Tuesday , March 21 2023

Methodist Careers For Certified Nursing Assistnat

Website NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Job Description:

The Summit, a Skilled Nursing Facility at the Lehighton Campus, is a 91-bed unit specializing in the care of short-term rehab and long-term care patients. Utilizing a patient-centered care approach, clinical experience and patient safety are our highest priorities. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct care to residents/patients with ADL needs under the direction of a licensed registered nurse and in accordance with facility policies and procedures and to report resident/patient needs and concerns to licensed nurse in a timely and thorough manner.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follows written and oral directions.
  • Assists new peer employees in following established facility policies and procedures.
  • Identifies resident/patient problems and concerns and report them immediately to the registered nurse.
  • Completes assignments in a timely, complete and accurate manner.
  • Conducts resident/patient rounds as assigned.
  • Identifies safety hazards and initiates immediate corrective actions and report same to the RN.
  • Attends all in-service or outside classes as assigned and completes assignments cheerfully and with a positive work attitude.
  • Follows facility policies and procedures for admission, discharge and transfer.
  • Completes documentation accurately, timely and thoroughly.
  • Actively listens to resident/patient family concerns and reports problems to the registered nurse.
  • Assures residents/patients have call lights, fluids for hydration needs and other necessary resident/patient items within resident/patient reach.
  • Functions as a role model, resource person and preceptor for orientation of new personnel.

Job Requirements:

  • perceive attributes of an object through touch.
  • hear as it relates to normal conversation.
  • see as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision.
  • frequently stoop and bend.
  • communicate effectively.
  • move and use hands easily and skillfully while aiding residents/patients.
  • able to withstand stressful situations and deal effectively with them.
  • able to lift and move residents/patients using proper body mechanics.

Job Qualification:

  • High School Graduate or GED required. Completion of course for Certified Nursing Assistants.
  • Basic Computer knowledge CPR certified preferred

Job Details:

Company:  NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Lehighton, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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