Certified Nurse Aid
Position TypeFull-Time/Part-TimeEducation LevelCertified Nurse AideSalary RangeundisclosedTravel PercentageNoneJob Shifts Available2nd Shift - 2:00P.M.- 10:00P.M. M-F (2 positions available) Night shift CNA rotating schedule Weekend doubles CNA 6a-10p (3 positions available) Job CategoryHealth Care Descriptions Wagoner Health and Rehab full time employees are eligible for benefits including vacation pay, holiday pay, workers compensation, medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability, accident and cancer insurance.
Qualifications: Sufficient formal education to enable the performance of daily tasks with understanding of what is involved.
Previous experience helpful, but not essential.Personality attuned to the requirements of meeting needs of the infirm and aged.Must have successfully completed approved certified nurse aide training program and hold valid certificate. Responsibilities:
Working under general direction and supervision of nursing staff, administrator, or charge nurse.Handling and serving residents to assure safety and comfort.Observing instructions or nursing staff and performing in line with established routine.Providing maximum resident care services to assure wellbeing of resident to greatest degree.Carrying out duties and responsibilities in conformance with established routine. Work performedUnder supervision to preform duties assuring maximum care, security and treatment:
Assist with carrying out the Health Care Plan.Assuring physical comfort and mental wellbeing of resident.Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of flair, nails, and moving residents from area to area, responding to call lights, etc...Detecting and correcting situations that have probability of causing accidents or injuries to residents.Observing and reporting symptoms, reactions, and changes.Encouraging and participating in rehabilitative measures.And other duties assigned. Job Knowledge:
Knowledge of procedures and techniques.Providing bedside services.Familiarity with functions of various departments.Understanding of standard techniques in personal service care of residents.Care of equipment and supplies.Awareness of sterile procedures and avoidance of contamination. Special Demands:
Work under close supervision with awareness that error may have serious consequences.Exercise patience and tact.Use of initiative and judgment.Warm, outgoing, personality and positive response to residents who may be demanding.Perform repetitive tasks willingly.Good physical and mental outlook.Employees being hired without certification shall not perform and services for which they have not been trained and found proficient in. Be aware of the bloodborne pathogen exposure determination record and listed below are some exposures which you could potentially be exposed to: taking temperatures (oral/rectal), assisting with obtaining laboratory specimens, assisting with cleaning/dressing wounds, giving mouth care, giving skin and nail care, cleansing incontinent patients, changing lines, emptying bad pans, assisting with emergency first aide, assisting, with postmortem care, handling unbagged laundry, handling bagged laundry, whose bags are damaged or not closed, handling laundry accidentally bagged with sharps, cleaning equipment and working surfaces, cleaning or inspecting receptacles intended for reuse, transporting soiled laundry, and transporting infectious wastes.
Licensed Practical Nurse/Register Nurse
Must be a graduate of state approved school of vocational or professional nursing.Must have successfully completed state board of registration or licensure and carry a current state license.Must be willing and able to assume charge of personnel assigned to his/her area. Responsibilities
Have working knowledge of all residents under his/her care.Assign all aides to patients spelling out break times, and all special duties to be completed, supervise all aides in performing duties by checking their work closely to be sure the assignments have been completed.Administer all parental, intramuscular, sub-coetaneous injections.Make meaningful rounds of all patients utilizing health care plans.Insures that the individual health care plan is followed. Chart according to policy and procedures, i.e., chart according to MDS. care plan, problems, interventions, and outcome. Directs cha1ting on his/her shifts and makes detailed evaluations of all resident charting so chart reflects progress and condition of resident at all times as according to Wagoner Health and Rehab policy and procedure on charting.Assist in writing and updating health care plan every 30 to 90 days depending on resident's condition and level of care, with the help of the Director of Nursing, Activities Director, and Food Services Supervisor.Recommend changes needed in staff as to the number of aides and kind of work performed.Recommend conference with director as needed and participate in staff meetings to keep staff performing at optimum level.Administer or supervise all treatments prescribed by physician.Make rounds with physician and record visits in charts.Transcribe all physicians' orders.Personally receive or place all calls to the physician.Administer or supervise the preparation and administrations of prescribed medicationsOrder all new medications.Give initial dose of all new medications and chart if medications type warrants close observation.If medications aide is present, be aware of her/his limitations and do not allow or encourage this limits to be exceeded.Is responsible for wellbeing and nursing care of all residents assigned to the unit during shift.Recognize significant changes in the condition of the resident and take necessary action.Be aware of legal implication if physician's orders are not carried out correctlyBe sensitive to resident's families and respond in an appropriate, professional way, as the situation requires.Know when the situation cannot be handled and be willing to ask for help and to know whom to ask.Abide by policies of the facility and ascertain that employees under the supervision of the charge nurse do the same,Supervise serving of prescribed diets and fluid intake and report persistent unresolved problems to the director of nursing.Insure that all medications and the person administering the medication or completing the treatment on assigned shifts chart treatments.Supervise the preparation of incidents and accident reports.Insure that a copy of medical records or an abstract of them is forwarded with the transfer of residents.Insure that drugs covered by the Controlled Substance Act are verified by inventory.Detect and correct situations that have a high probability of causing accidents or injuries to residents. Job Knowledge:
Knowledge of procedures and techniques necessary to administer medications and treatment as prescribed by physician.Knowledge of medications and possible side effects.Knowledge of facility's policies and procedures and how to carry these through.Knowledge of aging and an awareness of the need for meaningful intervention. Special Demands:
Be able to work well with others and overlook personal preferences where the good of all is concerned.Use of initiative and good judgment.Awareness of the needs and desires of others.Director of Nursing and/or administration may assign other duties.Be aware of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Determination Record and listed below are some exposures which you could potentially be exposed: giving injections, administering medications, obtaining laboratory specimens, taking temperatures (oral/rectal) cleansing/dressing wounds, inserting/inspecting tracheal tubes, inserting/inspecting IV's, inserting/inspecting Foley catheters, inserting/inspecting/removing nasogastric tubes, giving emergency first aid, and giving post mortem care.
