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Northwell Health Nurse Assistant - Cert in Valley Stream, New York

Req Number 002IT5

Job Description

As a Certified Nurse Assistant you will deliver direct nursing care under the supervision of a registered professional nurse. You will adhere to Facility policies, procedures, regulatory agency requirements and standards.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Administers nursing care under direct supervision to assigned residents.

  • Provides hygienic care to residents and oversees/assists with activities of daily living.

  • Reports observations and unusual conditions of residents to registered nurse.

  • Prepares unit, resident rooms and resident beds for receiving admissions, transfers and emergencies.

  • Provides care as necessary to assure resident's physical/mental comfort.

  • Takes vital signs of residents assigned and reports abnormal values to the nurse in charge.

  • Performs Grade I decubitus care; performs preventive skin care measures through turning, positioning and heel elevation techniques at appropriate intervals.

  • Transports residents to and from units under the direction of RN and in accordance with transfer technique policies and procedures.

  • Assist in and accompanies resident in the admission, discharge and transfer and transport procedures, while assuring comfort.

  • Prepares residents for meals and helps feed them as assigned and in direct accordance with ORZAC's feeding techniques per policy and procedure.

  • Provides constant observation for residents requiring increased security to prevent harmful behavior.

  • Collects specimens, labels properly and transports to area in a timely manner.

  • Maintains a safe and clean environment for residents. Washes equipment and participates in ensuring that work areas are clean. Replenishes supplies, as necessary.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Completion of a Nurse Assistant Program; Certified by the New York State Department of Health.

  • Minimum of one (1) year related experience.

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