CNA - Up to $18
Company: Independence Village
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Independence Village of Carmel
Text "IVCACNA" to 317-666-8252 to apply HHA or CNA certification
required Position Summary: The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is
responsible for providing caring and personalized assistance for
residents living in our community. Required Experience for CNA:
High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Previous Healthcare, Geriatrics or experience working with the
elderly population preferred.
Previous experience as a nursing aide preferred.
Must be a licensed, Certified Nursing Assistant in accordance with
state laws. Accountabilities for CNA: Professional in attitude,
demeanor and dress.
Good organizational skills and ability to work under pressure and
Subject to frequent interruptions.
Involved with residents and associates under all conditions and
Subject to potentially upset residents, family members, associates
Varied working hours to include days, evenings, weekends, and
holidays as needed.
Subject to callback during emergency conditions (severe weather,
evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).
Continuous physical movement. Responsibilities for CNA: Leads and
provide 1440 care.
Review Resident Care Plans at start of shift.
Bathe and clean, as needed, both male and female residents by bed
bath, shower and/or whirlpool.
Assist in cleaning teeth, shampooing/combing hair, cleaning and
cutting nails, applying make-up, shaving and cleaning glasses of
both male and female residents.
Assist residents in dressing appropriately, encouraging usual and
Make residents' beds and change linens as needed, clean up room and
closet, picking up unnecessary articles and arranging room
Feed residents requiring total or partial assist with meals, set up
trays for residents needing assistance, and pass and assist with
Answer calls light promptly and ensure lights are always within
Assist residents with bedpan, urinal, and bedside commode or to
bathroom as needed and/or as directed. Change incontinent brief or
diaper every two hours or more frequently if needed.
Take and give notice in writing, vital signs (temp, pulse,
respiration & blood pressure), heights and weights as requested,
report abnormal or unusual signs to charge nurse. Report skin
breakdown, pressure sores, changes in residents' physical/mental
condition to nurse immediately.
Measure intake and output on all residents for whom it has been
ordered including emptying urine from indwelling catheters or other
urine collection devices near end of shift and assist in collection
Pass water to residents and ensure it is within reach. Collect
water pitchers for cleaning per schedule.
Clean wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, bedpans and urinals per
Report unusual color or odor of excretes (urine, drainage, stool or
sputum) before discarding it.
Assist in the transport, transfer, ambulation, frequent positioning
and providing ROM to residents. Use measures that ensure resident
and associate safety. Request assistance when lifting, turning and
moving residents, using lifting devices when needed. Transport to
activities, meals and appointments as requested.
Help maintain personal dignity of each resident by ensuring privacy
and treating them with respect. Understand and follow Resident Bill
Apply safety devices as directed by the nurse, check safety devices
every thirty minutes and release every two hours.
Ensure residents who are unable to call for help are checked
Ensure rooms are ready for new admissions.
Assist in admission, transfer and discharge of residents including
ensuring rooms are ready for admit and assist resident with
belongings upon discharge.
Greet newly admitted residents on admission and escort them to
their room as necessary.
Complete Nurse Aide flow sheet during shift and according to
instructions using only authorized abbreviations.
Document care given in CareTracker.
Identify resident before providing care.
Follow universal precautions and isolation procedures for infection
control. Wash hands at beginning of shift, between residents,
before passing trays and after assisting with elimination-even if
Inventory and mark resident's personal possessions as
Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious
materials and hazardous chemicals immediately.
Maintain all service areas in clean and orderly condition and keep
halls clear of equipment.
Report all accidents or incidents observed immediately.
Report suspected abuse immediately.
Perform other duties as assigned General Working Conditions: This
position entails standing for long periods of time. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to
communicate effectively with others, sit, stand, walk and use hands
to handle keyboard, telephone, paper, files, and other equipment
and objects. The employee must be able to read, write, and speak
fluent English. The employee is occasionally required to reach with
hands and arms and push/pull equipment frequently. The employee is
expected to possess good organization skills, with the ability to
work under pressure and meet deadlines. The employee must be
compassionate and empathetic. The employee will occasionally lift
and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee may frequently bend,
reach, grasp, and climb. The employee may need to squat and kneel.
The work environment requires appropriate interaction with others.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate. Occasional
travel to different locations may be required. Connecting Seniors,
Families and Communities For over 37 years, our senior living
communities have served seniors and their families across Michigan,
Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, and Tennessee, with each location
offering unique services including independent, enhanced, and
assisted living, as well as memory care and rehabilitation and
skilled nursing. Through forming authentic connections and
committing to creating the absolute best experiences each day for
our residents and their families, we've created a special culture
within our communities that allows our employees to do their best
work and our residents to shine every day. Not Just Making Every
Day Great. Making Every Minute Great. There are 1,440 minutes in
every single day. We aspire to make each one of them an exceptional
moment. This philosophy is supported by our 6 powerful, yet simple
pillars: Dream Big, Have Courage, Take Initiative, Be Accountable,
Give Back & Enjoy it. We strive to fulfill the aspirational yet
unattainable goal of creating the absolute best experience with
every person, in every interaction, every minute of every day. It
begins with empowering our employees. Every employee, at every
level of the company, is expected to perform like a leader.
Everyone is encouraged and expected to put the needs of each other
above everything else. No one here just "does their job" The
mission is to create the absolute best experiences. This emphasis
on putting people first has helped us successfully grow for the
right reasons. We have developed an environment that attracts
dreamers, adventurers, creators, givers and believers to seek
career opportunities with us. We find people who believe that true
happiness is only found in the service of others. We want
high-performers with diverse skill-sets and big hearts. We treat
each other as family and find that close collaboration creates the
biggest ideas. If you love serving others, and are looking for an
opportunity to thrive, CommonSail Investment Group and our
businesses is your destination. This classification description is
intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work
difficulty that are required of positions given this title and
should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and
responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not
intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor
to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under
her/his supervision. The use of a particular expression or
illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not
mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty. Equal
Opportunity Employer Click on glassdoor to see our employee
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