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CNA - Med Level One

Company: Visiting Care Giving Services
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Job Title/Position: CNA MED LEVEL ONE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 2. Providing personal care including: A. Baths B. Back rubs C. Oral hygiene D. Shampoos E. Changing bed linen F. Dressing and undressing clients G. Skin care and prevention of skin breakdown H. Toileting activities I. Keeping the client's living area clean and orderly, as appropriate 3. Planning and preparing nutritious meals. 4. Assisting in feeding the client, if necessary. 5. Taking and recording oral, rectal and auxiliary temperatures, pulse, respiration and blood pressure when ordered (within the training limitations of the personal care assistant). Assisting in ambulation 6. Performing range of motion and other simple procedures as ordered (within the training limitations of the personal care assistant) 7. Deliver routine daily medications, either prescription or non-prescription, to patients. 8. Coordinate with office nurse to assist with patient care and medications. 9. Follow written or verbal instructions on how to manage medications. 10. Record medication dosages and times. 11. Observe patients and document changes in their condition. 12. Doing the client's laundry, as appropriate. 13. Meeting the safety needs of clients and using equipment safely and properly (foot stools, side rails, restraints, etc.) 14. Reporting the client's condition and significant changes to the assigned care coordinator or supervisor. 15. Adhering to documentation and care procedures and standards of personal and professional conduct. The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 1. Is a certified nurse aide, certified home health aide or has demonstrated competency as defined in agency policies. 2. Is at least 18 years of age. 3. Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Presents a pre-employment physician's health clearance, including negative TB skin tests or CXR and other tests as required by specific state statute. 4. Has ability to read, follow written instructions, and document services provided. 5. Is self-directed with the ability to work with little direct supervision. 6. Has empathy for the needs of the ill, injured, frail and impaired. 7. Possess and maintains current CPR certification. 8. Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation. 9. Demonstrates tact, patience and good personal hygiene. 10. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and organization requirements and is in good working order. OR Must maintain a safe and efficient method of transportation aimed at arriving to work as scheduled.

Keywords: Visiting Care Giving Services, Saint Charles , CNA - Med Level One, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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