Solaris Healthcare Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) in Port Charlotte, Florida

Sign On Bonus - $2000!!!:

Full Time 3-11 PRN Positions!:

Purpose of Your Job Position:

Provides basic nursing care to residents within the scope of the nursing assistant responsibilities and performs basic nursing procedures under the direction of the licensed nurse supervisor.

Job Functions:

  • General Responsibilities
  • Residents Rights
  • Safety
  • Staff Development
  • Nursing Care Responsibilities
  • Participates in and receives nursing report upon reporting for duty
  • Assists residents with resident care including bathing, grooming, hygiene and placement of adaptive equipment
  • Explains procedures to residents before administering
  • Keeps residents dry (changes gown, clothing, linen, etc., when it becomes wet or soiled)
  • Changes bed linens and keeps lines tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under residents
  • Makes beds (occupied and unoccupied)
  • Handles linens according to infection control guidelines
  • 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
  • Assists residents in ambulation with or without self-help devices as instructed
  • Performs restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed
  • Accurately measures and records heights and weights
  • Accurately measures and records temperatures, pulses, respirations and blood pressures (TPRs and B/P) as instructed
  • Empties urinary drainage bags and records amount in record; reports any irregularities to nurse
  • Ensures call lights are within reach of residents and answers call lights promptly
  • Ensures that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently
  • Ensures that residents’ personal care needs are being met in accordance with residents’ wishes
  • Reports all changes in residents’ condition to supervisor as soon as practical
  • Completes appropriate charge and inventory slips and monitors supply inventory daily to see what is needed; cleans instruments and equipment and returns to proper area after use
  • Straightens dresser tops and stands
  • Maintains cleanliness of resident units, central bathing area, treatment and supply rooms, workrooms and linen closets; cleans bedpans, urinals and commodes; washes basins and emesis basins; sanitizes bath tub after each resident’s use; cleans floors if resident is incontinent; wipes spilled foods and liquids
  • Provides post-mortem care as instructed
  • Special Nursing Care Responsibilities
  • Meal Service Responsibilities
  • Food Service Responsibilities
  • Documentation
  • Admission, Transfer and Discharge Responsibilities
  • Care Plan Responsibilities
  • Administrative Responsibilities
  • Special Activities/Attributes Education:

Successful completion of State Approved Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program; Name must appear on State Registry as Nurse Aide in good standing. Must have and maintain CPR certification.

Experience:

Not needed, but preferred.