Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) -Full Time Night Shift

Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Yonkers, NY 2019-06-14
Tracking Code
1359-058
Job Description

Purpose of Your Position

Serves as a clinical assistant to the licensed nursing staff by performing nursing procedures, basic patient care tasks and other unit activities under the supervision of a licensed nurse

 Position Functions and Responsibilities

  • Understands ESPC Mission and Core Values and incorporates values into daily practice.
  • Continually strive to improve the organization’s systems and/or services.
  • Make decisions as a team to fulfill our mission, share recognition, and learn from failures.
  • Treat every resident, family member, and co-worker with dignity, respect, and courtesy.
  • Report on and off duty to NCC
  • Performs assigned duties under the direction of the NCC or her designee (i.e. the nurse in charge).
  • Takes report and makes rounds on assigned residents.
  • Prepare and transport residents to therapy in a timely manner.
  • Is responsible for the care and safety of assigned resident until relieved by on coming caregiver.
  • Participate in the implementation of the treatment plan including rehabilitation and continuous learning for the residents within the CNA scope under the direction of the RN or LPN.
  • Provide or assist residents with activities of daily living.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures for children such as bathing, grooming, playing, feeding, positioning as per policy and procedure.
  • Document appropriately on all flow sheets.
  • Assist RN and LPN as necessary in the performance of nursing care tasks.
  • Observe, report and record abnormal vital signs, temperatures, seizures activity, vomiting, diarrhea, behavior changes or any other abnormalities to the RN or LPN in charge.
  • Attend appropriate meetings and in-services
  • Functions as an adult role model for residents.
  • Performs all assigned duties in accordance with the Center for Pediatrics and Rehabilitation’s policy and procedures
  • Bath residents according to the Center for Pediatrics and Rehabilitation policy and Procedure.
  • Inspect resident’s skin and promptly report any changes to the NCC.
  • Carries out mouth care, hair care and as necessary trim finger and toe nails.
  • Make two hourly checks on incontinent residents and wash and change as necessary.
  • Encourages self-help measures as appropriate so that each child may reach his/her appropriate level of independence.
  • Check and record urine and bowel movements.
  • Ensure that assigned residents are appropriately prepared for school, clinic, recreation and hospital visits as scheduled and accompany/transport them as assigned.
  • Ensure that bedfast residents are repositioned as directed by NCC but not less than two repositions per resident hourly.
  • Performs restorative and rehabilitative activities as instructed and as directed by Plan of Care.
  • Assists in applying safety restraints to residents when directed; Monitors residents in restraints, release restraints and documents according to policy and procedure
  • Ensures that each resident who can use a call bell has one within reach and remind him/her to use it.
  • Assists co-workers with lifting, positioning and other procedures as necessary.
  • Be aware of facility policy on child abuse and/or neglect and promptly report any instances of abusive or inappropriate behaviors towards any resident to the NCC.
  • Knows and follows The Center policy and procedure with regard to infection control including hand washing and types of isolation.
  • Keep resident care area clean and free of clutter.
  • Report any unsafe conditions immediately to NCC.
  • Properly stores and safeguard residents’ clothing and reports too many or too few clothing and or toys to NCC.
  • Feeds residents or teaches residents to feed themselves as appropriate.
  • Ensure that hands are washed (child and caregivers) and that meal times are pleasant, dignified experiences
Required Skills

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Successful completion of NYS approved Nurse Assistant Certification (RHCF) course
Required Experience

Experience:

  • Experience working with children.
  • One year of experience as Nurse’s Aide preferred
Job Location
Yonkers, New York, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular