Mercy Medical Center Clinton Certified Nursing Assistant/Med Tech - PRN - St. Joseph of the Pines in Southern Pines, North Carolina

Department:

TC275_49005 Mary Manor

Expected Weekly Hours:

0

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Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

We at St. Joseph of the Pines are proud to serve the older adults of the North Carolina Sandhills with a broad range of lifestyle and health choices for seniors. We offer a full aging service network with life plan communities, health care and home- and community-based services for older adults, as well as community outreach to those in need, that is unrivaled in the beautiful Sandhills region of North Carolina.

St. Joseph of the Pines is currently seeking a PRN CNA/Med Techs for our Family Care Homes, providing care to residents in a smaller, home-like residential setting. The duties of this position will be assisting with personal care and ADL’s, assistance to meals and activities, light housekeeping, coordination of appointments, and medication administration. Individuals best fit for the position will be dependable, dedicated to their work, and be able to build rapport with our residents.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc. in an informative and descriptive manner.

  • Report all changes in the resident’s condition to the Director as soon as possible.

  • Report all accidents and incidents you observe on the shift that they occur.

  • Ensure that the resident’s room is ready for receiving the resident (i.e., bed made, name tags up, admission kit available, etc.)

  • Greet residents and escort them to their room.

  • Introduce resident to his/her roommate, if any, and other residents and personnel as appropriate.

  • Make resident comfortable (i.e., put to bed, get water, etc.)

  • Inventory and mark the resident’s personal possessions as instructed.

  • Store resident’s clothing.

  • Assist residents with packing their personal belongings when they are being transferred or discharged.

  • Transport residents to new rooms or to the receiving area.

  • Assist with loading/unloading residents from vehicles as necessary.

  • Participate in and receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty.

  • Follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids.

  • Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care (i.e., brushing teeth/dentures, oral hygiene, special mouth care, etc.)

  • Assist residents with bath functions (i.e., bed bath, tub or shower bath, etc.) as directed.

  • Assist residents with dressing/undressing as necessary.

  • Assist residents with hair care functions (i.e., combing, brushing, shampooing, etc.)

  • Assist residents with nail care (i.e., clipping, trimming, and cleaning the finger/toenails). Note: Does not include diabetic residents.

  • Change bed linens. Keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under the resident.

  • Put extra covers on bed as requested.

  • Maintain intake and output records as instructed.

  • Assist residents in preparing for medical tests (i.e., lab work, x-ray, therapy, dental, etc.)

  • Assist residents in preparing for activity and social programs (i.e. church, parties, visitors, etc.)

  • Assist in transporting residents to/from appointments, activity and social programs, etc. as necessary.

  • Assist residents to walk with or without self-help devices as instructed.

  • Assist in preparing the resident for a physical examination as instructed.

  • Measure and record temperatures, pulse, and respirations, as instructed.

  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.

  • Prepare meals as needed for residents in the home.

  • Perform activities as scheduled.

  • Perform light housekeeping as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Candidates for this position should be Certified CNAs and Certified Med Techs.

  • One year of experience is preferred, not required.

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Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.