CNA - Shahbazim - Green House
The primary responsibility of your position is to provide care to the Elders living in a Green House home by protecting, sustaining and nurturing the Elders, providing assistance with activities of daily living and meeting other needs as required. The core goal of the Shahbaz’s work is to provide assistance in a manner that promotes a high quality of life and a positive Elderhood. All responsibilities will follow the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.
Working with your household team of Shahbaz, recognize and respond to the needs and desires of the Elders
Promote autonomy of Elders in decision-making regarding their daily lives and the life of the house
Work together with the other Shahbaz as a self-managed team, responsible for managing all aspects of the home, including food ordering, preparation and clean up, light housekeeping duties, all laundry needs of the elders, and assisting Elders in engaging in the daily activities of their choosing
Cooperate with the nurses and other clinical team members to ensure the well-being of each elder
Receive and report resident status at the beginning and end of each shift and as needed to team members and to nurses and clinical support team members
Assist Elders with personal care functions, including: dental and mouth care, bathing, dressing and grooming, hair care, nail care, shaving, bowel and bladder care, other personal and hygiene care
Assist with and/or perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as outlined and assigned by the care plan
Measure and record vital signs such as temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, height, and anatomical dimension/circumference
Assist moving, positioning and transporting Elders into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.; make room checks and verify resident location
Assist with the application of slings, elastic bandages, binders, etc
Provide range of motion exercises as outlined and assigned by the care plan
Work with the Elders and the Dietitian to create a balanced menu that meets the nutritional needs of the Elders as well as their preferences for foods they enjoy
Prepare and serve meals, between meal, bedtime and other nutritional snacks per the posted menu and stated preferences of the Elders
Keep all areas of the home clean, performing routine housekeeping duties (i.e. changing bed linens, emptying trash, dusting)
Launders clothing, linen and other articles
Assures Elder calls for assistance are answered promptly
Cooperate with the Activity professional to develop and carry out support of the Elder’s daily activities, including opportunity for spontaneous activities to occur
Maintain confidentiality and rights of Elder, family, employee, and house information in compliance with PHI HIPAA policies and applicable regulations
Meets with the Clinical Service Team (CST) as schedule or needed to discuss Elders’ needs and progress in identifying and correcting problems
Observe, monitor, and report to the CST any change in condition
Document observed data per policy
Will serve in different coordinator roles on a rotating basis. These include Team, Care, Scheduling, Food & Housekeeping Coordinator
Attend and participate in Team meetings on a regular basis
Attends and participates in orientation programs, on-going training and educational classes
Maintains all equipment and appliances in the house by adhering to proper operating guidelines
Documents and maintains records necessary to comply with all state and federal regulations
Report any problems with equipment or appliances immediately to the maintenance director
Adheres to all safety guidelines and processes; and observe, monitor, and intervene in or report to the Guide any unsafe conditions; observes standard precautions
Reports accidents and incidents when they occur
Report any abuse or suspected abuse to the Guide immediately
Follows established smoking regulations and reports violations. (Non-smoking campus)
Must be willing to learn and perform duties beyond the traditional scope of practice of a CNA, such as cooking, cleaning, laundry and activities
Must be able to adhere to the core value and practices of a Green House Home
Perform all other duties as requested
Have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others
Demonstrate friendliness and enthusiasm
Build relationships with all types of people
Ability to collaborate effectively
Clear and effective communication
Motivate and inspire others
Ability to be persuasive and negotiate
Ability to organize and prioritize
Ability to exercise judgment and display understanding
Detail oriented and follow through
Solve problems effectively
Ability to problem solve and make decisions
Process information quickly and conceptually
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served
Must be knowledgeable of laws, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to hospital and nursing facility administrative procedures
Must be knowledgeable of computer systems, system applications, and other office equipment
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must possess, as a minimum, a 10th grade education
Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant training program and passed a state approved competency examination (written and skills) within 120 days of employment name entered into state nurse aide registry.
Six months experience in a long-term care environment preferred
Must possess a current, unencumbered, active CNA certification to practice in the state
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which may include a mental and physical examination.
The physical and sensory requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Works in facility and is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch , talk and hear.
Must possess sight/hearing senses, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
Must be able to push, pull, move, and /or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations
Job training: how long it usually takes to competently perform this job when the incumbent has the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities, work experience and/or education: up to 6 months
Works in all areas of the home.
Moves intermittently during working hours.
Is subject to frequent interruptions.
Is involved with residents, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances.
Is subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
Communicates with other staff, clinical team, guide, and medical director.
May work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.
Is subject to call back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the workday, as well as reactions from dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoke, and other air contaminants.
Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
Is subject to Elder’s pets.
Must possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular
- Min Hiring Rate $15.39
- Max Hiring Rate $22.59
- Required Education Certification