CNAFacility: Good Samaritan Nursing Home Location: Sayville, NY Department: GSNH Professional Services Category: Direct Care / Aides Schedule: Full Time, with Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift: Day shift Hours: 7:00AM-3:00PM ReqNum: 6028047
Certified Nursing Assistant
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.
The Certified Nursing Assistant, a mature adult, performs under the supervision and/or direction of a Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Practical Nurse.Performs selected resident care activities to assist in safe treatment and caring for the personal needs and comfort of adult/geriatric residents in accordance with established policies and procedures.To provide necessary care to the residents of this facility in a safe caring manner; in keeping with the Mission, Vision and Values of Catholic Health Services of Long Island.
Assists with admission of residents, re: reception, preparation, and data collection
Functions as a team member in administering direct resident care and meticulous attention to personal hygiene, safety, comfort, skin care and anticipation of needs
Prepares residents for meals, assists with feeding of residents.Distributes fluids and nourishments/snacks
Assists with transport of residents between areas of facility and at discharge in a timelymanner
Collects and transports specimens in a timely manner
Responds to call bells/alarms in a timely manner
Ensures allpersonal alarms are in place and functioningper individual residents plan of care
Communicates appropriate information to nurse; obvious changes in resident's condition
Records intake, output, BM, vital signs, toileting, range of motion, ambulation, restraint use, nutrition, ADL care, security device bracelets, showers/bathing, skin checks as per facility policy
Assists the nurse in preparation of resident for examination and treatment and diagnostic tests/X-rays
Demonstrates appropriate restraint application and restraint release for activity
Assists in maintaining a clean, safe environment for residents and co-workers using appropriate safety practices
Nursing Assistant Certification in Long Term Care in New York State, Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant Program at BOCES, Completion of 100 hour Certified Nursing Assistant Approved Program.
Valid and current certificate from NY State.
Previous experience preferred, Knowledge of safety and infection control policies. Knowledge of computer systems and/or prior clerical experience preferred. Ability to interpret medical terminology.
At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.