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7p-7a CNA and 11-7 Parkridge Nursing Center

Department: Nursing
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Job Specifications 

Certified Nursing Assistant

Competitive Pay, Health Benefits, Paid Time Off, Matching 401K

Eligibility Factors 

This is an entry-level position. Candidates are expected to attain and maintain a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license. Experience performing the essential functions of the position is desirable.

Essential Functions 

  • Assess resident skin condition 
  • Report residents' refusal of treatment 
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and professional standards/guidelines 
  • Comply with federal, state, and local regulations 
  • Ensure residents' water pitchers are clean, filled, and available to residents 
  • Serve between meal and bedtime snacks 
  • Check restrained residents per policy/schedule 
  • Release restraints for range of motion exercises, visits to bathroom, etc., per policy/schedule 
  • Ensure nurses' call system is within easy reach of residents 
  • Report changes in residents' conditions to supervisor 
  • Observe disoriented/comatose residents and report to supervisor 
  • Monitor seriously ill residents 
  • Evaluate residents' physical/emotional status 
  • Weigh residents 
  • Greet/escort/orient new resident 
  • Introduce new resident to roommate/other residents/staff, as appropriate 
  • Make resident comfortable 
  • Treat residents fairly, with kindness, dignity, and respect 
  • Maintain residents' privacy 
  • Conduct shift turnover briefings 
  • Interact with residents/family in a manner to enhance the reputation of the facility 
  • Orient new residents/family to the facility 
  • Give/receive residents' condition report during shift turnover 
  • Assist residents with nail care 
  • Check room for food articles and remove unauthorized items 
  • Maintain floors safe and clear of obstructions (residents' belongings, supplies/equipment, etc.) 
  • Maintain dry floors. 
  • Report spills 
  • Wash wheelchairs/walkers 
  • Perform housekeeping 
  • Prepare room for new resident 
  • Strip/make beds 
  • Check bed for resident equipment (e.g., dentures, hearing aide, etc.) 
  • Report accidents/incidents to supervisor 
  • Observe and report changes in room environment (temperature, ventilation, lighting, etc.) 
  • Serve food trays 
  • Observe need and assist residents with feeding 
  • Store residents' clothing 
  • Assist residents with packing for discharge or transfer 
  • Transport residents to room or receiving area 
  • Report residents' complaints/grievances 
  • Assist residents with hair care functions 
  • Report residents' allegations of abuse/mistreatment 
  • Ensure implementation of Residents' Rights 
  • Render immediate resident assistance 
  • Answer resident call lights 
  • Ensure residents are ready and on time for therapy, activity, and other appointments

Minimum Qualifications (* denotes day one requirement)                         

Knowledge

  • English   language*
  • Biology*
  • Arithmetic*
  • Federal   Regulations
  • State   Regulations
  • Local   Regulations
  • Policies/procedures
  • Therapy   methods/procedures
  • Public   safety
  • Clerical/administrative
  • procedures/systems
  • Customer   service                                  

Skills

  • Reading   comprehension*
  • Oral   communications (speaking)*
  • Written   communications*
  • Critical   thinking
  • Complex   problem solving
  • Customer service   (service orientation)
  • Apply applicable   regulations, policies, procedures
  • Data   entry
  • Monitor/observe
  • Calculate   (mathematics)
  • Compile   data/information
  • Social   perceptiveness
  • Active   listening
  • Active   learning
  • Information   gathering
  • Operate   applicable equipment
  • CPR

Abilities

  • Problem   sensitivity
  • Oral   comprehension
  • Information ordering
  • Oral   expression
  • Written comprehension
  • Speech   clarity
  • Speech   recognition
  • Written   expression
  • Category   Flexibility
  • Finger   dexterity 

 Physical   Requirements (all day one)

  • Lift   51-74 pounds
  • Carry   35-50 pounds
  • Push/pull   100+ pounds
  • Stretch
  • Bend
  • Twist
  • Stoop
  • Squat
  • Crouch
  • Kneel
  •  Balance
  • Reach   above shoulder level
  • Climb
  • Climb   stairs
  • Walk   on even surface
  • Stand
  • Sit
  • Simple   grasp
  • Firm   grasp
  • Fine   hand manipulation
  • Near   vision
  • Far   vision
  • Distinguish   colors
  • Hear   conversation
  • Hear   alarms
  • Speak

Equipment/Supplies

  • None

Licenses/Certifications

  • CPR

 Critical Competencies

  • Displays positive attitude
  • Stress tolerance
  • Self-motivation
  • Cooperation
  •  Team orientation
  • Dependability
  • Concern for others

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