17 days old

Certified Nursing Assistant - PDN

Aveanna Healthcare
Clearfield, PA 16830
  • Job Code
    8357_147271

The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing personal medical care and assistance with daily living activities that improve quality of life by allowing our patients to remain in their home (or facility) while adhering to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times.

Essential Job Functions
Perform, assist, evaluate and document medical care, such as:
o Basic first aid
o Taking weight and vital signs
o Catheter and bowel care, including I&O monitoring
o Range of motion exercises, exercises as assigned by a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, or Speech Language Pathologist
o Ambulation, transfer and positioning with wheelchairs and other non-life support medical equipment and devices
o Prepare meals according to dietary and nutritional needs
o Care for patients special conditions and needs within scope of authorized tasks
Help patient maintain good personal hygiene, such as:
o Assistance with bathing, toileting, grooming, shaving, skin and nail care, oral hygiene, dressing and eating
Thorough completion and coordination of all required documentation, such as:
o Maintaining and completing the necessary patient/family and Company documentation records upon conclusion of each visit
o Observe and report significant changes in patients condition to the (RN) Nursing Supervisor
Provide hands-on personal care and performance of simple procedures as an extension of therapy or nursing services.
Provide services that are ordered by the physician in the plan of care and that the aide is permitted to perform under state law.

Requirements
High school graduate or GED
Current, unrestricted certification or proof of training as required by the state
Current CPR certification
Demonstrated proficiency in clinical assessments, documentation and compliance with aide care and policies and procedures
Valid Drivers License and Acceptable MVR

Other Skills/Abilities
Attention to detail
Time Management
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution
Good organization and communication skills

Physical Requirements
Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must have strong sense of smell and touch
Must be able to sufficiently reposition patients and move equipment without assistance
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in the home or during transport

Environment
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CCPA Notice for Job Applicants, Contractors, and Employees Residing in California

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.

Notice for Job Applicants Residing in California







Posted: 2022-08-02 Expires: 2022-08-31
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