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
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!
Soddy-Daisy Health Care Center is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled