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Certified Nursing Assistant - Generous Sign On Bonus

Methodist Health System Fremont, NE
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  • Purpose of Job
    • Performs various direct and indirect resident care activities and functions under the direct supervision of the Unit Nurse or Manager. Provides physical, social and emotional needs to residents within a safe, protective environment.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Successful completion of the 75 hour Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification course required.
      • A high school diploma or equivalent General Educational Development (G.E.D.), may include specialized or vocational courses required.

    • License/Certifications
      • Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) required.
      • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred to have at time of hire, required within 3 months of hire.

    • Experience
      • One to two years' healthcare experience in Long Term Care preferred.

    • Skills
      • Medical terminology.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Physical
      • Continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20 to 50 lbs). Examples: Nurses, LPNs, and physical therapists.

    • Environmental
      • Located in an indoor area. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

    • Hazards
      • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials.
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I
       

      • Provides direct resident care under the supervision of licensed professional nursing team.
        • Assists with or completes oral hygiene, bathing, dressing, shaving, nail care and hair care of the residents with completeness and accuracy according to plan of care.
        • Assists Staff Nurse with treatment procedure as directed, in an accurate precise manner.

      • Prepares and transports or ambulates residents for meals, sets up each resident and resident's tray; assists in feeding residents (if necessary) and distributes water and other nourishments according to resident's needs.

      • Assists and accompanies resident in the admission, transfer, and discharge process while assuring comfort and safety.
        • Performs and documents resident admission data correctly.
        • Regularly makes rounds to assigned residents.

      • Provides Indirect Resident Care by ensuring privacy for all residents by closing doors, utilizing curtains, shades down (at night and during cares), keeping resident properly covered during cares, knocking on doors before entering and using low tone of voice.

      • Demonstrates an awareness and understanding of residents' needs for comfort and safety; follows through accurately to provide residents with good nursing care.
        • Keeps call lights within resident's reach.
        • Answers call lights promptly and courteously.
        • Responds to resident requests.

      • Cleans work areas on own initiative.
        • Maintains assigned residents rooms in a clean and sanitary condition at all times.
        • Assists in cleaning and organizing of the work area.

      • Assumes responsibility for residents' clothing and personal property (prosthetic devices, hearing aids, glasses, etc.) by securing items in accordance with established procedures.
        • Accurately notes and always provides for safe care of residents' valuables.
        • Accurately marks all residents' valuables and clothing.

      • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

      • Ability to understand and carry out instructions, follow schedules, complete reports and medical record documentation.

      • Ability to correct, record and report potential needs to the appropriate caregiver.

      • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills commensurate with the job requirements.

    • Essential Functions II
       

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.








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Date Posted August 13, 2022
Date Closes October 12, 2022
Requisition 25272
Located In Fremont, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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