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Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant

Genesis HealthCare Type Full time Posted 7/13/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/23/2014
MD - Maryland (All) - Silver Spring Referral - n/a -    
Area of Interest : Nursing - GNA
Position Type : Full Time - Permanent

Relocation Approved :
Recruiter : Robinson, Tina
Job Description : Genesis HealthCare Fairland Center, Silver Springs, MD 20904 is looking for remarkable Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistants / GNAs for full-time  3pm-11pm and 11pm-7am including work every other weekend/holiday. Must have a GNA certification to apply. At Genesis HealthCare, you can really care for your patients - and your thoughts, opinions and expertise will always be respected. Our centers are state-of-the-art. Our benefits package is outstanding, as it includes a Clinical Career Path of opportunities. And our regular shifts help you balance your career and your personal life. Genesis HealthCare operates more than 200 skilled nursing centers in 13 states, and offers rehabilitation services to nearly 1,000 health care facilities in 23 states. And right now, we have openings near you. So apply today. For a remarkable GNA like you, it's a remarkable opportunity. As a Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant / GNA at Genesis HealthCare, you will • Handle and serve residents in a manner conducive to their safety and comfort, under the direction of a licensed nurse • Perform all duties in accordance with established methods, techniques and recognized standards • Assist licensed nurses in admitting, admitting assessments, discharging, transferring and caring for the residents' personal belongings • Perform ADLSs • Coordinate scheduling for residents requiring OT, PT and ST • Take and record weights, blood pressures, temperatures, pulse and respiration and give skin care treatments, as permitted by state regulation • Apply simple clean dressings, slings, stockings and support bandages, under direction of the licensed nurse, by state regulation • Provide direct care to the more acutely ill residents • Obtain clean linens and supplies, clean utility rooms, kitchen areas and all other nursing areas, as assigned. Clean resident equipment & maintain clean resident conditions and report on resident status or family concerns to a licensed nurse • Receive and escort visitors; collect charts, records and reports • Help to orient and mentor new nursing assistants • Put resident service first: Ensure that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, which recognizes the individual's needs and rights • Perform other duties as requested AGN1

Qualifications : Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant / GNA Requirements: • Minimum of a high school education or high school equivalency diploma preferred • Ability to read, write and understand the English language is mandatory • A minimum of 12 hours continuing education programs provided by the center to maintain certification • Successful completion of a state-approved GNA program As one of the nation's largest long-term care and rehabilitation providers, we offer a generous and wide-ranging compensation package including: • Medical/dental/vision insurances • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability • Voluntary insurance programs • 401(k) • Continuing Education Programs • Leadership Training Program • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts • Extensive paid leave for holidays • Service awards • Generous Elder Care benefit for family membersPI80754535