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Transportation Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

Company: The Overlook
Location: Charlton
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Transportation Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt (Hourly) REPORTS TO: Director of Nursing and Transportation Coordinator SUPERVISES: N/A DEPARTMENT: Nursing COMPANY: OMHC Health Center - Transportation Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) M-F 8-4 (Full-Time, Charlton Mass) POSITION SUMMARY: The Certified Nursing Assistant promotes quality of life and a home environment by knowing the residents and from the framework of that knowing providing assistance with activities of daily living, and other direct care to residents as outlined in the interdisciplinary care plan, guided by the facility policies and under the direction of a licensed nurse. THE OVERLOOK WAY: Culture of Excellence and Core Values: All Team Members of The Overlook must embrace and conduct themselves at all times in support of the company's 28 Guiding Principles and core values, which form the foundation of our unique culture. Integrity: saying what you mean, meaning what you say (in action and words), even if it hurts you personally or professionally
Respect for Individual Choice: empowering and supporting others in their Self-determination for health and well-being, as they define it
Compassion: understanding and sympathetic of others
Creativity/Innovation: thinking wildly, planning accordingly
Grace: putting people at ease, without compromising performance or outcomes PRINCIPLE DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assist Health Center residents to and from appointments at the direction of the Transportation Coordinator
Participate on Nursing units when not transporting Residents
Recognize the autonomy and dignity of all residents.
Communicate a sense of caring, concern, and dignity for residents.
Understand how to place decision-making in the hands of the residents whenever possible and appropriate.
Make prompt and accurate judgments with regard to resident care and emergencies.
Work and communicate effectively as part of the unit team.
Serves on facility committees and work teams as assigned.
Participates in interdisciplinary care plan meetings.
Maintain all aspects of confidentiality regarding the residents and the facility.
Know and follow facility policies and procedures.
Use resources with consideration to cost.
Assist Staff with Resident Care, such as bathing, combing hair, brushing teeth, shaving, dressing, ambulation, and toileting and laundry as needed. 14. Records and documents care provided to the resident
Obtain routine lab samples.
Help residents with equipment for their treatment and care
Help residents to move, transfer from bed to chair, or transport them within the building or on the grounds.
Follow all infection control policies.
Observe the resident and surroundings and remove any potential hazards which could cause accidents.
Report to the nurse in charge all information and observations about the residents in their care QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Educational Requirements and Experience: Must possess a current Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with the Massachusetts State regulations. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Language Ability: Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Mathematical Skills: Must have basic math skills.
Cognitive Demands: Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must function independently and have flexibility and personal integrity.
Computer Skills: Must have computer literacy in Microsoft products, and MAR/TAR software proficiency. Competencies: Good judgment and decision making.
Communication skills including the ability to communicate with residents, families and team members.
Reliability including reporting to work as scheduled and on time, and completing assignments according to facility policy.
Patience, tact, and a willingness to take direction and to work as a team member Environmental Adaptability Work primarily indoors in a climate controlled setting.
Possible exposure to unpleasant odors
Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS Manual
Possible exposure to infections, diseases and bloodborne pathogens
Continuous exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable and irrational
Subject to hostile and emotionally upset family members, personnel and visitors
May work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. How much on-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities? Show the amount of time by checking the appropriate boxes below. Amount of Time None Up to 25%25% - 50%50% -75%75% or more Stand x Walk x Sit x Use hands to finger, handle, or feel x Reach with hands and arms x Climb or balance x Stoop or kneel, crouch, or crawl x Talk or hear x Taste or smell x Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often? Check the appropriate boxes below. Amount of Time None Up to 25%25% - 50%50% -75%75% or more Up to 10 pounds x Up to 25 pounds x Up to 50 pounds x Up to 100 pounds x More than 100 pounds x Does this job have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply. Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) x Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more x Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) x Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) x Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distance and spatial relationships) x Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus) x No special vision requirements ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I have read and understand the contents of this position description. I understand the responsibilities, requirements and duties expected of me. I understand that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, physical requirements or working conditions associated with the position. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, the employer reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the position or to require that additional or different tasks be performed as directed by the employer. I may be required to perform additional tasks necessary to meet standards of quality and care. I understand that I may be required to work overtime, different shifts or hours outside the normally defined workday or work week. I also understand that this position description does not constitute a contract of employment nor alter my status as an at-will employee. I have the right to terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, and the employer has a similar right. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective Team Members and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. IND3

Keywords: The Overlook, Worcester , Transportation Certified Nursing Assistant CNA, Healthcare , Charlton, Massachusetts

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