CNA - NC Veterans Home in Black Mountain

PruittHealth

Black Mountain, NC 28711

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

**CNA \- NC Veterans Home in Black Mountain**


**Description**


**JOB PURPOSE:**


Provides each of the assigned patients with routine daily nursing care and services in accordance with the patient’s assessment and care plan, and as directed by the nurse supervisor\.


**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:**


99. Provides care ensuring patient/resident safety


99. Applies & releases restraints, and provides exercise


99. Assists patients in and out of bed and into wheelchair with the correct use of the transfer belt and practices proper body mechanics while moving/transferring patients


99. Assists patients in bathing: to include bed baths, tub baths, and showers


99. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, and personal grooming e\.g\., oral/denture care, brushing hair, trimming fingernails and toenails, skin care and shaving


99. Assists patients to and from activities as requested


99. Assists patients to dining area for meals; assists in feeding of patients as needed; passes food trays to individual patients in accordance with diet cards on tray and needs; documents intake of nourishment\. Is able to identify the four basic food groups on a sample breakfast, lunch, and dinner meal


99. Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers as requested; understands and utilizes care plans


99. Collects stool and urine samples per care plan; cleans bedpans and empty catheter bags, provides external/indwelling catheter care


99. Displays proper use and care of lift equipment


99. Offers fluids at appropriate times \(including routine ice and water rounds\) and distributes fresh water to patients and picks up used water pitchers\.


99. Properly documents in accordance with established guidelines; receives and gives reports on patient’s status or condition\.


99. Provides for bowel and bladder training/retraining, provides colostomy care


99. Provides range of motion exercises for patients


99. Provides routine care for the bedfast patient; turns patient intermittently if patient is bedridden due to illness


99. Recognizes and reports signs/ symptoms of abuse and/or change in condition


99. Removes bedding and replaces with clean linens per schedule or condition


99. Takes vital signs of patient, e\.g\., temperature, blood pressure, and respiration and records information and documents/reports information regarding the patient’s health, I&O, any change of medical condition, and care given


**Qualifications**


**MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:**


A minimum of a high school diploma or its equivalent


**MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:**


None


**MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:**


Active, current and unrestricted Certified Nursing Assistance certification in the appropriate state


Should be a certified nurse assistant in accordance with the laws of the issuing state


**Job** Nursing


**Primary Location** North Carolina\-Black Mountain


**Schedule** Full\-time


**Shift** 1st Shift


**Job Posting** Apr 9, 2019, 8:24:51 AM

**Req ID:** 1903117

PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its personnel practices against its partners or qualified applicants for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or a protected veteran.



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