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Forefront Living C.N.A 11p-7a - Nursing - SIGN-ON BONUS OFFER in Dallas, Texas

C.N.A 11p-7a - Nursing - SIGN-ON BONUS OFFER

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

• Models a service and solutions oriented attitude towards others, takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better, is friendly and courteous to residents, patients and co-workers

• Ensure resident/patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by remaining aware of and reporting any new or existing safety hazards

• Maintain good attendance record

• Makes beds, straightens rooms and keeps resident care areas in an organized and clean manner, ensuring the entire nursing floor is kept orderly

• Respects resident's rights by: (knocks on doors before entering room, addresses resident by name, allows resident to make own decisions when appropriate, promotes independence)

• Provides safe resident transfers involving bed, wheelchair and /or shower chair, uses the gait belt with all transfers, to protect resident from complications and injuries

• Takes and records temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respirations as required

• Assists residents with simple range of motion or other exercises as directed by nurse or therapist and ambulates resident safely according to his/her endurance levels

• Applies medical or adaptive devices as ordered by the appropriate supervising nurse

• Makes rounds to ensure resident's safety, comfort, medical attention every hour or as required by the resident

• Collects specimens as directed

• Completes weights for each resident as required

• Sets up meal tray and assists with feeding as necessary. Assesses for choking and responds appropriately

• Ensures residents and equipment are clean after meals, including hands, and removes clothing protectors

• Accurately documents care given to residents including the documentation of reportable resident problems (i.e. ADL sheets, B&B sheets, meal percentages, I&O, s/s of skin breakdowns, etc.)

• Reports changes in resident condition to the supervising nurse and /or Director of Nursing immediately (i.e. changes in skin conditions, urinary changes, etc.) Reports problems with completion of assignments

• Handles confidential information appropriately

• Demonstrates flexibility with changing work demands

• Reports to charge nurse: equipment and supply needs, repair/maintenance needs, safety hazards and unusual occurrences or observations

• Attends and participates in appropriate in-service and staff meetings to improve knowledge and skills and to maintain competency and certification

• Wears prescribed uniforms, follows prescribed dress code, wears name tag appropriately and maintains a professional image to the public and residents

• Assists the nursing department and other departments when required in other duties and tasks when asked

• Provides appropriate interventions for resident behavior per care plan, utilizes distraction and validation techniques as appropriate and encourages resident independence

• Assists residents to and from activities of choice and encourages the resident to participate in activities of choice

• Assists activity director as needed with activities and if necessary leads activity

• Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Education: High school graduate or GED Preferred

• Possession of a valid Texas Certified Nurse Assistant certification

• Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English

• Six months experience in providing personal care in a long-term care facility preferred

• Knowledge/ability to learn computer skills

• Ability to work independently

• Ability to adjust to changing conditions, frequent demands and stressful situations

• Ability to acquire new knowledge or perform additional or more difficult tasks

• Ability to maintain a positive, stable disposition in performing, working in association with staff and residents

• Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes

• Ability to work effectively as part of a healthcare team, to share information freely, to use and seek supervision and consultation verbally and in writing, and to be able to follow both verbal and written instruction

• Ability to perform Essential Duties as outlined below

• Genuine caring for and interest in the care of mature adults, handicapped people and hospice Patients

• Ability to perform work tasks within the Physical Demand Requirements as outlined below

• Ability to comply with the Resident Bill of Rights (LTC) and Employee Responsibilities

• Ability to comply with organizational and departmental safety policies and procedures

Shift: Night

External Company Name: Forefront Living

External Company URL: https://www.forefrontliving.org/

Street: 8600 Skyline Drive

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