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Geriatric CNA (Full-Time)- Asbury Heights

  • Job ID: 567693199
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Facility: UPMC Asbury Heights
  • Department: Skilled Nursing
  • Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.71 to $22.47 / hour

Description

Asbury Heights is hiring a full-time Geriatric C.N.A! Apply today to learn more!
Provide routine resident care and support services in accordance with established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the nurse or physician, to assure that the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained at all times.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide direct resident care as directed by the RN and LPN including all activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding, dressing, transporting, toileting and ambulating residents. Maintain an environment conducive to resident safety and recovery including, but not limited to, completing safety checks, keeping the department and resident rooms clean and organized, cleaning department specific equipment, changing bed linens, emptying linen hampers, keeping hallways clear of equipment and returning equipment to proper storage. Responds to resident needs and calls in timely manner. Acquire and distribute supplies and equipment to facilitate resident care delivery including, but not limited to, , ordering, charging/crediting supplies, setting up resident care equipment within the scope of the nursing assistant position and stocking resident rooms and unit supply areas.
  • Deliver resident nourishments and assist with feeding as needed; fills water pitchers. Perform routine tests such as resident weights, vital signs and Intake &Outputs. Provide feedback to the RN/LPN regarding resident care and reports changes in resident status in timely manner. May apply, monitor and remove resident restraints as per physician or facility protocol. Provide diversional activities to reduce or prevent use of restraints. Document in the medical record according to established procedures. Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions and understands policies and procedures for blood borne pathogen exposure. Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to resident care and facility related information. Responds within the scope of the nursing assistant role to emergent situations.
  • Maintain current CPR certification. Constructively receives feedback and direction. Identify and communicates learning needs to the unit manager. Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance. Request assistance in planning and prioritizing activities as needed. Participate in self-review as requested by the unit manager.
  • 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.
  • Suggest and support changes within the department. Assume responsibility for assignment and views problems as challenges. Demonstrate awareness of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • 6 months experience as a long-term care CNA required
  • Solid/Strong/Good or higher rating on most recent performance evaluation Completion of Aging Institute Geriatric Nursing Assistant Program


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)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR First Aid Certification
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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