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Certified Nursing Assistant

Company: Summit at Harmony Oaks
Location: Newport
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Summit at Harmony Oaks - -
Job Summary:
Nurses perform a wide variety of job duties during their shifts, caring for and educating patients about their conditions, as well as establishing trust and building rapport with patients. The CNA is responsible for being part of the Medical team as well as helping to facilitate the flow of the Medical Department and Medication Administration Program.
- Assumes responsibility and accountability for designated patients
- Provides Nursing Care to all patients of all ages
- Identifies self as nurse responsible for patient care to patients, family and physicians
- Provides nursing care for all patients within scope and reports all concerns to LVN practice
- Gathers data relevant to the patient's individual needs
- Elicits important information concerning the patient's progress
- Gathers data regarding patient needs while providing direct patient care
- Documents nursing observations according to hospital charting standards
- Administers medications and treatments per company policy
- Reports symptoms, reactions and progress of patient to the Medical Director and/or Clinical Director, and the treatment team
- Pursues proper chain of command to attain a satisfactory solution
- Initiates changes to improve patient care; discusses changes with doctor when appropriate
- Utilizes educational opportunities within the hospital and other avenues to maintain clinical expertise to promote personal growth and development
- Responsible for knowledge of legal aspects of nursing
Required Skills/Abilities:
- Ability to work as a team member and have communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work under stressful conditions and be flexible in relation to department needs
- Knowledge of DCF and TJC standards within the Department
- Adhere to all state and federal privacy regulations, including HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2, and to policies and agreements regarding confidentiality, privacy, and security.
- Demonstrates Proficiency in Verbal and written Communication Skills
- Knowledge of State and Federal Statutes Regarding Patient Confidentiality Laws
- Ability to understand and abide by the Drug Free Workplace Policies
- Ability to complete the Harassment and Discrimination training
- Knowledge of Corporate Integrity and Compliance Program
- Knowledge of current technology
- Knowledge of Substance Use Disorder. Can score above a 70% on the SUD Training
- Familiar with community resources, or who in the facility to contact for community resources
Education and Experience:
- Valid CNA license, in good standing, in this State (unless in State with Nursing Licensure Compact)
- Experience in the field of chemical dependency/substance abuse/psychiatric setting or human services field is preferred.
- Complete TB testing upon being hired
- Complete and be within the requirements of Background and Drug screening results
- Complete training or certifications in CPR, HIPAA, HIV/AIDS, Verbal De-Escalation, Harassment/Discrimination, Incident Reporting, Infection/STD Risks, HEP B/C, and Abuse, Neglect, Trauma, and Exploitation, Understanding SUD, and any other trainings required by the State or the Joint Commission.
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Working Conditions and Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Position is required to work in indoor and outdoor environments as needed. Potential exposure to aggressive situations.
Potential exposure to airborne/blood-borne pathogens and other potentially infectious diseases.
Employee Acknowledgment
I hereby acknowledge that I have received a copy of the Job Description. I agree to read it thoroughly and agree that if there is any job function/duty in this Job Description that I do not understand, I will seek clarification from my supervisor. I acknowledge that the information contained in this Job Description may be reviewed and revised from time to time as circumstances may require, and that Harmony Recovery Group reserves the right to change or modify any part of this Job Description without prior notice. Additionally, I understand that this Job Description is a guideline, and is not intended to nor does it cover every conceivable situation that may arise.
This Organization is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected criteria, the consideration of which is made impermissible by applicable law.
Employees can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at:

Keywords: Summit at Harmony Oaks, Asheville , Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare , Newport, North Carolina

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