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CNA: 11p – 7a FT (Bowden)

Assists the resident in performing activities of daily living and assists the nursing staff in providing resident care and other related activities for the nursing department.

  • Job Type: Arbor Acres
  • Job Location: Arbor Acres Winston-Salem - Winston Salem, NC
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Education Level: CNA Certification
  • Job Category: Nursing Arts - RN

Position Description:

Assists the resident in performing activities of daily living and assists the nursing staff in providing resident care and other related activities for the nursing department.

Job Relationships:

  1. Reports to and is supervised by the Household Coordinator, LPN & Clinical Coordinator

 

General Duties and Responsibilities: 

1. Assists the nursing staff in providing care to geriatric patients using knowledge of and techniques for dealing with problems associated with aging.
2. Assists residents with personal grooming and dressing.
3. Assists residents with use of toilet and/or bedpan.
4. Transports residents to and from meals, activities and other areas as needed.
5. Responds promptly to resident call bells or requests from residents and any emergencies within one (1) minute.
6. Provides non-skilled treatments such as measurement of vital signs, turning and positioning, transfers, recording of bowel and bladder function, care for the incontinent, including skin care, range of motion exercises, assistance with walking, testing of urine, recording of in-take and out-put, application and release of protective restraints, weighing and measuring, administration of non-medicated enemas and vaginal irrigations, collections of voided urine specimens and stool specimens, and post-mortem care of the body.
7. Assists residents with the dining experience.
8. Communicates reports of residents’ conditions, especially any unusual incidents or changes.
9. Assesses clothing for cleaning needs, labeling and appropriate storage.
10. Assists residents with social activities.
11. Records supply usage.
12. Assists with maintaining residents’ environment.
13. Performs any other duties and/or tasks that may be assigned on an as-needed basis by an authorized supervisor.

Typical Physical Demands

  1. Employee must have the ability and knowledge to lift and move residents safely.
  2. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. of weight; to reach and extend hands and arms in any direction; to seize, hold, grip, turn or otherwise work with hands.
  3. Be able to bend, stoop, kneel, bend at the waist.
  4. Be able to clearly hear sounds as is needed in monitoring blood pressures.
  5. Be able to see clearly at 20 inches or less.
  6. Have an acute sense of smell.
  7. Must be able to push 200 lbs. and transport residents in a wheelchair between buildings.
  8. Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  9. Must be able to successfully complete the WorkSTEPS Functional Testing program. This program assists in determining whether applicants/employees are able to safely perform essential job functions.
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Position Qualifications:

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Be able to express verbal ideas and impart information to residents and residents’ families.
  2. Extensive ability to respond to emergencies rapidly.
  3. Must be able to operate Hoyer Lift and Arjo whirlpool tubs.
  4. Work habits should include regular attendance, punctuality, teamwork, initiative, willingness to learn, dependability and promptness.
  5. Must be able to perform mental functions and withstand moderate amounts of stress.
  6. Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the demands of a 24 hour daily operation.
  7. Strong verbal communication skills. The ability to read, to write, and to speak fluently and correctly in the English language.
  8. Ability to embody and uphold the corporate personality and culture of Arbor Acres with its emphasis on warmth, caring, generation of community, enthusiasm, achievement of excellence, and joy.

 

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Minimum Experience:

Prefer 6 months experience.

License and/or Certification Required & Continuing Education Requirements:

  1. Certified as a Nurse Aide I and registered with the North Carolina Department of Facility Services Nurse Aide Registry.
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