restraints, and provides exercise3. - - - Assist Residents in and out of bed and into wheelchair with the correct use of the transfer belt and practices proper body mechanics while moving/transferring patients4. - - - Assists Residents in bathing: to include bed baths, tub baths, and showers5. - - - Assists Residents in dressing or undressing, and personal grooming e.g., oral/denture care, brushing hair, trimming fingernails and toenails, skin care and shaving6. - - - Assists Residents to and from activities as requested7. - - - Assists Residents to dining area for meals; passes food trays to individual Residents in accordance with diet cards on tray and needs; documents intake of nourishment, and can identify the four basic food groups on a sample breakfast, lunch, and dinner Tray8. - - - Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers as requested; understands and utilizes care plans9. - - - Cleans bedpans and empty catheter bags, provides external/indwelling catheter care, provides incontinent care as need for Residents. - 10. - - - Offers fluids at appropriate times (including routine ice and water rounds) and distributes fresh water to patients and picks up used water pitchers11. - - - Properly documents in accordance with established guidelines; receives and gives reports on patient's status or condition and notify nurse of any changes in resident condition. 12. - - -Reports skin irritation around ostomy bag to the Charge Nurse, Report's problems with ostomy bag to the Charge Nurse 13. - - - Provides range of motion exercises for residents14. - - - Provides routine care for the bedfast patient; turns residents intermittently if patient is bedridden due to illness15. - - - Recognizes and reports signs/ symptoms of abuse Charge Nurse/Administrator, and identifies and reports change in condition to Charge Nurse16. - - - Removes bedding and replaces with clean linens per schedule or condition, and as needed17. - - - Takes vital signs of patient, e.g., temperature, blood pressure, and respiration and records information and documents/reports information regarding the patient's health, I&O, any change of medical condition, and care givenKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:--- - - - Communicates well with patients/residents/clients and family members providing warm and friendly greeting and an approachable demeanor to families, visitors, patients/residents/clients--- - - - Responds to expressed concerns displaying a helpful, caring demeanor--- - - - Answers questions when appropriate in a professional manner--- - - - Participates in center/agency surveys (Licensure / JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.--- - - - Attends and participates in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field. --- - - - Attends and participates in mandatory in-services--- - - - Honors patients/residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints--- - - - Complies with corporate compliance program--- - - - Reports job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary--- - - - Follows established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.--- - - - Follows established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment.--- - - - Performs other related duties as necessary and as directed by nurse supervisor

Keywords: PruittHealth, Athens , CNA In Training, Healthcare , Baldwin, Georgia

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