Next Step Health Care Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) 7am-3pm; 3pm-11pm in South Dennis, Massachusetts

Company Overview

Inspire excellence one step at a time at South Dennis Healthcare. We strive for excellence in everything we do for our residents, families, community partners and employees to ensure we deliver exceptional care and services.

Job Summary

Under supervision, provides basic nursing assistance and assists residents with daily living activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Answers signal lights and bells to determine resident needs.

  • Â Assists residents with grooming, oral hygiene, bathing, hair, and incontinence care.

  • Â Obtains food trays and assists residents with feeding.

  • Â Assists residents with range of motion exercises, and movement to wheelchair or activity areas.

  • Â Assists resident with turning and positioning in bed

  • Â Assists resident with ambulation for short distance in facility.

  • Â Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.

  • Â Performs other tasks as assigned.

  • Â Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Companyâs Code of Business Conduct, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.

  • Â Documentation on flow sheets as directed.

  • Â Attends interdisciplinary meetings as needed to provide input into selected residentâs plans of care.

  • Â Documents restorative services provided following facility policies and procedures.

  • Â Reports to Charge Nurse or designee on progress/lack of progress in achieving restorative goals.

Qualifications and Skills

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Licenses/Certification:

  • Valid certification as a CNA in the state of employment

  • Ability to react decisively and quickly in emergency situations.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and their family members, and facility staff.

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