CNA Class- July 13 2020

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This application is for a three week certified Nursing Assistant course at Soddy Daisy Healthcare Center. Proper safety precautions and practices have been put in place to ensure a safe class. The class is Monday-Friday (8am-4pm). Attendance for all classroom and clinical days is mandatory. Below is a brief job description of what all being a CNA entails:

Perform direct resident care duties under the supervision of licensed nursing personnel. Assist with promoting a compassionate physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.

·         Provide personal care (i.e., grooming, bathing, dressing, oral care, etc.) of residents daily and as needed.

·         Change bed linen and maintain appropriate grooming supplies in resident room on a regular basis.

·         Ambulate and transfer residents, utilizing appropriate assistive devices and body mechanics.

·         Record resident vital signs, weights and measurements, intake and output, food consumption, and other information as assigned.

·         Routinely turn and position residents as necessary.

·         Observe residents carefully and report changes in condition to Charge Nurse.

·         Recognize a resident’s ability to make choices and support these within the constraints of the caregiving environment.

·         Participate in collecting data needed for the accurate completion of the MDS and the plan of care. Provide input to the nurses for development of the plan of care.

·         Provide adequate hydration to residents at regular intervals each day according to specific resident needs.

·         Prepare residents for each meal and transport to dining room (unless resident on bed rest) making sure that food tray is accessible, self-help devices are available (if needed), and assistance is provided to those residents who cannot feed themselves.

·         Keep an accurate record of food intake and output, as directed.

·         Maintain established housekeeping standards within assigned duty areas.

·         Assist nursing staff with the basics of aseptic and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self-contamination of equipment and supplies.

We look forward to hearing from you!




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