GEMSI Enterprises, LLC Certified Nursing Assistant - SNF Moreno Valley, CA · Full time

GEMS Medical Staffing is looking for a highly skilled and compassionate CNA to work local or travel contract assignment with our client facilities in Southern California. The CNA for this position will be one that is compassionate and loves working with the elderly population in long term care environment. The CNA must be highly skilled and competent, flexible and have great work ethics.

Description

Responsibilities:

  • Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding patients as necessary and ambulating, turning, and positioning patients; and providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.
  • Provides adjunct care by administering enemas, douches, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths; and applying restraints.
  • Maintains patient stability by checking vital signs and weight; testing urine and recording intake and output information.
  • Provides patient comfort by utilizing resources and materials; transporting patients; answering patients’ call lights and requests; and reporting observations of the patient to the nursing supervisor.
  • Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.
  • Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures.
  • Protects the organization's value by keeping patient information confidential.
  • Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures; federal, state, and local requirements; and jcaho standards.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, participating in professional organizations, and maintaining licensure.
  • Enhances nursing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
  • Knowledge of relevant nursing care
  • Friendly and professional bedside manner
  • Maintains current BLS certification
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Effective oral, written, and reading communication skills
  • Understands legal implications of patient care


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Certification with accredited training course through the State of California and current certification through American Heart Association in Basic Life
  • 1 years of nursing assistant experience