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

Fresno, CA

Description

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

Requirements

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.