- SENIOR NANNIES HOME CARE SERVICES
Healthcare - Nursing
6303 Riverwalk Ln
SUMMARYThe Certified Nursing Assistant is a member of the home care team trained to provide personal care, other unskilled services, andcompanionship in the home setting, under the direction, instruction, and supervision of a Registered Nurse, therapist, and/or clinicalmanagement and the patient. The aide performs various personal care services as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and topromote the patient's comfort and a safe environment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned) Assists the patient in the activities of daily living (ADL), including personal care, hygiene, baths, shampoo, eating,dressing, ambulation, and changing/making patient's bed. Plans and prepares meals. Encourages the patient's family to participate in patient's care. Gives emotional support to the patient and/or family. Provides companionship to the patient. Assists in the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment. Uses equipment and supplies safely and properly. Reminds patient of medication as ordered by the physician. Takes and records accurate patient vital signs when advised. Informs Registered Nurse (RN) /RN designee of changes in patients' condition. Document activities and findings and submit documentation as required by company procedures.JOB LIMITATIONSThe Certified Nursing Assistant will not function in any manner viewed as the practice of nursing according to the State's NursePractice Act. Specifically, the home CNA will not administer medications, take physician's orders or perform procedures requiring thetraining, knowledge, and skill of a nurse, specifically sterile techniques. WORK ENVIRONMENTPatient home setting, exposure to infectious diseases, automobile.
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