Certified Nursing Assistant - Memory Care

US-MI-Saginaw
Job ID
2017-2908
Category
Nursing Assistant/Caregivers
Type
Full-Time
Shift
2nd
Travel
None
Schedule
2:00 PM -10:00 PM - Includes every other weekend and holiday rotation

Overview

Assist residents with personal care, mobility to and from the dining room and life enrichment activities.  Encourage residents and support their chosen life style, ensuring a safe and enjoyable living environment. Medication Administration Persons (MAPs) also perform overall medication administration, measurement of related vital signs and blood sugars, simple treatments and documentation in addition to caregiving duties.

Responsibilities

*Indicates that this task is considered high risk for exposure to bio-hazardous materials;  Universal Standards must be followed in all job duties

  • Provide care in the following areas according to the resident care sheet and direction of the caregiver supervisor; immediately report to the supervisor when the assignment cannot be completed
    • *Bathing (showers, tub, bed) and Dressing the resident
    • *Bowel care-enemas, toileting and documentation of results
    • *Bed making
    • *Shaving-double edge razor/electric razor, male/female
    • *Mouth care-teeth, partial plates and dentures
    • *Eye care-cleansing, and eye glass care
    • *Ear care-cleansing and hearing aid care
    • *Incontinent care-handling of soiled materials
    • *Foley catheter care
    • *Cleaning of work areas and utensils
    • Hair care-shampoo, set, comb out, style
    • Foot care, Finger nail care, Skin care
    • Measurement and document of vital signs and weights
    • Ambulation and transfer assistance, with or without use of gait belt
    • Assistance of residents at mealtime
    • Measurement and documentation of Intake and *Output
    • Use of wheelchairs, walkers and other resident supportive devices
    • Use of non-restraint devices to maintain resident safety
    • Kind and appropriate behavioral management approaches
    • Proper positioning of the resident
    • Use and handling of linen-clean and *soiled
    • *Dying and death care

 

Medication Administration Persons (MAPs) and AFC Caregivers also:

  • Perform and document vital signs and blood sugar testing as required related to medications administration
  • Administer medications as set up and according to the medication administration record (MAR)
  • Report any deviation from MAR and medication dosing system
  • Document medication administration information including refusal of routine medications and PRN medication administration
  • Document resident change in condition on intra shift information clip board/24 hour resident change of condition sheet
  • Observe for and report signs and symptoms that might be related to medications or changes in residents’ condition
  • Complete any assigned caregiver tasks
  • Assist caregivers as able to ensure resident care is excellent at all times
  • Assist residents at meal time and report any ongoing dietary problems
  • Perform minor treatments including application of therapeutic creams and simple dressing changes
  • Respond to emergencies and assists supervisor with management of the same
    • Service oxygen tanks including cleaning filters, change water bottles twice a week according to schedule

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Experienced in caregiving and working with elders

   **Keywords:   Wellspring Lutheran Services, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Caregiver, Geriatric, Senior Services, Residential, Memory Care, Healthcare, Saginaw**

 

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