HC Certified Nurse Aide (12HR/Night Shifts)

Walnut Place - Dallas, TX3.3

30+ days agoFull-time

Certified Nurse Aide
(12 HR-Night Shift)
HealthCenter/Skilled Nursing

To apply for this position, please visit the Walnut Place careers site (https://lcsnet.referrals.selectminds.com/walnutplace/jobs) & complete the electronic application online.

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GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Certified Nurse Aide assists the licensed nursing staff by performing routine nursing duties and activities of daily living.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assists residents with dressing, grooming, eating, bathing, positioning, turning, toileting and exercising.
  • Gives treatments, performs tests, carries out procedures and collects specimens as instructed.
  • Reports and records observations and results of treatments, tests, procedures and specimens when indicated.
  • Transfers, transports and escorts residents as needed.
  • Answers signal lights promptly.
  • Changes bed linens, makes beds and keeps rooms clean and orderly.

Other Duties:

  • Maintains safe and sanitary work stations and equipment.
  • Encourages independence, attendance at activities, restorative programs and rehabilitation.
  • Attends in-service training and education session, as assigned.
  • Performs specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful completion of approved geriatric nursing assistant training program in the State of Texas.
  • Prior geriatric nursing aide experience is preferred.
  • Registration with State registry required.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively, and perform simple arithmetic. Ability to document care given.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting; may be exposed to blood and body fluids which may contain HIV and/or HBV; must be able to transport residents via wheelchair, gerichair or shower chair, pushing up to 150 lbs. unassisted. Must be able to transfer, lift, turn and position a resident weighing up to 125 lbs. unassisted, or with the assistance of one for a resident weighing over 125 lbs. Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, squat, stand, and walk for up to 90% of the work day. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior. Must be able to reach up to a level of six feet; must be able to push a dietary cart up to 40 lbs unassisted. Must be able to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. frequently, and 50 lbs. occasionally.

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • CNA: 2 years (Preferred)