Regency Pullman Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)98812 in Pullman, Washington
The CNA provides quality nursing care to residents in an environment which promotes resident rights, dignity, freedom of choice, and their individuality while providing individualized attention and encouraging residents to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being and answering residents' call lights promptly and courteously. *Understanding and ensuring that individualized care plans are followed and providing the charge nurse or other care planning staff with specific information, changes, and observations of the residents' needs and preferences. *The CNA attends to the individual needs of residents including assistance with grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating, or other needs in keeping with the individuals' care requirements *Provides care that maintains each resident's skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears, and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents, and applying moisturizers to fragile skin. *Protects the personal belongings of each resident including eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids, furnishings, jewelry, clothing, memorabilia, etc. Promptly reports missing items according to established policy. *The Certified Nursing Assistant performs various tasks assigned by the charge nurse including vital signs, residents' weights, applying creams/ointments, collecting specimens, as well as lifting, moving, and transporting residents, using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention. *Responsible for keeping records documenting care provided or other information in keeping with department policies while performing all job responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves where indicated, and proper disposal of soiled materials. *Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with the resident, visitors, families, peers, and supervisors. *The CNA is responsible for following universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair, and maintenance needs. *Performs other tasks/duties as assigned. Position Requirements: *Must hold current CNA Certification in State employed. *A minimum of three months' prior Nursing Assistant experience in long-term care is preferred. *Current First Aid and CPR. *To protect the health and safety of our residents and staff and in order to comply with government mandates, we require our employees to be fully vaccinated no later than 10/18/21. Accommodations/exemptions may be available for medical and sincerely held religious beliefs. We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO). We are Regency Harmony House Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, conveniently located in Brewster, WA. We specialize in skilled nursing and long-term care services. We treat each of our residents with individualized compassionate care in a nurturing environment. We are looking for caring and compassionate individuals to join our team.