Reno Staffing is looking for Certified Nursing Assistants in Carson City! 2nd and 3rd shifts available immediately, please call for more information. This position is expected to last 4 weeks, but could extend as necessary. Please apply today and submit your resume!

JOB SUMMARY

CNAs under general supervision performs a combination of following duties in caring for residents in the Center, consistent with the plan of care and established long-term care standards and Center policies and processes. The CNA is expected to perform duties in compliance with state and federal regulations. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine resident needs.
2. Provides assistance with bathing, dressing, toiletry, and oral hygiene activities of daily living (ADLs).
3. Serves and collects food trays and feeds residents requiring help.
4. Transports residents, using wheelchair or wheeled cart, or assists residents to walk.
5. Turns and repositions bedfast residents, alone or with assistance, and utilizing proper body mechanics, to prevent pressure ulcers.
6. Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food and fluid intake and output, and weight, as directed.
7. Completes documentation (e.g. meal monitor, I&O records, ADL, and Aide flow sheets).

OTHER DUTIES
1. May be assigned to a specific area of Center.
2. May be assigned to clean, disinfect, and store bedpans, bedside commodes, urinals, and other supplies by licensed nurse commensurate with CNA’s abilities.
3. Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone, usually on weekends and evening or night shifts.
4. Drapes residents for examinations and treatments, and remains with residents, performing such duties as holding instruments and adjusting lights.
5. Washes and dresses bodies of deceased persons as needed.
6. May be assigned to complete Quality Assurance tasks.
7. May be assigned to provide Nursing Restorative Program.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
1. Ability to work under pressure and relate to resident, family, and long-term care staff.
2. Demonstrated ability to communicate in English (reading, writing, speaking, and comprehending) in order to understand, plan, and carryout resident care plans and ADLs.

EDUCATION, LICENSURE, AND EXPERIENCE
1. High School graduate or equivalent.
2. Current certification as a nursing assistant in the state employed.
3. Complete 12 hours of continuing education per year as required by state law; provided by Center.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
1. Reports to the Licensed Nurse directing and overseeing resident care on assigned unit. 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

1. Exposure to blood and body fluids in Classifications I, II, & III (See Bloodborne Pathogens Program, Job Classification System).
2. HBV vaccination available.
3. Exposure to unpleasant odors.
4. Daily interaction with sometimes volatile and angry residents

This is a non-management position
This is a temporary position

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