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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:04 PM

COMMUNITY LIVING- full benefits and paid mileage


TERRITORY: Barrington/Lake Zurich area

The Certified Nursing Assistant assists the registered nurse with caring for patients. They assist with activities of daily living (ADLs) and personal hygiene for patients who are residing at home, in nursing homes or in a hospital. The certified nursing assistant also gives support to family members and caregivers and reports any changes in patient status to the registered nurse

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Assists patients with personal care such as bathing, washing hair, painting and cutting nails, shaving, oral care, and dressing

Assesses patient's skin condition, weight, measurements and pain scale and reports any changes or issues to the registered nurse.

Makes the patients bed and assists with transferring patients as needed.

Assists patients with eating meals.

Conducts safety checks in regards to patient's environment and plan of care (i.e. carpets, oxygen tanks, open flames and electrical wires.

Educates family members and caregivers regarding personal care.

Electronically Documents each patient visit and phone call.

Attends interdisciplinary team and CNA meetings regarding patients and families.

Other duties may be assigned or required for the performance of this position.

Non-essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Orders supplies when needed.

Delivers supplies as part of the patient visit.

Education & Formal Training Required:
High School diploma or GED recognized by the Board of Education

Training in HIPPA, Infection Control, safety, personal care and documentation

Certifications, Licenses & Registrations Required:
CNA certification

ILLINOIS Driver's License in good standing

Job Experience Required:
One to three years of CNA experience in nursing home/assisted living facility

Experience working with terminally ill individuals, a plus.

Specialized Competencies (Skills, Abilities, Behaviors) Required:
Certain positions require Pediatric skill competencies on an infant, toddler, preschool, school age or adolescent.

Work Under the Direction of the RNs and other Clinical Leaders

Good interpersonal skills

Communication skills verbal and written

Experience using Hoyer lifts, gait belts, walkers, wheelchairs, canes, shower benches/chairs, electric beds and other medical equipment

Organization skills

Work in Team Environment

Able to use cell phone, computer skills, voice mail

Owner of reliable vehicle with insurance

Physical/Mental/Visual Job Requirements:
Frequent bending, squatting, walking, standing

Frequently works under tight deadlines and with interruptions

Frequently working with confidential information

Frequently lifting and moving patients. May be required to lift up to 25-50 lbs frequently and move up to 200 lbs occasionally with the assistance of a gait belt or hoyer lift.

Working Conditions:
Possible exposure to communicable diseases

Frequently driving to complete patient visits

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• Location: Barrington, Chicago

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