CNA/PCA II

US-CA-El Monte
Job ID
2017-5593
Category
Clinical Services

Overview

Under the direct supervision of the CNA/PCA Supervisor, the CNA/PCA II oversees and coordinates all CNA/PCA I’s work and ensures that they are in compliance with MD’s, PA’s, and RN’s directions, therapist’s, nutritionist’s and other staff members’ orders.  In the absence of the CNA/PCA Supervisor, this position ensures appropriate coordination of services and staff oversight. 

Responsibilities

  1. Assist CNA/PCA Supervisor and other clinical staff to determine needs for patient care and assistance in activities of daily living (ADL), such as bathing, dressing, toileting, eating and ambulating.
  2. Assist in the provision of health education and counseling to patient when indicated by the plan of care.
  3. Provide assistance to the participant in obtaining medical services from providers, such as incontinent supplies.
  4. Assist in the development and implementation of the nursing component in the plan of care in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.
  5. Assist in the provision of supportive and restorative nursing as indicated by the treatment plan by engaging participants during exercise.
  6. Notify clinical staff of any reported or observed change in participants’ health status to facilitate further assessment of their condition.
  7. Assist and/or oversee the collection of diet cards for each participant, meal distribution and arts/crafts distribution.
  8. Assist with participant’s personal care such as bathing, dressing, etc., as needed.
  9. Ensure that PCA/CNA staff record arrival and departure times and all other required documentation for MSR and medical record-keeping on a timely basis.
  10. Oversee and coordinate all CNA/PCA related services to ensure compliance with MD’s, PA’s, RN’s, therapist’s and nutritionist’s orders.
  11. Mandatory attendance and active participation in the interdisciplinary team meeting proceedings.
  12. Assist CNA/PCA Supervisor in coordinating team assignments and work flow; includes training, disciplinary actions, and performance evaluations for PCA/CNA staff.
  13. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Certified Nursing Aide education and training. Nurse Assistant Certificate by the State ofCalifornia, Department of Health and Human Services - Aid and Technician Certification.Current CPR/First Aid Certificate required.
  2. A minimum of 2 years experience working with physically or mentally impaired older persons strongly preferred.
  3. Bilingual: English/Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese depending on location preferred.  

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