Certified Nursing Assistant C.N.A. 3-11p Shift

Employer
The Grove of LaGrange Park
Location
La Grange Park, IL, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 24, 2017
Closes
Sep 24, 2017
Ref
3bff3ebe
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Summary/Objective
In keeping with our organizations goal of improving the lives of the Guests we serve, the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) plays a critical role in providing superior customer service and nursing care to all Guests. The C.N.A. safeguards the health, safety and welfare of all Guests under their care by following applicable laws, regulations, and established nursing policies and procedures.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Provides quality nursing care to Guests in an environment that promotes their rights, dignity and freedom of choice.

  2. Provides individualized attention, which encourages each Guests ability to maintain or attain the highest practical physical, mental and psychosocial well-being.

  3. Carry out assignments required for the Guests activities of daily living (ADLs) which include but not limited to bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, and feeding.

  4. Attends to individual needs of all Guests in regards to incontinent care, transferring, ambulation, range of motion, communication and other needs.

  5. Provides care that maintains each Guests skin integrity to prevent pressure ulcers, skin tears and other damage by changing incontinent Guests, turning, repositioning immobile Guests and by applying moisturizers to fragile skin and other areas.

  6. Performs various tasks assigned by the floor nurse including checking vital signs, weighing Guests, applying creams/ointments and collecting specimens.

  7. Must be knowledgeable of individual care plans and support the care planning process by providing supervisors with specific information and observations of the Guests needs, preferences and report any behavioral changes.

  8. Assists the Wound Care Nurse as directed.

  9. Completes medical records documenting care provided and other information in accordance with nursing policies while maintaining strict confidentiality.

  10. Assure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when providing care. Follow established safety precautions when preforming tasks and using equipment and supplies.

  11. Assists with the training of new staff members.

  12. Reports all hazardous conditions, damaged equipment and supply issues to the supervisor.

  13. Maintains the comfort, privacy and dignity of Guests and interacts with them in a manner that displays warmth, respect and promotes a caring environment.

  14. Must answer and respond to call lights promptly and courteously.

  15. Assist with new admissions, re-admissions and assist with the transfer of Guests to different rooms within the facility.

  16. Communicates and interacts effectively and tactfully with Guests, visitors, families, peers and supervisors.

  17. Attend and participate in departmental meetings and in-services as directed.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in a health care setting. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the facility while pulling or pushing carts. This position works mostly in the Guest care areas as well as in occasional outside weather conditions. This role may also come into contact with patients who may have contagious illnesses.

Physical Demands
while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping on a regular basis. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects and patients weighing over 75 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This position is part of a health care facility that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Rotating shifts as well as holiday and work during inclement weather will be required.

Company Description

Combining the serene comforts of our peaceful suburban location with an innovative approach to clinical rehabilitation and therapy, The Grove La Grange is one of the most advanced providers of post-hospital care in Chicago.

Along with the latest rehabilitation techniques and protocols, the Grove also provides a wide array of urbane, hotel-like amenities that offer guests a superior level of comfort and sophistication in a tranquil, healing environment.