Bilingual Certified Nursing Assistant
Company: Senior Nannies Home Care Services, Inc
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: October 12, 2018
SUMMARYThe Certified Nursing Assistant is a member of the home care team trained to provide personal care, other unskilled services, and companionship in the home setting, under the direction, instruction, and supervision of a Registered Nurse, therapist, and/or clinicalmanagement and the patient. The aide performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and to promote the patient's comfort and a safe environment.JOB LIMITATIONSThe Certified Nursing Assistant will not function in any manner viewed as the practice of nursing according to the State's NursePractice Act. Specifically, the home CNA will not administer medications, take physician's orders or perform procedures requiring the training, knowledge, and skill of a nurse, specifically sterile techniques.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enables individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent. Completion of a recognized nurse assistant training program, if required by state of practice, and one year of experience in health care setting preferred.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to communicate effectively with patient/client, family members, clinical management, and staff. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with simple problems in the home setting.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESCNA skills, observation skills, communication skills, knowledge of home health care. Good physical and mental health. Caringattitude, tact, patience, and good personal hygiene.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe work requires moderately heavy physical exertion on a regular and recurring basis such as: extensive driving, assisting patient intransfer activities (wheelchair, to bed, to tub, to commode) and providing substantial support to individuals in ambulation.The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee isoccasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move over 100 lbs. specific vision abilities required by thisjob include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENTPatient home setting, exposure to infectious diseases, automobile.
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