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Company: Meadville Medical Center
Location: Meadville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:



Gives resident care and reports pertinent observations, changes, and reactions regarding resident to the appropriate person.


Gives resident care under the supervision of Professional Nurse and/or LPN.

Assist with restorative nursing procedures: good body alignment bed positioning, range-of-motion exercises, transferring residents with the use of appropriate adaptive devices such as: splints, walkers, etc. as needed. Will follow functional maintenance programs established by therapy, including but not limited to special feedings designed by speech therapist.

Obtains vital signs, weight, height, intake, output and specimens.

Demonstrates knowledge of and implements policies and procedures of the hospital and T.C.U.

Makes regular rounds to all residents and provide necessary care. Performs errands when asked to do so.

Demonstrates cost-conscious use of supplies; maintains equipment in a clean and safe manner.

Performs other duties as directed by the charge nurse or nurse manager.

Answer call lights promptly, courteously, and provides necessary care.

Obtain/perform EKG's as ordered.

Demonstrates knowledge of the proper use of the Hover Matt, Faarborg lift, Hoyer lift, and proper place of bad/chair alarms.

Performs duties relevant to therapies such as responsible for transporting to and from the therapy departments, as often as needed.

Participates in the orientation of new staff.

Assumes personal responsibility for professional development and continuing education.

Uses appropriate measures of infection control to include use of personal protective equipment and hand hygiene specifically.

Chooses the correct form for reporting staff safety incidents and incidents involving

Appropriately handles hazardous chemicals in the department utilizing the labels, MSDS's and personal protective equipment.


Recognizes and reports findings outside the normal range for this age group.

Ability to communicate and serves as a liaison between resident's family and services needed.

Knowledgeable of importance of resident safety assessment.

Demonstrates the ability to provide age specific dietary considerations.


Strength: Medium Work - Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling 20 - 50 Lbs. occasionally, 10 - 25 Lbs. frequently or up to 10 Lbs. constantly.

Stooping: Occasionally - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Reaching: Frequently - Extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.

Handling: Frequently - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand, such as to turn a switch or shift automobile gears.

Fingering: Frequently - Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Feeling: Frequently - Noting attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Talking: Frequently - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Hearing: Frequently - Perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.

Near Acuity: Frequently - Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.

Accommodation: Occasionally - Adjustment of lens of eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This factor is required when doing near point work at varying distances from the eye.

Color Vision: Frequently - Ability to identify and distinguish colors.


Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice at a level normally acquired through completion of training. Specialty units may have additional requirements according to their policy.

Must maintain current state certification as a nursing assistant.

BLS required.


Normal resident care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, and temperature changes. A large part of work time is standing or walking.

Subject to certain distasteful resident care activities and exposure to communicable diseases.

May be scheduled overtime, weekend and/or holiday hours.

May be exposed to potential hazards such as chemical wastes, body wastes, fluids and other possible infectious material.


MMC commits to review, under the intent of this standard, and in coordination with medical professional opinion's and physical demands job analysis performed by certified professionals, an individual's ability to be reasonably accommodated within the role they are responsible and qualified to perform.

MMC is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") and providing equal opportunity employment for qualified persons with disabilities. All employment practices and activities are conducted on a nondiscriminatory basis. Meadville Medical Center will follow any state or local law that provides individuals with disabilities greater protection that the ADA.

Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, this in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific tasks does not exclude them from the position if the task is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position, or is imperative for patient care and to meet emergency situations.

Keywords: Meadville Medical Center, Erie , CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE, Healthcare , Meadville, Pennsylvania

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