Part-Time Certified Nursing Asst in Dennison, OH at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/29/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Dennison, OH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Provide basic patient care services for patients under the direction of the Charge Nurse. Ability to work with adult and geriatric populations as demonstrated through educational accomplishment or work experience. A working knowledge and/or understanding of  JCAHO, CMS, state Department of Mental Health, and patient rights standards, and any other applicable federal and state laws and regulations governing mental health care facilities relating to direct patient care.

Job Duties include:

Be prepared daily

Receive checkoff list of daily tasks to complete

Keep work environment clean

Make sure patient assigned bed is clean and made at a low position. Clear all potential hazards and clean room as needed

For new admission orientate new patient to their room and bathroom

For new admissions go through patients belongings with an RN to verify. Make sure patients name is on all personal belongings. Track all patient belongings on “Patient Personal Property Log” document. If the family is present send all valuables with them and have them sign document stating they received patient valuables. >$20.00 should go in safe. Copy “Patient Personal Property Log” form and file in patients chart and place in patient property plastic tote, located in the laundry room.

All trash and linens are to be removed after providing patient care or if an independent patient has trash or linens to be taken.

Diet Orders are to be reviewed for accuracy of type of diet. If incorrect inform RN Charge Nurse.

AM and PM patient care is to be provided (bathing, showering, brushing hair and teeth, ADL, etc.)

Patients are to attend 4 documented groups daily or have 1:1 interaction documented

Ambulate patients 3x daily. Assist with ambulation as needed

Complete shift cleaning list

Listen to patient’s concerns and report to RN Charge Nurse if necessary

Bed Baths are to be completed every other day for patients that require total care

Notify RN Charge nurse if there is a change in patient level of consciousness

Notify RN Charge nurse if patient is suicidal, hallucinating, delusional, or has aggressive behaviors

Document all watches correctly (Q5, Q15, arm’s length, 1:1, contraband searches etc.)


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