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KINDRED REHAB SERVICES INC Certified Nursing Assistant PMs in WAUKESHA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Description The Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin (RHOW) is a state-of-the-art, 40-bed Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Hospital that is dedicated to restoring lives. We are a result of the joint venture/partnership between ProHealth Care and Kindred Healthcare to meet the growing rehabilitation needs of the region. RHOW specializes in treating patients with many diagnoses, including, but not limited to, stroke, brain injury, amputation, neurological and cardiac disorders. In 2016, RHOW has received Joint Commission Disease Specific Specialization in Stroke and Amputee Rehabilitation. This position requires working 4 shifts every week including every other weekend and hours are 1400-2230 for a total of 32 hours per week. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age. Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower or whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, changing bed linens, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the day. Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed. Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain. Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary. Distributes drinking water and other nourishments to patients. Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient's needs and makes rounds to assigned patients. Assists patients with the handling of personal property: dentures, glasses, contact lenses, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, etc. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Transports patients to and from various departments in the hospital. Reports and when appropriate, records any changes observed in condition or behavior of patients and unusual incidents. Assists in the preparation of admissions, transfers and discharge of patients. Assists RNs and LPNs with treatment procedures. Contributes to Nursing Care Conferences. Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness. Integrates the plan of care with Rehabilitation Services treatment plan to attain patient's optimal level of functioning. Provides general nursing care: positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting patients with the bedpan, commode; assists ambulating patients. Uses correct body mechanics. Checks patient for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports to RN or... For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: