Community VNA

Certified Nurse Assistant or CNA/Home Care Aide dually certified or Nursing Student

Job Location

Attleboro, MA, United States

Job Description































































 

 



Provides support services under the supervision of the appropriate professional staff that assist the client or family in the achievement of physical and emotional comfort.


 



 



·        Massachusetts Certified Nursing Assistant Certification and HCA certificate of


Completion; Nursing Student in accordance with MA Counsel for Home Care


Aide Services


·        Successfully completes the written Home Care Aide competency exam and the skills assessment evaluation


·        Takes oral and written instruction well


·        Demonstrates good communication skills


·        Ability to work in an independent setting


·        Home care experience strongly preferred



 



Position Responsibilities



Provides personal care services, such as:


·   reading and recording temperature, pulse and respiration


·   maintaining a clean, safe and healthy environment


·   bed, sponge, tub or shower bathing


·   shampooing in sink, tub or shower


·   caring for nails and skin


·   oral hygiene


·   assisting with toileting and elimination



 



Applies safety principles and proper body mechanics to the performance of specific


techniques of personal and supportive care such as ambulation of clients, transferring clients,


assisting with the normal range of motion and positioning and doing household chores



 



Prepares and provides adequate nutrition and fluid intake within diet restrictions



 



Performs homemaking and other environmental services that facilitate receiving sanitary and


safe care at home



 



Observes, reports and documents changes in client status or expectations of service promptly  


to the staff coordinator or Director



 



Understands basic elements of body functioning and reports changes in client body functions


as indicated



 



Recognizes emergency situations and implements appropriate emergency procedures when


indicated



 



Understands and meets the physical, emotional and developmental needs of all clients,


including the need for respect of clients, their privacy and their property



 



Demonstrates utilization of good basic infection control procedures and follows company


procedures, especially in regard to infection control, handling of hazardous wastes, and


safety measures in all instances



 



Accurately documents care provided and submits day sheets including task sheets within


department time frame



 



Renders services in strict accordance with the written plan of care



 



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Location: Attleboro, MA, US

Posted Date: 5/5/2019

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