Certified Nurse Aide
Employment Type: Full-Time
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Members of Massachusetts Senior Care Association are looking for motivated and compassionate individuals to help our long term care facilities maintain the quality of care and dignity our elderly patients deserve. Individuals with some Certified Nurse Assistant training may be eligible to begin work immediately and receive clinical training and testing on the job. Don't wait...work today and finish your training with us!
Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) are the primary caregivers of the long term care team, serving as the 'eyes and ears' for supervisory staff. Certified Nurse Aides help residents with personal care, including bathing, dressing, eating, walking and restorative services. Certified Nurse Aides receive ongoing training to increase their knowledge and skills and some go on to become licensed nurses themselves.
Follows proper universal precautions and infection control procedures 100% of the time, including:
Putting on and taking off Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Provides compassionate patient care in a respectful environment
Maintains patient dignity and rights, and demonstrates sensitivity to cultural diversity
Ensures safe environment and safe patient experience
Effectively communicates with patients
Maintains patient confidentiality
Utilizes appropriate patient identification methods when providing direct care
Follows abuse reporting requirements
Provides close monitoring and observation of at-risk patients
Demonstrates safe patient handling and transfers
Effectively communicates and documents patient observations
Reports changes in patient health status, as defined by the institution policy
Completes designated care tasks timely
May be required to obtain and document vital signs and relevant patient data as assigned.
Ensures patient cleanliness through assistance with/provision of hygiene and elimination care
Assists with safe patient mobility including use of gait belt, wheelchair, mechanical lift and other assistive devices
Provides repositioning/pressure-relief for at-risk patients
Applies compression stockings, pneumatic compression boots, assistive devices
Assists with patient nutritional needs, including feeding and adherence to specified dietary orders
Responds to patient call lights promptly and conducts safety checks as dictated by the institution policy
Assists with patient care procedures under direct supervision of a Registered/Licensed Nurse as defined by the institution policy
Orients patient/family to surroundings
Packs and stores patient belongings
Assist with equipment preparation/set up as per institution policy
Other duties as assigned
OPTIONAL: High school diploma/GED
Successful completion of a clinical course in an approved nursing school including standard minimum hands-on care skills OR
Current CNA certification OR
Former CNAs whose certification has lapsed OR
Individuals who have completed a CNA training course but have not yet taken the certification test
Additional training related to specific patient population needs to be provided upon-hire, based on institution policy
Conditions of Employment:
Legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Acceptable CORI, SORI is required
Drug testing may be required
Selected applicants will be required to complete a full orientation to the CNA role and responsibilities, including a Licensed/Registered Nurse's evaluation of the applicant's demonstrated basic competencies and effective use of PPE
Ability/knowledge of English language sufficient to speak, read and write accurately
Ability to perform simple arithmetic (four-function math)
Bi- or multilingual a plus
Basic computer skills
Familiarity with EMR (electronic medical records) systems a plus
Negative TB Test or Screening
Bending, squatting, kneeling
Lifting and/or carrying 50 lbs.
Standing for long periods of time
Prolonged wearing of PPE, including gloves, masks and face shields
$1,000 Signing Bonus offered for a limited time *start by May 15 and work 128 hours in first 30 days
On-Site Clinical Training and Certification Provided
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