WASHINGTON COUNTY Certified Nursing Assistant in WEST BEND, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: 1049 Works alone giving total care or assists with: bed bath, tub bath or shower; dental, hair and nail care, shaving, dressing and undressing, application of make up; elimination needs, including toileting by offering bedpan, urinal or taking to bathroom; ambulating, transferring, positioning by using assisting devices such as a walker, wheelchair, sit to stand, mechanical lift, transfer belt, lift sheets. Answers all call lights promptly. Takes and records temperature, pulse and respiration. Feeds resident, maintains intake and output as requested, weighs residents as instructed. Observes and reports physical and/or behavioral changes in resident immediately to the charge nurse. Works tactfully and cooperatively with residents, families, visitors and the entire staff throughout the organization. Knows and follows existing lines of communication and authority. Performs all resident cares as assigned and according to Samaritan's policies and procedures. Participates in activities and rehabilitation programs for residents as directed; to encourage realistic and optimal resident independence. Attends mandatory inservices; obtains 12 continuing education hours per year. Changes schedules and/or works overtime occasionally to meet the needs of the department. Maintains the confidentiality of all residents, Department and organizational information. Assures that all resident rights are maintained at all times. Reports any violations or suspected deviations immediately according to Samaritan policy. Follows all safety, security, infection control and hazardous materials policies and procedures. Performs all tasks to assure resident and personal safety and the protection of property. Performs other duties as assigned, including responding to an emergency event. Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Works under the general direction of the Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse. Supervision Exercised: None. Decision Making: Decisions concerning work priorities and other daily assignments are made independently. Interaction: There is interaction with residents, families, visitors, and entire Samaritan Departmental staff. Essential Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of principles and methods of resident care and knowledge of first-aid practices. Ability to maintain a calm attitude and to interact tactfully and effectively with residents. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to perform manual tasks associated with the personal care and hygiene of the elderly, confused, and emotionally upset in a safe and mature manner. Requires compassion, empathy, and an understanding of resident care. Ability to function effectively as a team member in providing total nursing care. Demonstrates an interest in learning a willingness to participate in classroom experiences related to care of the elderly. Must be able to safely perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Ability to keep residents safe and free from harm at all times during tour of duty. Ability to function effectively as a team member in providing total nursing care. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/3424F671E0AB4882