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Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 4:40 PM

Requisition No:26647
Agency: Veterans Affairs
Position Number:
Salary: 26,
Posting Closing Date: 02/19/2017
Senior Certified Nursing Assistant
Clifford Chester Sims State Veterans Nursing Home Panama City
Panama City, Bay County
Annual Starting Salary: 26,
Paid Bi:weekly
Shift: Multiple shifts available
Excellent benefits: health, dental vision. Paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, personal day. Retirement.
***Other vacant Senior Certified Nursing Assistant positions (shifts), including OPS Temporary positions, may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date***
Employment Histories that state see resume will not be considered. Applications must be thorough and completed in entirety, including 10 years of work history providing explanations for any gaps in employment.
Must be willing and able to work a schedule that is inclusive of weekends and holidays.
Current Florida licensure as Certified Nursing Assistant.
Successful completion of a current Level 2 background screening and drug test.
High School diploma or GED
Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
One (1) Year experience in a long:term care facility working with a geriatric population.
Basic computer skills.
Provide the assistance necessary when giving residents the following Activities of Daily Living nursing care: oral hygiene; bathing; dressing and grooming; hair and nail care; shaving; toileting; assistance with meals, nourishments and transportation to meal service areas, and mobility. Routinely observe, identify and report resident concerns/needs to supervisor. Provide escort to resident appointments when required. Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately. Accept assigned duties in a cooperative manner.
Perform restorative nursing measures as outlined in the care plan.
Perform simple nursing measures, such as but not limited ing splints and positioning devices, making occupied and unoccupied beds, changing linens, etc. Measure and record vital signs as assigned. Measure and record intake and output according to the care plan. Observe, monitor and report symptoms of potential skin breakdown and/or pressure ulcers to primary nurse.
Use appropriate technique for mechanical lifts, transferring, turning and positioning, range of motion exercises recognizing changes that place a resident at risk for pressure ulcers and falls.
Provide appropriate end of life care and use appropriate techniques for assisting and Provide the required nursing care for assigned residents in the area of Activities of Daily Living using proper technique to include: mouth care, bathing, dressing, grooming, hair and nail care; shaving, toileting; feeding/assistance with eating; maintaining hydration; and mobility as outlined in the care plan. Follow facility established policies and procedures when providing all care and dining room protocol.
Responding to the cognitively impaired resident or the resident with difficult behaviors including Dementia/Alzheimers. Observe conditions and report behavioral changes to primary nurse/RN Supervisor.
Assure that all resident safety devices are used as outlined in the care plan.
Provide escort for resident appointments etc. as assigned.
Document all care given on the appropriate form and/or utilizing the electronic patient care documentation system.
Assure efficient use of supplies and document in the electronic inventory tracking system.
Respond to residents requests and needs timely and appropriately. Answer resident call lights promptly.
Notify nurse of any changes in residents conditio


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