High school education or equivalent. Completion and licensed via a credible CNA training program.
Hiring experience with elderly in assisting with daily activities of living is helpful. Certified nurseâ€™s aide is desired.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, pull up to 150 pounds, carry up to 50 pounds and push up to 150 pounds regularly. Frequently walks, uses hands to finger equipment and controls. Movements required are bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, climbing, kneeling, pushing/pulling, and reaching above shoulder level. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Manual dexterity and mobility should be proficient.
This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.
The CNA assists residents who are functionally, physically, and or socially impaired and need assistance with activities of daily living including bathing, dressing and grooming. Responsible for promoting and implementing a variety of activities that includes internal and external opportunities for socialization. Assists and teaches residents skills in self-help. Helps to maintain the self-respect, personal dignity and physical safety of each resident.