Long Term Care CNA

Requisition ID
2021-156214
Employment Type
Part Time w/o Benefits
Department
Skilled Nursing Care
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
PRN
Facility / Process Level : Name
Lakewood Health Center
Location
MN-BAUDETTE

Overview

CHI LakeWood Health provides long-term care, family practice-clinic, 15-bed critical-access hospital, public health and assisted living services. Nestled in Baudette, MN, just minutes from Lake of the Woods and Zippel Bay State Park. Enjoy nature's playground, lake living, trails, unique shopping, and dining! We serve patients and their loved ones in Lake of the Woods County and the surrounding area. Check out the link for more info on Baudette, MN https://www.ci.baudette.mn.us/.

 

CHI LakeWood Health provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.


As a Catholic non-profit organization, LakeWood Health is located in Baudette, Minnesota, and is owned and operated by CommonSpirit Health.

 

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

CHI Lakewood Health provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program

 

Responsibilities

Provides for the daily cares of residents in the nursing home by performing the following duties:

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains resident’s dignity and provides privacy while delivering cares.
  • Responsible for mouth care, hair care, nail care on non-diabetics and for shaving residents.
  • Residents receive meals in a timely manner.  Assists with tray service, feeds residents, gives nourishments, and fluids.  Removes bibs, wipes hands and face after meals.  Area used for meal is left neat and tidy and dirty dishes are returned to the kitchen.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the importance and necessity of personal hygiene for residents.  Provides bathing and pericare.
  • Assists residents with toileting  needs via bathroom, commode, urinal, bedpan or incontinence products. (ie: Attends, blue pads and proper pericare.)  Bowel and bladder programs are followed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the importance of rehab techniques to maintain or gain optimal resident function. 
  • Rehab appliances and equipment are well maintained and applied as indicated.
  • Immobile residents are turned and or repositioned every two hours.  Proper body alignment and positioning of residents is observed.
  • Responsible to document care provided in Momentum Care Touch charting application.
  • Receives resident for admission.  Assists with orientation of the resident to the room and the facility.  Completes inventory of valuables and vital signs as directed by the charge nurse.  Reports to the charge nurse any pertinent information about the resident and family
  • Assists with transfer and discharge of residents per instructions of charge nurse.  Assists with packing personal items and clearing the unit for cleaning.
  • Provides care for residents in isolation precautions.  Demonstrates knowledge of isolation procedures and follows policy and procedures.
  • Assists in care of the dying and dead.  Maintains an attitude of respect, care and concern for residents and families
  • Is aware of and follows resident’s care plan.  Provides input for the resident’s care plan and promptly reports when an approach is difficult to follow or does not appear appropriate.
  • Takes vital signs and weights accurately.  Information is recorded on the appropriate form.  Reports any unusual findings to the charge nurse. 
  • Accurately calculates Intake & Output and reports all 
  •  I & O’s to the charge nurse at the end of the shift.  Any decreases or abnormal findings are reported promptly.
  • Is observant and promptly reports changes in resident condition to the charge nurse.  Reports on conditions of assigned residents at the end of each shift.
  • Records resident bowel movements promptly.  Is aware of those residents scheduled to receive laxatives or suppositories.  Reports to the charge nurse any results to avoid giving medications which are not necessary.
  • Collects specimens (urine, stool, sputum) under direction of charge nurse in the appropriate labeled container; does so with infection control measures in mind.
  • Participates in socialization activities of the residents.
  • Keeps assigned resident rooms neat and orderly.  Wipes off over bed tables, bed neat, tidy and the linen clean.  Removes dirty dishes.  Clothes neat and put away.
  • Does routine cleaning of resident areas and utensils.
  • That resident call lights are within reach and answers lights promptly and courteously.
  • Properly applies and supervises the residents in safety devices as directed by the charge nurse, under the orders of a physician.
  • Is aware of the importance of side rails and assures they are in an up position for those residents who need them and have a Dr. order.
  • Uses proper lifting techniques and follows established procedures during the course of work.
  • Attends staff meetings, offers input for evaluation of new programs and ideas.
  • Has an understanding of the telephone system and is able to answer incoming calls.
  • Frequently washes hands as outlined in hand washing procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Must be MN Certified Nursing Assistant or planning to obtain certification for the position.

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