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The Nurse Aide provides nursing and nursing related services to residents consistent with each resident's comprehensive resident assessment and plan of care. All resident care is provided in a manner that meets the resident's physical, mental and psycho social needs and enables the individual to attain or maintain the highest practicable level of functioning. The Nurse Aide maintains a "homelike" environment for the residents, protects and promotes resident rights and assists the person to maintain independence and control to the greatest extent possible.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Provides supportive services to nurse(s) and other staff as needed and performs duties as assigned.
Assists resident with or performs activities of daily living for resident in accordance with care plans and established policies and procedures.
Assists resident with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
Coordinates dining room services at assigned mealtimes, including set-up and clean-up, meal tray delivery, feeding assistance, and documentation of meal intake.
Delivers nutritional supplements to residents at assigned times and provides assistance as necessary to ensure intake. Documents intake accordingly.
Assists with weighing residents according to facility policy, and records weight in designated locations. Reports weight changes to nurse and supervisor.
Assists with tracking the condition of the residents skin. Reports any presence of pressure areas, skin breakdown or skin tears to nurse and supervisor.
Assists nursing staff in carrying out toileting program activities.
Completes flow sheets daily to indicate that the specified task was done. Documents the progress of each resident as directed by supervisor.
Keeps nurse and supervisor informed of factors that interfere with being able to perform the work as assigned (i.e. resident refusal, reassigned to nursing unit).
Reports changes in a residents condition to the residents nurse and supervisor.
Additional Assigned Tasks
- Treats all residents with dignity and respect. Promotes and protects all residents rights.
- Establishes a culture of compliance by adhering to all facility policies and procedures. Complies with standards of business conduct, and state/federal regulations and guidelines.
- Follows appropriate safety and hygiene measures at all times to protect residents and themselves.
- Maintains confidentiality of protected health information, including verbal, written, and electronic communications.
- Reports noncompliance with policies, procedures, regulations, or breaches in confidentiality to appropriate personnel. Reports any retaliation or discrimination to HR or compliance officer.
- Reports any allegations of abuse, neglect, misappropriation of property, exploitation, or mistreatment of residents to supervisor and/or administrator. Protects residents from abuse, and cooperates with all investigations.
- Reports any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals in accordance with facility policy.
- Participates in all life safety and emergency drills and trainings. Fulfills responsibilities as assigned during implementation or activation of the facility's emergency plan.
- Reports work-related injuries and illnesses immediately to supervisor.
- Follows established infection control policies and procedures.
- As a condition of employment, completes all assigned training and skills competency.
- Attend care-plan meetings of assigned residents.
- Participate in QAPI or facility assessment activities as needed, such as carrying out duties assigned as part of a performance improvement committee.
- Accept certified nursing assistant assignments as staffing needs require. Perform certified nursing assistant duties as assigned, in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
- Use proper lifting and body mechanics while delivering care to residents.
Minimum requirements include the following:
- Certified Nursing Assistant in good standing with the state.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Current CPR/BLS certification.
Must have no disciplinary action in effect against certification.
At least one year of experience as a certified nursing assistant in long-term care.
Personal Skills and Traits Desired/Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
- Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
- Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work.
- Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
- Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
- Must have patience, tact, and willingness to deal with difficult residents, family and staff.
- Must be able to relay information concerning a residents condition.
- Must not pose a threat to the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace.
- Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
- Meets general health requirements according to facility policy, including medical and physical exams and checking immunity status to various infectious diseases.
- Ability to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.
- Ability to assist in evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
- Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, perform overhead lifting and perform other common physical movements as needed for the position.
- May be subject to falls, burns from equipment, and/or odors throughout the day; encounter reactions from dust, tobacco smoke, disinfectants, and other air contaminants.
- Subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases and/or conditions which include AIDS, Coronavirus, Hepatitis B, and Tuberculosis.
- May be subject to hostile or emotional residents, family members, visitors or personnel.
- Strong listening skills and ability to deal with conflict with professionalism and courtesy.
- Basic computer skills, including ability to navigate electronic medical record systems.
- Positive interpersonal relationship skills, including with persons of all ages and cultures.
- Ability to walk, stand, sit, bend, and stoop for extended periods.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform resident care.
- Ability to lift, move, push or pull a minimum of 35 pounds.
- May work beyond assigned working hours, including weekends and holidays, when necessary.
- Verify employee hours worked
- Update salary information when employees receive a raise or bonus
- Ensure all banking information for each employee is correct
- Onboard new hires
- Assist staff with any questions on use of software
- Ensure deductions are accurate
- Create supporting documentation such as pay slips and tax forms
- Create reports to manage payroll payments, deductions, and other regular modifications
- Electronically submit all information to the bank so pays can be issued on time
- Manage payroll errors and correct issues for employees
- Balance yearly reports and resolve bank statements every month
- Ability to be organized with a strong eye for detail
- Excellent time management skills
- Outstanding accounting and reporting skills
- Strong communication and customer service skills, both verbal and written
- Strong data processing skills
- Excellent analytical skills
- Other duties as needed
Must have experience in payroll functions.
Knowledge of benefits and deductions.
Be flexible and able to work under pressure.
Must have attention to detail.
Good communication skills both written and oral.
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