The Lead Certified Nurse Aide is not assigned a specific hallway or specific residents, instead they are on the floor helping out where they are needed in providing resident care. In addition they will assist with training/orientating of new C.N.A's and helping the Staffing ADON with scheduling as needed.
The typical schedule for the Lead C.N.A. is Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm.
Provide residents with safety and comfort.
Trains and orientates new C.N.A.s on the floor.
Assists staffing ADON with scheduling.
Carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with resident care policy and procedure.
Practice Universal Precautions and adheres to the Blood Borne Pathogen rules.
Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of hair, nails, moving residents from area to area, responding to calls, etc., which includes lifting, transferring.
Measure and record vital signs as assigned by Charge Nurse.
Detect and report situations that may cause resident accidents or injuries.
Observe and report symptoms, reactions, and changes of conditions to residents to nursing staff.
Maintain care of equipment and supplies
Has successfully completed a training and competency evaluation program approved by the State and holds a current nurse aide certificate from the State.
Demonstrates competency in skills and techniques necessary to care for residents' needs as identified through Resident Assessment and described in the Plan of Care.
Demonstrates knowledge of Universal Precautions and the Blood Borne Pathogen rules.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more and be able to walk alone, turn, pivot and bend as needed to perform the essential job duties
Has been a C.N.A. for at least 3 years in a skilled nursing facility.