The Certified Nursing Assistant will provide personalized healthcare to residents under the direction of our nursing staff. This position will ensure the comfort and safety of the residents by assisting them in their daily activities.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Recognize and respond to the needs of residents
Assist in lifting, turning, moving, positioning and transporting residents into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, bathing, feeding, linen changes, incontinence care, etc.
Observe residents’ conditions, measuring and recording food and liquid intake, output, vital signs, activities of daily living, and report changes to the charge/staff nurse as soon as possible
Complete appropriate documentation that is organized, clear, complete, current and legible
Verify the identification of a resident to ensure appropriate care is provided to the correct resident
Report and record resident’s intake on meal percentage sheets and report to charge nurse intake of less than 25%
Assist in admitting, transferring and discharging residents
Participate and assist with recreational and therapeutic activities for residents
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Adhere to and respect all policies regarding resident rights, anonymity, and confidentiality of all resident records past and present
Follow infectious disease precautions to prevent spread of infections
Report all complaints and grievances made by residents, families, visitors and agencies to supervisor
Possess good interpersonal skills while dealing with emotional or difficult situations; respond promptly to customer’s needs
High school diploma or equivalent required
Current state Certified Nursing Assistant license
WORK EXPERIENCE: Six (6) months’ healthcare experience preferred
Required Computer Software/Equipment used:
Various operating systems
Standard office equipment
Standard medical equipment
Does not supervise staff
Supervisor determines schedule
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
Ability to lift to 40 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is typically performed in a standard office environment; well-lit; comfortable temperature-controlled
Above-average conversational noise is frequent
Position may require flexible hours, unscheduled overtime or occasional week-end work
Travel may be required
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working safely and follow safety rules
Report unsafe working conditions and behaviors
Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or skills required of incumbents in this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
This Organization is an equal opportunity employer. We do discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, or any other characteristic(s) protected by federal, state and local laws. This Organization will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities should a request for an accommodation be made. A key part of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity regarding all terms and conditions of employment and in all aspects of a person’s relationship with the Organization including recruitment, hiring, promotions, upgrading positions, conditions of employment, compensation, training, benefits, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment.
Licenses & Certifications Required