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Alden Court Nursing Home CNA in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Days, Nights & Weekends Available Spanish Speaking & Haitian Creole Speaking Encouraged to Apply Provides direct and indirect resident care activities under the direction of an RN or LPN/LVN. Assists residents with activities or daily living, provides for personal care, comfort and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment for an assigned group or residents. Assists in the preparation for admission of residents. Assists in and accompanies residents in the admission, transfer and discharge procedures. Provides morning care, which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing residents, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day. Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed. Notifies appropriate licensed staff when resident complains of pain. Assists LPN/LVN in treatment procedures. Provides general nursing care, such as positioning residents, lifting and turning residents, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan or commode and ambulating the residents. Performs all aspects of resident care in an environment that optimizes resident safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality. Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output. Makes rounds with outgoing shift; knows whereabouts of assigned residents. Makes rounds with oncoming shift to ensure the unit is left in good condition. Adheres to policies and procedures of the facility and the Nursing Department. Participates in socialization activities on the unit.