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CNA-PD

6020281

GSNH Professional Services

Sayville
Sayville, NY

Per Diem

Evening and Night shifts

varies

Certified Nursing Assistant

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The Certified Nursing Assistant, a mature adult, performs under the supervision and/or direction of a Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Practical Nurse.  Performs selected resident care activities to assist in safe treatment and caring for the personal needs and comfort of adult/geriatric residents in accordance with established policies and procedures.  To provide necessary care to the residents of this facility in a safe caring manner; in keeping with the Mission, Vision and Values of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. 

Responsibilities:                                                                                                 

·         Assists with admission of residents, re: reception, preparation, and data collection

·         Functions as a team member in administering direct resident care and meticulous attention to personal hygiene, safety, comfort, skin care and anticipation of needs

·         Prepares residents for meals, assists with feeding of residents.  Distributes fluids and nourishments/snacks

·         Assists with transport of residents between areas of facility and at discharge in a timely  manner

·         Collects and transports specimens in a timely manner

·         Responds to call bells/alarms in a timely manner

·         Ensures all  personal alarms are in place and functioning  per individual residents plan of care

·         Communicates appropriate information to nurse; obvious changes in resident's condition

·         Records intake, output, BM, vital signs, toileting, range of motion, ambulation, restraint use, nutrition, ADL care, security device bracelets, showers/bathing, skin checks as per facility policy

·         Assists the nurse in preparation of resident for examination and treatment and diagnostic tests/X-rays

·         Demonstrates appropriate restraint application and restraint release for activity

·         Assists in maintaining a clean, safe environment for residents and co-workers using appropriate safety practices

Requirements:

·         Nursing Assistant Certification in Long Term Care in New York State, Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant Program at BOCES, Completion of 100 hour Certified Nursing Assistant Approved Program.

·         Valid and current certificate from NY State.

·         Previous experience preferred, Knowledge of safety and infection control policies. Knowledge of computer systems and/or prior clerical experience preferred. Ability to interpret medical terminology.

 

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.