Founded in 1966, Interim Healthcare is the nation's oldest proprietary national organization providing health care personnel at all skill levels in all settings. General Purpose:The Certified Nursing Assistant and Nurse Aide is responsible for the tasks of personal care and incidental activities of daily living for patients of all ages in inpatient facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes and other institutions. Performs care and delegated tasks as directed by the nursing plan of care and/or supervisor as permitted by policies and procedures of the facility and allowed under state law/regulation.Essential Functions: Provides for patient’s personal hygiene, grooming, and comfort needs, i.e., toileting and elimination, baths, backrubs, shampoos, shaves, bed baths, tub baths or showers, skin and nail care, and oral hygiene.Promotes a safe environment during care.Utilizes infection control measures such as hand washing and use of personal protective equipment.Observes and reports the condition of patient/client to the appropriate supervisor.Works in a team environment to effectively deliver the care and assistance to patients and staff.Assists with ambulation, transfers and range of motion exercises.Performs patient-related procedures such as but not limited to: measuring and documenting intake and output; blood glucose monitoring; urine specimen collections; measurements of vital signs; and weight.Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:Must be 18 years of age.High School diploma or equivalent and successful completion of Nursing Assistant course and Nurse Assistant certification as required by state in which employed.A student RN in the last year of school or an unlicensed RN/LPN/LVN graduate may be eligible for employment as a Nurses Aide as allowable under state law/regulation.One (1) year experience in a comparable job classification and/or as required by contracted facility.
Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent education is required.Six (6) months’ work or volunteer experience with the IDD population, with other vulnerable individuals with physical, mental and behavioral challenges, or with children is preferred.For purposes of effective communication with residents, families and staff must be able to see, hear, speak, read and write English.Must be 18 years of age or older.(or 21 years old or older if required or designated to drive).Maintain the ability to stretch, push, pull, kneel, reach, twist, walk or stand up to eight hours and able to perform the physical requirements of Safety Care.Must demonstrate the ability to lift unassisted at least 50 lbs and walk and stand up to eight hours. Job Duties1.Actively engages with individuals at all times and provide all necessary supports to meet their needs, including all direct care and service requirements.Follows Active Treatment/Programming schedule.2.Ensures residents’ rights and promotes optimal quality of life standards.Reports any incident of abuse in accordance with facility procedure and the Disabled Persons Abuse Negligence Act.Adheres to policies related to boundaries with individuals. Attends required abuse risk management training. Reports suspicious and inappropriate behaviors.Adheres to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising individuals.3.Implements electronic and paper documentation of training needs including programming, incident reporting (GER’s), data collection and behavior observations.4.Communicates resident concerns, items in need of repair, behaviors, health, appetite, physical management and clothing needs, etc., to supervisor.5.Follows daily shift assignment schedule for cleaning and housekeeping duties.Completes assigned rounds between shifts.6.Demonstrates proper use of Safety Care procedures and all competencies that are designed to manage aggression, self injury and/or property destruction.7.Demonstrate competency of required training.8.Follows good vehicle loading and unloading procedures as well as ensures compliance with good vehicle safety practices.9.Maintains a driving record in good standing with company standards if position requires driving.10.Adheres to attendance policy.Reports to work on time as scheduled.Completes required training and attends staff meetings.11.Projects a professional appearance and a willing, positive and courteous expression in performing tasks.Cooperates with fellow workers, supervisors, residents, visitors, etc. in performing tasks.Interacts verbally/non-verbally in a professional manner during working hours.12.Ensure compliance with all federal and state rules and regulations.Completes other duties as assigned by supervisor. We are a Drug-Free Workplace
Qualifications:Current license in the state of Florida.At least six months’ hospital or rehabilitation nursing experience preferred.For purposes of effective communications with residents, families, and staff must be able to see, hear, speak, read and write English.Maintain the ability to stretch, push, pull, kneel, reach, twist, walk or stand up to eight hours and able to perform the physical requirements of Safety Care.If required, lift unassisted at least 50 lbs and walk and stand up to eight hours.Job Duties1.Ensure compliance with Federal, State and company standards.2.Utilizes clinical nursing competency observing, monitoring and providing care, treatment and services to residents.3.Facilitates interdepartmental communication and problem solving by interfacing with all members of the healthcare team.4.Perform primary nursing duties for assigned residents/shift to ensure daily, monthly, quarterly and annual nursing summaries in accordance with residents’ Active Treatment Plan.5.Monitor physical health of resident, relaying safety and health concerns to the Director of Nursing, physician, pharmacist and other disciplines as needed.6.Implement administration of prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with State and clinical nursing standards.7.Receive, transcribe, fax orders to pharmacy and enter orders in the electronic health record.8.Documents timely, outcome based information, facilitating interdisciplinary communication.9.Participate and attend facility meetings and inservices to ensure resident health care needs are maintained. 10.Demonstrates proper use of Safety Care procedures and all competencies that are designed to manage aggression, self injury and/or property destruction.11.Ensures residents’ rights and promotes optimal quality of life standards.Reports any incident of abuse in accordance with facility procedure and the Disabled Persons Abuse Negligence Act.Adheres to policies related to boundaries with individuals. Attends required abuse risk management training. Reports suspicious and inappropriate behaviors.Adheres to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising individuals.12.Supports organization’s mission and behavioral standards.13.Projects a professional appearance and a willing, positive and courteous expression in performing tasks.14.Ensure compliance with all federal and state rules and regulations Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing/Program Director. “We Are a Drug-Free Workplace”.