Certified Nursing Assistant – Troy Ny

St. Peter’s Health Partners

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Schedule: Days (7-3pm), Evenings (3p-11pm), Nights (11p-7a), Rotating Weekends

Schedule: Days (7-3pm), Evenings (3p-11pm), Nights (11p-7a), Rotating Weekends

  • Maintain standards of Nursing Care; performs selected resident care as directed by the RN or LPN while maintaining the dignity of the resident and in accordance with policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks.
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment through the unit and shift.
  • Provide Resident Care
  • Assists resident with hygiene needs (baths, mouth care, hair care, removes facial hair-shaving, nail care, back care).
    • Assists with feeding of those residents able to chew and swallow without difficulty.
    • Employs special oral feeding techniques for residents with special needs/difficulties.
    • Measures intake and output accurately and documents on worksheet and graphic sheet.
    • Check and report bowel movements and character of stools as instructed.
    • Performs routine colostomy care.
    • Answer resident calls promptly.
    • Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.
    • Weighs resident using upright, chair and bed scale.
    • Measure and record temperatures, pulse, and respirations, as instructed.
    • Maintains safety measures.
    • Transfers or weighs residents using appropriate lift.
    • Assists residents in use of bathroom, shower urinal, bedpan and commode for residents.
    • Keep residents dry (i.e. change gown, clothing, linen, etc. when it becomes wet or soiled).
    • Change bed linens, make beds, provide extra covers as requested. Keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under the resident.
    • Ambulates residents, including those using canes and walkers, as instructed.
    • Assist in transporting residents to/from appointments, activity and social programs, etc.
    • Position bedfast residents in correct and comfortable position, assist with turning residents, and assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
    • Performs skin assessment and notifies Charge Nurse of any abnormalities in skin integrity.
    • Measures and documents vital signs and weights. Report any variation in vital signs and weights. Report any variation in vital signs to Charge Nurse.
    • Apply cold packs and warm compresses.
    • Upholds residents Bill of Rights.
    • Documents resident-related tasks in appropriate records.
    • Assists with post mortem care and discharge of resident transfer.
    • Assists with post mortem care and caring for personal belongings of the deceased.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, in-services, and educational classes a required.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Certification Requirements

  • Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with New York State.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English; High School Diploma or equivalent life-experience preferred.
  • Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with New York State.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a sincere desire to serve others.
  • Must be able to related information concerning a resident’s condition.
  • Must have patience, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult residents.
  • Must possess the ability to work professional with other staff, residents, family members, and outside agencies/visitors.

About St. Peter’s Health Partners

Mission

We, St. Peter’s Health Partners and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.

Core Values

Reverence – We honor the sacredness and dignity of every person.
Commitment to Those Who are Poor – We stand with and serve those who are poor, especially those most vulnerable.
Justice – We foster right relationships to promote the common good, including sustainability of Earth.
Stewardship – We honor our heritage and hold ourselves accountable for the human, financial and natural resources entrusted to our care.
Integrity – We are faithful to who we say we are.
Safety– We embrace a culture that prevents harm and nurtures a healing, safe environment for all.

How to Apply

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