Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

  • J. Olan Jones Health Care Center
  • 2650 Carswell Avenue
  • Posted: Dec 10, 2018
Nursing

Job Description

This job posting is for ALL SHIFTS full-time and part-time positions. We offer 8 and 12 hour shifts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Current nursing assistant certification
* High school diploma or equivalent preferred
* Previous experience in the clinical specialty and/or training preferred
* Ability to read, write, add, subtract, multiply, and divide
* Available to work holidays and weekends as schedule requires
* Good physical health condition and pass a physical examination
PERSONAL TRAITS:

* Possess good people skills with the ability to work directly with residents, family, and staff
* Ability to verbalize and present necessary information and ideas to other staff
* Knowledge of nursing facility rules and regulations
* Some clerical knowledge necessary to work with charts
* Enjoys performing services that benefit and help people
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.:

* Responsible for various resident care activities including bathing, dressing, toileting, bed-making, nail care, hair care, skin care, oral care, weights, and vital signs.
* Answer call lights to determine residents needs.
* Serve and collect food trays, feed residents requiring help, and provide between meal nourishment, ice, and fresh drinking water.
* Transport residents using wheelchairs, geri-chairs, lifts, and other assistive devices.
* Assist other staff in resident transfers.
* Appropriately complete required documentation including AARs, I and Os, supplemental nourishment, and others determined by supervisor.
* Ensure that residents rights are honored including but not limited to personal choices, privacy, and confidentiality.
* Provide for resident safety through proper application and observation of physical restraints and posture supportive devices.
* Report all changes in conditions and behaviors of residents to the Director of Nursing or the RN in charge.
* Promptly report all incidents involving residents, staff, families, and visitors to the Director of Nursing or the RN in charge.
* Attend in-service education classes as required and obtain required number of hours per year.
* Maintain infection control standards by use of universal precautions.
* Follow facility policies and procedures.
* The Associate is authorized to have limited access to resident health information as needed to provide treatment, for billing purposes, or for the purpose of healthcare operations.