CNA, Westview (Full Time)
Company: Benefis Health System
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: November 4, 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 an assigned
group or residents.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in the preparation for admission of residents.
Assists in and accompanies residents in the admission, transfer and
Provides morning 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
Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when resident complains of
Provides postmortem care.
Assists LPN in treatment procedures.
Provides general nursing care such as positioning residents,
lifting and turning residents, applying/utilizing special
equipment, assisting in use of bedpan or commode and ambulating the
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.
Makes rounds with outgoing shift; knows whereabouts of assigned
Makes rounds with oncoming shift to ensure the unit is left in good
Adheres to policies and procedures of the facility and the Nursing
Participates in socialization activities on the unit.
Turns and positions residents as ordered and/or as needed, making
sure no rough surfaces are in directcontact with the body. Lifts
and turns with proper and safe body mechanics and with available
Checks for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to RN or
Ensures residents are dressed properly and assists, as necessary.
Ensures that used clothing is properly stored in bedside stand or
on hangers 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.
Treats residents, their families, visitors and co-workers with
respect and dignity.
Restrains residents properly, when ordered.
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.
Distributes drinking water and other nourishments to residents.
Performs general care activities for residents in isolation and
adheres to isolation precautions.
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
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.
Must be able to follow directions, both oral and written, and work
cooperatively with other staff members.
Must have the ability to acquire knowledge of and develop 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.
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
Maintains personal health in order to prevent absence from work due
to health problems.
Possesses a genuine interest and concern for geriatric and disabled
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.
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 within three (3)
months of hire date and maintain per policy.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Community Information: 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 big-game hunting.
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 environment and
one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a
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