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Midwest Health Certified Nursing Aide - - 1st Shift in Topeka, Kansas

This position is for a CNA in the Lawrence, Kansas area.

Looking for a home health aide to join our Lawrence team. We offer competitive wages and a professional working environment.

Job Description:

Employee is required to provide direct care to facility residents, primarily for their activities of daily living.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist residents in and out of bed and into wheelchair according to procedure. This may require the assistance of another aide, and/or the use of gait belt or mechanical lifts.

  • Assist residents in bathing.

  • Assist residents in dressing or undressing.

  • Assist resident to bathroom and provides peri care as needed.

  • Takes and records vital signs of residents according to facility schedule and policies.

  • Assist residents to dining area for meals. May be required to assist with feeding of residents and documenting intake of nourishment.

  • May be required to strip bedding and replace with clean linens per schedule or as needed.

  • May be required to assist in personal grooming of residents.

  • May be required to turn residents as needed when designated as needing assistance.

  • May be required to clean bedpans and empty catheter bags.

  • May be required to document and/or report information regarding residents as instructed.

  • Monitors personal and staff compliance to all State and federal requirements including but not limited to blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials, infection control, and fire safety.

  • Monitors personal and staff compliance to resident’s rights.

  • Assures that all medications and treatments are administered as ordered and in a timely fashion according to facility policies and schedules.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

State certification or completion of the 40 hr check list and final certification within three months of hiring. Acceptable standing with the Nurse Aide Registry as applicable.