The Certified Nurse Aide will:
- Administer general physical care to residents in all aspects of personal care and hygiene.
- Assist in all aspects of activities of daily living (bathing, hygiene, grooming, toileting, etc.).
- Provide restorative nursing care using universal precautions and/or infection controls.
- Assist with and/or perform basic resident care procedures with proper supervision and instruction.
- Keep each resident clean, well groomed and as comfortable as possible.
- Ensure that all call bells are answered promptly.
The Certified Nurse Aide will have a valid Nurse Aide Certification approved by the New Jersey Department of Health. The candidate must have a high school graduate level verbal and written communications skills, including ability to read and write in English and follow verbal and written instructions. Candidate must be able to maintain Nurse Aide certificate and complete 12 hours of continuing education per year as mandated by the N.J. Department of Health. Candidate must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position (with or without reasonable accommodation): possess the ability to safely lift, varied weights of 80-175 lbs, with assistance of other personnel or mechanical lift is also required.
The ideal candidate will also:
- Possess ability to work independently and problem solve with minimal supervision
- Be able to work in cooperation with residents and staff
- Be tactful and courteous with residents and others
- Be adaptable to change and able to deal with crisis and emergencies
- Have an understanding of, affection for, and a desire to work with the aging
ABOUT THIS POSITION
This is a fill time position based at The Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, NJ. The successful candidate must be able to cover assigned shifts on a regular basis, including holidays, and should be available to cover vacations/call outs of other Certified Nurse Aides on occasion. This position falls under the 1199 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Pay and benefits are provided as per the union agreement