Equity Staffing has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Nursing Assistant in the Conroe Texas area. This role is for someone who is looking for a place to hold a long term career and has experience working with Neuro recovery patience. Please see Job description below.
Completes and records routine patient vital signs as per instructed by RN/LVN.
Performs patient rounds as ordered, if unable to perform, primary nurse is notified.
Knowledgeable of vital sign ranges and reports any deviation to the primary nurse immediately.
Ensures that fluid/food intake and output are appropriately measured and recorded in patient charts every shift.
Performs oral care at least once per shift and documents on patient’s chart.
Provides hair care at least once per shift and documents on patient’s chart.
Feeds patients as assigned/required.
Assist with transfers as needed.
Answers patients call lights-timely (within 5 minutes if not in another patient’s room). Immediately reports any patient concerns/ pt family complaints to program director.
Reports any perceived/actual change in patient’s alertness, physical condition, skin changes, and any other areas of concern to patient’s primary care nurse immediately.
Is able to verbalize facility’s emergency codes and responsibility with each. Can verbalize the CNA role in patient emergency situations.
Ensures patients bed is clean and organized at all times with call bell and patient items within reach.
Practices correct isolation techniques to maintain a safe environment and to control spread of infection.
Maintains cleanliness of various instruments and equipment used per facility policy.
Keeps patient rooms clean and in an orderly condition by removing all trash and preventing unnecessary clutter.
Assist with restocking rooms with supplies and equipment as required including gowns, gloves, masks, etc.
Is respectful/courteous, to patients/families/fellow staff at all times
Exchanges and communicates patient care information upon change of shift. .
Completes all required documentation in a timely manner and prior to end of shift.
Ability to accept direction from supervisors and other management team members in a positive and professional manner.
Ensures soiled linen hampers are covered, cleaned and/or emptied as needed and at the end of the shift.
Communicates unit/patient concerns to Program Director.
Performs and documents patients’ weights as ordered.