Cna/Pca - 11Pm To 7Am

Country Meadows Retirement Communities Hershey , PA 17033

Posted 1 week ago

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Now Hiring Starting at $15 per hour

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

A co-worker's job title is only the beginning of who he/she is to our residents because here, each co-worker serves a position and a purpose. We care for our residents the way we all would want to be treated: with dignity, compassion and respect. To honor the care and commitment that they offer to our residents every day, we work hard to provide a rich benefit package, an environment which encourages career development and competitive compensation.

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs hands on care for residents in a nursing home setting.

  • Practices responsible teamwork as evidenced by openly communicating with coworkers, participation in facility meetings, commitment to workgroup's efforts to improve operations or resolve problems and a willingness to lend assistance to other campus co-workers.

  • Daily mouth and denture care

  • Bathing and clothing (bed or shower) including foley and peri care. Hair care shampoo and combing. Shave as needed, males and females. Resident dressing and under-dressing. Observe skin appearance. Nail care to include cleaning, trimming and clipping (does not include toe nails).

  • Make beds and change linen.

  • Keep residents dry and clean. Briefs to be checked every two hours. Assist residents with bowel and bladder functions every two hours. Maintain Input and Output records.

  • Assist resident in preparation for special tests.

  • Assist in preparing residents for PT, OT, Speech Therapy, Activities, and Social Programs.

  • Assist in transporting residents.

  • Bed rest residents turn, reposition every two hours.

  • Assure splints, supportive devices are used as directed.

  • Routinely read Resident Care Plan.

  • Provide eye, nose, and ear care.

  • Vital signs as assigned by charge nurse.

  • Assist with care of the dying resident and Post-Mortem Care.

  • Round on residents to assure care needs are being met.

  • Communicate with residents: include date, season, weather, current affairs, their feelings, likes, and dislikes, etc. Offer encouragement for progression; intercede when repression is observed by reporting to LPN/RN. Provide reality orientation.

  • Provide daily ROM exercises.

  • Report any changes in the environment.

  • Prepare residents for meals.

Resident Rights:

  • Knock on doors before entering

  • Keep privacy curtain pulled when caring for resident

  • Maintain confidentiality

  • Treat all residents with respect, kindness and dignity

  • Be sure all nursing care is administered in a private environment, ie: close curtains/ doors

  • Report all resident complaints to RN and or DON/ADON

  • Maintain completion of ADL, I & O, BM list, and Weights.

  • Assist with admissions, transfers, discharges, as appropriate.

  • Observes for signs of resident abuse or neglect. Takes immediate action to prevent harm and to report incidents according to company policy and state law.

  • Protects resident rights and confidential information according to state and federal laws.

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Must be kind, sympathetic, and respectful, and otherwise demonstrate good judgment concerning the rights of others.

  • Must engage in good grooming habits and professional conduct toward residents, families and staff.

  • Must be able to work and communicate effectively with others.

  • Must be dependable, punctual, self-motivated, and able to work without constant supervision.

  • In case of fire or other internal disaster, assists in evacuating residents to exits.

Work Environment:

  • Stand / walk up to eight hours a day.

  • Frequently support up to 70 pounds.

  • Occasionally lift / carry up to 50 pounds.

  • Frequently kneel, bend, squat, climb and reach.

  • Secure proper assistance for transferring and lifting of residents as needed.

  • Workplace includes the entire campus excluding the attic.

  • Push/Pull up to 100 pounds

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a licensed Certified Nursing Assistant and in good standing in the state of PA.

  • Have the ability to understand and speak English at a level which allows the safe, efficient performance of the job.

EOE

  • CA

GD


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Cna/Pca - 11Pm To 7Am

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