Missouri Veterans Home-St. James Certified Nursing Assistant in Saint James, Missouri

Assists residents with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, bed making, shaving, dressing and other related tasks.Assists in checking vital signs, height and weight as assigned; collects and maintains records of fluid intake and output; reports on the condition of residents.Follows established infection control practices and emergency protocols.Assists residents in wheel chairs, on stretchers and walking.Promotes and encourages resident hydration and elimination.Assists residents with ambulation, turning and repositioning, and range of motion activities.Cleans bedside units, nursing work rooms and equipment; assists nursing staff with washing and sterilizing equipment.Prepares and maintains written reports and records.Assists with medications ordinarily self-administered when specifically ordered by a physician.Responds to call lights promptly and courteously.Receives formal and on-the-job training in the theory and techniques of direct care support.Receives close supervision; work is reviewed through inspections and observations.Performs related work as assigned.