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Temporary Nurse Aide (TNA)

Company: AristaCare At Cherry Hill
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 supervisors.
Duties and Responsibilities
Administrative Functions

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 they occur.

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 instructed.
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 necessary.

Personnel Functions

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 fluids.
Give backrubs as instructed.
Assist residents with dressing/undressing as necessary.
Assist residents with hair care functions (i.e., combing, brushing, shampooing, etc.).
Assist residents with nail care (i.e., clipping, trimming, and cleaning the finger). (Note: Does not include diabetic residents.)
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 frequently.
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 equivalency.
Must have a TNA Certification.

Keywords: AristaCare At Cherry Hill, Cherry Hill , Temporary Nurse Aide (TNA), Healthcare , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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