CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant

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Basic Job Info

 
Location
US-IN-Indianapolis
 
Begin Date
11/14/2017
 
End Date
12/13/2017
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time/Part-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description

Caring CNAs make the difference!! At American Senior Communities, we C.A.R.E!
* Compassion * Attentiveness * 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? 

Rosegate Village  is  an American Senior Communities' facility located on the South Side of Indianapolis!   American Senior Communities is proud to be the largest provider of retirement living and senior health care in Indiana serving fellow Hoosiers for over a decade!

Currently Interviewing for:

 

Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA

 FT Day, Evening and Night Shift Available!

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.



 

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

 

AND NOW OFFERING…

 

25% off tuition at any Harrison College Location!




Job Requirements

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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