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Certified Nursing Assistant

Department: Nursing
Location: Jacksonville, FL

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Job Description

Great Benefit package! Paid time off, Health Insurance, 401K, Dental, Vision, Aflac, Life, Short and Long term disability. New Wellness program! 

New competitive pay!!

Eligibility Factors Florida Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license in good standing is required. High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Candidates are required to attain and maintain CPR certification prior to hire. Experience performing the essential functions of the position is desirable. State background check standards must be maintained as a condition of continued employment in accordance with Florida Statutes Chapters 435 and 408.809 and Florida Administrative Code 59A-35.090.

Condition of Employment and/or Continued Employment

It is the policy of the Company to maintain a drug-free workplace as a condition of employment and/or continued employment.  All employees and job applicants must abide by the terms of this policy.

Position Purpose 

The purpose of this position is to provide direct care to residents, under the supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with facility policies and procedures and report resident needs and concerns to a licensed nurse.

Essential Functions 

  • Assess resident skin condition
  • Apply Ace bandages, TED stockings, splints, slings, and braces
  • Report residents' refusal of treatment
  • Comply with federal, state, and local regulations
  • Ensure residents' water pitchers are clean, filled, and available to residents
  • Serve between meal and bedtime snacks
  • Ensure nurses' call system is within easy reach of residents
  • Lift/move resident
  • Give back rubs
  • Assist residents with dressing/undressing
  • Check food to ensure conformance with residents' dietary requirements
  • Report changes in residents' conditions to supervisor
  • Observe disoriented/comatose residents and report to supervisor
  • Monitor seriously ill residents
  • Conduct resident rounds
  • Report changes in resident conditions
  • Observe/identify residents' problems/concerns and report to supervisor
  • Take, record, and evaluate vital signs
  • 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
  • Interact with residents/family in a manner to enhance the reputation of the facility
  • Give/receive residents' condition report during shift turnover
  • Operate/utilize bedside commodes, bedpans, urinals
  • Operate/utilize catheters
  • Operate/utilize belts
  • Operate/utilize lift chairs
  • Operate/utilize shavers
  • Operate/utilize soap and hygiene supplies
  • Operate/utilize blood pressure cuffs/sphygmomanometers
  • Operate/utilize back support belts
  • Operate/utilize Geri chairs
  • Operate/utilize safety restraints
  • Operate/utilize shower chairs
  • Operate/utilize stethoscopes
  • Operate/utilize wheelchairs
  • Operate/utilize walkers
  • Operate/utilize bed
  • Operate/utilize gait belts
  • Operate/utilize scales
  • Operate/utilize thermometers
  • Operate/utilize wrist watches
  • Operate/utilize special eating utensils
  • Clean, disinfect, and store equipment
  • Report defective equipment to supervisor
  • Request supplies as appropriate
  • Use equipment and supplies efficiently and in a cost-effective manner
  • Operate/utilize slide board
  • Operate/utilize trapeze
  • Take and record vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, etc.)
  • Prepare residents for meals (take to bathroom, wash hands, comb hair, raise bed, position table, place clothing protector, take to dining room, etc.)
  • Perform after meal care (remove trays, clean residents' hands/face/clothing, take to bathroom, brush teeth, clean dentures, etc.)
  • Wash hands
  • Assist residents with daily dental and mouth care
  • Assist residents with bath functions
  • Shave residents
  • Assist residents with nail care
  • Perform peri 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
  • Perform housekeeping
  • 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
  • Explain/assist residents with food arrangements
  • Report changes in residents' eating habits
  • Notify supervisor of lost/missing residents
  • Report missing/illegible labels/MSDS to supervisor
  • Store residents' clothing
  • Report residents' complaints/grievances
  • Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluid, infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals
  • Follow established policies concerning exposure to blood/body fluids
  • 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
  • Understand and follow safety procedures
  • Report safety violations
  • Follow isolation precaution/procedures
  • Properly use and dispose of personal protective equipment
  • Follow safety procedures
  • Understand and follow procedures
  • Understand and follow instructions
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with policies, procedures, and work schedules
  • Cooperate with other employees to ensure nursing services meet residents' needs
  • Create and maintain warm, positive, atmosphere of resident care and interest
  • Create and maintain calm, competent, environment
  • Maintain confidentiality of residents' care information
  • Understand and apply the Employee Handbook
  • Assist new employees with policies, procedures, and work practices

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*
  • Equipment selection
  • 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
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Number facility
  • Memorization
  • Time sharing (multi-tasking)

Physical Requirements (all day one requirement) 

  • 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 

  • Operate/utilize bedside commodes, bedpans, urinals
  • Operate/utilize catheters
  • Operate/utilize lift chairs
  • Operate/utilize shavers
  • Operate/utilize soap and hygiene supplies
  • Operate/utilize blood pressure cuffs/sphygmomanometers
  • Operate/utilize back support belts
  • Operate/utilize Geri chairs
  • Operate/utilize safety restraints
  • Operate/utilize shower chairs
  • Operate/utilize stethoscopes
  • Operate/utilize wheelchairs
  • Operate/utilize walkers
  • Operate/utilize bed
  • Operate/utilize gait belts
  • Operate/utilize scales
  • Operate/utilize thermometers
  • Operate/utilize wrist watches
  • Operate/utilize special eating utensils
  • Clean, disinfect, and store equipment
  • Report defective equipment to supervisor- Select -
  • Request supplies as appropriate
  • Use equipment and supplies effiently and in a cost-effective manner
  • Operate/utilize slide board
  • Operate/utilize trapeze

Licenses/Certifications 

  • Certified Nursing Assistant*
  • CPR

Critical Competencies 

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

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