CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

Caring CNAs make the difference!! At American Senior Communities, we C.A.R.E!
Compassion Accountability Relationships Excellence
These are the core values at American Senior Communities. They are our guiding principles to help each of us make the right choices. They not only frame our decisions, but they also guide our actions. These values provide the framework for all of our relationships with our customers, staff, family members, and community at large. We are seeking experienced CNAs as well as brand new CNAs!
Are you ready to make a difference?
Weare currently accepting applications for the following position:
Certified Nursing Assistant/ CNA
FT Evening and Night Shift Available!
Shift Diffs upto $4.00
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)provides nursing and nursing related services to residents consistent with eachresident's comprehensive assessment and plan of care. The CNA maintains a homelike environment forthe residents, protects and promotes resident rights, and assists the person tomaintain independence and control to the greatest extent possible.

  • Provides direct care to residents to improve or maintain the resident's abilities according to the resident's plan of care. Seeks assistance of charge nurse when unsure of assignment, procedure, or situation.

  • Receives and completes all resident care assignments and other activities as assigned by Charge Nurse.

  • Provides delivery of care in a compassionate, quality manner with kindness, respect, and dignity.

  • Participates in improving quality of environment by positively contributing to the elimination of odors and pressure wounds and maintenance of a clean and homelike environment.

  • Assists in activities of daily living (ADLs) including bathing, grooming, dressing, mobility, transferring, and feeding of assigned residents by providing set-up assistance, verbal prompts, physical support, or more extensive assistance.

    • Provides care in a manner that protects and promotes resident rights, dignity, privacy, confidentiality, self-determination and active participation. Offers and respects resident choices in matters of daily routine. Refers to residents by proper names unless resident requests otherwise. Avoids use of all pet names. Handles all resident property with respect.

    • Observes and immediately reports to Charge Nurse, unusual occurrences, significant changes in resident's physical or behavioral condition, patterns of decreased social interaction, angry or sad behaviors, and refusals of treatment.

    • Assists with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of plans of care for assigned residents and reports information about conditions, responses to interventions and suggestions for alternative approaches to the Charge Nurse.

    • Assists with preparation for state inspections as directed. Attends survey training and interacts with state surveyors as directed by Charge Nurse or nursing management.

    • Uses personal protective equipment properly whenever indicated.

    • Records accurate, legible information about resident care, conditions, and observations made in appropriate sections of resident records.

    • Regularly communicates throughout shift with Charge Nurse about assigned residents.

    • Monitors physical environment for safety or fire hazards, malfunctioning equipment including call lights, and corrects or reports potential problems to housekeeping and maintenance immediately and to Charge Nurse. Cleans up all spills immediately.

    • Immediately reports fall/injury of a resident or self to Charge Nurse.

    • Attends 12 hours of annual, mandated in-service education provided by the facility and applies information to job tasks.

    • Participates in fire and disaster drills. In the event of an emergency, carries out assigned duties to assure resident safety.

    • Performs all nursing procedures in the way in which he/she has been trained, directed and approved by instructor/supervisor.

    • Washes hands before and after taking care of every resident.

    • Changes positions of bedfast residents at least every two (2) hours, using good body alignment and anti-contracture devices as instructed.

    • Cleans and stores equipment and personal care items. When caring for a resident, responsible for keeping the whole unit clean and in good order (includes making beds and cleaning mattresses).

    • Passes clean water pitchers, glasses, and ice water as scheduled providing each resident with an individual pitcher with a lid.

    • Responds to call lights and buzzers promptly and courteously considering each light as an emergency until answered.

    • Takes weights and heights as scheduled.

    • Properly applies, releases, and documents restraints as instructed.

    • Performs range of motion to residents as instructed during a.m. and p.m. care.

    • Positions all resident's tubing(s) and bags as instructed.

    • Ensures that each Nursing Assistant has been given report regarding his/her residents at the beginning of each shift.
      We offer attractive compensation and an excellent benefitspackage including:
      Group medical/dental/ vision/life insurance
      401(k) Retirement Plan
      Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
      Disability Insurance
      Tuition Assistance
      Room forAdvancement
      Year End Bonus
      Verizon andSprint Cell Phone Discount
      O2ne Program -Paid LPN and RN Training
      Referral Bonusesup to $1000
      YMCA Discounts
      25% off tuition at any HarrisonCollege Location!
      Job Requirements
      CNA certification

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