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Nurse Aide in Training - Non-Certified

Company: Life Care
Location: Grandview
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

After being hired as a non-certified aid, you will have an option to take a class to become certified, which will result in a pay increase upon certification. Position Summary: The Nurse Aide in Training is responsible for providing routine daily nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse to assure patient safety and attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each patient in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * High school diploma or equivalent * Currently enrolled in a State-approved CNA program and may work for a single consecutive period of four (4) months. At the conclusion of the four (4) month period the Nurse Aide in Training must meet the certification requirements to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). * CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Specific Job Requirements: * Patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as well as willingness to handle difficult patients * Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeable of nursing practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing functions in the post-acute care facility * Implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the nursing department * Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Lift, turn, move, position, and transport patients under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse * Assist patients with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting under the direct supervisor of a licensed nurse * Accurately document and chart patient care * Respond to call lights promptly * Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Assist in the evacuation of patients * Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Read, write, speak, and understand the English language * Lift 35 lbs. floor to waist, lift 35 lbs. waist to shoulder, lift and carry 35 lbs., and push/pull 35 lbs. An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care, Overland Park , Nurse Aide in Training - Non-Certified, Healthcare , Grandview, Kansas

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