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Certified Nursing Assistants (Day / Night Shifts Available) -VA - Montclair Location

Company: Evergreen Technologies, LLC.
Location: Manassas
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Certified Nursing Assistants (Day / Night Shifts Available)CNA Description:Provide assistance, support and direct care to patients in a variety of health, welfare and community settings. Assists with the provision of care to patients and ensure wards are neat and tidy, lifting and turning patients and transporting them in wheelchairs or on movable beds, and providing direct care and support.Duties

  • Answer call signals; supply and empty bed pans; bathe, dress and groom patients; delivering meals to patients, turning and ambulating patients; weigh, lift, turn, and position patients; shave patients prior to operations; supervise patients' exercise routines.
  • Take patients' blood pressure, fever and pulse; report or record fluid intake and output; observe or monitor patients' status and document patient care on charts; administer first aid in emergency situations; collect specimens such as urine, faeces or sputum; administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas and perform other procedures as directed by nursing and hospital staff
  • Assist the nurses and other staff as needed
  • Check vital signs and record daily information in the patient's chart
  • Adhere to professional standards, follow policies and procedures and abide by federal, state and local requirements, as well as Joint Commission standards
  • Transport patients by wheelchair or stretcher for treatment or surgery
  • Carry messages, reports, requests and specimens between departments
  • Make beds and maintain patients' rooms
  • Maintain inventory of supplies
  • May perform maintenance tasks such as assisting with the set-up and maintenance of traction equipment, cleaning or sterilizing equipment, maintaining and repairing equipment, and assembling, setting-up and operating job-related equipment
  • May transport patients between care facilities.Skills
    • Basic computer skills
    • As part of a team have an ability to work and handle multiple tasks safely and effectively
    • Good communication skills, including the talent to interconnect sensitive information with compassion.
    • High tolerance for working under gravity and handling critical situations with a cool head.
    • Should know the wording relating to infections, conditions, and general medical terminology to follow proper safety protocols and communicate effectively with other healthcare workers.
    • Assist with basic patient care activities and with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
    • Assist the Registered Nurse (RN) in the care of patients in sub-acute, and chronic states of illness.
    • Prepared and maintained records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to RN and supervisor

Keywords: Evergreen Technologies, LLC., Alexandria , Certified Nursing Assistants (Day / Night Shifts Available) -VA - Montclair Location, Healthcare , Manassas, Virginia

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