Certified Nurse Aide
Civility Home Care
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Description

¨              Certified Nurse Aides provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. Care from Certified Nurse Aides include assistance with the activities of daily living, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship and respite,

¨      Certified Nurse Aides are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.

 

Reporting Relationship

¨              Reports to Supervisor.

 

Responsibilities/Activities:

¨              Assist with the activities of daily living and personal care including:

-       bathing                            - shaving                          - ambulation

-       mouth care                      - dressing                         - exercise

-       hair care                          - feeding                           - toileting

-       nail care                          - positioning                      - medication reminding

-       skin care                         - transferring                      - vital signs and Blood Pressure

 

¨              Ensure client’s safety and security by supervising the home environment.

¨              Teach/perform meal planning and preparation, routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry.

¨              Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind.

¨              Provides respite care for families in accordance with care plans.

¨              Perform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the client’s money in accordance with the care plan and under the observation of the Supervisor.

¨              Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a Physician and as identified on the care plan.

¨              Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping and outings as specified in the care plan.

¨              Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them.

¨              Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions.

¨              Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and practices.

¨              Monitor supplies and resources.

¨              Evaluate the program and make recommendations to it, as indicated.

¨              Follow the written care plan.

¨              Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

¨              Observe clients and their environments and reports unsafe conditions to Supervisor.

¨              Observe clients and their environments and reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor.

¨              Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.

¨              Attend orientation, in-service training sessions and staff meetings.

¨              Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

¨              Make decisions and solve problems.

¨              Communicate with Supervisor and co-workers.

¨              Observe, receive and obtain information from relevant sources.

¨              Performs other duties as required.

 

 Required Knowledge

¨              Knowledge of personal care and home management skills.

¨              Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and personal care services, including needs determinants, meeting quality standards and evaluation of client satisfaction.

¨              Knowledge of the English language.

¨              Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries including emergency first aid and CPR.

¨              Knowledge of clerical procedures such as maintaining records and completing forms.

 

Required Skills/Abilities

¨              The ability to competently assist clients with their activities of daily living.

¨              The ability to be aware of other people’s reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

¨              The ability to establish and maintain relationships.

¨              The ability to teach others.

¨              The ability to listen actively.

¨              The ability to identify problems and determine effective solutions.

¨              The ability to apply reason and logic to identify strengths and weaknesses of possible solutions.

¨              The ability to monitor and assess themselves, clients and effectiveness of service.

¨              The ability to understand written and oral instructions.

¨              The ability to communicate information orally so others understand.

¨              The ability to communicate in writing so others understand.

¨              The ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.

¨              The ability to determine or recognize when something is likely to go wrong.

¨              The ability to suggest a number of ideas on a subject.

¨              The ability to perform activities that use the whole body.

¨              The ability to handle and move objects and people.

¨              The ability to provide advice and consultation to others.

location
Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT 06801, USA
about CIVILITY HOME CARE
industry: Healthcare - Home health
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