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Certified Nursing Assistant

Date: Sep 11, 2019

Requisition ID: 66557

Ministry:  PLC Senior Services

Location: PLC Sacred Heart Home

Location Address:
515 North Main, Avilla, IN  46710-9410 United States (US)

 

   

Department: 40120670 Skilled NSG SHH 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Evening
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Senior Services performs various duties under the direction and supervision of a professional licensed nurse to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient/resident treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct patient/resident care as assigned by the licensed nurse and communicates patient’s response.
  • Performs routine procedures e.g. blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, heights, weights, intake and output and the collections of urine, stool and sputum specimens.
  • Documents care per departmental standards in electronic medical record.
  • Assists with patients’ activity and providing a safe environment.
  • Observes patients/residents while performing delegated tasks and reports significant findings regarding safety, personal needs and changes in patient’s condition to the licensed nurse.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Must have completed at least eight years of grade school or provide proof of equivalent knowledge.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Previous experience in senior services preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Certified Nursing Assistant certification required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

 

Application submittal is acknowledgement that pre-employment screening will be conducted on all potential hires post-offer. Applicants are entitled to a copy of the background check report and have the right to challenge its accuracy and completeness. If the applicant is covered by the Indiana Health Care Worker Background Check Act, and the applicant’s record indicates a conviction, he or she may request a waiver from the Indiana Department of Public Health.


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