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Certified Nursing Assistant - All shifts available

Posting Date: 

11/16/2016

Community: 

Canterbury at Cedar Grove

City: 

Cedar Grove, NJ

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Certified Nurse Aide performs various resident care activities and related nonprofessional services essential to caring for personal needs and comfort of residents in the Residential Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for varied resident care duties as assigned by charge nurse to include admitting, discharging, transferring and caring for the resident’s personal belongings and assisting the professional nurse in performing resident treatments
  • Performs duties in accordance with established methods and techniques and in conformance with recognized standards
  • Bathes the resident in bed, tub or shower, combs hair, cleans and cuts fingernails and gives shampoos
  • Verifies that all residents have wrist bands, medication, picture, and door tags
  • Takes and records weights, blood pressures, temperatures, pulse and respiration
  • Assists all residents with their meals, meal nourishment and self-medications
  • Answers resident’s call light or bell, delivers messages, administers bedpans and urinals, cleans areas of spillage or accidents caused by the resident
  • Reports any/all changes in resident’s condition, any family concerns and resident’s complaints to charge nurse and/or supervisor
  • Ensures that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
  • Performs other duties as requested

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Certified Nurse Aide certification is required and must be maintained
  • Must have successfully completed a state approved certified nursing assistant program and a Medication Assistance inservice from a RPh
  • High school education or high school equivalency diploma is preferred
  • It is mandatory that the candidate is able to read, write and understand the English language
  • Must be in good physical and mental health
  • Must have knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering simple treatments and providing related bedside resident care services
  • Must pay attention to safety hazards to residents and self
  • Must provide annual verification of a negative TB skin test

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Canterbury Care & Rehablitation Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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