Certified Nursing Assistant CNA

Employer
Center for Extended Care at Amherst
Location
Amherst, MA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 09, 2017
Closes
Sep 27, 2017
Ref
170d15351
Specialty
Support Staffing
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Center for Extended Care at Amherst, a 134 bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, had been serving the people of greater Amherst for almost 50 years and has some very exciting job opportunities to offer you.

  • Full-time, part-time and per-diem positions available

As a Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA at Center for Extended Care at Amherst, 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 standard
  • 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
  • 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 certified 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

Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language is mandatory
  • Successful completion of a state-approved Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA program

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