Restorative Certified Nursing Assistant Job Summary:
Provides restorative nursing programs within the scope of CAN practice.
Provides therapy delegated programs that are taught and supervised by therapy and beyond the scope and practice of a CAN.
The position is a nursing function and reports directly to the restorative nurse or a position in the nursing department.
The position works closely with therapy.
Works collaboratively with the CNAs and nurses to see that residents receive their programs as planned.
Qualifications and Skills: Licensed Certified Nursing Assistant
Minimum of two year of clinical, bedside CNA experience an evidence of positive evaluations
Knowledge and skills in basic restorative nursing principles and practices
Evidence of ability to work as a member of the team
Reliable, good judgment and takes initiative
Able to follow verbal and written instructions, able to write in English
Physical ability to stand, walk, bend, stoop, and have manual dexterity
Understands and embraces the facility restorative philosophy
Communication, organizational, and documentation skills
Demonstrates accountability and responsibility
Provides restorative programs:
ROM; Ambulation Bed mobility, positioning and transfer techniques
Application of splints, braces, cones, prosthetic devices and care of limbs where applied
Assistive feeding devices and Restorative Dining techniques (cueing and swallowing)
Activity of dialing living (bathing, dressing, grooming, personal hygiene)
Incontinent management Transfer
Communication Participates in restorative dining program, directs regular CNAs about resident restorative dining programs.
Serves as a resource and role model for CNAs
Documents program completion everyday and narrative progress notes as required by facility policy
Attends restorative meeting and care plan conferences
Reports unusual problems regarding resident car to nursing staff immediately: pain, refusals, falls, etc
Reports malfunctioning or improperly fitting equipment and equipment needs to therapy and restorative nurse.
Places preventative/pressure relief mattresses and wheelchair cushions as directed by Restorative Nurse.
Offers suggestions and provides input into development of interdisciplinary plan of care.
Assists with general orientation and on-going restorative nursing in-services.
Participates in the facility Quality Improvement Program as directed by the Restorative Nurse, and reports areas needing improvement.
Keeps skills current and enhances present skills by attendance to in-services and seminars.
Participates in transfer of residents from Level II to Level III.
Assists with Phase II classes, as directed.
Performs therapy delegated tasks under the direction and supervision of Therapy.
Assuring Resident Safety
About this company
The Health Center at Standifer Place has evolved into a unique, comprehensive facility. From homecare, to assisted living to compassionate hospice care, HCSP provides options for successive stages of life and changing levels of ability. Providing the highest quality medical care for our residents is a commitment we take seriously.
Our services are provided by compassionate professionals including staff physicians, nurse practitioners, licensed nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, dietitians, recreational therapists, and a chaplain. To ensure the best possible care, our team of professionals tailor programs to meet each resident's specific needs. The rehabilitation staff has one goal: to facilitate the optimal and realistic recovery of residents through physical, occupational, and speech therapy. We have over 20 licensed therapists on staff to serve in these three therapy disciplines. HCSP provides 7 day a week therapy to better meet the needs of our clients by aiding in quicker recovery and a faster return to home The Health Center at Standifer Place has a specialized respiratory rehabilitation unit with registered respiratory therapists on-site at all times. The goal of our respiratory therapy program is to maximize respiratory function for residents with lung disorders. As an added benefit we provide free training for residents and families on specialized respiratory equipment and procedures for residents that discharge home Our approach to healthcare is centered on the holistic needs of each resident regardless of age, diagnosis, or need. Customer satisfaction is one of our primary goals, so that families have peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in the hands of people who truly care.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37421)