Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Skilled Nursing

Job Locations US-WA-Vashon
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/30/2018 3:54 PM)
Job ID
2018-1558
Category
Skilled Nursing
Community
Vashon Community Care

Overview

Located on beautiful Vashon Island in the heart of the Puget Sound, Vashon Community Care (VCC) has been providing quality, meaningful care to seniors since 1928. The VCC team is excited to share we are looking for a caring, compassionate Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) to join our Skilled Nursing team!

 

Vashon Community Care, a Transforming Age community, is part of 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.

 

To learn more about Vashon Community Care and see where you could be working, visit our website here!

Positions Details

As a critical member of the Skilled Nursing team at VCC, our CNAs are responsible for the following:

 

  • Providing residents, families and team members with exceptional customer service at all times.
  • Communicating in a respectful, professional and team-oriented fashion at all times.
  • Promoting and advocating for resident rights and safety at all times.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of resident information.
  • Reporting and preventing neglect and abuse and situations.
  • Acting as an integral part of the care team, reamining knowledgeable of each residents’ history, health status, strengths, needs and personal preferences.
  • Regularly reporting changes in resident condition to licensed nurse or direct care staff in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Assisting resident and interdisciplinary team in development and implementation of plan of care.
  • Attending and participating in care conferences.
  • Providing holistic, consistent, and compassionate care and assistance to residents with personal hygiene and grooming needs.
  • Assisting in meal preparation, personal laundry, and housekeeping as needed.
  • Working with residents to develop scheduling of daily care based on the resident preferences, past history/lifestyle.
  • Under the direction of a licenses nurse, monitoring and documenting vital signs
  • Determining the resident’s strengths and positive attributes, helping build on those strengths to optimize quality of life.
  • Encouraging and assisting resident with restorative and rehab care, determining ways, through activities of daily living, to assist resident to remain as independent as possible.
  • Assists residents in meeting emotional and social needs.
  • Attending social events with residents.
  • Establishing meaningful relationships with residents' family members.
  • Actively promoting and assisting residents and their families in making VCC feel like home.
  • Understanding and following fire safety, disaster preparedness and emergency care policies and procedures.
  • Attending in-services and actively participating in staff meetings, change of shift reports, and committee meetings.
  • Promoting the Mission, Vision and Values of Transforming Age in all areas of responsibility.

 

Education and/or Experience, Knowledge and Skills

 

  • Possess a Nursing Assistant Certification
  • Experience with older adults or desire to serve older adults in a caregiving role; Skilled Nursing Community-based experience is highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in the English language.
  • Highly motivated, organized and disciplined to work without direct supervision.
  • Able to make independent judgment decisions.
  • Have a caring, passionate personality and ability to develop and maintain meaningful, positive relationships with residents, patients, families, physicians and team members.

 

Vashon Community Care is a drug and alcohol-free employer. Criminal background and drug test will be required upon contingent offer of employment.

 

Come join us and help us fulfill our vision to Transform the Perception of Age.

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