CNA, Grandview Assisted Living (Full Time)
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: August 15, 2019
Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the
direction of an RN or LPN/LVN. Assists residents with activities of
daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in
the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for residents.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in the preparation for move in of residents. Assists in and
accompanies residents in the move-in process. Provides care, which
may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing
hair, back care, dressing residents, changing bed linen, cleaning
over the bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other
general care as necessary throughout the day. Provides evening care
which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back
rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over the bed tables,
straightening room and other general care as needed. Notifies
appropriate licensed personnel when resident complains of pain.
Assists LPN as needed. Provides general care such as positioning
residents, lifting and turning residents, applying/utilizing
special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan or commode and
ambulating the residents. Performs all aspects of resident care in
an environment that optimizes resident safety and reduces the
likelihood of medical/health care errors. Takes and records
temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure, O2
sats and intake-output. Also does orthostatic BPs monthly and as
directed. Adheres to policies and procedures of the community.
Participates in socialization activities in the community. Checks
for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to RN or LPN.
Ensures residents are dressed properly and assists, as necessary.
Ensures that used clothing is properly stored in closet. Ensures
that all residents are clean and dry at all times. Checks unit for
adequate linen. Folds neatly and arranges linen in linen closet.
Cleans linen cart. Provides clean linen and clothing. Makes beds.
Treats residents, their families, visitors and co-workers with
respect and dignity. Accompanies residents to appointments, as
directed. Provides reality orientation in daily care, when
appropriate. Prepares residents for meals; serves and removes food
trays and assists with meals or feeds residents, if necessary.
Answers residents' call lights, anticipates residents' needs and
makes rounds to assigned residents. Assists residents with handling
and care of clothing and other personal property (including
dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids and prosthetic
devices). Transports residents to and from various departments, as
requested. Reports and, when appropriate, records any changes
observed in condition or behavior of residents and unusual
incidents. Participates in or contributes to interdisciplinary care
conferences in person or through unit manager. Follows directions,
both oral and written, and works cooperatively with other staff
members. Acquires knowledge of and develops skills in basic nursing
procedures and simple charting. Establishes and maintains
interpersonal relationship with residents, family members and other
facility personnel while assuring confidentiality of resident
information. Functions as a resident advocate by protecting the
resident's rights. Attends in-service education programs, as
assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental
skills, etc. Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of
supplies and linen and follows established charge procedure for
resident charge items. Demonstrates the ability to deal with
pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle
constantly changing situations. Demonstrates the ability to deal
with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and
handle conflict. Maintains personal health in order to prevent
absence from work due to health problems. Possesses a genuine
interest and concern for geriatric and disabled persons.
Adheres to dress code. Completes annual educational requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements. Wears identification while on
duty. Maintains confidentiality at all times. Attends department
staff meetings as required within the department. Reports to work
on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous
quality improvement (CQI) activities. Coordinates efforts in
meeting regulatory compliance, federal, state and local regulations
and standards Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health
System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of
the department. Complies with Benefis Health System Organization
Policies and Procedures. Complies with Health and Safety Standards
High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
Current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification in State of
Montana for Long Term Care Facilities.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification and maintain per
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over
275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters
and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a
wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked
public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making
the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky
Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon
fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor
activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and
snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking,
off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and
Benefis Health System
This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system
in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and
outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have
the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of
the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with
500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing
more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and
cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working
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