LHC Group. Inc

  • CNA

    Location : Facility Name
    Louisiana Extended Care Hospital of West Monroe
    Requisition ID
    2019-65207
    Location : Postal Code
    71291
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    Days
    CATEGORY
    AIDE
    Location : City
    West Monroe
    Location : State/Province
    LA
  • Overview

    Louisiana Extended Care in partnership with Glenwood Hospital.

    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people. 

    Additional Details

    * Able to obtain vital signs to include temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respirations, and SaO2 accurately on a daily basis.
    * Measures fluid intake and output accurately every shift. Measures meal intake daily in percentages and submits to the nurse
    taking care of the patient at the end of the shift.
    * Collects specimens according to hospital policy and procedure on an as needed basis. Able to give enemas, douches, and/or
    sitz baths as directed according to hospital policy and procedure on an as needed basis.
    * Follow s standard and isolation precautions according to hospital policy and procedure on a daily basis.
    * Able to recognize potential for or actual skin problems and reports to the nurse on an as needed basis.
    * Able to bathe patients according to hospital policy and procedure on a daily basis. Able to perform ADL's as directed by the
    nurse on a daily basis.
    * Makes patient beds according to hospital policy and procedure on a daily basis.
    * Able to apply splints and adaptive equipment as directed by therapists or nurse on as needed basis.
    * Able to follow through with the Bow el and Bladder program for patients as directed by nurse.
    * Follow s all/Risk protocol by careful observation of those patients that are at risk for falls on a regular basis.
    * Able to obtain accurate patient w eight using rolling sling bed scale, wheel chair scale, bed scale and/or standup scale on as
    needed basis.
    * Demonstrates safe and proper transfer techniques and body mechanics when working with patients such as when turning or
    ambulating patient.
    * Correctly administers dysphagia techniques during meal time with patients that have swallowing problems on a daily basis.
    * Able to demonstrate the proper use of equipment as directed by the nurse or therapist according to hospital policy and
    procedure (IVAC, B/P machine, CPM, etc.) used on a daily basis.
    * Cleans and stores equipment properly such as rolling bed scale, wheel chairs, bedside commodes, etc. Cleans and keeps work
    areas and patient rooms neat and tidy on a daily basis.
    * Updates the patients' bulletin boards in their rooms as needed on a daily basis. Checks the patient food trays for accuracy of
    diets and distributes as directed by nurse on a daily basis.

    Qualifications

    Formal Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
    Experience: Less than 6 months
    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
    Education Requirements
    • High school diploma preferred.
    License Requirements
    • CPR Certification.
    • Current Certified Nursing Assistant license in state of employment.
    Skill Requirements
    • Knowledge of basic patient care techniques and skills.

    Schedule: Nights

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