Restorative Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Twin Fountains Nursing Home at Wellstar Health Systems in LaGrange, Georgia

Posted in Other 5 days ago.





Job Description:

Overview



How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities




Wellstar Twin Fountains Nursing Home - We are seeking a Restorative Nursing Assistant to join our Team!



The Restorative Nursing Aide is a support provider who functions under the direct supervision of the registered professional nurse. The R.N.A.'s primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and assistance with activities of daily living, nutrition, hygiene, socialization, and comfort measures. The R.N.A. assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions i.e. bathing, toileting, ambulation, vital signs, skin care, feeding, and other technical procedures for which they are credentialed. The R.N.A. wig ensure that the proper supplies are stocked in the patients environment. The R.N.A. must be able to complete all required tasks for C.N.A. position and complete specialized education in the Restorative Nursing Section of the MDS 3.0/RUG IV manual. The R.N.A., will also act as a C.N.A. preceptor for new hires as needed.


The R.N.A. will work directly with the Restorative Coordinator to develop and ensure completion of assigned tasks, recording therapy minutes, and documentation. Must be comfortable with caring for geriatric patients. Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and be able to enter documentation on the computer.



Qualifications




This is a Full-Time Day shift position.




Required Minimum Education: Must be a high school graduate or have a GED, be a graduate from an accredited training program for nursing assistants that offers no less than 75 hours of classroom and practical training, supervised by a registered RN.



Required Minimum Certification: Must have a current registration with the State of Georgia as a Certified Nursing Assistant



Required Minimum Experience: Must have two years consecutive C.N.A. experience following the completion of training.



Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak English in a manner understandable by a geriatric population. Ability to collaborate with other team members, ability to multitask, knowledge and ease in using computers for documentation. Strong customer service skills. Personal time management skills also required.


R.N.A. must also pass a skill check off for restorative specific tasks including but not limited to:


* Urinary toileting program and/or bowel toileting program


* Passive and/or active range of motion


* Splint or brace assistance


* Bed mobility and/or walking training


* Transfer training


* Dressing and/or grooming training


* Eating and/or swallowing training


* Amputation/Prostheses care


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