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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (PST) - PRN Night Shift

Company: UofL Health- Frazier Rehabilitation Hospital - Bro
Location: Louisville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Certified Nursing Assistant - PRN/ Per Diem/ On-Call Night ShiftUofL Health, Frazier Rehabilitation Hospital -- BrownsboroUofL Health and Lifepoint Rehabilitation (formerly Kindred) have announced a joint venture to build and operate an inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.This new 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be located at 5000 Chamberlain Lane, near the intersection of I-71 and I-265 in the northeast area of Jefferson County, and will serve the growing East End of Jefferson County and adjacent counties. The approximately 55,000-square-foot, two-story rehabilitation facility will have all private rooms and focus on acute rehabilitation for patients who suffer from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, complex neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, multiple trauma, amputation and other injuries or disorders. Large multidisciplinary therapy gymnasiums will be outfitted with the latest therapeutic technologies, including augmented reality balance training, therapy bionics and a full body exoskeleton. The hospital will also include a therapeutic courtyard with exterior amenities.UofL Health - Frazier Rehab Institute is recognized nationally as an innovator in rehab care. For more than six decades, patients from across the world have sought out Frazier Rehab for life-enhancing treatments and therapies. The new facility is expected to help manage the growing needs of the region and will free up access to the array of specialty programs at its downtown location with one common goal - helping people of all ages with disabilities reach their fullest potential in physical and cognitive functioning.JOB SUMMARY:Assist nursing staff with patients' personal care, emotional support, and activities of daily living. More complex duties performed under supervision of licensed nursing personnel.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, changing bed linens, cleaning over bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day.Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.Distributes drinking water and other nourishments to patients.Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds to assigned patients.Assists patients with the handling of personal property: dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc.Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.Transports patients to and from various departments in the hospital.Reports and, when appropriate, records any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and unusual incidents.Assists in the preparation of admissions, transfers and discharge of patients.Assists licensed nursing staff with treatment procedures.Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.Integrates the plan of care with Rehabilitation Services treatment plan to attain patient's optimal level of functioning.Provides general nursing care: positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting patients with the bedpan, commode; assists ambulating patients. - Uses correct body mechanics.Checks patient for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to licensed nursing staff.Obtains and records temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, weight, intake and output.Makes rounds with oncoming shift to ensure the unit is left in good condition.Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.Communicates appropriately and clearly to nurse, supervisor, co-workers, physicians and the Rehabilitation Services staff.Consults other departments, as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity; ensures patient confidentiality.Practices careful, efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linens and follows established charge procedures for patient charge items.Follows infection control procedures. - Keeps the unit clean and organized.Meets current documentation standards and policies.Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.Response to the patient is appropriate in emergency or physically distressful situation.Performs other duties as assigned within the nurse assistant's scope of practice.Other duties as assigned -CNA, C.N.A., PST, Nurse AssistantQualifications
Completion of course for nursing assistantsCurrent state certification as a Nursing AssistantCPR/BCLS CertificationMinimum six months experience in an acute or long term facility preferred.Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Keywords: UofL Health- Frazier Rehabilitation Hospital - Bro, Louisville , Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (PST) - PRN Night Shift, Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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