CNA – Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) (Days)

at Docs United
Published September 18, 2022
Location Kansas
Category CNA  
Job Type Permanent  
Specialty Long Term Acute Care (LTAC)
Shift(s) Description 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Shift Type Day Shift
Expenses Covered Daily Stipend
Medical Malpractice Covered
Requirements BLS Certification

Description

The hours are 7a-7p, three days a week with rotating weekends.

  • Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner.
  • Report all changes in the resident’s condition to the Charge Nurse as soon as practical.
  • Agree not to disclose resident’s protected health information and promptly report suspected or known violations of such disclosure to the Administrator.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in accordance with our established policies and procedures, and as instructed by your supervisors.
  • Follow work assignments, and/or work schedules in completing and performing your assigned tasks.
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.
  • Report all complaints and grievances made by the resident to Charge Nurse/DON.
  • Notify the facility when you will be late or absent from work.
  • Follow established policies and report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals to your charge nurse.
  • Participate in and receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty.
  • Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care, bath functions, dressing and undressing as necessary, hair care functions, nail care, and eye and ear care and toileting.
  • Assist male and female residents in removing facial hair daily or as needed.
  • Keep residents dry (change gown, clothing, linen, etc.,when it becomes soiled or wet.
  • Change bed linens. Keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under resident.
  • Make beds (occupied and unoccupied).
  • Position bedfast residents in correct and comfortable position.
  • Assist resident with bowel and bladder functions. Maintain intake and output records as instructed. Follow individual toilet plan for each resident.
  • Keep incontinent residents clean and dry.
  • Check and report bowel movements and character of stools as instructed.
  • Assist and transport residents in preparing for medical tests, activities and social programs etc. as necessary.
  • Answer resident calls as promptly as feasible.
  • Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.
  • Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.
  • Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdowns to prevent decubitus ulcers.
  • Report injuries of any source, including skin tears and bruises.
  • Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties.
  • Wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving residents.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • 1 year of CNA experience - Required 
  • BLS - Required 
  • Covid Vaccine - Required
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • BLS
STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Kansas
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