Loretto Management Corporation

Nurse's Aide (CNA) - Auburn, NY - Up to $19/hr! Paid certification available!

ID
2016-7089
Category (Portal Searching)
Aide/Caregiver
Location : Address
3 St. Anthony Street
Job Location - Site : City
Auburn
Job Location - Site : State/Province
NY
Location : Postal Code
13021
Type (Portal Searching)
Full-Time/Part-Time

Overview

No mandation and now offering new pay rates up to $19/hr! 

 

Join The Commons on St. Anthony family and experience our beautifully renovated facility and supportive team setting.  Now offering the most competitive pay CNA pay rates in the area!  Paid training provided to become certified Nurse's Aide, no experience necessary!  Call today (315) 282-6861 or apply for more information

 

The Certified Nurse’s Aide performs direct and indirect care to promote the comfort, safety, convalescence and rehabilitation of residents as directed by our Clinical Team of Nurse Managers, Clinical Coordinators, Nursing Supervisors and Charge Nurses.

 

Now offering PayActiv, which allows Loretto employees to receive an advance on wages for which they've already worked, but have not yet been paid! For more info, call our recruiter Ryan Jones at: 315-413-3693

Responsibilities

Responsible for residents assigned to his/her care with respect to the following general list of duties:

  • Performs resident care according to policy/procedure and standards as delegated by the NM, CC, RN, or Charge Nurse.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean and safe environment for the resident, visitors, and other staff.
  • Recognizes and responds to emergent situations efficiently and effectively.
  • Assists the resident with ADLs and any special care needs as indicated on the resident care assignment sheet.
  • Sets priorities according to resident’s needs, organizing and reprioritizing work throughout the shift.
  • Ensures necessary supplies/equipment for patient care are available and stored efficiently.
  • Observes residents for specific signs and symptoms as instructed by team leaders.
  • Reports changes in the resident’s behavior or condition to the team leader.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge base and technical skills when performing resident care. Uses skills and knowledge according to resident’s identified geriatric and age-related needs. Demonstrates understanding of role limitations relating to patient care.
  • Documents resident care accurately using appropriate tool and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to be involved with family members or other support persons while providing care.

Responsible for following the facility/departmental policies and procedures:

  • Adheres to all infection control and safety policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to Resident Rights and confidentiality regulations.
  • Completes annual competencies.
  • Operates patient care equipment in accordance with policy and procedure. Obtains, cleans and returns equipment. Takes appropriate action to ensure broken equipment is repaired.
  • Adheres to nursing dress code. Arrives to work on time for assigned shift prepared to work. Adheres to clocking procedures per protocol.
  • Complies with all other facility and management policies, procedures and requirements.

Works cooperatively with all members of the health care team:

  • Cooperates with leadership staff in implementing planned changes and activities to improve resident’s care or overall functioning of the clinical unit.
  • Responds to and handles situations in an appropriate manner following the chain of command for resolution.
  • Accepts assignments in a professional manner.
  • Maintains the highest level of customer service when assisting the resident’s family and visitors, as required and consistent with unit policy.
  • Assists other staff members with resident care.
  • Participates with the team in the care planning process and change of shift report.
  • Adapts to changes in job responsibilities in a professional manner.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff as requested.
  • Communicates effectively within the health team and its members.
  • Performs a variety of specific functions as assigned by the Nurse Manager/Clinical Coordinator/Charge Nurse/Nursing Supervisor for which they are properly trained.
  • Welcomes new staff or float staff to unit.

Participates in Loretto’s Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program:

  • Demonstrates understanding of their role in the QA/QI process.
  • Participates in data collection as requested.
  • Actively participates in solving problems identified by QA/QI.
  • Responds with appropriate performance to results obtained from QA/QI indicators.
  • Participates in staff development programs to improve skills and to contribute toward the improvement of resident care.
  • Completes a minimum of 12 hours in-services annually.

Responsible for identifying own educational/training needs:

  • Participates in staff meetings, communication systems, and self-study in-services. Reads and signs off on all self-study n-services and all pertinent education materials in addition to mandatory in-services.
  • Brings to annual evaluation ALL required paperwork necessary as directed by re-orientation letter.
      • Completed annual health assessment.
      • Completed annual reorientation.
      • Completed required annual competencies.

Qualifications

  • Current NYS certification as a certified nursing assistant, or eligible for certification within four (4) months of hire.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in schedule and rotation to weekend schedule to meet resident needs.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with residents, families and other employees and cope with the physical and mental stress of the position.
  • Ability to understand and carry out directions and instructions.
  • Ability to report changes in resident’s condition and other pertinent information.
  • Ability to take and record information and basic records.
  • Knowledge of MS Office and able to learn new software rapidly.
  • INDCERT

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