Provide direct resident care and assist residents with in activities of daily living including dressing, eating, grooming, communicating, ambulation, toileting, and personal hygiene.
Answer resident call lights and bells, determine and address their request.
Assist with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
Responsible for the residentís environment so that it is comfortable and safe.
Maintain, label, and store personal care items (toothbrush, hairbrush, shampoo, etc.)
Assist residents in preparing and transporting for medical tests (e.g. lab work, x?ray, therapy, dental, etc.) and activity programs.
Perform restorative and rehabilitative procedures as instructed.
Weigh and measure residents.Measure and record vitals, I/O (input/output), consumption, pain and other required information.
Check each resident as required and/or routinely to determine that personal care needs are being met according to the plan of care and the residentís preference.
Inform the nurse of any changes in the resident's condition (e.g. vitals, reports of pain, etc.) so that appropriate information can be acted upon.
Complete pertinent clinical documentation according to policy.
Assist with the care of the dying resident.Provide post?mortem care as instructed.
Attend and participate in in-service training programs to meet state, federal, and company requirements.
Follow established safety policies and procedures in the performance of all duties.
Clean, disinfect, and return all resident care equipment to its designated storage area after each use.
Perform routine housekeeping duties (i.e., clean bed rails, over bed table, night stand, etc., that relate to nursing care procedures).
Maintain a work environment that is clean and presents a safe and professional image.
Alamitos West Health Care Center: 3902 Katella Avenue, Los Alamitos, California 90720 (Phone: 562-596-5561) SNF060000076
The ideal candidate is an active CNA in this state and has a passion to deliver quality care. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow instructions, and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be able to work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and potentially hostile people within the facility. Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner that is sufficient for effective communication with supervisors, employees, residents, and families.
Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with laws of this state.
More about our Community:
Alamitos West Healthcare Center is a 142-bed skilled nursing facility that offers short-term stays for rehabilitation and long-term care. We are conveniently located on Katella Avenue across from the Los Alamitos Medical Center. Newly renovated and welcoming, we deliver a lifestyle of care, value and well-being amidst a beautiful setting, with a continuum of care option at our sister property, Katella Senior Living Community. We have 145 employees amidst our administration, nursing, dietary, physical therapy, life enrichment and wellness programs and departments, and seek to improve each residentís overall experience. Our strong and supportive leadership team enhances a culture of appreciation, customer service, and gratitude towards our residents and each other.
Do you love connecting with those in need and their families? Do you want to treat a whole person? Are you ready to make a difference? Consider joining our team as an LVN. We are closely knit and highly functioning team committed to making every moment matter in our residentsí lives. With a rich history of compassion and a heart for delivering superior service, our campus and life care centers are dedicated to serving seniors with a complete continuum of social, spiritual and health-related care. As an LVN, you will help our residents live as comfortably and independently as possible while providing the daily medical help they need. Life in our communities is rooted in dignity and respect for those we serve. We need an LPN who can carry out a full spectrum of nursing functions according to the residentís care plan.
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