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Certified Nurse Aide

Location: Rhinebeck, New York US

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Requisition Number: 12825

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

Title: Certified Nursing Assistant

Summary: To perform and deliver resident care activities and related non-professional services for assigned nursing home residents as directed by registered professional nurses or licensed practical nurse.

Experience:

New York State Certified Nursing Aide Certification required.
Nursing home or acute care experience preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to spell correctly, produce legible written documentation.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Organizational skills and proper body mechanics required.
Responsibilities:

Exhibits empathy and concern for resident well-being. Promotes dignity and respect for resident in performance of duties.
Performs/assists in personal care activities for residents to maintain adequate hygiene and dignity while promoting each individuals optimum level of ability:
• Bathing
• Shampoo
• Hair Style
• Shave
• Nail Care
• Oral Hygiene / Care of Dentures
• Skin Care
• Foot Care (including Diabetic)
• Appropriate Clothing
Communicates changes and pertinent information of resident’s condition to team leader and/or Resident Care Coordinator/Supervisor. Maintains awareness of major signs/symptoms of illness.
Maintains knowledge of and utilizes appropriate body mechanics; performs transfers, lifting, and transporting residents safely and according to plan of care.
Assists residents at meal times and with nourishments.
Utilizes proper techniques, including positioning, hygiene, feeding, monitoring, and recording of intake.
Encourages residents to drink fluids. Maintains calm, unhurried approach to facilitate enjoyment of meal.
Makes frequent and routine resident care rounds throughout shift, providing additional assistance with hygiene, grooming, etc.
Responds to residents requests for assistance in a timely manner. Answers call bells promptly.
Documents resident care accurately and legibly on specified forms.
Performs vital signs (temperature-pulse-respiration-blood pressure) accurately.
Promptly reports abnormalities to the charge nurse.
Is knowledgeable about each individual resident. Follows the written plan of care for each resident.
Displays analytical and basic problem solving skills.
Communicates problems to manager as appropriate.
Follows all time and attendance policies.
Attends educational programs provided by the facility.
Customer Service
Practices first impressions while maintaining appropriate appearance and always wearing name badge while on duty.
Practices I’s before E in every interaction: (Introduce - Inform - Involve - Inquire - Exit)
Responds appropriately and timely to customer needs.
Pages overhead for emergencies only.
Avoids technical jargon and uses language the customer can understand.
Respects privacy and confidentiality of customers according to HIPPA regulations and NDH policies.
Exhibits effective communication style (verbal and nonverbal)
Actively participates in meeting department goals increasing customer satisfaction.
Willing to assist with new projects and take on additional work.
Participates in (50%) and contributes in staff meetings.
Demonstrates flexibility
Handles conflicts/complaints effectively (interdepartmental and intra).
Shares knowledge with other department members.
Maintains work areas and equipment in safe condition.
Uses proper body mechanics.
Uses appropriate personal protection equipment as required by the work activity.
Adheres to infection control guidelines.
Adheres to all patient safety practices.
Adheres to all environmental safety practices.
Location: Rhinebeck-Thompson House 6525 Springbrook Avenue

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 37.50

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: NIGHT 7.5

Work Shift: 11p-7a

Org Unit: 1387

Department: Beekman Residence

Exempt: No

Grade: S2

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Rhinebeck

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Certified Nurse Aide

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Rhinebeck, New York US

Job Number: 39435