CNAFacility: Good Samaritan Nursing and Rehabilitation Location: Sayville, NY Department: GSNH Professional Services Category: Direct Care / Aides Schedule: Full Time Shift: Night shift Hours: 11-7 ReqNum: 6037844
Certified Nursing Assistant
Good Samaritan Hospital is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health. 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 is 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.
•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 nourishment/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 or Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant Program at BOCES or Completion of 100 hour Certified Nursing Assistant Approved Program.
•Valid and current certificate from NY State.
•HS Diploma or equivalent
•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 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 offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes.
Catholic Health is also proud to be voted one of Newsday's Top Places to Work on Long Island in 2018 and 2019 and Modern Healthcare's Best Place to work in both 2019 and 2020.