Nursing - Non-Certified Nursing Assistant

Employer
Genesis Healthcare
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of a licensed nurse, the Resident Care Attendant delivers efficient and effective nursing care while achieving positive clinical outcomes and resident/family satisfaction. He/she will function within the standards of practice as accorded by his/her Certification. The Resident Care Attendant performs various resident care activities and related non-professional services essential to caring for personal needs and comfort of residents. RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Provides resident care in a manner conducive to safety and comfort. Resident care includes, but is not limited to: 2. Assist resident with or performs Activities of Daily Living (ADL); 3. Obtains and records Vital Signs and weights per policy; 4. Assists residents with ambulation and transfers; 5. Positions residents in correct body alignment in and out of bed; 6. Applies adaptive equipment as ordered; 7. Cares for personal belongings; 8. Assists physician and/or licensed nurse with treatments and procedures as needed; 9. Makes both occupied and unoccupied beds; 10. Accompanies residents when transported outside the center for appointments as requested; 11. Ensures residents are ready for scheduled therapy and transports resident to meals and to outside appointments; 12. Participates in the Service Plan process and implements care according to Service Plan; 13. Performs skin care treatments, as permitted by state regulation and Service Plan; 14. Feeds or assists residents with meals and provides additional nourishment and hydration per Service Plan; 15. Records resident's ADL Performance; 16. Answers call light or bell promptly, delivers messages, cleans areas of spillage or accidents; 17. Uses Standard precautions when caring for all residents. Adheres to Contact and/or Droplet Precautions as indicated. 18. Participates in the orientation of new nursing assistants/aides; 19. Reports changes in resident's condition, resident/family concerns or complaints to charge nurse and/or supervisor; 20. Collects and bags soiled linen to be laundered; 21. Assists with the orientation of newly hired Resident Care Attendant /Aides; 22. Promotes a culture of safety to ensure a healthy practice and living environment; 23. Collaborates and coordinates with other departments to provide timely effective care consistent with the individual's needs, choices and preferences; 24. Contributes to an environment that is respectful, team-oriented, and responsive to the concerns of staff, residents, and families; 25. Participates in quality improvement activities as requested; 26. Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive Protected Health Information (PHI) at all times; 27. Stays and works beyond scheduled shift if needed to meet staffing requirements and/or needs of residents; 28. Performs other duties as requested. ANCN

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