Temporary Nurse Aide (TNA)
Company: AristaCare At Cherry Hill
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: November 26, 2022
AristaCare At Cherry Hill - The primary purpose of your job
position is to provide each of your assigned residents with routine
daily care and services in accordance with the resident's
assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your
Duties and Responsibilities
Use the wristband or photo card file to identify residents before
serving meals, responding to calls bells, etc., as necessary.
Record applicable entries in notes, charts, etc., in an informative
and descriptive manner.
Report all changes in the resident's condition to the Nurse
Supervisor/Charge Nurse as soon as practical.
Report all accidents and incidents you observe on the shift that
Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Functions
Ensure that the resident's room is ready for receiving the resident
(i.e., bed made, name tags up, admission kit available, etc.).
Greet residents and escort them to their room.
Introduce resident to his/her roommate, if any, and other residents
and personnel as appropriate.
Make resident comfortable (i.e., put to bed, get water, etc.).
Inventory and mark the resident's personal possessions as
Store resident's clothing.
Assist residents with packing their personal possessions when they
are being transferred to a new room, or when being discharged.
Transport residents to new rooms or to the receiving area.
Assist with loading/unloading residents from vehicles as
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.
Cooperate with inter-departmental personnel, as well as other
facility personnel to ensure that nursing services can be
adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.
Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and
positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the
unit and shift.
Meet with your shift's nursing personnel, on a regularly scheduled
basis, to assist in identifying and correcting problem areas,
and/or the improvement of services.
Report all complaints and grievances made by the resident.
Notify the facility when you will be late or absent from work.
Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious
materials, and hazardous chemicals to your supervisor.
Personal Nursing Care Functions
Participate in and receive the report upon reporting for duty.
Follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body
Give backrubs as instructed.
Assist residents with dressing/undressing as necessary.
Assist residents with hair care functions (i.e., combing, brushing,
Assist residents with nail care (i.e., clipping, trimming, and
cleaning the finger). (Note: Does not include diabetic
Keep hair on female resident's clean shaven (i.e., facial hair,
under arms, on legs, etc.) as instructed.
Change bed linens. Keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming
under the resident.
Make beds (occupied and unoccupied).
Put extra covers on beds as requested.
Maintain intake and output records as instructed.
Assist residents in preparing for medical tests (i.e., lab work,
x-ray, therapy, dental, etc.).
Assist residents in preparing for activity and social programs
(i.e., church services, parties, visitors, etc.).
Assist in transporting residents to/from appointments, activity and
social programs, etc., as necessary.
Cleaning eyeglasses/hearing aids -as instructed.
Answer resident calls promptly.
Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked
Check each resident routinely to ensure that his/her personal care
needs are being met in accordance with his/her wishes.
Must possess, as a minimum, a high school grade education or its
Must have a TNA Certification.
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