MeridenRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Meriden jobs

CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant - Per Diem

Company: Benchmark Senior Living
Location: Meriden
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

CNA - Certified Nurses Assistant - Per DiemResident Care - General

  • Assists residents with Activities of Daily Living
  • Participates in service plan reviews
  • Removes, launders, folds, and properly returns resident linens and personal laundry
  • Serves residents food as directed, including feeding skills, if regulations permit
  • Knows and complies with all resident rights
  • Receives and gives report of on-going shifts by oral and/or written log
  • Informs supervisor of changes in the resident's condition and needs
  • Successfully implements the plan of care
  • Recognizes and can assist in the prevention of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation (financial and other)
  • Effectively handles difficult resident behaviors
  • Reacts calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Assures resident information is communicated to the staff through the report process and calendar (i.e. appointments, outings, etc.)
  • Efficiently documents and provides accurate record-keeping as appropriateResident Care - Hygiene
    • Checks all residents daily for cleanliness, appropriate clothing, and any continence issues
    • Uses proper sanitary procedures to wipe tables, and sweep and mop dining room and life enrichment kitchen after meals
    • Checks on resident rooms daily for general cleanliness and neatness; ensures high risk rooms are double checked
    • Checks laundry rooms, common areas -- including bathrooms -- for cleanliness
    • Communicates and documents residents' material needs (i.e. briefs, clothing, toothpaste, pads, etc.)Resident Care - Wellness
      • Measures and accurately records vital signs (temperatures, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, weight and height) where appropriate as per state regulations
      • Effectively balances service demands with supporting resident independence
      • Accurately communicates and documents residents' status
      • Observes and reports any significant changes in resident behavior and health
      • Assists residents with medication per state regulations
      • Able to recognize and report to Traditional Care Director a resident change of condition, including needing more time to deliver care due to the aging process
      • Provides ongoing supervision of resident's health related activities complies with health care instructions explained by health care professionals and promptly and appropriately seeks and obtains medical attention when needed
      • Assesses risk in a proactive manner
      • Responds to emergencies and personal emergency response system and knows when to call for backup
      • Accurately completes incident reports prior to the end of the working dayStructure
        • Provides ongoing supervision of resident's health related activities; complying with health care instructions explained by health care professionals and promptly and appropriately seeking and obtaining medical attention when neededTraining
          • Adheres to and attends state regulated in-service trainingVision / Innovation
            • Assesses risk in a proactive mannerMisc.
              • Serves as mentor to new aides
              • Follows daily work schedules as directed and identifies and acts on non-scheduled tasks
              • Shows a consistent ability to coordinate multiple tasks
              • Maintains a positive attitude when working under pressure
              • Attends and participates in meetings
              • Oversees and/or conducts activities where necessary
              • Effectively communicates with residents, families and friends of residents
              • Appropriately handles follow-up issues with families
              • Represents the community with a positive attitude and pride when interacting with potential residents and families
              • Follows daily work schedules as directed and identifies and acts on non-scheduled tasks
              • Shows a consistent ability to coordinate multiple tasks
              • Maintains a positive attitude when working under pressure
              • Special projects/assignments as delegatedEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE- CERTIFICATION
                • Must have current certification as a nursing assistant or have successfully completed the certified home health aide or homemaker/personal care homemaker training program
                • High School education preferredSKILLS AND ABILITIES
                  • Demonstrates working knowledge of state regulations as they pertain to the job
                  • Has sound working knowledge of policies in the Resident Handbook
                  • Possesses current First Aid, and Heimlich certification, if required by state regulations
                  • Always displays courteousness and friendliness to residents remembering their rights to dignity and confidentiality
                  • Possess excellent communication skills
                  • Familiar with infection control
                  • Demonstrates proficiency at reading and understanding a Resident Care Service Plan
                  • Understands advanced directives and end-of-life care
                  • Possesses knowledge about the assisted living philosophy
                  • Understands the nursing function in assisted living
                  • Understands quality of care objectives
                  • Understands quality of life objectives
                  • Reviews and understands the orientation checklist
                  • Demonstrates knowledge of the following Benchmark Standards and Practices:
                  • OSHA guidelines, e.g., chemicals, personal care products, and items locked
                  • Use of walkie talkies, beeper, and keys
                  • Nametag and uniform
                  • Proper punching of timecards / time
                  • Alarm system
                  • Fire safety and elopement
                  • All equipment in resident's room

Keywords: Benchmark Senior Living, Meriden , CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant - Per Diem, Healthcare , Meriden, Connecticut

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Connecticut jobs by following @recnetCT on Twitter!

Meriden RSS job feeds