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CNA - 3p-11p M-F

Company: Twin Lakes Community
Location: Burlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: CNA

DEPARTMENT: Coble Creek

REPORTS TO: Director of Nursing

HOURS: 2nd shift: 3pm - 11pm - Monday - Friday

POSITION SUMMARY:

The CNA provides medical and physical care to the residents of the household to meet their daily needs and enable them to function at the highest possible level. While this care is provided under the leadership of a professional nurse, the caregiver is the residents closest advocate in the household. The caregiver promotes the residents' psychosocial well-being through meaningful relationship building, and works with the household team to meet other social service needs of the resident and of the household, always providing support, friendship and kindness for each of the household members. The caregiver plans and facilitates social activities for residents of the household which provide meaningful ways to spend time as recreation, exercise, relationship building and fun. The caregiver also supports the household homemaker in maintaining a clean safe household environment and in caring for the residents personal laundry. All caregiver tasks are performed in accordance with current standards, guidelines and regulations and in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attends to all resident personal hygiene and personal care needs, including but not limited to grooming, hygiene, dining and nutritional, mobility, elimination, psychosocial and safety needs. Organizes all supplies necessary to complete the tasks. Supports residents in self care, and provides care as necessary for those unable to care for their own needs. Follows universal precautions, proper infection control, sanitation and safety standards of practice in all work and activities.
  • Provides restorative therapy under the leadership of therapy professionals and in accordance with the residents functional maintenance plan.
  • Observes residents closely, identifying changing needs and conditions at first indication, and reports immediately to nursing.
  • Participates actively in the residents plan of care, serving as the residents' closest advocate in directing their care and honoring their preferences.
  • Consistently works with all household team members, led by resident and family preference to meet the needs and desires of all household residents.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to meet residents psychosocial needs through both care planned and spontaneous actions.
  • Plans and organizes social activities for individual residents, small groups and for the household, making any necessary arrangements to assure success of the activity.
  • Seeks opportunities throughout the day to facilitate spontaneous activities of resident choice and household preference; accompanies resident in all activities of choice.
  • Maintains equipment, games, and supplies for use in supporting resident and household activity choices.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation in support of social service and activity functions in the household.
  • Maintains clean spaces in the household, including resident rooms, household common spaces, as well as support spaces and equipment.
  • Maintains supply of all materials to meet resident needs in the household.
  • Supports all aspects of the household environment, including pets, plants, children, visitors and guests, facilitating all planned and spontaneous needs and activities.
  • Coordinates work with the household homemaker to ensure the personal laundry needs of the resident are met within the staffing resources of the household.
  • May be required to perform other duties in keeping with the nature of this position which will not significantly alter the job requirements.

Education and/or Experience:

Graduate of a state approved program for nursing assistants. Competency evaluated, tested and registered with the state.

  • High school graduate or GED preferred, but not required.
  • 2+ years in a Skilled Nursing Facility and dementia experience preferred.

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

North Carolina Certified Nurse Aide One

Keywords: Twin Lakes Community, Burlington , CNA - 3p-11p M-F, Other , Burlington, North Carolina

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