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Certified Nurse Assistant (Assisted Living) - PT

Company: GLENRIDGE ON PALMER RANCH
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Shifts: Part-time: 11 p - 7 a $3.00 differential pay for the Night Shift (11 p - 7 a) in addition to base rate of pay Position Summary: The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is responsible for providing routine daily nursing direct care and quality customer service to assigned Members under the supervision of The Highlands and Isle of Skye Manager and/or their designated nursing supervisor. Responsibilities: Responsible for providing direct care to Members under the immediate direction of the Charge Nurse in accordance with the Member care plan, established nursing policies and procedures
Participates in the admission processes of Members to include, but not limited to, greeting and escorting Members to their room, introducing The Highlands and Isle of Skye staff, assisting Member in storing clothing and assisting Member in becoming acclimated to their room and other areas of The Highlands and Isle of Skye. Assists in discharge process as necessary
Responsible for ensuring compliance will all current rules, regulations and guidelines that govern longer term care facilities
Actively participates in emergency preparedness programs and responds accordingly
Responsible for ensuring that work assignments are performed within acceptable nursing standards
Must report all complaints and grievances made by Members to the appropriate person
Responsible for assuring that appropriate, informative, and descriptive information is communicated between nursing personnel on different shifts to include, but not limited to, reporting all accident/incidents involving Members, reporting unauthorized discharges in accordance with established departmental procedures, and reporting all discrepancies noted concerning established Member care
Must request daily assignments form Charge Nurse upon reporting for shift
Assist Members with daily hygiene to include, but not limited to, mouth care, bathing, dressing/undressing, grooming, bowel and bladder functions and assisting with meals selections and consumptions as necessary
Record usage of ancillary and medical equipment for Members to ensure proper billing as per current system
Assist with lifting, repositioning, moving, and transporting Members into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts and other items
Assist Members to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed
Perform services as assigned that may include, but is not limited to, obtaining sputum, urine and other specimens, taking and recording vital signs and weights, bathing, observe and report early signs of skin breakdown, indwelling catheter care, lifting and repositioning, and palliative care
Assist Members with meal services to include, but not limited to, in room food service, assisting with feeding as needed, preparing Members for meals and providing after meal care, and reporting and recording changes in Member eating habits and/or fluid intake
Ensure that Member rooms are clean, sanitary, and safe. Make beds, change bed linens and place extra covers on beds as requested
Adhere to all aspects of The Highlands and Isle of Skye written Member Rights program
Continuously follow company procedures to include, but not limited to, risks and prevention of infectious disease, proper hand washing techniques, proper and safe use of work tools, equipment and other procedures, proper use of personal protective equipment, hazard communications, safety, universal precautions and bloodborne pathogens programs
Assist other employees with lifting and/or carrying unusually large or heavy objects in a manner that complies with company safety procedures
Communicates as needed with Members to resolve problems or complaints in a timely and effective manner that facilitates a high level of Member care
Responsible for using Member care equipment and supplies in a safe manner in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures
Creating and maintaining an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and a calm environment throughout the unit and shift
Actively participates in mandatory meetings on the units and other training sessions as assigned. Attend and participate in continuing education programs designed to keep staff abreast of changes as well as to maintain licenses in a current and active status.
Functions as a preceptor to new staff members as assigned Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Six (6) months proven experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant in skilled nursing, acute care or assisted living preferred, but not required
Skill in understanding of computer software as it relates to the job. Experience with electronic medical records preferred
Excellent communication skills and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to work with older adults and with memory impaired individuals and groups
Must be empathetic, enthusiastic and have an affinity for working with a diverse senior population Perks: Paid Weekly
Paid Time Off
Holiday Pay
Matching 401(k) Program
Scholarship opportunities
Safety Shoe Stipend
Bi -Annual Employee Appreciation Bonus
Wonderful Working Conditions
Opportunities for Advancement The Glenridge on Palmer Ranch is an exciting place to work, learn, be happy and flourish! We have been awarded "Best Retirement Community" for 13 years in a row! Do not miss this opportunity to work with an exciting team and make a positive difference in the lives of our members and the Sarasota community. The Glenridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. All applicants must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and Level II background screening.

Keywords: GLENRIDGE ON PALMER RANCH, Sarasota , Certified Nurse Assistant (Assisted Living) - PT, Healthcare , Sarasota, Florida

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