Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

US-NE-Lincoln
1 week ago(12/8/2017 1:40 PM)
Job ID
2017-1484
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing
Community
Eastmont Towers

Overview

Eastmont Towers and Transforming Age together is a network of services, products and partnerships dedicated to transforming the perception of age and enhancing the lives of older adults. We are a team of dedicated and caring people who have a strong desire to enrich the lives of older adults and our team members. Our workplace emphasizes serving others, team work, our dedication to hospitality and customer service, vigorous innovation and integrity in everything we do.

 

Positions Details

Must be a Certified Nurses Aide and possess training as Medication Aide 40-hour preferably with geriatric experience. Individual should have a caring understanding attitude and work well with people utilizing effective communication.  Shifts available are: 

 

Weekend Program (every other Fri/Sat) 10pm- 6:3am

Weekend Program (every other Sat/Sun) 6am – 2:30pm

 

Weekend Program earns $2 more per hour.  

Individual could be serving our long term care residents in the Care Center (skilled nursing providing primary care) or our assisted living residents.  Duties include: AM and PM cares, assisting with Activities of Daily living (dressing, hair care, applying cosmetics, shaving, oral hygiene, denture care, etc.), in addition to passing meds.   

  • Read, understand, and follow the resident’s individually designed ADL directives
  • Make accurate chart notes daily on residents’ conditions, and chart on flow sheets and report any changes to supervisor
  • Assist residents with toileting, oral hygiene, bathing, grooming, nail clipping, and dressing
  • Assist in serving meals, leading and attending activities
  • Remain current with all changes regarding residents and department operations; check schedules and activities to assist residents as necessary
  • Assist in the admission and discharge of residents
  • Record vital signs and conditions on a scheduled basis or as needed
  • Provide verbal and physical assists to residents in transfers/ambulation
  • Answer lights and other calls for assistance promptly and report any possible safety hazards
  • Maintain neat and clean work areas
  • Keep resident rooms in order; provides comfortable, clean, safe environment at all times; dress residents as conditions require
  • Ensure assigned residents are provided an opportunity to participate in social, physical, creative, and spiritual activities of their choice

 

Education and/or Equivalent Experience

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus additional specialized training
  • Prefer candidate have the Med Aide 40 hour certification or be able to obtain within 6 months
  • Must have a current Certified Nursing Assistant license in good standing on the NE Regsitry
  • Understand follow written and verbal instructions and work within standard policy and procedures
  • Must be able to read and write sufficiently in order to complete responsibilities of the position
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English with residents and staff

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