Restorative Nurse Assistant (RNA) is a health-care professional
who is responsible for providing restorative and rehabilitation
care for residents/patients to maintain or regain physical, mental,
and emotional well-being. Aides in this capacity are
Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs), with specialized training in
restorative care. These health care workers are employed
in long-term care facilities, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and
rehabilitation hospitals. Restorative aides work alongside
registered nurses, occupational and physical therapists, and speech
pathologist and will be able to serve in a maintenance capacity in
the therapists or consultants absence. Restorative aides are
responsible for following a resident/patient care plan in helping
residents/patients with active range of motion (AROM) and passive
range of motion (PROM) as assigned.
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Restorative Nursing Assistant:
Reports to and performs those duties assigned by the restorative
Is a certified nursing assistant and has been given additional
training in the area of rehabilitation.
Demonstrates acceptable skill proficiency in those areas of
restorative nursing that the facility has determined it will make
available to its residents.
Demonstrates proficiency in motivating residents to participate
in and complete restorative programs.
Follows appropriate safety and hygiene measures at all times to
protect residents and themselves.
Meets facility continuing education requirements for certified
Demonstrates practical knowledge of facility policies and
procedures for restorative nursing.
Complies with facility guidelines for documentation and
Relates well to residents, their families, and facility
Interacts well with therapists and implements individual
programs as developed.
Maintains equipment and supplies for treatment.
Maintains consistent resident care schedule and is efficient in
the use of time.
Able to perform duties with a minimum of supervision.
Identifies potential problems/issues and reports to the
supervisor in a timely manner.
Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.
Is supportive of facility goals and objectives.