Detail of : Medication Technician / Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Job Openings in Bethlehem
Purpose: To perform non-professional direct patient care duties under the supervision of nursing personnel and to assist in maintaining a positive physical, social, emotional and spiritual environment for the residents.
Essential Functions: Job Functions: Assist residents with medications as ordered by their physician(s).
Documents all functions related to medication management as required by regulation, and by community protocols as defined in the medication training program.
Obtains, receives, and stores medication(s) from pharmacy.
Participates in the medication training program and demonstrates competency per the competency checklist.
Maintains order, cleanliness in medication storage area.
Assist residents with daily bath, dressing, grooming, dental care, bowel and bladder functions, preparation for activities within the community, reminders of medical appointments, and basic room care.
Provide functions as directed by supervisor including daily and ongoing records including vital signs, weight and measure residents, and observe and report presence of skin breakdowns; review care plans daily; report changes in resident conditions to supervisor ; and, record all necessary charting entries and report all accidents and incidents.
Prepare residents for meals and snacks and perform after-meal resident care.
Maintain resident confidentiality; treat residents with kindness, dignity and respect; know and comply with Residents Rights rules; and promptly report all resident complaints, accidents and incidents to supervisor.
Assist as directed in proper admission, transfer and discharge of residents, inventory resident possessions and report defective equipment to administration.
Understand and use Universal Precautions and follow established infections control, hazardous communication and other safety rules; ensure cleanliness of assigned residents rooms; properly maintain and record resident restraints; and, promptly report all violations of safety and sanitation rules to supervisor.
Attend and participate in orientation, training, educational activities and staff meeting.
Any other tasks, assignments, projects or requests as deemed by management.
Qualifications: High School education preferred.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must read, write, speak and understand English.
Completion of training program for certification.
Previous experience with geriatric nursing preferred.
Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering basic first aid and resident care.
Basic understanding of aseptic and sterile techniques.
Good physical and mental health; neat, clean, well groomed and responsible.
Patience, tact, enthusiasm and positive attitude toward the elderly.
Must have upper body strength adequate to bend, lift, shift, move, and/or assist in moving articles of more than twenty-five pounds.
Must be able to squat, reach, stretch
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