The certified nursing assistant is responsible to provide resident care under the supervision of the charge nurse, follows established facility policies and procedures, and coordinates resident care with other personnel and families.
High School Diploma or GED is desirable. Must be able to read and write. Completion or enrollment in ISDH 105 hour Nursing Assistant Training Program is required. A certified nursing assistant will be currently certified and in good standing on the ISDH Certified Nursing Assistant Registry.
Follows established performance standard and performs duties per policies and procedures.
Requests clarification and/or training for policies and procedures not understood.
Assists new employees in following facility policies and procedures.
Provides direct resident care as assigned, completing assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
Identifies special resident problems and reports immediately to Charge Nurse.
Identifies safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates immediate action.
Provides resident care without violating the Residents’ Rights.
Participates in monthly in-service programs to maintain certification with the ISDH Nurse Aide Registry.
Demonstrates an attitude of cooperation and enthusiasm in resident care duties.
Assumes responsibility for care of equipment and supplies within the facility.
Assumes accountability for compliance to Federal, State, and Local regulations.
Reports to Charge Nurse unusual problems or incidents, as well as failure of fellow employees to adhere to facility policies and procedures.
Demonstrates consistent ability to work cooperatively with residents, families, and other staff members.
Provides resident care, as outlined by the Charge Nurse or nursing supervisor.
Reports changes in resident’s condition immediately to Charge Nurse.
Performs all basic nursing skills, as learned in the training program, demonstrating knowledge and competency.