Dycora Transitional Health & Living 414 Nurse Aide ( Community Care) 11/2 AM/PM SHIFT Full Time in Fresno, California
414 Nurse Aide ( Community Care) 11/2 AM/PM SHIFT Full Time
Here at Dycora, we rely on and trust our Nurse Aide to perform direct patient care and create a compassionate environment. In this role, ensuring that all of our customers are treated with dignity and respect will be at the core of your care. You will empower our patients, recognizing their ability to make their own choices while guiding them with kindness and understanding through challenging times. As our first point of contact with patients and families, you'll encourage communication and interaction, creating a supportive network. Commit to caring as a Nurse Aide at Dycora.
The Nursing Assistant is to render good service to the resident in the form of nursing care.
Clean patient equipment and resident's personal care and grooming items per established procedure
Ensure residents closets, bedside stands, drawers, and closets are clean, orderly and odor free
Complete admission inventory of clothing and belongings including labeling
Distribute personal laundry
Monitor and replenish resident care articles
Answer call lights and provide non-care giving tasks; i.e., change TV, open windows, adjust articles within patients reach
Relay requests for actual care assistance to nursing staff
Transport residents to meals, activities, care conferences
Assist with passing trays in the dining room and to residents who do not require feeding assistance.
Report the following to the Charge Nurse and the care giving team as appropriate and/or document according to policy and procedure: a significant change in a resident's condition, a change in a resident's vital signs or weight, any accidents and injuries, any changes in a resident's skin integrity, behavioral changes, signs of resident depression or anxiety, changes in a resident's ambulation status, the level of the resident's food consumption, and the resident's intake of food and liquids as well as the resident's output, when indicated
Participate in collecting data needed for the accurate completion of the MDS and the plan of care
We are seeking special individuals with a firm grasp of our mission and values but a soft touch. The right candidate for this role will be dedicated, compassionate and a team player. Ideal Nurse Aide candidates should also have:
High school diploma or equivalent
Must within four (4) months of employment have completed State required training and a competency evaluation program
Must be State certified after four (4) months of employment
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
Must have ability to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient and company proprietary information
Must be able to relate positively and favorably to residents, families and other employees at all levels
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. DrugFree Workplace.