Nurse Aide in Training

Regency Integrated Health Services

  • Austin, TX
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
Primary Responsibilities

The Nurse Aide in Training will provide assigned residents with non-clinical care and services in accordance with directives given by the Certified Nurse Aide and/or Charge Nurse until the completion of the training program. The purpose of this position is to participate and successfully complete our CNA class within the designated skilled nursing facility or approved nurse aide training program. Once the student has passed the state exam, an offer will be extended for full-time employment as a Certified Nurse Aide at a Regency designated facility. Schedules will vary by facility. Applicants must be dedicated to attend class every day and have transportation to and from class on a daily basis.

Essential Functions
  • By submitting your application, you are asking to be considered for the CNA Certification Program. At the end of the program, you will confidently be able to:
  • Provide residents with safety and comfort.
  • Carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with resident care policy and procedure.
  • Practice Universal Precautions and adheres to the Blood Borne Pathogen rules.
  • Assist in customary daily requirements and tasks in care and treatment such as bathing, feeding, dressing, observing intake of food, care of hair, nails, moving residents from area to area, responding to calls, etc., which includes lifting, transferring.
  • Measure and record vital signs as assigned by the Charge Nurse.
  • Detect and report situations that may cause resident accidents or injuries.
  • Observe and report symptoms, reactions, and changes of conditions to residents to nursing staff.
  • Maintain care of equipment and supplies
  • Work under the general direction and supervision of the Charge Nurse.
  • Walk with ambulatory residents or push in a wheelchair as required.
  • It also involves the ability to safely perform movements such as pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, kneeling, reaching and lifting in excess of 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Manual dexterity required performing tasks in assisting residents with their personal needs.
  • Comb hair, nail care (cannot use clippers,) of any residents assigned. Manual dexterity required performing tasks in assisting residents with their personal needs.
  • Answer call lights in a timely manner, determine if the request does not involve direct care and then carry out request. Examples of non-direct care would be, helping with TV, telephone, getting a personal item for a resident, giving them a blanket or pillow, giving them a food tray or snack, or refill water/ice.
  • Uses tactful, appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations.
  • Observe all residents and report anything unusual or abnormal to Charge Nurse.
  • Bring residents to and from daily activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Instructor, reactions, and changes of conditions to residents to Charge Nurse
Qualifications

Educational/Training Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be currently in an approved nurse aide training program (if not engaging in the facilities CNA class)
Licensing Requirements
  • None
Experience Requirements

Experience in a long-term care facility is preferred

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative but not necessary all inclusive, of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to effectively communicate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Action Rarely Occasionally Frequently
Lifting - 1-25 lbs X
Lifting - 25-50 lbs X
Lifting - 50+ lbs X
Carrying - 1-25 lbs X
Carrying - 25-50 lbs X
Carrying - 50+ lbs X
Pushing/Pulling - 1-25 lbs X
Pushing/Pulling - 25-50 lbs X
Pushing/Pulling - 50+ lbs X
Sliding/Transferring - 1-25 lbs X
Sliding/Transferring - 25-50 lbs X
Sliding/Transferring - 50+ lbs X
Standing X
Sitting X
Walking X
Speaking X
Driving X
Balancing/Climbing X
Stooping/Kneeling X
Crouching/Crawling X
Reaching X
Hearing/Listening X
Seeing X
Turning/Twisting/Leaning X

Regency Integrated Health Services