The Salvation Army Licensed Vocational Nurse in Honolulu, Hawaii

Requisition Number

18-0256

Post Date

4/12/2018

Title

Licensed Vocational Nurse

City

Honolulu

State

HI

Description

THE SALVATION ARMY HAWAIIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDS DIVISION

JOB DESCRIPTION NURSE ASSISTANT

Department: Position Title: Supervisor: FLSA Status: Hours:

Kauluwela- Adult Day Health Services Nurse Assistant (NA)

Administrator

Full-time non-exempt

A shift between the center's hours of operation (6:30am- 6:00pm Monday thru Friday) Schedule may change upon 1week notice.

GENERAL STATEMENT:

The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual

regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the

Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in 1-Jis name without discrimination.

JOB SUMMARY:

The NA role is to provide overall order, efficiency, and safe operations of program participants as directed and scheduled by Administrator. The NA works with the Program Coordinator, Registered Nurse and Recreation Coordinator in a team setting and assists

with the overall safety and well being of the program .

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS EXPECTED ON A DAILY BASIS:

Assist with serving, feeding and cleanup of all meals and snacks. Open the Center and welcome and assist clients arriving to the Center

Close the Center and escort clients to and from the Handi-vans and private vehicles with patience and in a courteous manner. Ensure all clients are picked up from the Center in a timely manner by contacting the family if necessary.

Assists with maintaining order and cleanliness throughout the program site, this includes assisting with laundry, dishes, sweeping, and mopping of center's common areas.

Complies with the center's reasonable expectation of orderly, efficient, and safe operations. Responsible for Observing, Reporting, and Documenting any and all Client's incidents, changes in status, and progress in appropriate records on a daily basis.

Use of Infection Control Procedures will be a required practice when exposed and handling blood and bodily fluids and excretions.

Client's rights, HIPAA policies, and respect shall be followed when dealing with the clients. Maintain a professional manner at all times interact with others with courtesy, respect, and patience.

MANDATORY LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:

• Complete annual online Kupuna Education program by Kapiolani Community College (certification at employees expense)

Complete annual online Armatus Preventing Elderly Abuse and Neglect training. Complete annual online Armatus Know your policies training.

Dress Code: scrubs and covered shoes, unless. otherwise directed .

Name Badge must be worn at all times while on duty. A company badge will provided at no expense thereafter any lost badge will need to be purchased.

Valid Certified Nurse Assistance Certificate (recertification at employees expense)

• Valid CPR and First Aide Certification (recertification at employees expense) Annual Physician's clearance to work in Adult Day Care setting.

PRIMARY DUTY:

You as a NA will be held accountable and responsible for:

The most important function that should be performed in conjunction with your assigned task is PATIENT SAFETY ...Expectations include picking up/cleaning up rubbish on floors & spills that may cause potential falling hazard, pushing in chairs to create clear

walkways, scanning and observing the main floor at all times, assessing assistive devices, and ensuring adequate floor coverage.

TOILETING & EXERCISE PROGRAM

  • Supervision and direction will come from the RN or Program Coordinator.

  • Manage toileting schedule for clients on a toileting management program .

  • Assist all other non-independent clients to the restroom as needed (Document accordingly)

  • Notify the RN of any abnormal findings or if shower cleanup is needed.

  • Transferring, ambulating, and assisting with ADLs of participants when participant require assistance.

  • Manage, maintain, and organize inventory of supplies such as bathroom necessities, gloves, cleaning supplies, etc. before supplies run out completely, inform the Main office or list what is needed on the supplies board.

  • Other duties as directed by RN or Program Coordinator

NURSING SERVICES

  • Supervision and direction will come from the RN or Program Coordinator.

  • Responsible to manage client's extra clothes and bathroom supplies- use appropriate forms to inform the family & ensure supplies are brought back to the Center.

*Responsible to carry out client's shower according to shower schedule (Document accordingly)

  • Responsible to clean shower room after showers/cleanup provided.

*Take blood pressure for clients that are on the schedule (Document accordingly)

  • Assist clients in need of oral care after lunch if needed.

*Responsible to manage clients in need of specialized exercises prescribed (Document accordingly)

  • Responsible to encourage and ensure all clients to exercise/walk 2x per day during scheduled times.

  • Notify the RN of any abnormal findings immediately.

  • Transferring, ambulating, and assisting with ADLs of participants when participant require assistance.

  • Quality check on all client's assistive devices i.e. walker tennis balls, canes, wheelchairs.

  • Other duties as directed by RN or Program Coordinator.

ACTIVITIES

  • Supervision and direction will come from the Activities Director.

  • Assist the Activity Director in implementing and conducting daily activities, classes and entertainment as planned and directed by the Activities Director .

  • Provide moral support and encouragement to clients participating in activities and classes.

  • Ability to motivate and teach participants how to participate in activities and classes.

  • Ability to take initiative and recognize when there are periods in the day where the clients could benefit from other forms of activities or table games.

  • Responsible to create a warm and friendly atmosphere with the use of music and seating.

  • Other duties as directed by the Activities Director or Program Coordinator.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

Work under stressful conditions

Interact with others with courtesy and tact

Manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner

Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines Complete projects on schedule

• Maintain confidentiality

Maintain regular and punctual work attendance

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50

pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds; travelling by airplane.

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:

The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephones; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires

training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:

Use of office equipment such as computer, blood pressure machine, and manual scale.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Most work will be indoors at 296 N. Vineyard Blvd. Kauluwela Mission Corp. On occasion you may be asked to assist clients on field trips at miscellaneous locations .

NOTES:

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees

assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee

will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

Employee's Signature:---------------­

Supervisor's Signature:-----------------

Date: Date:-------

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

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