• Certified Family Partner - CNA

    Posted: 01/22/2023

    Job Type
    Full-time, Part-time, Temporary
    Description

    Provide a wide variety of direct care and indirect services to residents.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • In conjunction with Lifestyle Coordinator, participate, coordinate and implement appropriate daily life enrichment activities according to resident needs.
    • Complete accurate data collection of resident weight and vital signs including BP, Pulse, Respirations, Oral, Rectal or Ear temperature.
    • Demonstrate accurate use of a simple pain scale with residents.
    • Demonstrate ability to accurately document resident care information, incidents, and other important resident information and keeps other members of the team informed.
    • Documentation is timely, correct, legible and according to assignment.
    • Demonstrate ability to consistently document resident care in Care Tracker.
    • Identify the signs and symptoms of illness.
    • Demonstrate basic knowledge of medications and effects. Information is reported in a timely manner, to appropriate personnel.
    • Assist and promote independence with personal care services, assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, oral care and other ADL's as required.
    • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of personal assistance devices and their application.
    • Use proper techniques for resident escort and transfer.
    • Report changes in condition of skin, nutrition status, mobility and mental and physical function to nurse within appropriate time frame.
    • Assist in serving meals including clean up.
    • Prepare food with residents as part of life enrichment activities.
    • Practice safe food handling as trained.
    • Offer snacks, and encourages adequate nutrition and hydration for residents.
    • Develop a positive relationship with residents by respecting their rights, tolerating their differences, and providing consistent and equitable treatment.
    • Use effective communication skills with residents, family and other service providers.
    • Understand and is knowledgeable about safety practices, procedures and maintenance.
    • Follow proper infection control policies and procedures.
    • Maintain a clean and safe environment.
    • Ability to work on any unit as requested.

     

    Requirements
    • Currently listed on the IL Department of Public Health C.N.A. registry.
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