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Certified Nursing Assistant Certified Nursing Assistant

Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center

Certified Nursing Assistant Certified Nursing Assistant
Yonkers, NY Part-Time Paid

Description

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) -Part Time Night Shift (1234-058) Tracking Code 1234-058 Job Description Purpose of Your Position Serves as a clinical assistant to the licensed nursing staff by performing nursing procedures, basic patient care tasks and other unit activities under the supervision of a licensed nurse Position Functions and Responsibilities Report on and off duty to NCC Performs assigned duties under the direction of the NCC or her designee (i.e. the nurse in charge). Takes report and makes rounds on assigned residents. Prepare and transport residents to therapy in a timely manner. Is responsible for the care and safety of assigned resident until relieved by on coming caregiver. Participate in the implementation of the treatment plan including rehabilitation and continuous learning for the residents within the CNA scope under the direction of the RN or LPN. Provide or assist residents with activities of daily living. Performs therapeutic procedures for children such as bathing, grooming, playing, feeding, positioning as per policy and procedure. Document appropriately on all flow sheets. Assist RN and LPN as necessary in the performance of nursing care tasks. Observe, report and record abnormal vital signs, temperatures, seizures activity, vomiting, diarrhea, behavior changes or any other abnormalities to the RN or LPN in charge. Attend appropriate meetings and in-services Functions as an adult role model for residents. Performs all assigned duties in accordance with the Center for Pediatrics and Rehabilitations policy and procedures Bath residents according to the Center for Pediatrics and Rehabilitation policy and Procedure. Inspect residents skin and promptly report any changes to the NCC. Carries out mouth care, hair care and as necessary trim finger and toe nails. Make two hourly checks on incontinent residents and wash and change as necessary. Encourages self-help measures as appropriate so that each child may reach his/her appropriate level of independence. Check and record urine and bowel movements. Ensure that assigned residents are appropriately prepared for school, clinic, recreation and hospital visits as scheduled and accompany/transport them as assigned. Ensure that bedfast residents are repositioned as directed by NCC but not less than two repositions per resident hourly. Performs restorative and rehabilitative activities as instructed and as directed by Plan of Care. Assists in applying safety restraints to residents when directed; Monitors residents in restraints, release restraints and documents according to policy and procedure Ensures that each resident who can use a call bell has one within reach and remind him/her to use it. Assists co-workers with lifting, positioning and other procedures as necessary. Be aware of facility policy on child abuse and/or neglect and promptly report any instances of abusive or inappropriate behaviors towards any resident to the NCC. Knows and follows The Center policy and procedure with regard to infection control including hand washing and types of isolation. Keep resident care area clean and free of clutter. Report any unsafe conditions immediately to NCC. Properly stores and safeguard residents clothing and reports too many or too few clothing and or toys to NCC. Feeds residents or teaches residents to feed themselves as appropriate. Ensure that hands are washed (child and caregivers) and that meal times are pleasant, dignified experiences Required Skills Education Requirements: High School Diploma Successful completion of NYS approved Nurse Assistant Certification (RHCF) course Required Experience Experience: Experience working with children. One year of experience as Nurses Aide preferred Job Location Yonkers, New York, United States Position Type Part-Time