CNA - REHAB - TAMC


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Job Number 53541
Posted 3/26/2018
Account The Aroostook Medical Center
Department Rehab Floor ARG
Location A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital, ME 04769
Schedule Casual Part Time (TAMC)
Shift Variable
Hours Day
Job Details GENERAL DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT


A Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients with activities of daily living and assists in the maintenance of a safe, clean envi­ron­ment for patients on the rehab unit. S/he must have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of Rehabilitation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

1. Provide safe and efficient direct patient care under the direction of the RN.

2. Keep charge nurse informed of the patient's status and changes as well as problems.

3. Participate in department performance improvement activities.

4. Comply with mandated hospital and department education programs.

5. Accept responsibility for professional growth and development.

6. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and objectives of the TAMC organization. Practice and encourage Service Excellence.

7. Age specific standards: The individual in this position must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the patient. In addition, s/he must possess the ability to assess patient data relative to age specific needs and provide care as described in the department's policies.

8. Excellent documentation skills with the ability to learn and incorporate FIM charting.

9. Demonstrate proficiency with patient transfers.

10. Demonstrate an understanding of adaptive equipment and how it is used.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Perform other work-related duties, within their scope of practice, as assigned.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

1. Active and in good standing on the Maine CNA registry.



AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENTS

1. Variable work schedule requires day, evening, and night work as well as weekends and holidays.



EDUCATION, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

1. Successful completion of an approved CNA program..

2. BLS Certification or eligible

3. Must be able to read and write with proficiency to accomplish all CNA responsibilities.

4. Prior experience is not required.

5. Must maintain annual educational requirements of 12 hours and work an 8 hour shift in a 2 year period to maintain registry status.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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