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Noncertified Nursing Aide/CNA Student Class

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******Certified Nurse Aide Student / Class********

Position Overview
The Hospitality Aide provides support for the nursing care activities within an assigned clinical area. The provision of activities is intended to relieve the CNA staff of those functions, which do not require certification.


 Mental and physical capacity to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations.
 Sincere desire to work with elders and others who have a limited capacity for self-care.
 Demonstrates pleasant and cheerful behavior.
 Transportation accessible to enable flexibility of work schedule.
 Maintain a well-groomed appearance and good hygiene at all times.
 Follows verbal and written instructions.
 Communicate and comprehend orally and in writing to effectively receive and share information as necessary to perform job duties.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
 Assure Resident safety at all times.
 Willing to address each Resident by his/her preferred name as well as learn and abide by Residents’ Rights, rules and regulations.
 Commitment to work well with other staff avoiding petty conflicts that disrupt a productive work environment. Does not participate in facility gossip and rumors.
 Maintain confidentiality of all activities, persons, and records.
 Clean and fill water pitchers on each shift.
 Work with professionals and general public tactfully.
 Willing to comply with company policy and procedures at all times.
 Distribute meal trays.
 Set up trays for independent eating Residents.
 Pick up meal trays after Resident is finished and place on cart to be returned to kitchen. Wipe down overbed table and clean around Resident bed, or chair area.
 Pass nourishments to Residents that are independent and can manage snack themselves.
 Return soiled linen hampers to soiled laundry area. Assure all linen is free of fecal material by washing them out in the hoppers in soiled linen room.
 Transport supplies, equipment, etc., as directed, within the facility. Check Resident and service rooms for gloves, paper towels, etc.
 Transport Residents in wheel/geri chairs within the facility to and from dining rooms, activity, etc.
 Prepare the bedroom for the admission of a new Resident. Communicate and follow-up room needs with maintenance, housekeeping, etc.
 Maintain cleanliness of the nourishment room, central bathing area, disinfecting century and arjo units on day and evenings shifts.
 Make regular room checks for neatness, articles that need marked and those articles that need to be bagged and labeled. Nightstand, drawers and closets must be kept neat.
 Respond immediately to all call lights. Communicate to Resident that you will summon appropriate personnel for needs you cannot address. Change T.V. channels, radio stations, etc. or anything that is not direct Resident care.
 Always make sure that call lights are positioned where Resident can reach them, regardless of level of care of Resident.
 Routinely and consistently report pertinent information to charge nurse.
 Willing to remain alert to health safety standards by reporting expediently suspected unsafe conditions to his/her supervisor and responding according to policies and procedures during fire/disaster drills and emergencies.
 Resident preferences are followed when providing care and service.
 Maintain Resident privacy, values and right for decision making.
 Immediately notify supervisor and Executive Director for any injury, illness, or if develop a condition, that might impact the aptitude to perform job functions.

Ancillary Duties and Responsibilities
 Perform duties in compliance with established policies and procedures.
 Note changes in Resident’s condition and report immediately to charge nurse or Director of Nursing.
 Make unoccupied beds, assuring that linen is clean and fresh at all times.
 Maintain clean linens in large linen rooms and CNA carts.
 Accompany Residents outside facility as assigned.
 Willing to attend in-service training and mandatory meetings as related to job.
 Willingness to remain open to constructive feedback by receiving constructive criticisms/comments in a positive manner.
 Provide setup/standby assistance for ADL activities.
 Establishes and maintains positive rapport with all members of the healthcare team, Residents and all visitors.
 Perform other duties as assigned by charge nurse, ADON, or DON.

Resident Rights
 Maintain the confidentiality of all Resident care information including protected health information. Report known or suspected incidents of unauthorized disclosure of such information.
 Ensure that the Resident’s rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints, are well established and maintained at all times.
 Review Resident complaints and grievances and make written reports of action taken. Discuss such actions with Resident and family as appropriate.
Safety and Sanitation
 Ensure that you and all facility personnel, Residents, visitors, etc., follow established safety regulations, to include fire protection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.
 Ensure that the building and grounds are maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner as well as in good working order by reporting all concerns to management.
 Ensure that you and all facility personnel follow established regulations governing the use of labels and SDSs for hazardous chemicals.
 Ensure that facility procedure manuals identify safety precautions and equipment to use when performing tasks that could cause bodily injury or exposure to a hazardous chemical or infectious waste.
 Ensure that you and all facility personnel follow established ergonomics policies and procedures to prevent selfinjury.
 Ensure that you and all facility personnel performing tasks that involve potential exposure to blood, body fluids, or hazardous chemicals are appropriately trained prior to performing such tasks.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: All statements addressed in the "Working Hours," "Environment" and "Physical/Sensory Demands" sections below are applicable to all jobs maintained by the employer.
Working Hours: The employee will
 Be employed on a full-time, part-time or PRN (as needed) basis. May be subject to change after employment.
 Work unusual hours as necessary and as required.
 Be expected and required to adhere to policies and procedures regarding attendance.
Environment: The employee will
 Work in a well-lighted, heated or air-conditioned, ventilated area, unless otherwise noted.
 Be subject to frequent interruptions.
 At times be subjected to falls, cuts, bruises, caustic substances, infectious diseases and odors.
 At times be subjected to hostile and emotionally upset family members and Residents.
 Be expected to work cooperatively with others.
 Be expected to handle multiple tasks effectively and organize work efficiently.
 Be expected to maintain a professional attitude and good relations with co-workers.
 Be economical and careful with use of supplies and equipment.
 Be expected to show courtesy to co-workers, Residents, families and others with whom contact is made while on the job.
 Adhere to established policies and procedures to include safety regulations to ensure that quality Resident care is maintained at all times.
Physical/Sensory Demands: The employee must
 Often walk for long periods or long distances within the building, or sit, stand and walk intermittently.
 Frequently carry up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds.
 Occasionally squat, bend/stoop, push/pull, climb, reach above shoulder level, crouch, kneel, balance, carry and move up to 75 pounds.
 Perform repetitive hand and foot action with or without reasonable accommodation.
 Communicate information and ideas orally and in writing, and in a manner that others will understand.
 Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 Respond to and assist with emergency procedures, including evacuation of Residents from the building.
 Hear, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, adequately enough to respond to soft, verbal communications and instructions and answering of telephone.
 Read and see, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, and respond to and/or interpret written material or instructions.
 Be free of all communicable diseases and agree to testing of same, under which federal and/or state regulations would prevent you from working at this facility.

Risk Classification
All employees performing within this job classification are at high risk of exposure to blood/body fluids or potentially infectious waste when performing certain tasks within the job requirements.