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Nursing Assistant-McCandless Township (Part-Time)

Description

Cumberland Crossing Manor is hiring a Part-Time Nursing Assistant to work the evening shifts, 2:30PM-11PM!


The nursing assistant will work alongside the nursing team in delivering the highest quality of care to the residents.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Provide direct resident care as assigned by the Charge Nurse, Aide or Director of Resident Care.
  • Responsibilities include all activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding, transporting, toileting and ambulating patients.
  • Maintain an environment conducive to resident safety and recovery including, completing safety checks, keeping the department and resident rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, responsible for personal laundry, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment.
  • Deliver resident nourishments.
  • Perform routine tests such as but not limited to resident weights and vital signs.
  • Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate resident care delivery including, but not limited to performing messenger functions, ordering, setting up resident care equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position.
  • Listen to resident/family concerns and assume responsibility for follow through.
  • Provide feedback to the Director of Resident Care and Charge LPN regarding resident care and report changes in resident's status.
  •  Document in the Nursing Assistant notes to established procedures.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions and understand policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure.
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility related information, respond within the scope of the nursing assistant role to emergent situations.
  • Provide companionship/supervision one on one with residents as required.
  • Maintain current CPR certification at Heart Saver level and First Aide. Constructively receive feedback and direction.
  • Identify and communicates learning needs to the Resident Support Coordinator.
  • Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance.
  • Request assistance in planning and prioritizing activities as needed.
  • Assure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.
  • Establish appropriate and effective communication strategies.
  • Establish professional and respectful interpersonal relationships.
  • Contribute to the universal unit activities including, but not limited to, responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays and transporting residents.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent knowledge of body mechanics and transfer techniques
  • Preferred Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR First Aid Certification 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 

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