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A.O. Fox Hospital Certified Nurse Aide in Oneonta, New York

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital is dedicated to recruiting talented professionals to provide the primary and specialty care needed in our community. Fox will harness information technology and provide facilities that will optimize clinical outcomes and patient experience.

Certified Nurse Aide Job Summary:

The Certified Nursing Assistant provides/assists in resident care encouraging the individual to participate at their highest practicable levels. They are responsible for the safe transport of patients via wheelchair, geri-chair or stretcher and complete documentation of services provided as required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent preferred. Completion of NYS approved CNA program.

  • Experience: Previous long term care experience preferred.

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately. Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of people. Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred. Ability to move or lift patients and equipment

  • Physical Requirements: Stand, Sit 1-3 hrs, Bend, Squat, Reach, Lift, Carry, Push, Pull 1/3 or more of the time. Weight lifted/force exerted- Up to 35 lbs

  • Licenses/Certifications: NYS Certification. C.N.A.II requires BLS CPR.

Essential Functions:

  • Observes and reports resident’s status changes and needs.

  • Answers call lights and alarms and attends to/reports resident’s needs

  • Obtains weights, vital signs and reports results.

  • Prioritizes and organizes work within specified time frames.

  • Completes Intake/Output monitoring as appropriate.

  • Obtains specimens and prepares them to be transported to the lab as needed.

  • Provides/assists residents with ADL’s, including bathing, skin care, toileting, grooming, and dressing while encouraging the resident to participate at highest practicable level.

  • Assists/ feeds residents with meals and supplements.

  • Assists clients with elimination needs, and/or provides incontinent care with each occurrence.

  • Transfers, moves and repositions clients q2-3 hours and prn.

  • Maintains CNA II Requirement (if appropriate).

  • Assists residents to move to activities area or dining room area, etc.

  • Keeps unit neat, relaxed and homelike.

  • Assists with admissions, transfers and discharges

  • Assists/provides residents with PROM and AROM, and ambulation goals as appropriate.

  • Provides treatments as ordered on assigned residents.

  • Operates all equipment and performs all procedures/care in a safe manner.

  • Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions.

  • Cleans and stocks supplies and equipment as directed.

  • Receives and directs phone calls promptly and accurately following Hospital etiquette guidelines.

  • Demonstrates ability to accept constructive criticism and uses it to improve work performance.

  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to provide non–direct patient care/support services to staff under the direction of licensed personnel

  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.

  • Assumes all other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

  • Completes work assignments on time/readily accepts assignments as observed by Director.

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Free membership to FoxCare Fitness and BurnAlong (Online Wellness Platform)

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Supplemental whole or term life insurance

  • Supplemental accident insurance

  • Fully funded 401K retirement plan with immediate vesting and an option to contribute individually

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid sick leave

  • Perfect attendance bonus (prorated for part time employees)

  • Shift differentials and weekend bonus

  • Full service cafeteria/cyber café with discount and payroll deduction option

  • Full service pharmacy at FoxCare with payroll deduction option for copays

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Onsite employee wellness with free Immunizations/vaccinations, wellness education, and ergonomics consulting/recommendations

  • Teledoc with no copay with insurance enrollment

  • Adoption allowance

  • Legal assistance and identity theft protection programs

  • Pet insurance

A. O. Fox Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background.

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