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Nurse Aide - FREE 8 Hour Temp Nurse Aide Certification

Company: Good Shepherd Rehab
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

A Temporary Nursing Assistant (TNA) will enroll in a FREE online (8) hour training course by completing the following course: https://educate.ahcancal.org/tna.

After completing 80 hours as a TNA, you will be eligible to become an official CNA for FREE!

We are hiring Temporary Nurse Aides for our Raker Center in Allentown & GS Home in Bethlehem. We offer 6 weeks of training and orientation, as well as a completion bonus after 90 days of employment.

  • JOB SUMMARY
  • With the completion of an eight (8) hour temporary nurse aide training class and orientation, the temporary nurse aide will work alongside a Licensed/Registered Nurse to assist our patients/residents with their activities of daily living (ADLs). You will ensure that patients'/residents' and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individual patients'/residents' needs and rights.

  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • MAINTAINS PROVISION OF QUALITY CARE
  • Renders basic nursing care in compliance with Residents' Rights, under the supervision of a licensed nurse
  • Responds professionally and anticipates resident need
  • Complies with individualized care plans of residents
  • Receives reports regarding assigned residents as beginning of shift
  • Reports off to supervising nurse at end of shift and whenever leaving unit
  • Assists residents to attain or maintain their highest practicable level (physically, mentally, and psychologically)
  • Utilizes resident specific information as conversation topics
  • Assists residents to receive care in a timeframe and manner according to their preferences
  • Reports changes in resident status, resident response to care, equipment and supply needs, repairs and maintenance needs, safety hazards, unusually occurrences or observations, and completion of assignments to licensed staff
  • Documents resident care accurately and in a timely manner
  • Respects residents' rights
  • Contributes to the residents care plan by providing resident-specific physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual information derived through care giving activities
  • Assists with resident admissions, transfers, and discharges
  • Prepares rooms for new admissions
  • Provides supportive care to residents as end of life
  • Demonstrates knowledge of working with persons with cognitive loss
  • MAINTAINS CONFIDENTIALITY
  • Complies with all aspects HIPAA
  • Conforms with organizational policies and procedures with regard to maintaining confidentiality of resident and organizational information
  • ATTENDS TO RESIDENT PHYSICAL, PSYCHOSOCIAL, CULTURAL, AND SPIRITUAL NEEDS
  • Educates self and utilizes knowledge of resident preferences, needs, competencies, history, and cultural background through resident interaction, conversation, interview , and observation, in planning and provision of care
  • Incorporates and implements strategies to include psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual components into resident's daily life
  • Communicates information pertaining to residents' physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual characteristics/preferences, to the interdisciplinary team
  • ASSISTS AND/OR RENDERS ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING TO RESIDENTS
  • Performs direct and indirect resident care activities as per the plan of care and consistent with LTC policies and procedures including, but not limited to: bathing (bed bath, tub, shower), feeding, toileting, perineal care, grooming (hair, nails, foot care), shampooing residents' hair, oral /denture care, measuring intake and output, transfers from bed, chair, and wheelchair, assisting residents in use of assistive devices, positioning residents in chairs, beds, wheelchairs, gericharis, turning and changing resident position, lifting residents with mechanical lifts, performing both passive and active range of motion exercises, making occupied and unoccupied beds, obtaining resident weights, taking vital signs, providing post-mortem care, practicing universal precautions and special isolation techniques, monitoring devices as per plan of care
  • Transporting and escorting residents as needed
  • ENSURES RESIDENT SAFETY
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all organizational emergency codes and participates effectively
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in resident transfers, oral feeding, and provision of personal hygiene
  • Protects residents from compilations and injuries
  • Responds to the concerns, potential or actual injury, and/or distress of all residents, visitors, and staff
  • Protects residents from abuse and neglect and reports suspected and/or actual abuse to supervisor
  • MAINTAINS A SAFE & CLEAN WORKING ENVIROMENT
  • Complies with Infection Control policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Complies with organizational / Infection Control standards on storage and disposal of toxic and non-toxic chemicals and other wastes
  • Coordinates with health care support personnel as necessary
  • Keep equipment, supplies, and residents furniture clean
  • Keeps environment clean
  • ENSURES OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill on appropriate usage of equipment according to manufacture's instructions
  • Participates in the evaluation and recommendation of new equipment
  • DEMONSTRATES FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY
  • Utilizes equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Demonstrate time management skills through prioritization of tasks
  • Maintains organizational policy in regard to meal and break time
  • Reports to duty on time
  • MAINTAINS PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
  • Maintains certification and abides by renewal time frame
  • Identifies professional education needs and opportunities
  • Completes 12 units of mandatory education requirements for certification renewal

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma required

  • Work Experience
  • Previous rehabilitation or long term care experience preferred

  • Licenses / Certifications
  • Basic Life Support / CPR, as a healthcare provider, per the American Heart Association required
  • Must compete the eight (8) hour American Health Care Association (AHCA) temporary nurse aide training program and produce certification of completion.

Job Summary:

With the completion of an eight (8) hour temporary nurse aide training class and orientation, the temporary nurse aide will work alongside a Licensed/Registered Nurse to assist our patients/residents with their activities of daily living (ADLs). You will insure that patients'/residents' and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individual patients'/residents' needs and rights.

