Department:Health Care
Job Category:(CNA) Certified Nursing Assistant
Health Care:CNA
  1. Check assignment, schedule, note any special things scheduled for that day and extra duties specific to the shift and section you are working.
  2. Answer call lights in a timely manner.Everyone is responsible to answer lights.If you are unable to assist the resident, please notify the aide assigned to the resident.The responsibility to answer lights is for the entire 7.5 hours on duty.
  3. Do vital signs as indicated and when requested.
  4. Assist at meal times with passing trays, feeding residents, and documentation of percentages.
  5. Attend in-service meetings.Each C.N.A./N.A. must attend at least 12 hours of in-service per year from date of hire.
  6. Assist in and/or perform responsibilities connected with admissions, transfers and discharges.
  7. Observe resident’s physical condition, emotions, reactions to events, eating and report any and all changes to the charge nurse.
  8. Every shift must give fresh water to clients
  9. English is our chosen business language. Therefore, the ability to read, write, speak and understand English is essential.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

P.M. Shift:

  1. Report for duty at 2 p.m.

  2. Obtain assignment, make rounds, respond to client calls, begin to get residents up for afternoon activities.

  3. Ambulate residents per assignment.

  4. Give showers as assigned, dressing these residents in housecoat in preparation for evening meal.

  5. Assist in giving nourishments per order of nurse.

  6. At certain times in the evening; pass trays and feed residents according to assignment.

  7. Following supper, place residents in television room or lobby per their preference.

  8. It is the responsibility of those aides left on the floor while their co-workers are at dinner to answer call lights.

  9. Once the dinner hour is over, begin to prepare residents for bed, including, but not limited to:

  10. Prepare fresh ice water.

  11. Mouth care-including dentures.

  12. Wash face and hands.

  13. Provide peri care and change brief if necessary.

  14. Prepare clients for bed including dressing in pajamas.

  15. Encourage residents to stay up until 7 p.m., unless condition contra-indicates.

  16. Give backrub.

  17. Make sure the call light is within reach and, if applicable, bed alarm is attached. On your final rounds, check residents for incontinence.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
Must be 18 years or older
Sense of responsibility and moral integrity.
Preferably will have basic nursing skills training and completion of Nursing Assistant training program that meets the Arizona and Federal Guidelines.
Understand and demonstrate the mission, goals, and objectives of the facility.
Able to work together as a team, helping each other to give the best care to our residents.
Essential Functions
This is a very heavy work position requiring lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling over 100 pounds.  Frequent lifting and/or carrying of 50 pounds plus.  Stooping, kneeling and extending hands and arms in any direction; seizing, holding, grasping and turning objects using the hands.  Talking, hearing, walking and balance essential.  The ability to move hands easily and skillfully. Must be able to perceive the nature of objects by use of the eyes.  May be subjected to physical injury inflicted by a confused person.  This position is considered a “safety sensitive” position.  This position involves performing tasks and duties that could affect the C.N.A.’s/N.A.’s safety or health or that of others’ safety or health. 


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