The Certified Nurse Aide performs the functions of a nursing assistant in carrying out all assignments given by the Registered Nurse. Is accountable for all patient care given during shift. Is responsible for adhering to all standards of nursing care and for promoting teamwork among co-workers.Job
Review the duties in relationship to quality, quantity and productivity. Give examples and provide feedback as deemed appropriate. Please specify 'Yes' if Achieves Expected Performance, 'No' if not, and 'N/A' if not applicableThe following is a summary of the essential functions of this job. The employee may perform other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned below; and specific functions may change from time to time.
Administrative Duties and Daily Functions
Provide care to residents per the care plan and all assigned tasks as instructed.
Reports all changes in a resident's condition (skin condition changes, complaints, poor intake, accidents & incidents) to the LPN/RN as soon as possible.
Completes work timely.
Follows all policies and procedures applicable to MRCC.
Documents all actions before leaving shift.
Gives report to immediate supervisor prior to leaving unit.
Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unity and shift.
Cooperate with interdepartmental personnel.
Keeps working areas and resident rooms clean and clutter-free.
Provides care in accordance with internal policies, and governing laws and regulations. Reports variances to LPNs/RNs/DON.
Care Plan, Kardex, MDS, and Assessment
Ensures accuracy of careplan and kardex and notifies LPN/RN when changes are required.
Effectively communicates the plan of care.
Ensures that resident care plan is followed.
Notifies LPN/RN according to policy.
Ensures appropriate and ongoing communication to the resident, family, staff, MD, IDT, etc.
Uses communication to enhance quality of resident care and staff working environment.
Promotes an environment of learning.
Attends mandatory inservices and meets minimum continuing education requirements.
Promotes a positive, friendly work environment.
Equipment and Supplies:
Uses equipment after training appropriately.
Constantly strives to enhance the resident and staff experience.
Follows MRCC policies and procedures, including HIPAA.
Immediately reports unusual problem/accident/incident regarding resident care to RN/House Supervisor.
Is compliant with standards and regulations.
Reports potential outbreaks and takes appropriate measures to control/ eliminate infection control exposures.
Other specific requirements:
Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and be enthusiastic.
Must work harmoniously with others.
Seeks out new methods and principles to incorporate into the nursing practice.
Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment.
Promotes teamwork and collaboration among Mountainside staff members.
Encouraged to pursue ongoing education.
Other job duties as assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent preferred. NYS CNA required
CNA Certificate Required
CNA in NYS
BLS required through American Heart Association
$3,000 sign on bonus + eve/night differential pay
Margaretville Hospital, in Margaretville, NY, is home to Delaware County's most advanced critical-care access hospital. This 15-bed facility cares for more than 240 inpatients annually while performing 14,000 outpatient procedures each year. Margaretville Hospital was named one of the top 100 critical-access hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association. It provides emergency care, ambulatory care services, laboratory testing, medical imaging, physical and occupational therapy, swing-bed rehabilitation programs, respite care, and board-certified specialist and wellness education.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.