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Certified Nurse Aide

Company: Querencia At Barton Creek
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


Wages- $16-$20 Hr.

Shift: 2pm-10 and 10pm-6am ($1 Shift Diff)

JOB SUMMARY: The Certified Nurse Aide administers direct patient care and assist residents to perform daily living activities. The Certified Nurse Aide will also keep common areas and resident room free of hazard.

Querencia at Barton Creek
2500 Barton Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78735

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions:

  • Follow all care plan directives, administer direct patient care and assist residents to perform daily living activities such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, transfer and move residents, and transport residents to dining rooms and various events and activities.
    • Initiate resident needs, assessment and safety by observing and reporting any changes or unusual findings to the nurse.
      • Coordinate with nursing team members so vital signs are taken accurately and recorded in the proper software as well as maintaining records of ADLs, bowel and bladder, diet intake and input/output information.
        • Administer standard precautions and infection control standards by providing a clean and safe environment.
          • Promptly answer call lights and on a regular basis conduct rounds assesses resident's needs, appearance of the health center and verify needs of the resident are met.
            • Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
              • Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living Lifespace, person directed care and successful aging philosophies and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion, dedication, team work and quality. Team member will support, actively participate and act in accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service pillars of Living Lifespace.
                • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.
                  OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the team member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

                  • During emergencies or natural disasters may be required to be on duty for the duration of the disaster.
                    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

                    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
                      • Minimum one year working with the geriatric population.
                        • First Aid and CPR Certification and Certified nursing aide licensure required by state regulations.
                          • Food Handler certification obtained within 60 days of hire as required by state guidelines; if state certification program exists.

                            • Ability to read, write and speak English sufficient to perform job duties and to interact and communicate with residents, vendors and team members.
                              • Work efforts reflect a passion for exceeding customer expectations.
                                • Solicits resident/family feedback to understand the needs of the resident and the community. Advocates for service excellence within the center and influences others to take action.
                                  • Displays responsibility by taking ownership of quality care. Shows dedication to enriching the lives of our residents through empathy and compassion.
                                    • Exhibits a commitment to personal excellence through professional greetings, proper telephone etiquette, common courtesy, a professional attitude and appearance.
                                      • Exhibits a commitment to results by looking for and recommending or implementing process improvements.
                                        • Shows respect and courtesy for fellow team mates by working together to get the job well done.
                                          • Effectively addresses customer concerns and strives to reduce or resolve conflict.
                                            ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS:

                                            The physical responsibilities of this position constantly require effective bending, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, carrying, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. This position often involves medium work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned or make observations of residents and environment; close visual acuity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, operating medical equipment, reading a computer screen, reading printed material, inspection of small defects, and using measurement devices. The functions of this position are conducted in a temperature controlled environment and not substantially exposed to adverse environment conditions and may be routinely exposed to working hazards, communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens, cleaning chemicals, and odors.

                                            INTELLECTUAL/EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The occupant of this position must be able to perform the responsibilities of the position well under pressure. The position requires adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. This position requires the ability to deal with and find resolution to problems and maintain a productive working relationship with team members, and may be interrupted frequently to meet the needs and requests of others. It also requires adaptability to fluctuate between priorities on a daily basis while being responsive to needs as they arise.

Keywords: Querencia At Barton Creek, Austin , Certified Nurse Aide, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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