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Restorative Certified Nursing Assistant at Lenbrook in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job summary:   
Under the direction of a licensed nurse or registered nurse, the restorative nursing assistant provides routine
restorative nursing care tasks and function as a Certified Nursing Assistant. 

Essential Functions of the Job:
•    Directs or assists residents in transfer techniques to walk or use walker.
•    Directs or assists residents with range of motion exercises, active and passive.
•    Be alert to resident’s response to treatment. Notify therapist or nurse immediately for assistance.
•    Coordinates or assists with other restorative functions.
•    Documents daily and evaluates progress. Maintain progress notes.
•    Participates in discharge planning, development and implementation of resident care plans.
•    Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information to assure resident’s rights are protect-ed.
•    Promotes and maximizes progressive and optimal functional level in residents.
•    Act as a receptionist to residents for the physical therapy department.
•    Brief resident of procedures involved with therapy and prepare necessary equipment.
•    Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc.
•    Ensure that equipment and supplies recommended by the therapist are available.
•    Attend Q. A. meeting monthly and report on all restorative programs.
•    Communicates with nursing personnel and other personnel.
•    Order supplies and equipment.
•    Receives and review deliveries and verify invoices.
•    Maintain supplies in accordance with healthcare operational protocol.
•    Dispense and distribute supplies.
•    Maintain a current and accurate perpetual inventory.
•    Prepare reports and forms.
•    Assist with resident’s monthly weights.
•    Provides occasionally administrative support by answering phone for short periods of time.
•    Must be congenial with residents, residents’ families and associates.
•    Must contribute to a positive social work environment by sharing job knowledge.
•    Other duties as assigned. 

Skills and aptitude required:
•    Good communication skills.
•    Patience and self-disciplined.

Education and experience required:
•    Valid Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
•    CPR Certified.
•    Minimum of one (1) year experience in long-term care