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CNA - Up to $1,500 Sign on Bonus Eligible

Company: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc.
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

  • Dresses, grooms, bathes, feeds, takes and records vital signs of patients.
  • Completes all ADL functions and documentation if such.
  • Answers call lights, assists in toileting, oral care, nail care, catheter care, assists patients in wheel chairs, transports, turns bedridden patients, reports patient changes, and takes out trash.
  • Requires certification as a Nurse Assistant; functions may not exceed Standards of Practice as accorded by certification.
  • Provides simple or uncomplicated patient care.
  • Bathes and dresses bed patients, combs hair, and otherwise attends to their comfort and personal appearance.
  • Cleans room and changes bed linen.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, and respiration rate.
  • Gives back rubs as instructed.
  • Sterilizes equipment and supplies, using germicides, or sterilizers.
  • Assist patient / resident in preparing for medical tests, activities, and social programs.
  • Prepares food trays, feeds patients, and records food and liquid intake and output.
  • Must maintain the confidentiality of all patient/resident care information including protected health information. Report known or suspected incidents of unauthorized disclosure of such information; and adhere to Residents / Patients rights.
  • Performs other work related duties as requested.
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a 10th grade education.
  • Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with laws of this state.
  • Successfully completed the Sub-Acute Certification Program.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
  • Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of team work and team concept.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
  • Must possess the ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must be willing to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing nursing practices.
  • Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of other individuals in the workplace.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and meet all Physical and Sensory requirements of the job.

Keywords: Cape Cod Healthcare Inc., Plymouth , CNA - Up to $1,500 Sign on Bonus Eligible, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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