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Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA / PCA

Durham Ridge Assisted Living Durham, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $9 to $10 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Durham Ridge Assisted Living is hiring Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA and Personal Care Aide. Positions are available on all shifts. Training will be provided in house for applicants that are not Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA certified. All necessary training will be provided. All applicants must be able to pass a drug test, background check, and Healthcare Personnel Registry check. Positions start at $9 an hour and after 90 days are eligible for $10 an hour. You may apply in person at Durham Ridge or at http://www.durhamridgeassistedliving.com.

Responsibilities: The aide will. . .
1. Allow all residents freedom to move about the facility.
2. Provide assistance with bathing, dressing, eating, etc., as necessary.
3. Provide assistance with personal care needs in grooming, such as care
with hair, teeth, etc., as necessary.
4. Assure that residents are dressed appropriately in living areas of the home
or when outside the building.
5. Assist and teach the residents skills in self-help, as appropriate. For example,
feeding, bathing, and grooming.
6. Assist residents into and out of bed, wheelchair, etc., as needed.
7. Assist residents to and from the dining room, bathroom, activity room,
outside the building, etc., as needed.
8. Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure when
appropriate.
9. Provide personal attention, such as bedside water or ice, or other personal
attention as requested or required.
10. Respond to call bells or other signaling devices.
11. Assist the activities coordinator as needed in planned activities.
12. Assist the residents with transportation as requested by the administrator.
13. Provide assistance to residents to keep clothes and personal belongings in
order.
14. Assist residents with bed-making as needed.
15. Provide residents with a clean towel and washcloth as assist as needed.
16. Provide assistance to residents using bedpans, urinals and bedside
commodes as needed.
17. Assist/clean residents’ personal care items such as bedpans, urinals,
bedside commodes, shower chairs, etc., as needed.
18. Assist in admission and orientation of new residents.
19. Notify the SIC or administrator of any change in a resident’s condition or
when there is a need for medical attention, or any other change in a
resident’s status.
20. Report any accident or incident to the SIC or administrator as soon as
possible after the incident.
21. Help maintain the self-respect, personal dignity and physical safety of
each other.
22. Work cooperatively with all staff and relate favorable to residents and
their families.
23. Assure that all resident(s) receive care as identified in the Domiciliary Home
Residents’ Bill of Rights and assist residents in exercising these rights.
24. Assure confidentiality regarding each resident’s chart.
25. Assure proper record keeping, as needed.
26. Assure proper procedures are followed for use restraints ordered by the
attending physician.
27. Follow all policies of the home, to include, but not limited to, fire safety
and emergency procedures. Read and adhere to all of the home’s policies
and rules.
28. Assure careful treatment and use of all equipment and supplies.
29. Participate in job-related continuing education and in services, as needed.

Company Description
Durham Ridge Assisted Living is a 142-bed secured community for Alzheimer's and dementia-related care.

Located on seven spacious acres on the outskirts of Durham, North Carolina, Durham Ridge Assisted Living is convenient to shopping, dining, hospitals, and lodging. It is only minutes away from Highway 70 and Interstate I-85.

Durham Ridge Assisted Living offers spacious bedrooms, large living rooms, beautifully appointed dining...
along with calm, peaceful outdoor areas complemented by the natural scenery of North Carolina.

A variety of social activities is also offered for residents to ensure the highest level of wellness for them - not only physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.

Durham Ridge Assisted Living

Durham Ridge Assisted Living is a 142-bed secured community for Alzheimer's and dementia-related care. Located on seven spacious acres on the outskirts of Durham, North Carolina, Durham Ridge Assisted Living is convenient to shopping, dining, hospitals, and lodging. It is only minutes away from Highway 70 and Interstate I-85. Durham Ridge Assisted Living offers spacious bedrooms, large living rooms, beautifully appointed dining... along with calm, peaceful outdoor areas complemented by the natural scenery of North Carolina. A variety of social activities is also offered for residents to ensure the highest level of wellness for them - not only physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.

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