C.N.A Certified Nursing Assistant Fairmont Homes Ephrata, PA
Job Summary: Responsibilities and Purpose
This position is responsible for providing the highest quality of direct care for the residents in accordance with their individualized plan of care. Assists each resident with their activities of daily living. This includes eating, bathing, elimination, ambulation, and positioning according to policy.
Follows policies and procedures related to resident care and safety.
Follows employee safety policies and procedures.
Reports pertinent information, and/or changes in residents' conditions promptly to the charge nurse.
Responsible for maintaining safety and sanitation standards throughout the facility and for following all applicable rules and regulations of federal and state regulatory agencies.
Obtains vital signs, weights, calorie counts, intake and output accurately.
Presents each resident with a neat and clean appearance.
Assists with admission, transfer, discharge and post-mortem care procedures.
Attends meetings as required, i.e. IDCP, Safety, etc.
Follows all quality assurance/infection control standards.
Accurately documents on the resident's flow record.
Adheres to Corporate Compliance Plan.
Complies with HIPAA Privacy standards.
Performs other duties as required by facility needs.
Must have completed the required certified nursing assistant training.
Must be certified as a nursing assistant within 120 days of hire date.
Demonstrates a sincere desire to work with older, disabled or handicapped adults and demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of others.
Reads, writes, speaks and understands English.
Demonstrates ability to maintain confidentiality of resident and other privileged information.
Able to be tactful, courteous, patient and cheerful when dealing with residents, co-workers, families and community.
Demonstrates good teamwork approach to resident care, resolving conflicts in a cooperative manner.
Demonstrates dependability and competence.
Able to follow directions and accept constructive criticism in a positive manner.
Complies with federal and state regulations.
Supports the mission, philosophy and values of Fairmount Homes.