Park RidgeCertified Nursing Assistant – Skilled Nursing Facility job – Five Points Health Care – Jacksonville, FL

Job Specifications

Certified Nursing Assistant

Great Benefit Package, Competitive Wages and a Flexible Schedule

Eligibility Factors

This is an entry-level position. Candidates are expected to attain and maintain a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license within one year of hire. High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Candidates are required to attain and maintain CPR certification within six months after hire. Experience performing the essential functions of the position is desirable.

Essential Functions

Assess resident skin condition

Report residents’ refusal of treatment

Ensure compliance with regulatory and professional standards/guidelines

Comply with federal, state, and local regulations

Ensure residents’ water pitchers are clean, filled, and available to residents

Serve between meal and bedtime snacks

Check restrained residents per policy/schedule

Release restraints for range of motion exercises, visits to bathroom, etc., per policy/schedule

Ensure nurses’ call system is within easy reach of residents

Report changes in residents’ conditions to supervisor

Observe disoriented/comatose residents and report to supervisor

Monitor seriously ill residents

Evaluate residents’ physical/emotional status

Weigh residents

Greet/escort/orient new resident

Introduce new resident to roommate/other residents/staff, as appropriate

Make resident comfortable

Treat residents fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect

Maintain residents’ privacy

Conduct shift turnover briefings

Interact with residents/family in a manner to enhance the reputation of the facility

Orient new residents/family to the facility

Give/receive residents’ condition report during shift turnover

Assist residents with nail care

Check room for food articles and remove unauthorized items

Maintain floors safe and clear of obstructions (residents’ belongings, supplies/equipment, etc.)

Maintain dry floors.

Report spills

Wash wheelchairs/walkers

Perform housekeeping

Prepare room for new resident

Strip/make beds

Check bed for resident equipment (e.g., dentures, hearing aide, etc.)

Report accidents/incidents to supervisor

Observe and report changes in room environment (temperature, ventilation, lighting, etc.)

Serve food trays

Observe need and assist residents with feeding

Store residents’ clothing

Assist residents with packing for discharge or transfer

Transport residents to room or receiving area

Report residents’ complaints/grievances

Assist residents with hair care functions

Report residents’ allegations of abuse/mistreatment

Ensure implementation of Residents’ Rights

Render immediate resident assistance

Answer resident call lights

Ensure residents are ready and on time for therapy, activity, and other appointments

Minimum Qualifications (* denotes day one requirement)

Knowledge

English language*

Biology*

Arithmetic*

Federal Regulations

State Regulations

Local Regulations

Policies/procedures

Therapy methods/procedures

Public safety

Clerical/administrative

procedures/systems

Customer service

Skills

Reading comprehension*

Oral communications (speaking)*

Written communications*

Critical thinking

Complex problem solving

Customer service (service orientation)

Apply applicable regulations, policies, procedures

Data entry

Monitor/observe

Calculate (mathematics)

Compile data/information

Social perceptiveness

Active listening

Active learning

Information gathering

Operate applicable equipment

CPR

Abilities

Problem sensitivity

Oral comprehension

Information ordering

Oral expression

Written comprehension

Speech clarity

Speech recognition

Written expression

Category Flexibility

Finger dexterity

Physical Requirements (all day one)

Lift 51-74 pounds

Carry 35-50 pounds

Push/pull 100+ pounds

Stretch

Bend

Twist

Stoop

Squat

Crouch

Kneel

Balance

Reach above shoulder level

Climb

Climb stairs

Walk on even surface

Stand

Sit

Simple grasp

Firm grasp

Fine hand manipulation

Near vision

Far vision

Distinguish colors

Hear conversation

Hear alarms

Speak

Equipment/Supplies

None

Licenses/Certifications

CPR

Critical Competencies

Displays positive attitude

Stress tolerance

Self-motivation

Cooperation

Team orientation

Dependability

Concern for others

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