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Certified Nurse Assistant

Company: Charter Health Holdings
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: As a member of the interdisciplinary team, the Certified Nurse Assistant provides personal care services to patients and performs related tasks in the patient/family place of residence in accordance with the plan of treatment as assigned by the RN Case Manager. Duties assigned are to increase the level of comfort, and to maintain personal hygiene and a safe, healthy environment for the patient and to provide for temporary respite and relief from total care responsibilities for the primary caregiver. REPORTS TO: Registered Nurse SUPERVISES: None QUALIFICATIONS: Education: A high school graduate, GED, or equivalent. Credentials: Current CNA certification within the State or Active Nurse aide registry status. Current Basic Life Support license (BLS). Experience: 1 years of experience in skilled nurse facility, home care, or similar is desired. Core Competencies: Ability to read, write and follow directions. Ability to work with dying patients and their families. Other: Valid driver's license and auto insurance. FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Reports changes in the patient---s conditions and needs to the RN Case Manager or Director of Patient Care Services. 2. Observes and reports signs and symptoms of discomfort including presence of pain. 3. Provides or assists patient in bathing, care of mouth, skin, and hair. 4. Assists patients in and out of bed and assisting with ambulation. 5. Turns patients in bed and positions for comfort. 6. Assists with prescribed exercises which patients and home health aides have been taught by appropriate health personnel. 7. Assists patients with feeding. 8. Assists patients to bathroom or in using bedpan or urinal. 9. Changes bed linen. 10. Observes for safety hazards in the patient---s and organization---s environments and takes appropriate steps to reduce or eliminate them. 11. Attends and participates in in-services, staff meetings. 12. Completes all documentation in an accurate and legible manner. 13. Complies with policies and procedures, laws and regulations and standards of practice. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Evidence of good physical and mental health. 2. Able to lift 40 lbs. from floor to waist and waist to shoulder. 3. Able to lift 25 lbs. from shoulder to overhead. 4. Able to perform patient transfers, utilizing appropriate techniques including assistance. 5. Average vision/hearing 6. Frequent bending and reaching 7. Repetitive standing, walking and use of hands. 9. Able to drive a car a minimum of 4 hours. Service Area: Salt Lake and Davis Counties

Keywords: Charter Health Holdings, West Jordan , Certified Nurse Assistant, Healthcare , West Jordan, Utah

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