Bergen Regional Medical Center CERTIFIED NURSING ATTENDANT, LONG TERM CARE in United States

Description

Under the direction of the Nurse Manager or designee, performs basic, routine duties related directly and indirectly to nursing care of patients.

Delivers patient care with knowledge of patient growth and development and are appropriate to the ages of the patients served.

Observes and reports any changes in the residents' physical, mental, emotional, behavioral, and social well being.

Takes and records TPR and reports deviations.

Obtains specimens as assigned.

Weighs patient and records weight.

Assists patient with activities of daily living.

Records oral intake and urinary output.

Performs assigned treatments (e.g., R.O.M., dayroom monitoring, Courtesy Cart).

Communicates effectively with Charge Nurse/ Primary Nurse regarding patients needs and requests.

Orients patient to environment and develops rapport with patients, family and significant others.

Keeps patient unit and non-patient unit clean.

Prepares bedside unit for new admissions.

Applies principles of infection control and safety in the work environment.

Reports significant unit problems to charge nurse.

Requirements

Successful completion of an approved Nurses Aide training course required.

Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required.

Maintains New Jersey Nurses Aide Certification.

1 year experience as a nurse's aide preferred.

American Heart Association Heartsaver certification required.

Requisition Number: 16-0877

Post Date: 11/21/2016

Title: CERTIFIED NURSING ATTENDANT, LONG TERM CARE

Division: Nursing

Employee Type: Full Time Day

Work Hours: 40.0