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State Tested Nurse Assistant (STNA)

Company: Savantage
Location: Akron
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Savantage is a staffing agency that's focused on people. People who want to be part of something bigger than themselves. People who want to earn more than just a paycheck. Savantage helps connect like-minded people for the purpose of serving other people.
What's most important to you in your career? Is it working in a setting that values relationships and integrity? Being part of a welcoming and inclusive community? Perhaps it's knowing that the work you do has impact and makes a real difference? If these are the values you share in looking for the next step of your career, Savantage could have the perfect fit for you.
Please note, the company has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.
Responsibilities:Provides direct care to residents, while promoting the resident's highest level of functioning, as directed by management, for multiple communities within the local market. Assists in maintaining the resident's environment in a safe and neat manner. Promotes quality services within community standards, State and Federal Regulations.

  • Receives and communicates report to management on resident status at the beginning and end of each shift and as needed. Notifies the management of any changes in resident medical condition/status.
  • Provides personal care to residents per their individualized plan of care.
  • Documents all pertinent information regarding care as assigned.
  • Prepares residents for meals and assists to and from the dining areas. Assists with set up and feeding of meals.
  • Assists residents with toilet and incontinent care. Makes incontinent checks at least every 2 hours and provides incontinent care as needed.
  • Makes room checks and verifies resident location at least every 2 hours.
  • Keeps resident's rooms neat and clean.
  • Performs clinical procedures according to community policy.
  • Performs vital signs, B/Ps, weights and other trained procedures as directed by management.
  • Completes prevention and restorative care that includes but not limited to PROM, AROM, ambulation, transferring, bathing, grooming, and all other ADL care.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of Community policy & procedure pertinent to role.
  • Assists in turning, positioning, and repositioning of residents.
  • Participates actively in Interdisciplinary Team Process including completing assessments and documentation as assigned. Attends care plan meetings as assigned. Acts as resident advocate.
  • Communicates effectively with the residents, families, visitors, members of the health care team, and other disciplines.
  • Actively participates in Community Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program.
  • Maintains education development to include attending ongoing education development to maintain compliance with State and Federal Regulations and current knowledge of resident care practices.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality.
    This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.Qualifications:Education and Experience
    Certification of completing an approved Certified Nursing Assistant is required. Six months experience in long term care is preferred.
    Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
    Successful completion of State C.N.A. course.
    Management/Decision Making
    Makes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.
    Knowledge and Skills
    Has a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Must have working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills. Ability to follow facility policies. Ability to maintain resident confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA policies.
    Physical Demands and Working Conditions
    • Standing
    • Walking
    • Sitting
    • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Climb or balance
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Talk or hear
    • Taste or smell
    • Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds
    • Vision
    • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
    • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage
    • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
    • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents
    • Exposure to latex
    • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
    • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
    • Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
    • Requires Travel: Occasionally
      Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Savantage, Akron , State Tested Nurse Assistant (STNA), Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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