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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??



We
are currently accepting applications for the following position:


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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 each
resident?s comprehensive assessment and plan of care.? The CNA maintains a homelike environment for
the residents, protects and promotes resident rights, and assists the person to
maintain independence and control to the greatest extent possible.?





ESSENTIAL
POSITION FUNCTIONS





  • 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.








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We offer attractive compensation and an excellent benefits
package including:


?Group medical/dental/ vision/life insurance


?401(k) Retirement Plan?


?Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays


?Disability Insurance


?Tuition Assistance


Room for
Advancement


Year End Bonus


Verizon and
Sprint Cell Phone Discount


O2ne Program ?
Paid LPN and RN Training


Referral Bonuses
up to $1000


YMCA Discounts


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AND NOW OFFERING?


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25% off tuition at any Harrison
College Location!




Demonstrates C.A.R.E. values to our residents, family members, customers and staff.


Successful completion of a state approved Nursing Assistant training and competency evaluation program, or a C.N.A. competency evaluation program approved by the State.


Prior experience giving personal care to impaired individuals in a health care setting preferred.


Possesses current CNA Certificate.




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