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Full Time 2nd Shift CNA or NA
Title:Full Time 2nd Shift CNA or NA
Job Category:1A Executive
Health Care:Nursing

Position: Certified Nursing Assistant/Nursing Assistant

Reports to: Charge Nurse and Director of Nursing

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Updated: 11/08/11:



  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.


    DAY Shift:

  1. Report at 6 a.m.

  2. Receive AM report where assigned.

  3. Following report and receiving assignment, awaken your residents, wash hands and face, take to bathroom or change wet briefs, giving peri care. Get up or roll up resident in preparation for breakfast. Residents are encouraged to eat their meals in the dining room.

  4. Pass trays for breakfast, and feed residents according to your assignment.

  5. Following breakfast, give nursing care consisting of but not limited to the following:

  6. Shower, including shampoo, according to schedule or more frequently as indicated by resident's condition.

  7. Shave male and female residents. Males need shaving every day, females as needed.

  8. Comb hair in a neat and attractive manner.

  9. Give nail care.

  10. Have all residents dressed in street clothes as soon as possible and ready to participate in activities.

  11. Assist in giving nourishments per order of nurse.

  12. Made sure glasses and hearing aides are in place and in working order. Report any problems to the staff nurse.

  13. Escort residents to activity as scheduled.

  14. Any bedfast residents should be turned no less than every 2 hours and their linen changed every day.

  15. All dependent residents should be offered the use of the bathroom or checked for incontinence every 2 hours.

  16. Peri-care is to be given, following change of brief and as necessary.

  17. All restrained residents are to have restraints released, exercised and offered fluids every 2 hours with proper documentation on the chart.

  18. Residents that are able to walk must be walked daily.

  19. Assist residents with pre-meal preparation before lunch including good hand washing. Use wipes if resident is in dining room.

  20. Pass trays and assist in feeding in accordance with your assignment.

  21. After meals escort residents to their room. Take to the bathroom, give oral care, assist with lying down for a nap. Tidy up the room. Give afternoon nourishment as indicated.

  22. On your final rounds, check residents for incontinence.

  23. Pass fresh ice water.

  24. Continue to answer call lights until end of shift.


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.


    Night Shift:

  1. Report for duty at 10 p.m.

  2. C.N.A./N.A.’s to check residents immediately after report for comfort, position, dryness and restraint application-check for location of call lights and bed alarms.

  3. Wash each resident when they are soiled or wet.

  4. There are four rounds to be made and completed during this shift unless there is only one nursing assistant for each wing, then two rounds are made for that particular night.

  5. Check the nursing assistant routine duties from 10 p.m.-6:30a.m. per the policy manual.

  6. Get up assigned residents for breakfast.


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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