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CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
Peachtree Corners, GA, United States
Job ID : R0008541
Job ID : R0008541

City: Peachtree Corners

State: GA

Zip: 30092

Description of Responsibilities

Working in the home environment you are responsible for the delivery of quality patient care according to the patient’s individual physician orders. Your care may involve activities of daily living, assessments, administering prescribed treatments and therapies, care planning, communication with other members of the patients’ multi-disciplinary team, supply management, emergency management, coordination of care, health promotion and teaching and training family members.

Reporting Relationship

Nursing Coordinator/Supervisor

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Responsibilities

  • Provide or assist with bed, tub and shower baths including perineal care and nail care for patients who are non-diabetic or do not have circulatory problems.
  • Provide oral hygiene, including denture care.
  • Provide care of hair; combing or shampoo as needed.
  • Turning and positioning of patient.
  • Assist patient with eating. Observe and record intake of food and fluids as assigned.
  • Observe elimination patterns and needs. Report any problems to Registered Nurse.
  • Assist patient with bedpan or urinal. Assist to toilet or commode.
  • Note and record intake and output, as needed.
  • Assist patient with ambulation.
  • Assist patient to chair and/or bed or stretcher.
  • Provide early am and pm care.
  • Inform Registered Nurse of changes in patient’s condition.
  • Complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Annually update requirements for personnel file according to policy.
  • Communicate with PSA office personnel regarding problems and concerns.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Current and unrestricted certification or proof of training as required by the state
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current Continuing Education if required by state
  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated proficiency in documentation and compliance with aide care plan and  policies and procedures
  • Good organizational and communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent lifting and repositioning of patients
  • Repeated or prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, twisting and occasional climbing of stairs
  • Acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of touch, smell and taste
  • Agility and strength sufficient to handle patients and equipment without assistance
  • Must be able to appropriately respond physically and psychologically to emergency situations in the home or during transport
  • Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other health conditions

Requisition ID: R0008541

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