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Wellspring Lutheran Services: Certified Nursing Assistant – Pt/1st – 1, 000 Sign-On – Fairview

Wellspring Lutheran Services

This is a Full-time position in Rose City, MI posted June 7, 2021.

Provide quality nursing care to residents; implement specific procedures and programs; coordinate work within the department, as well as with other departments; report pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; respond to inquiries orrequests for information; assist the immediate supervisor with tasks to support department operations.

Responsibilities Provide individualized attention, which encourages each resident’s ability to maintain or attain the highest level of independence and physical, mental, and psychosocial well-beingKnowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents and provide support to the resident according to the care plan; contribute to the care planning process by providing the charge care planning staff with specific information and observations of the residents’ needs and preferencesAttend to the individual needs of residents which may include assistance with grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating, or other needs in keeping with the individuals’ care requirements.

(Activities of Daily Living – ADLs)Maintain the comfort, privacy, and personal dignity of each resident in the delivery of services to them; interact with residentsin a manner that displays warmth and promotes a Christ-centered environmentFully understand all aspects of residents’ rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse; responsible for promptly reporting to the charge nurse or administrative staff incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents’ rightsAssist in maintaining a safe, neat, and clean environment; report environmental deficiencies such as lighting or equipment problems to the supervisor or appropriate staffProtect the personal belongings of each resident; promptly report missingitems according to established policy and participate in efforts to locate missing itemsObserve residents for changes in condition or behavior and promptly report these changes to appropriate licensed nursing personnelProvide care that maintains each resident’s skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears, and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents, and applying moisturizers to fragile skin, etc.Answer residents’ call lights promptly and courteouslyPerform various tasks assigned by the supervisor including vital signs, residents’ weights, applying creams/ointments, collecting specimens, etc.Assist with orienting residents and their families to the nursing home upon admission and if transfers occurLift, move, and transport residents, using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident preventionCommunicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the resident, visitors, families, peers, and supervisorsAssist and escort residents for appointments such as beauty shop, dining, activities, church services, etc.; Participate in activities and functions as directed; occasionally escort residents to appointments outside of the facilityPrepares residents for tests and x-rays, visits by physicians and dentists, occupational, physical, or speech therapy, recreation, or visits to chapel and other areas of facilityPractice careful, efficient, and no-wasteful use of supplies and linen and follow established charge procedures for resident charge itemsComplete certified nursing assistant records documenting care provided or other information in keeping with department policiesPerform all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materialsWalk extensively to and from various locations of the unit while making rounds and transport residents within the facilitySupport an atmosphere, which promotes a homelike environmentRespond to inquiries relating to his/her particular area or to requests from residents, visitors, other personnel, etc.

within given time frames and within established policyMaintains skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate all equipment and machines used in the performance of this job Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent preferredMust hold current Certified Nursing Assistant Certification in Michigan or able to obtain certification within four months of hireSix months prior Certified Nursing Assistance experience in long-term care preferred**Wellspring Lutheran Services, CNA, Certified Nursing Assistant, Geriatrics, Elder Care, Skilled Nursing Facility, Fairview, Mio, Comins, Hillman, Atlanta**