SEH - Job Descriptions
Provides direct and indirect patient care activities under the direction of an RN or LPN. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group of patients.
Demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with all patients, families, visitors and other employees regardless of cultural background.
Provides general patient care such as bathing, mouth care and pericare, dressing of patients, and changing/making beds.
Responsible for positioning patients, lifting and turning, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting with bowel and bladder functions and ambulating patients.
Prepares and assists patients with meals, feeds patients, removes dietary trays and records accurate intake and output. Documents amounts and percent of meals and fluids consumed according to Intake and Output and Calorie Count procedures.
Demonstrates ability to follow directions, both oral and written and work cooperatively with other staff members.
Has the ability to acquire knowledge of and develop skills in basic patient care procedures and charting care provided. Demonstrates knowledge of regulatory requirements
Attends and seeks out education programs, as assigned, to maintain and learn new treatments, procedures, clinical skills, and complete mandatory in-service days to maintain certification. Has knowledge of regulatory requirements as related to CNA position.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Qualifications
- High school or GED graduate.
- Certified in the state of Kentucky as Nurse Assistant OR Successful completion of first clinical rotation in an accredited nursing program.
- Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
- Successful completion of Nurse Assistant exam required for certification.
- Not listed on Kentucky Abuse Registry.