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Hodgeman County Health Center has an opening for a full time night and day shift CNA for our Acute and Intermediate Swing Bed wings. The hours are 7p-7a, three days a week with rotating weekends.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of this position.
Record all entries on flow sheets, notes, charts, etc., in an informative and descriptive manner.
Report all changes in the resident’s condition to the Charge Nurse as soon as practical.
Agree not to disclose resident’s protected health information and promptly report suspected or known violations of such disclosure to the Administrator.
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.
Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the unit and shift.
Report all complaints and grievances made by the resident to Charge Nurse/DON.
Notify the facility when you will be late or absent from work.
Follow established policies and report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals to your charge nurse.
Participate in and receive the nursing report upon reporting for duty.
Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care, bath functions, dressing and undressing as necessary, hair care functions, nail care, and eye and ear care and toileting.
Assist male and female residents in removing facial hair daily or as needed.
Keep residents dry (change gown, clothing, linen, etc.,when it becomes soiled or wet.
Change bed linens. Keep linens tight to avoid wrinkles from forming under resident.
Make beds (occupied and unoccupied).
Position bedfast residents in correct and comfortable position.
Assist resident with bowel and bladder functions. Maintain intake and output records as instructed. Follow individual toilet plan for each resident.
Keep incontinent residents clean and dry.
Check and report bowel movements and character of stools as instructed.
Assist and transport residents in preparing for medical tests, activities and social programs etc. as necessary.
Answer resident calls as promptly as feasible.
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.
Observe and report the presence of pressure areas and skin breakdowns to prevent decubitus ulcers.
Report injuries of any source, including skin tears and bruises.
Follow established safety precautions in the performance of all duties.
Wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving residents.
Individuals must be eighteen (18) years of age for full-time employment. Applicants under 18 years of age will be considered for part-time employment, in accordance with the Child Labor Laws.
Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with laws of this State.
Hodgeman County Health Center, is located in Southwest Kansas, Jetmore. We are a small town facility with emphasis on complete care. We treat patients and co-workers like family at HCHC. Our staff to patient ratios and home town atmosphere contribute to high patient satisfaction. We continually meet or exceed national benchmarks for quality care. Intermediate Swing Bed Unit ranked 5 out of 236 Kansas Nursing Homes in 2018.
Come work in a facility and community where people care about people. If you're hard-working, dedicated, and want to know the people you work with and the patient's you provide services then we think you would like it here. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset!