We here at Shea Family Care Grossmont are looking for a dynamic, caring individual to join our family. Shea Family Care Grossmont and all of our affiliated centers make every effort to get to know our residents and help create the best possible environment for our patients, clients and their loved ones. We are here for what matters. If you think you would fit into this environment, please read on and apply!
Job Description: Certified Nursing Assistant
Job Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to: DON/DSD
Shift: 11:00pm - 7:00am
A Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct quality and restorative care to residents in an efficient, effective and dignified manner under the supervision of a Licensed Nurse. This individual is responsible for meeting the unique physical, emotional and medical needs of the resident population. This CNA will have the ability to interact with residents, family and staff in an appropriate manner. One year of full time experience as a nursing assistant in a long-term care facility preferred.
- High School diploma or GED required.
- Must demonstrate satisfactory completions of any stated mandated training.
- Applicant must meet or exceed minimum qualifications for each of the following background checks: Criminal Background Investigation, Professional and Personal Reference Checks, and a pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol screen.
- One year of experience in a skilled nursing facility or working with disabled, geriatric population preferred
- Must have reliable transportation and fulfill assignments with reliability and punctuality.
- Must be able to function with minimal direct supervision and maintain satisfactory relationships with administrative staff, clients, and family members.
- Must be genuinely concerned about helping people and have high moral standards of honesty and integrity.
Provides a variety of client care duties including but not limited to:
- Client cleanliness, grooming, nourishment, rest, activity, toileting/incontinence care in a manner that is conducive to a client's respect, comfort and safety.
- Assists clients into and out of beds, chairs, rest room facilities, etc. requiring lifting and/or providing support for the client.
- Familiar and competent in use of all necessary equipment (Hoyer, shower chair, commodes, walker, wheelchair, etc)
- Performs specific procedures including taking temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed
- Drapes residents for examinations and treatments, and remains with residents to perform such duties as holding instruments and adjusting lights
- Cleans, sterilizes, and stores equipment and supplies. Reports equipment and supply needs to supervisor or charge nurse.
- Dusts and cleans residents’ rooms, changes bed linens, ensures resident has appropriate privacy, ventilation, lighting, and furniture arrangement.
- Reports residents’ conditions, attitude, appearance, behavior, and physical ability to supervisor or charge nurse.
- Records flow sheets and other reports on each resident.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and document services provided.
- Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
- Excellent interpersonal abilities, Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming.
- Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.
- Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.
- Actively looks for ways to help others.
- Puts success of team above own interests;
- Strong organizational skills and adjusting actions in relations to others.
- Must attend 24 hours of in-service annually (including mandatory in-services).
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts, food carts, medical devices, and resident care devices including but not limited to IVs, Foley, catheters, etc. and medical waste. Constant exposure to odors from residents, food, medications, and cleaning solutions.
Position Physical Demands:
Requires constants ability to walk and move and assist residents with and without mechanical aids; Frequent lifting of residents (with human and mechanical assistance when necessary); constant use of hands to handle and feel objects, write notes, etc.; Excellent vision, depth perception; Good speech and hearing. Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 lbs. Requires annual TB clearance.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Nursing Assistant Certification