Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Primary Purpose:
This position is part of the Morning Pointe Operations Team, a resident-focused, high performance, high commitment work team that supports the Morning Pointe purpose of "partnering with families in meeting the challenges of life". As a care partner, the Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for assisting the resident with the activities of daily living. The C.N.A is also responsible for ensuring that quality services is a way of life for Morning Pointe where every associate's interaction with residents and family members reflects the philosophy of Morning Pointe.
Qualifications/Skills Needed:
The successful candidate must meet educational requirements by having a high school diploma or equivalent and an active Certified Nursing License in the state in which they work. Experience in senior resident services, social work, health care, or customer service is preferred. Strong verbal and written communications skills are essential. Also prefer that the candidate have experience in working with senior adults and a knowledge of the aging process. A flexible work schedule is a necessity.
Duties include, but are not limited to:Caregiving Duties:
Work with the Resident Services Director and the rest of the operations team to build relationships and strong communication with residents and families to ensure adjustment to Morning Pointe, identification of needs and problems, and the development of an appropriate plan of service for each individual resident.
Provide assistance with Activities of Daily Living to meet the resident's physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual needs with respect and dignity.
Bathe, dress and undress residents as needed.
Assist with grooming needs such as hair care, mouth care and nail care.
Give foot soaks as directed by schedule.
Transport residents and assist with walking.
Assist with toileting as needed.
Change incontinent briefs and give perennial care.
Change bed linens and make beds.
Assist in recording temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
Aid in the delivery of specific core programs, such as falls, prevention, exercise, and others as identified, which will provide entertainment, socialization, exercise, relaxation and fulfillment of spiritual needs to all residents.
Share resident success stories and best practices to demonstrate the impact of improved quality of service provided.
Participate in family conferences as needed to discuss the resident's status and review the appropriate service plan, medication regimen.
Report any concerns or changes in resident's physical, intellectual or emotional well-being to the RS Team Leader.
Create and maintain resident records by:
Properly creating Resident Records on move-in
Documenting all medications properly
Using proper notation on RS notes
Maintaining outside provider laboratory reports.
Creating and maintaining all reports including incident and death reports
Completing transfer forms
Providing quarterly report care summaries
Housekeeping and Safety Compliance Duties:
Clean assigned areas following cleaning schedule.
Learn and demonstrate proper cleaning solutions, identify solutions, display knowledge of solution apparatus.
Familiarize self with MSDS booklet and Universal Work Precautions.
Understand proper use of facility equipment.
Housekeeping duties may include, but are not limited to, laundering linens and personal clothing, cleaning bathrooms, taking out the trash, spot cleaning carpets, and changing light bulbs.
Report observations concerning structural and equipment wear, defects, and malfunctions to the supervisor.
May perform or assist with kitchen duties as necessary and requested by supervisor.
Carry out special duties or projects as assigned.
Food Service Duties:
Assist residents with meals; assist with set-up, service and feeding if necessary.
Pass hydration and snacks as scheduled.
May perform or assist with kitchen duties as necessary and requested by supervisor.
Promotion:Before a Certified Nursing Assistant I can promote to a Certified Nursing Assistant II the following must be completed/achieved:
Complete all assigned Relias Training
No disciplinary action for performance, customer service or attendance for 30 days prior to the promotion
Job specific MP orientation guide
Satisfactory 90 day performance review
Served in a Certified Nursing Assistant I position for at least 90 days
Completed Lantern Orientation during the first 30 days of employment (Lantern RAs only)
Physical and Sensory Requirements
Assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
Meet general health requirements set forth by the policies of the organization, which may include a medical and physical examination.
Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, turning and stretching. Finger and hand dexterity required. Visual and hearing acuity essential. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions necessary. Ability to perform basic mathematical computations required
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