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Certified Nursing Assistant in Training (CNA in Training)

Company: Alden Estates of Skokie
Location: Skokie
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYAssist nurse aides with designated resident care specific areas of eating, drinking and personal hygiene. Receive and carry out instructions concerning the specific feeding, hydration and/or personal hygiene care needs of the residents whom he/she will be assigned to assist. Assists with resident activities and transportation.QUALIFICATIONSMust enroll in an approved C.N.A. class within 45 days of hire.Within 30 days of hire, has completed and shown competency in a department approved training and competency evaluation program for Resident Attendants before providing direct care for any residents.Must pass the CNA Competency Examination and be listed on the Healthcare Worker Registry within 120 days of date of hire.B. Be at least 16 years of age, of temperate habits and good moral character, honest, reliable, and trustworthy.Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.Must possess current CPR certificate or become certified within two weeks of employment.Demonstrates interest and/or knowledge in caring for the ill, disabled, and elderly. Must be able to deal tactfully with customers, family members, visitors, personnel etc.Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.I. Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.J. Must be personable, enthusiastic, and personable.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSMeets the following direct care needs of the resident:(Once proper training has been received - for letter A. only)Washing a resident's hands and faceFeeds residents who do not have complicated feeding problemsOral hygieneShaving residents with electric razorMeets nutritional needs by passing trays, ice water, nourishments; uses adaptive equipment; tray monitoring.Applies Makeup.Brushing and combing of resident's hair.Assists in the dining room with tray service and serves trays to the resident's room as requested. Reports any observed changes in resident's eating habits to the staff nurse.Makes unoccupied beds, changes linens, straighten rooms, closets, and drawers.Cleans mattresses or notifies housekeeping and reports if mattresses need replacement.Answers call lights and telephones as needed.Observes and reports change in condition or behavior.Reports any skin abnormalities or bruising to the staff nurse when identified.Meets safety needs by reporting environmental hazards.Makes rounds to assure residents are safe and comfortable.Assists in weights for wheelchair, independent residents that do not need assistance with transfers.Assist with needs/request of the dying resident.Observe infection control measures.Relates courteously and sensitively to residents, families, visitors, and staff.Responsible for attending assigned in-service programs.Documents in POCAmount eaten/eating supportBehaviorsOffer and encourage fluidsPersonal hygiene (shaving with an electric shaver, brushing teeth and combing hair.Supplements and snacks.Weights as neededAssist residents with packing personal possessions when they are transferred to a new room or when being discharged.Performs personal laundry duties for each resident which may include completing their personal clothing list, hand washing some of their articles or placing some of their items through the wash cycle when personal laundry facilities are available.Stocks isolation carts for each resident on isolation and empties the bins in the room when full.Inventories and stores the new residents' personal possessions.Assist in unstocking of supply deliveries and restocks floors as needed.Participates in In-service education programs.Other duties as assigned.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fullyMust be able to comply with facility COVID 19 testing requirements.Prolonged standing/walking/bending is required.May be required to lift, push, pull or move equipment, supplies, etc. throughout the day.Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, young, emotionally upset and at times, hostile people.Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stabilityIs subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the (HIV) AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.Must function independently, have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, family members, personnel, and support agencies.Performs other related duties as assigned.

Keywords: Alden Estates of Skokie, Skokie , Certified Nursing Assistant in Training (CNA in Training), Healthcare , Skokie, Illinois

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