Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Elderwood
  • Wheatfield, NY, USA
  • Nov 11, 2017
Medical

Job Description


Elderwood


Requisition ID 2017-2565
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 7 days ago
Area of Interest Nursing
Company Elderwood
Location US-NY-Wheatfield
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Shift 10:00 pm - 6:00 am


Overview

Certified nursing assistants provide personal and nursing care to meet the physical and emotional needs of residents in Elderwood skilled nursing facilities. They are under the direction of a licensed nurse. State specific certification is required.

Responsibilities

  • Direct and monitor the personal care duties carried out by Nursing Assistants of an assigned team.
  • Report to Charge Nurse unusual symptoms, daily needs and progress of residents.
  • Notify Charge Nurse of changes in residents' conditions or needs
  • Follow the Profile of Care for each resident and monitor the performance of the Nursing Assistants in carrying out the appropriate aspects of the care plan.
  • Responsible for responding immediately to residents' requests.
  • Assist residents with the following Activities of Daily Living (ADL), according to their plan of care and individual needs.


Qualifications

  • Eighteen (18) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Registration in the State Nurse Aide Registry is required. Active on the State Nursing Aide Registry with no findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment or misappropriation of property.
  • Training and work experience in a geriatric setting preferred.
  • Ability to supervise and work well with other personnel
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing
  • Caring and respectful attitude towards residents
  • Physical stamina for constant activity required.
  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

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