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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Cherry Blossom Pace Alexandria, VA

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Cherry Blossom Pace
Alexandria, VA
  • $22 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Are you passionate about spending quality time with seniors and providing the care they deserve?

Are you interested in joining a team that truly cares about its employees and values their voice?

Do you aspire for career growth and development opportunities?

If your answer is a resounding "yes" to these questions, we would love to hear from you.

The One Senior Care family of businesses, including LIFE-NWPA and Cherry Blossom PACE, work as a team to help seniors stay safe, healthy, and independent in their homes and communities. We are a premier healthcare provider striving to provide excellent patient care beyond the traditional boundaries of medical insurance plans!

Benefits:

  • $1.00 raise after 90 days of employment
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Weeks and 1 Day of Paid Time Off Accrued from the Date of Hire for Full-Time Employees
  • Annual Pay increases for Performance
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Free Life and AD&D Insurance Plan
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Voluntary Term Life Insurance for Employee, Spouses, and Dependents
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plan with Up to 5K Matching Annually / Vesting Schedule (Pre-taxable Savings)

Available Schedule Options:

  • 7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Wednesday - Sunday

Hourly Wage:

$22.00 /hr. to start - $23.00 after 90 days

Job Summary:

At LIFE-NWPA, our CNA's play a crucial role in the care of our participants as they provide personal care and assistance in the center or from the comfort of their homes. CNA's must want to make a difference in seniors’ lives by working with the interdisciplinary care team to implement and carry out services and activities to proactively meet the needs of our participants.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides supervision, personal care, and basic housekeeping to Participants in the center, home, or in the community, within the scope of CNA responsibilities:
  • Bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting, transfers, lifting, and incontinence maintenance, laundry, meal preparation (Home Care only), clean-up, and other general cleaning.
  • Home Care CNA's travel to and from Participant’s homes using the aide’s own properly registered, inspected, and insured car.
  • Accompany Participants to appointments as needed as a passenger in our CBP transportation vehicle.
  • Medication monitoring and prompting as appropriate.
  • Report any changes in Participant’s medical or physical status to appropriate Team Leader or other appropriate medical Team Members to provide proactive care and solutions.
  • Documents services provided and observations on appropriate forms using Alaya Care. Required personal cell phone use (will be reimbursed with proper documentation and expense filing).
  • Works one-on-one with assigned Participants to implement specific activity plans.
  • Provides care to Participants per Interdisciplinary Team plan of care.
  • Prepares Participants for treatments within center clinic.
  • Participate in and support Quality Improvement initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned by Center Manager or designee.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Relates well with people of all ages but has a deep sensitivity and commitment to the elderly
  • Ability to organize work and follow through on assigned tasks
  • Strong verbal communication skills and can follow written and verbal instructions
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be able to deal tactfully and patiently with personnel, Participants, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the public.
  • Must have the cognitive ability to process and perform tasks for Participant safety.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • One year of experience working with the frail and elderly population
  • CNA Certification

Requirements:

  • Requires valid State driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Successful completion of background check, physical, drug screening, TB Screening

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, and move a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Must be able to assist with the evacuation of Participants
  • This position may encounter issues/infestations in the homes of the Participants. Following proper protocols is essential.

Our organizations provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

The OSC family of businesses will only hire qualified individuals to work in a federally funded healthcare program. Please note that this excludes anyone convicted of a crime that could jeopardize the safety and well-being of the frail senior population that OSC/LIFE-NWPA/CBP serves. All individuals must disclose any conflicts of interest upon applying for a position and agree to a thorough background check when an employment offer is extended.

Employment Requirements: Successful completion of Pennsylvania Criminal History Check, PA DHS Child Abuse Clearance, Office of Inspector General check, and FBI Fingerprinting for Child Protective Services Law (at employer’s expense). Successful completion of post-offer employment drug screening and physical (at employer’s expense). CPR and First Aid Certification, or willing to obtain at employer’s expense. Individuals must have one year of prior experience caring for the frail elderly or willing to complete Company paid training to meet this requirement.


This position has full access to Participant, program, and staff records and reports, requiring discretion to protect individuals and the program.

Address

Cherry Blossom Pace

Alexandria, VA
22311 USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

Over a month ago

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