Wellspring Lutheran Services Certified Nursing Assistant in Frankenmuth, Michigan

h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job"Overview/h2div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"Provide quality nursing care to residents; implement specific procedures and programs; coordinate work within the department, as well as with other departments; report pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; respond to inquiries or requests for information; assist the immediate supervisor with tasks to support department operations./div/div/divh2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job"Responsibilities/h2div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text" ulliProvide individualized attention, which encourages each resident's ability to maintain or attain the highest level of independence and physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being/liliKnowledgeable of the individualized care plan for residents and provide support to the resident according to the care plan; contribute to the care planning process by providing the charge care planning staff with specific information and observations of the residents' needs and preferences/liliAttend to the individual needs of residents which may include assistance with grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care, toileting, colostomy care, prosthetic appliances, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communicating, or other needs in keeping with the individuals' care requirements. (Activities of Daily Living – ADLs)/liliMaintain the comfort, privacy, and personal dignity of each resident in the delivery of services to them; interact with residents in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a Christ-centered environment/liliFully understand all aspects of residents' rights, including the right to be free of restraints and free of abuse; responsible for promptly reporting to the charge nurse or administrative staff incidents or evidence of resident abuse or violation of residents' rights/liliAssist in maintaining a safe, neat, and clean environment; report environmental deficiencies such as lighting or equipment problems to the supervisor or appropriate staff/liliProtect the personal belongings of each resident; promptly report missing items according to established policy and participate in efforts to locate missing items/liliObserve residents for changes in condition or behavior and promptly report these changes to appropriate licensed nursing personnel/liliProvide care that maintains each resident's skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears, and other damage by changing incontinent residents, turning, repositioning immobile residents, and applying moisturizers to fragile skin, etc./liliAnswer residents' call lights promptly and courteously/liliPerform various tasks assigned by the supervisor including vital signs, residents' weights, applying creams/ointments, collecting specimens, etc./liliAssist with orienting residents and their families to the nursing home upon admission and if transfers occur/liliLift, move, and transport residents, using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention/liliCommunicate and interact effectively and tactfully with the resident, visitors, families, peers, and supervisors/liliAssist and escort residents for appointments such as beauty shop, dining, activities, church services, etc.; participate in activities and functions as directed; occasionally escort residents to appointments outside of the facility/liliPrepares residents for tests and x-rays, visits by physicians and dentists, occupational, physical, or speech therapy, recreation,