Certified Nursing Assistant (Cna)

Community Care Of Rutherford County Mount View Estates , TN 37127

Posted 2 weeks ago

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Nursing Assistant Certification from state. (or pending license within 4 months)

  • Organized and detailed in work performance.

  • Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.

  • Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility.

  • Comply with Residents' Rights and Facility Policies and Procedures.

  • Perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below.

  • Perform Essential Duties as outlined below.

Essential Duties

  • Provide personal care (i.e., grooming, bathing, dressing, oral care, etc.) of residents daily and as needed.

  • Change bed linen and maintain appropriate grooming supplies in resident room/bathroom on a regular basis.

  • Ambulate and transfer residents, utilizing appropriate assistive devices and body mechanics.

  • Record information and perform technical procedures.

  • Record resident vital signs, weights and measurements, intake and output, food consumption, and other information as assigned.

  • Routinely tum and position residents at least every two hours.

  • Observe residents carefully and report changes in condition to Charge Nurse.

  • Provide adequate hydration to residents at regular intervals each day according to specific resident needs.

  • Prepare residents for each meal and transport to dining room (unless a bed patient) making sure that food tray is accessible, self-help devices are available (if needed), and assistance is provided to those residents who cannot feed themselves.

  • Keep an accurate record of food intake and output, as directed.

  • Maintain established housekeeping standards within assigned duty areas.

  • Assist nursing staff with the basics of aseptic and sterile techniques to avoid infection of residents and self contamination of equipment and supplies.

  • Be alert for proper ventilation, temperature, light, and noise control.

  • Take TPR, blood pressure, simple dressing, clinitest, weight of residents, etc. as directed.

  • Attend monthly in-service education programs in order to meet facility educational requirements.

  • Be familiar with Universal Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill and Evacuation

  • Procedures, and Elopement Policy, and know how to use the information.

  • Protect residents from neglect, mistreatment, and abuse.

  • Protect the personal property of the residents of the facility.

  • Others as directed by the supervisor or administrator.

Personal Demands

  • Display professionalism both in appearance and in attitude.

  • Obtain annual physical examination and/or skin test.

  • Deal effectively with staff, residents, families, superiors, and government representatives in a professional manner.

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of facility's operations and physical layout.

  • Exhibit initiative and willingness to learn.

New Rates!

Currently hiring for 8 hour shifts. Very competitive wages and benefits package. We offer FREE Health Care Insurance beginning on the 1st day of the month following hire. 100% employer paid retirement through the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS).

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