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.
Knock on doors before entering
Keep privacy curtain pulled when caring for resident
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.
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
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.
Country Meadows Retirement Communities