The C.N.A. is a key person responsible for delivering direct care to and providing a therapeutic environment for the residents under the supervision of the Licensed Nursing Staff. Deliver direct care to residents of Seven Hills at Groton in accordance with established Seven Hills at Groton routines, methods and techniques.
Adhere to instructions issued by the Clinical Leader/Licensed Nursing Staff and perform duties in accordance with established Seven Hills at Groton routines, methods and techniques, and in compliance with the recognized policies, procedures, standards and practices and within the State Regulatory Acts.
Follows Standard Precautions and OSHA Guidelines. Follows specific precautions (i.e. MRSA, contact, respiratory) as necessary.
Maintain an organized, neat, well stocked resident unit.
Prepare and maintain a record of observations and care given. Documents information clearly and completely utilizing correct forms and in a timely manner.
Assist with admissions to the unit. Orient family members/responsible parties to the unit; provide hospitality to residents’ families/responsible parties.
Maintain a safe, secure, comfortable environment for every resident.
Active certification as a C.N.A. in Massachusetts required. Obtain 12 hours of Continuing Education annually, which includes attendance at mandatory yearly updates (Infection Control, Fire Safety, Resident’s Rights, Sexual Harassment, and Hazard Communication) and CPR.