CNA/GNA (CMT a plus) - PRN (FC#625)

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

Job Description

This is a PRN position

Must work 2 shifts per month, 1 shift must be a 8 hrs. week-end , 1 summer holiday and 1 winter holiday - extra shifts when available (refer to PRN Guidelines)

The Certified Nurse Assistant/GNA provides service to individuals in their own homes, including assisted living facilities, who need assistance caring for themselves as a result of old age, sickness, or disability. Personal care may include assistance with the activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living, companionship, transportation, and or caregiver respite. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assistance with the activities of daily living according to client plan of care.

  2. Must obtain vital signs and demonstrating competency to Director of Home Care.

  3. Assistance with instrumental activities of daily living in according to client plan of care.

  4. Medication reminders to client care capable of handling their own medication.

  5. Provide companionship including social interactions, conversations, emotional reassurance and encouragement of activities that stimulate the mind;

  6. Perform/assist with essential shopping errands;

  7. Assist clients/patients with following written, special diet plan;

  8. Drive/Escort clients to medical facilities, errands, shopping and outings as specified in the care plan;

  9. Ensure client’s safety and security in the home or on outings;

  10. Provide respite care for caregivers in accordance with care plans;

  11. Follow the written care plan;

  12. Report changes in the patient’s physical and/or cognitive status, and/or changes in the patient’s environment to the nursing supervisor/Delegate nurse

  13. Complete flow sheets and time sheets during each service visit, and submit flow sheets and time sheets to the office in accordance with Friends Circle policies and procedures and

  14. Participate in team meetings by providing input and making suggestions.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Complete a CAN/GNA training program that meets the requirements established by the State of Maryland Board of Nursing.

  • Be certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Geriatric Nursing Assistant (GNA) from the State of Maryland Board of Nursing.

  • Have current CPR certification/Frist Aid.

  • Home care experience preferred.

  • Ability to accurately take and record vital signs using none electronic devices as needed. and report abnormal finding the care team.

  • Experience working as part of health care team under the direction of a nurse preferred.

  • Experience with basic wound dressing changes preferred.

  • Phlebotomy skills a plus.

  • Understanding of basic computer skills and the ability to use technology in scheduling and electronic charting.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driver record. Must be able to drive all vehicle in the Broadmead fleet including cars, vans and SUVS; any vehicle under a class “C” license.

  • Basic computer skills required.

  • Perform all housecleaning tasks.

  • Operate washing machine, dryer, iron and hang/hold and put away clothing.

  • Meal preparation, shop, cooks, serve and clean up.

  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality of all resident care information and assure resident’s rights and privacy is protected at all times.

  • Must positively interact with residents, co-workers and visitors and display a professional and friendly demeanor.

  • Must maintain a professional, neat and clean appearance and follow uniform policy.

  • Must be able to work in all types of weather extremes.

  • Must have the ability to accurately plan work routine and complete assigned duties.

  • Must be able to work in an environment that includes pets and pet care.

  • Attend Friends Circle orientation, as required.

  • Attend Friends Circle In-Service Training, as required.

  • Attend Monthly Staff meeting, Caring Caregivers.

  • Flex Staff (PRN) must provide availably Calendar monthly per policy.

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 and Complies with organization’s policies and procedures.

Customer Service Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by customer service guidelines as established by Friends Circle.

 Corporate Compliance Expectations

  • Agrees to abide by the Standard of Community Excellence during employment at Friends Circle;

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

  • Adheres to the Organizations Policies and Procedures covering privacy and security in compliance with HIPAA regulations.

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 and

  • You are committed to working as a team player.

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.