Wagoner Health and Rehab full time employees are eligible for benefits including vacation pay, holiday pay, workers compensation, medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability, accident and cancer insurance.
Must have successfully completed state approved school of medications administration.Must carry current acknowledgement card or certificate issued by state agency.Must be willing to abide by restrictions place on his/her job by state agency. Job Summary:
To pour, pass, and document all routine prescribed medications and to give PRN medications upon instruction of the LICENSED NURSE ONLY!
Responsibilites Work under the supervision of a licensed vocational nurse or a registered professional nurse to perform the following duties:
After authorization by the facility’s licensed nurse or the residents treating physician, ad ministers PRN medications. Must document all PRN’s according to State Standards in all areas of the chart.Observe and report to the facility's charge licensed charge nurse reactions and side effects of medication commonly administered to nursing facilities residents.Take and record vital signs prior to administration of medications, which would affect or change the vital signs.Administer and document regularly prescribed medications which the medication aide is permitted to administer only after personally preparing (setting up) of those medications to be administered. Document the medications given in the resident's clinical record.Administer oxygen per nasal cannula or a nonsealing facemask only in an emergency.
Immediately after the emergency, the medication aide shalt verbally notify the licensed nurse on duty or on call and appropriately document the activity and notification.
At discretion of the charge nurse, count narcotics, give all routine prescribed narcotics, give all routine prescribed narcotics, and document same on individual sheet and medication sheet.
Apply specifically ordered ophthalmic, optic, and nasal medications. Practices or acts prohibited by non-licensed nursing personnel (medication aides) after completing the state approved training program in medication administration.
May not administer medication by the injection route:Intramuscular routeIntravenous routeIntradermal routeHypodermoclysis route May not administer medications used for intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) treatments or other methods involving medication inhalation treatments.Non-licensed nursing personnel (medication aides) must document on medication sheet symptoms indicated for the need of the medication and the time the symptoms occurred. Non licensed nursing personnel (medication aides) must document in nurses noted that the facility's licensed nurse or the treating physician was contacted, symptoms were described, permission was granted to administer the medications ad the time the symptoms occurred.i. Permission to grant the administration of the medication shall be on an individual basis.
ii. Permission to grant the administration of medications shall not be given prior to the time the symptoms occurred.
The administration of the authorized PRN medication must be correctly documented.May not calculate any resident's medication doses for administration. The medication aide may measure a prescribed amount of a liquid medication to be administered.May not crush medications unless the initial prior authorization is obtained from the doctor or the Director of Nursing.May not administer medication by way of the nasogastric tube until skill is checked by the Director of Nursing.May not receive or assume responsibility for reducing to writing, verbal or telephone orders from a physician. Medication aides must function in accordance with accepted pharmaceutical and nursing practices, and as set forth in these standards.
Must be able to follow accurately all principals of good medication administration.Must be willing to cooperate with licensed nurse in charge and be accountable for all his/her actions.Must be aware of limitations and not to exceed these.Must be willing to help with all work in whatever way possible.Be aware of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Determination Record and listed below are some exposures which you could potentially be exposed to: taking temperatures (oral/rectal),assisting with obtaining laboratory specimens, assisting with cleaning/dressing wounds, giving mouth care, giving skin and nail care, cleansing incontinent patients, changing lines, emptying bed pans, assisting with emergency first aide, assisting, with postmortem care, handling unbagged laundry, handling bagged laundry, whose bags are damaged or not closed, handling laundry accidentally bagged with sharps, cleaning equipment and working surfaces, cleaning or inspecting receptacles intended for reuse, transporting soiled laundry, and transporting infectious wastes.
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