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Company: Bowling Green
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job will travel to other facilities in the area assisting with staffing needs. Excellent pay!!!POSITION PURPOSE: Ensures that resident's personal care needs are being met in accordance with Residents' wishes and Care Plan Objectives.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION: --- Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine residents' needs and ensures call lights are within reach of resident.--- Ensures that residents' who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.--- Gives direct resident care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of residents.--- Explains procedures to residents.--- Assists residents as necessary in their activities of daily living.--- Assists residents with bowel and bladder functions.--- Assists residents in preparation for and transporting to appointments, activities and social programs.--- Assists with lifting, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc., in keeping with specific resident safety needs.--- Provides incontinent care as needed.--- Dresses resident appropriate to the current weather.--- Notifies Supervisor if resident needs clothing.--- Changes bed linens.--- Handles linens according to infection control guidelines.--- Feeds residents requiring help and records meal intake.--- Delivers and documents all snacks and supplements.--- Offers fluids to residents frequently to ensure that residents are hydrated where designated by care plan.--- Reviews and implements daily nursing needs as outlined by resident Care Plan or nurse managers.--- Transports residents or assists residents with mobility needs.--- Turns and repositions bedfast residents, alone or with assistance.--- Takes and records temperatures, blood pressure, pulse rates, respiration rates, height, weight, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.--- Monitors resident's activities and reports any irregularities of resident performance to nurse managers.--- Participates in and receives nursing report upon reporting and departing to/from work.--- Reports all changes in residents' conditions to supervisor.--- Cleans instruments and equipment and returns to proper area after use.--- Maintains cleanliness of residents units, central bathing area, treatment and supply rooms, workrooms, and linen closets.--- Provides post-mortem care as instructed.--- Accurately records all care as directed.--- Participates and attends periodic in-services and staff meetings.--- Understands and adheres to the guidelines of "Residents Rights".--- Perform additional duties as assigned.EDUCATION/ REQUIREMENTS: Ability to communicate with residents and nursing staff. Ability to speak, read, and write English. Prior experience as LTC nursing assistant preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Successful completion of State Approved Nursing Assistant Training and Competency Evaluation Program. Good standing in the state registry is required.

Keywords: Bowling Green, Bowling Green , SWAT CNA, Healthcare , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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