COMMUNITY LIVING- full benefits and paid mileage
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT FULL TIME DAYS - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - MONDAY - FRIDAY
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:
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
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.
Possible exposure to communicable diseases
Frequently driving to complete patient visits
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