Certified Nurse Aide @ Civility Home Care - Bethel, CT

Job Overview

2 months ago

Certified Nurse Aide

Civility Home Care - Bethel, CT

Description
¨ Certified Nurse Aides provide service to individuals in their own homes and communities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, disability and/or other inflictions. Care from Certified Nurse Aides include assistance with the activities of daily living, housecleaning, laundry, meal preparation, transportation, companionship and respite,
¨ Certified Nurse Aides are responsible for ensuring that service is delivered in a caring and respectful manner, in accordance with relevant Agency policies and industry standards.

Reporting Relationship
¨ Reports to Supervisor.

Responsibilities/Activities:
¨ Assist with the activities of daily living and personal care including:
  • bathing - shaving - ambulation
  • mouth care - dressing - exercise
  • hair care - feeding - toileting
  • nail care - positioning - medication reminding
  • skin care - transferring - vital signs and Blood Pressure

¨ Ensure client’s safety and security by supervising the home environment.
¨ Teach/perform meal planning and preparation, routine housekeeping activities such as making/changing beds, dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, cleaning kitchen and bathroom, and laundry.
¨ Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind.
¨ Provides respite care for families in accordance with care plans.
¨ Perform/assist with essential shopping/errands, which may include handling the client’s money in accordance with the care plan and under the observation of the Supervisor.
¨ Assist clients with following a written, special diet plan and reinforcement of diet maintenance, which is provided under the direction of a Physician and as identified on the care plan.
¨ Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping and outings as specified in the care plan.
¨ Assist clients with communication by writing or typing correspondence for them or researching information for them.
¨ Participate on the Care Team by providing input and making suggestions.
¨ Ensure service is delivered in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and practices.
¨ Monitor supplies and resources.
¨ Evaluate the program and make recommendations to it, as indicated.
¨ Follow the written care plan.
¨ Carry out duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
¨ Observe clients and their environments and reports unsafe conditions to Supervisor.
¨ Observe clients and their environments and reports behavior, physical and/or cognitive changes and/or changes in living arrangements to Supervisor.
¨ Complete and maintain records of daily activities, observations, and direct hours of service.
¨ Attend orientation, in-service training sessions and staff meetings.
¨ Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
¨ Make decisions and solve problems.

¨ Communicate with Supervisor and co-workers.

¨ Observe, receive and obtain information from relevant sources.
¨ Performs other duties as required.

Required Knowledge
¨ Knowledge of personal care and home management skills.
¨ Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and personal care services, including needs determinants, meeting quality standards and evaluation of client satisfaction.
¨ Knowledge of the English language.
¨ Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat injuries including emergency first aid and CPR.
¨ Knowledge of clerical procedures such as maintaining records and completing forms.

Required Skills/Abilities
¨ The ability to competently assist clients with their activities of daily living.
¨ The ability to be aware of other people’s reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
¨ The ability to establish and maintain relationships.
¨ The ability to teach others.
¨ The ability to listen actively.
¨ The ability to identify problems and determine effective solutions.
¨ The ability to apply reason and logic to identify strengths and weaknesses of possible solutions.
¨ The ability to monitor and assess themselves, clients and effectiveness of service.
¨ The ability to understand written and oral instructions.
¨ The ability to communicate information orally so others understand.
¨ The ability to communicate in writing so others understand.
¨ The ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
¨ The ability to determine or recognize when something is likely to go wrong.
¨ The ability to suggest a number of ideas on a subject.
¨ The ability to perform activities that use the whole body.
¨ The ability to handle and move objects and people.
¨ The ability to provide advice and consultation to others.

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