Certified Nursing Assistant- Part Time 3pm-11pm - Assisted Living

Presbyterian Communities and Services - Dallas, TX2.0

Full-time
At Presbyterian Village North we focus on people. Our Residents. Their Lives. Their health. Their families. We are one of the largest communities of Independents senior living Metroplex and we are committed to providing for our residents, the finest in dining experiences in North Dallas. We are focused on the goal of providing great food and service to our Residents in all levels of care provided at PVN.

We are looking for leaders that will enrich the lives of our Residents, Families and Employees through extraordinary experiences . . . because everyone deserves a great life!

We have an immediate opening for a Full-Time Clinical Nutrition Coordinator to support an environment where residents feel special, safe and secure. Our employees embrace a culture of hospitality, high-quality care and customer service that is unrivaled in the community. Join a team that cares!

At Presbyterian Village North we focus on people. Our Residents. Their Lives. Their health. Their families. We are one of the largest communities of short-term and long-term health care services in the Dallas metroplex. We are committed to providing compassionate, family oriented short-term and long-term care. We focus on individualized care that respects the dignity and rights of our Residents. Our aim is to care for every resident the way we would our family members. We strive to provide our Residents with services designed to achieve quality care and quality of life.

We are looking for leaders that will enrich the lives of our Residents, Families and Employees through extraordinary experiences . . . because everyone deserves a great life!

We have an immediate opening for a Certified Nursing Assistant to support an environment where residents feel special, safe and secure. Our employees embrace a culture of hospitality, high-quality care and customer service that is unrivaled in the community. Join a team that cares!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school graduation or GED preferred
Possession of a valid Texas Certified Nursing Assistant certification
Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English
Six months experience in providing personal care in a long-term care facility preferred
Ability to work independently
Ability to adjust to changing conditions, frequent demands and stressful situations
Ability to acquire new knowledge to perform additional or more difficult tasks
Ability to maintain a positive, stable disposition in performing, working in association with staff and residents
Ability to maintain a high level of performance in an environment of frequent demands and changes
Ability to work effectively as part of a healthcare team, to share information freely, to use and seek supervision and consultation verbally and in writing, and to be able to follow both verbal and written instructions
Ability to perform Essential Duties as outlined below
Genuine caring for and interest in the care of mature adults, handicapped people and hospice Patients
Ability to perform work tasks within the Physical Demand Requirements as outlined below
Ability to comply with the Resident Bill of Rights and Employee Responsibilities
Ability to comply with organizational and departmental safety policies and procedures

WORK ENVIRONMENT: CCRC, primarily indoors

WORK PACE: Self paced, requiring the ability to work quickly and accurately in an oftentimes fast-paced, demanding work area

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Models a service attitude towards others, takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better, is friendly and courteous to residents, patients and co-workers
Ensure resident/patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by remaining aware of and reporting any new or existing safety hazards
Maintain good attendance record
Provides or assists in bathing, dressing grooming, toileting and/or showering while ensuring privacy and safety and encouraging independence
Makes beds, straightens rooms and keeps resident care areas in an organized and clean manner, ensuring the entire floor is kept orderly
Respects resident s right by: (knocks on doors before entering room, addresses resident by name, allows resident to make own decisions when appropriate, promotes independence)
Provides safe resident transfers as appropriate
Takes and records temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respirations as required
Assists residents with simple range of motion or other exercises as directed by nurse or therapist, and ambulates resident safely according to his/her endurance levels
Applies medical or adaptive devices as ordered by the appropriate supervising nurse
Collects specimens as directed
Completes residents weights for each resident as required
Assesses for chocking and responds appropriately
Accurately documents care given to residents including the documentation of reportable resident problems (i.e. ADL sheets, B&B sheets, meal percentages, I&O, s/s of skin breakdowns, etc.)
Reports changes in resident condition to the supervising nurse immediately (i.e. changes in skin conditions, urinary changes, etc.) Reports problems with completion of assignments
Handles confidential information appropriately
Demonstrates flexibility with changing work demands
Reports to nurse: equipment and supply needs, repair/maintenance needs, safety hazards and unusual occurrences or observations
Attends and participation in appropriate in-service and staff meetings to improve knowledge and skills and to maintain competency and certification
Maintains attendance as outlined in policy
Wears prescribed uniform, follows prescribed dress code, wears name tag appropriately and maintains a professional image to the public and residents
Assists the nurse department and other department when required on other duties and tasks when asked (i.e. Life Enrichment)
Provides appropriate interventions for residents behavior per care plan, utilizes distractions and validation techniques as appropriate and encourages resident independence
Announce and encourage residents to attend activities of choice
Assists activity director as needed and if necessary leads the activity
Assumes other duties as assigned