Essential Functions:

  • MAINTAINS PROVISION OF QUALITY CARE
  • Renders basic nursing care in compliance with Residents' Rights, under the supervision of a licensed nurse
  • Responds professionally and anticipates resident need
  • Complies with individualized care plans of residents
  • Receives reports regarding assigned residents as beginning of shift
  • Reports off to supervising nurse at end of shift and whenever leaving unit
  • Assists residents to attain or maintain their highest practicable level (physically, mentally, and psychologically)
  • Utilizes resident specific information as conversation topics
  • Assists residents to receive care in a timeframe and manner according to their preferences
  • Reports changes in resident status, resident response to care, equipment and supply needs, repairs and maintenance needs, safety hazards, unusually occurrences or observations, and completion of assignments to licensed staff
  • Documents resident care accurately and in a timely manner
  • Respects residents' rights
  • Contributes to the residents care plan by providing resident-specific physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual information derived through care giving activities
  • Assists with resident admissions, transfers, and discharges
  • Prepares rooms for new admissions
  • Provides supportive care to residents as end of life
  • Demonstrates knowledge of working with persons with cognitive loss

  • MAINTAINS CONFIDENTIALITY
  • Complies with all aspects HIPAA
  • Conforms with organizational policies and procedures with regard to maintaining confidentiality of resident and organizational information

  • ATTENDS TO RESIDENT PHYSICAL, PSYCHOSOCIAL, CULTURAL, AND SPIRITUAL NEEDS
  • Educates self and utilizes knowledge of resident preferences, needs, competencies, history, and cultural background through resident interaction, conversation, interview , and observation, in planning and provision of care
  • Incorporates and implements strategies to include psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual components into resident's daily life
  • Communicates information pertaining to residents' physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual characteristics/preferences, to the interdisciplinary team

  • ASSISTS AND/OR RENDERS ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING TO RESIDENTS
  • Performs direct and indirect resident care activities as per the plan of care and consistent with LTC policies and procedures including, but not limited to: bathing (bed bath, tub, shower), feeding, toileting, perineal care, grooming (hair, nails, foot care), shampooing residents' hair, oral /denture care, measuring intake and output, transfers from bed, chair, and wheelchair, assisting residents in use of assistive devices, positioning residents in chairs, beds, wheelchairs, gericharis, turning and changing resident position, lifting residents with mechanical lifts, performing both passive and active range of motion exercises, making occupied and unoccupied beds, obtaining resident weights, taking vital signs, providing post-mortem care, practicing universal precautions and special isolation techniques, monitoring devices as per plan of care
  • Transporting and escorting residents as needed

  • ENSURES RESIDENT SAFETY
  • Demonstrates knowledge of all organizational emergency codes and participates effectively
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in resident transfers, oral feeding, and provision of personal hygiene
  • Protects residents from compilations and injuries
  • Responds to the concerns, potential or actual injury, and/or distress of all residents, visitors, and staff
  • Protects residents from abuse and neglect and reports suspected and/or actual abuse to supervisor

  • MAINTAINS A SAFE & CLEAN WORKING ENVIROMENT
  • Complies with Infection Control policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Complies with organizational / Infection Control standards on storage and disposal of toxic and non-toxic chemicals and other wastes
  • Coordinates with health care support personnel as necessary
  • Keep equipment, supplies, and residents furniture clean
  • Keeps environment clean

  • ENSURES OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill on appropriate usage of equipment according to manufacture's instructions
  • Participates in the evaluation and recommendation of new equipment

  • DEMONSTRATES FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY
  • Utilizes equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Demonstrate time management skills through prioritization of tasks
  • Maintains organizational policy in regard to meal and break time
  • Reports to duty on time

  • MAINTAINS PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
  • Maintains certification and abides by renewal time frame
  • Identifies professional education needs and opportunities
  • Completes 12 units of mandatory education requirements for certification renewal
  • Shares new knowledge and learned skills to team members
  • Participates in committees, projects, and performance improvement activities
  • Attends staff meetings and development activities to improve knowledge, skill, and competency

  • MAINTAINS COOPERATIVE RELATIONSHIPS AMONG HEALTH CARE TEAMS
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizational structure through compliance with chain of command to present issues and concerns regarding resident care
  • Participates in team problem-solving methods
  • Demonstrates positive conflict resolution skills with all associates
  • Participates in team meetings and recommends suggestions for improvement
  • Treats all associates with dignity and respect
  • Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of resident care plans
  • Directs resident / visitor complaints to licensed staff
  • Maintains organizational dress code expectations

Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma or high school equivalency diploma required.

  • Work Experience
  • Previous rehabilitation or LTC experience preferred

  • Licenses / Certifications
  • Basic Life Support / CPR, as a healthcare provider, per the American Heart Association required
  • Must compete the eight (8) hour American Health Care Association (AHCA) temporary nurse aide training program and produce certification of completion.

  • Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships
  • An intuitive understanding of how and when to terminate relationships and forward referrals to the appropriate individuals.

Keywords: Good Shepherd Rehab, Allentown , Nurse Aide - FREE 8 Hour Temp Nurse Aide Certification, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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