Certified Nursing Aides and Assistants - Full Time (3-11 and 11-7); Part time for all shifts
Nursing aides and assistants handle basic tasks under the direction of registered or licensed practical nurses. Personal hygiene duties include brushing residents' teeth, bathing them, combing hair, changing clothes and shaving them. Toiletry duties include assisting residents who need help going to the bathroom, changing bedpans and emptying catheters. Other common responsibilities include maintaining patient records, dietary care, bedsore prevention, collecting samples and assisting with transporting patients.
Providing great patient care.
Answering patient calls and determining how best to help them.
Providing physical support for patients or residents with daily activities and personal hygiene, including bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, - using the toilet, walking, standing or exercising.
Turning and repositioning bedridden patients.
Ensuring patients or residents receive appropriate diet by reviewing their dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences.
Obtaining a wide range of information from physicians, caregivers and nurses about patient condition, treatment plans, and suggested activities.
Measuring and recording food and liquid intake and urinary and fecal output and reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
Recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested by staff.
Examining patients to detect issues requiring medical care, including open wounds, bruises or blood in urine.
Reminding patients to take medications and nutritional supplements.
Noting observations of patient behavior, including complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
Stay up to date on CNA training and facility policy and procedure.
State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification.
Current CPR (American Heart Association).
Nursing degree from a CNA program.
Ability to think and work independently and with direction, and communicate with staff members in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.
Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Comfortable using a computer.
Excellent personal hygiene.