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C.N.A. – 11p-7a – Assisted Living

Forefront Living

This is a Full-time position in Dallas, TX posted May 17, 2021.

Presbyterian Village North; Shift is from 11:00 PM -7:00 AMESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Models a service and solutions oriented attitude towards others, takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better, is friendly and courteous to residents, patients and co-workers
• Ensure resident/patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by remaining aware of and reporting any new or existing safety hazards
• Maintain good attendance record
• Makes beds, straightens rooms and keeps resident care areas in an organized and clean manner, ensuring the entire nursing floor is kept orderly
• Respects resident’s rights by: (knocks on doors before entering room, addresses resident by name, allows resident to make own decisions when appropriate, promotes independence)
• Provides safe resident transfers involving bed, wheelchair and /or shower chair, uses the gait belt with all transfers, to protect resident from complications and injuries
• Takes and records temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respirations as required
• Assists residents with simple range of motion or other exercises as directed by nurse or therapist and ambulates resident safely according to his/her endurance levels
• Applies medical or adaptive devices as ordered by the appropriate supervising nurse
• Makes rounds to ensure resident’s safety, comfort, medical attention every hour or as required by the resident
• Collects specimens as directed
• Completes weights for each resident as required
• Sets up meal tray and assists with feeding as necessary.

Assesses for choking and responds appropriately
• Ensures residents and equipment are clean after meals, including hands, and removes clothing protectors
• Accurately documents care given to residents including the documentation of reportable resident problems (i.e.

ADL sheets, B&B sheets, meal percentages, I&O, s/s of skin breakdowns, etc.)
• Reports changes in resident condition to the supervising nurse and /or Director of Nursing immediately (i.e.

changes in skin conditions, urinary changes, etc.) Reports problems with completion of assignments
• Handles confidential information appropriately
• Demonstrates flexibility with changing work demands
• Reports to charge nurse: equipment and supply needs, repair/maintenance needs, safety hazards and unusual occurrences or observations
• Attends and participates in appropriate in-service and staff meetings to improve knowledge and skills and to maintain competency and certification
• Wears prescribed uniforms, follows prescribed dress code, wears name tag appropriately and maintains a professional image to the public and residents
• Assists the nursing department and other departments when required in other duties and tasks when asked
• Provides appropriate interventions for resident behavior per care plan, utilizes distraction and validation techniques as appropriate and encourages resident independence
• Assists residents to and from activities of choice and encourages the resident to participate in activities of choice
• Assists activity director as needed with activities and if necessary leads activity
• Other duties as assignedMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Education: High school graduate or GED
• Possession of a valid Texas Certified Nurse Assistant certification
• Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English
• Six months experience in providing personal care in a long-term care facility preferred
• Knowledge/ability to learn computer skills
• Ability to work independently
• Ability to adjust to changing conditions, frequent demands and stressful situations
• Ability to acquire new knowledge or perform additional or more difficult tasks
• Ability to maintain a positive, stable disposition in performing, working in association with staff and residents
• Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes
• Ability to work effectively as part of a healthcare team, to share information freely, to use and seek supervision and consultation verbally and in writing, and to be able to follow both verbal and written instruction
• Ability to perform Essential Duties as outlined below
• Genuine caring for and interest in the care of mature adults, handicapped people and hospice Patients
• Ability to perform work tasks within the Physical Demand Requirements as outlined below
• Ability to comply with the Resident Bill of Rights (LTC) and Employee Responsibilities
• Ability to comply with organizational and departmental safety policies and proceduresShift: NightExternal Company Name: Forefront LivingExternal Company URL: orefrontliving.org/Street: 8600 Skyline Drive

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