Kingsbrook State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA/CNA)

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  • Kingsbrook Lifecare Center
  • Routine Nursing
  • Ashland, KY
  • PRN - Days
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 22138
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  • Job Summary    
    • The State Registered Nursing Aide (SRNA) provides long term care nursing and related nursing services to residents consistent with each resident’s comprehensive assessment and plan of care.  All resident care is provided in a manner that meets the resident’s physical, mental and psycho social needs and enables the individual to attain or maintain the highest practicable level of functioning.  The SRNA maintains a homelike environment for the residents, protects and promotes resident rights and assists the person to maintain independence and control to the greatest extent possible.
  • Duties & Essential Functions
    • Provides direct care to residents to improve or maintain the resident’s abilities according to the residents’ plan of care.  Regularly assists with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), which includes assisting with bathing, grooming, dressing, mobility, transferring and feeding of assigned residents by providing set-up assistance, verbal prompts, physical supports or more extensive assistance.
    • Assists with transport of resident to tub or shower.  Adjusts water temperature.  Washes and rinses resident.  Dries body thoroughly with clean towels.  Maintains privacy for resident at all times.
    • Locates, selects and obtains clothing for resident.  Assists residents with snaps, zippers or buttons after donning clothes or removing them.  Recognizes clothing in need of repair and communicates clothing needs to resident and to units charge nurse.
    • Promptly assists resident to bathroom according to toileting schedule, or promptly brings clean bedpan or urinal.  Opens, removes clothing in preparation, cleans resident if needed, adjusts clothing, cleans resident’s and own hands.  Measures and records output as directed by charge nurse and plan of care.  Provides catheter care according to facility procedure and infection control policies.
    • Assists resident or provides range of motion exercises to all joints.  Provides weight-bearing assistance or physical support for ambulating.  Pushes wheelchair or Geri-chair if needed.  Maintains safe environment for mobile resident by removing obstacles, inspecting equipment and reporting defects to charge nurse.  Monitors resident progress toward treatment goals and reports responses to charge nurse.
  • Education/License/Certification/Other Requirements
    • Minimum requirement:
      • High school diploma or GED equivalent. 
      • Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant training program and passed a state approved competency examination within 120 days of employment. 
      • Registered as a State Registered Nursing Aide (SRNA) with State of Kentucky. 
      • No break in nurse aide service of 24 months or longer. 
    • Preferred qualifications:
      • Minimum of three months direct care experience in a healthcare setting.  
  • Working Environment
    • Constantly works near moving mechanical parts
    • Constantly exposed to blood and/or body fluids and infection
    • Occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals
    • Occasionally exposed to risk of radiation
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Physical Demands
    • Occasionally required to maintain in a stationary position (standing or sitting).
    • Frequently required to walk and move about.
    • Frequently required to operate a computer and other equipment.
    • Frequently required to use fine motor skills to handle and operate instruments/devices.
    • Constantly required to lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds.
    • Frequently required to lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds.
    • Occasionally required to lift and/or move items up to 100 pounds.
    • Constantly required to communicate with patients and other care team requiring talking and hearing. 
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
    • Occasionally required to position self in order to meet patient needs.

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