CNA - Med Level One
Company: Visiting Care Giving Services
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 31, 2021
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
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