Trinity Health Certified Nursing Assistant - Saint Mary Home in West Hartford, Connecticut
The certified nursing assistant works under the direction of a licensed nurse and is responsible for the delivery of personal care that promotes the resident's ability to function at the highest possible level. The role shall respect each resident's rights and recognizes the individuality of each resident. All care shall be delivered at a level that meets or exceeds the resident's expectations. Although this job description is intended to be as complete as possible, omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. Functions which are considered to be non-essential to the position are preceded by an (*) asterisk.
Understand and implements the current plan of care for each assigned resident.
Renders resident personal care to the assigned residents including and not limited to shower/bath, shampoo, perinea! care, oral hygiene, nails short and clean, and ensure adaptive devices are worn (e.g., dentures, hearing aids, glasses, etc.)
Escorts residents' to/from the dining room for meals, serves and collects trays, feeds residents as assigned, record intake and supervise those residents who need assistance.
Toilet residents regularly and as needed.
Provide appropriate perinea! care for incontinent residents per protocol or more often if necessary.
Apply the designated urinary device as assigned (e.g. Texas catheter) and give Foley catheter care per protocol.
Collect urine or stool specimens when indicated.
If a resident has a physical restraint, check restraint per protocol.
Ambulate or provide Range of Motion (ROM) exercises , or reposition the resident in accordance with the resident's plan of care.
Assist with the distribution of nourishments when assigned. Record intake and output of residents being monitored.
Responds immediately to resident alarm devices.
Responds to resident call lights within five (5) minutes of activation.
Job Number: 00115237
Location: West Hartford, CT
Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities
Facility: TSLC - Saint Mary Home
Employment Type: Part time