Midwest Health Certified Nursing Aide in Topeka, Kansas
This position is for a CNA in the Lawrence, Kansas area. Looking for a home health aide to join our Lawrence team. We offer competitive wages and a professional working environment. Job Description: Employee is required to provide direct care to facility residents, primarily for their activities of daily living. Duties and Responsibilities: * Assist residents in and out of bed and into wheelchair according to procedure. This may require the assistance of another aide, and/or the use of gait belt or mechanical lifts. * Assist residents in bathing. * Assist residents in dressing or undressing. * Assist resident to bathroom and provides peri care as needed. * Takes and records vital signs of residents according to facility schedule and policies. * Assist residents to dining area for meals. May be required to assist with feeding of residents and documenting intake of nourishment. * May be required to strip bedding and replace with clean linens per schedule or as needed. * May be required to assist in personal grooming of residents. * May be required to turn residents as needed when designated as needing assistance. * May be required to clean bedpans and empty catheter bags. * May be required to document and/or report information regarding residents as instructed. * Monitors personal and staff compliance to all State and federal requirements including but not limited to blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials, infection control, and fire safety. * Monitors personal and staff compliance to resident’s rights. * Assures that all medications and treatments are administered as ordered and in a timely fashion according to facility policies and schedules. Licensure/Certification Requirements: State certification or completion of the 40 hr check list and final certification within three months of hiring. Acceptable standing with the Nurse Aide Registry as applicable.