GNA - Full time (BM#408)

  • 13801 York Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Join our caring and compassionate team that make up the fabric of our community. As part of the Quaker values Broadmead appreciates the contribution of every individual employee. To reflect this, Broadmead offers competitive wages and generous benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid leave, and retirement plans.

Job Description

This is a a Full -time position : 40 hrs

Week 1 - Sunday off, Monday through Thursday on, Friday off and Saturday on. 

Week 2 - Sunday on, Monday off, Tuesday through Friday on and Saturday off.

Job Summary:

The Geriatric Nursing Assistant is responsible for providing direct care and simple technical nursing services to residents under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse. The Geriatric Nursing Assistant will assist residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs). In conjunction with other members of the interdisciplinary team, he/she will implement individualized care plans with special emphasis on the rehabilitative, physical, safety and social desires and needs of each resident.

  • Provides safe, direct physical care of the resident and follows established safety precautions in the performance of all duties (including use of mechanical lift with 2 persons at all times)

  • Performs documentation timely and accurately on flow sheets and other applicable forms of all delegated and routine healthcare activities

  • Maintains clean, safe and orderly resident environment by keeping the area clean and disposing of soiled and routine care activities

  • Provides for overall protection of residents and facility by carefully adhering to Standard Precautions and practices and all other infection control policy and procedures

  • Reports malfunctioning, broken, or hazardous equipment or conditions to the nurse and/or maintenance

  • Observes and maintains all Broadmead policies and procedures

  • Obtains and records accurately vital signs, intake and output, and weighs as ordered

  • Performs AM/PM care according to current standards of care

  • Assists residents in activities of daily living i.e. ambulation, toileting, feeding, dressing, bathing according to need, ability and plan of care

  • Assists nurses, physicians and other interdisciplinary team member by preparing residents for specific procedures/treatments/activities

  • Observes and communicates to the nurse accurate information regarding resident condition and behavior in a timely manner

  • Provides information regarding resident needs and problems to the nurse for the purpose of planning care

  • Making rounds on assigned residents every 2 hours and as needed for the purpose of identifying resident needs such as turning and positioning and checking for continence status

  • Answers call lights in a timely manner

  • Distribute fresh ice water each shift

  • Assists with admitting and discharging and transporting residents

  • Have resident up, dressed, toileted, and ready for all appointments including but not limited to medical appointments, therapy, daily therapeutic recreation programs

  • Transports residents in the safest possible manner including but not limited to leg rests on wheel chairs, appropriate assistive devices

  • Cleans utility rooms, pantry and all other work areas when needed and/or as assigned

  • Insures optimal clinical care of residents by carefully following nursing procedures

Qualifications

 

  • High school diploma equivalent

  • Successful completion of Certified Nursing Assistant and Geriatric Nursing Assistant course approved by the state of Maryland

  • Must maintain a current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant/Geriatric Nursing Assistant

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of resident population served by this facility

  • Possess the ability to communication and deal tactfully with personnel

  • Must be able to work harmoniously with other personnel

  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be knowledgeable in nursing assistant’s duties and use of equipment

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English in an understandable manner

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Additional Information

Dependability and Initiative Expectations

  • Reports to work each day on time and as scheduled.

  • Participates in appropriate in-service education, meeting State in-service requirements.

  • Actively participates in required meetings, arriving on time unless prior arrangements have been made.

  • Takes initiative in performing job as evidenced by offering new ideas solutions, informing supervisor of potential problems/hazards, using time, equipment, and supplies efficiently, assuming extra duties willingly, and participating in educational programs to keep abreast of new developments, procedures, and technologies.

  • Complies with organization’s policies and procedures.

Customer Service Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by the CSI (Customer Service Initiative) guidelines as outlined in the CSI Training Program.

Lifestyle Program Expectations

  • You are committed to caring for the whole person, body, mind, and spirit.

  • You embrace the resident lifestyle philosophy with the residents, their families, and those with whom you work.

  • You recognize that your work makes a difference in the lives of those with whom you care.

  • You realize that those with whom you care depend on you.

  • You are committed to working as a team player.

Corporate Compliance Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by the Standard of Community Excellence during my employment at Broadmead.

  • Responsible for reporting any alleged or suspected violation of the Standards of Community Excellence.

  • Adheres to the Organizations Policies and Procedures covering Privacy and Security in Compliance with HIPAA regulations.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

 The Level of access to residents’ medical information will be determined based on the duties of their job and the employees will be trained on appropriate security levels.