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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) 40 hours/nights

Company: Hebrew Senior Life
Location: Canton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

40 hours/nights 11p-7am and every other weekend (Enhanced Living Floor)

Great benefits!

The primary role of the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) is to protect, sustain, and nurture the residents that live at Orchard Cove. They provide assistance with activities of daily living, care of the resident's environment, and meet other needs as required. The goal of the work of the nursing assistant is to provide assistance that promotes a high quality of life for the residents. The nursing assistant works as a member of a team that seeks to achieve a home-like setting while maintaining excellence in all areas of care.

In addition, the C.N.A. will demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and mission of Hebrew SeniorLife and recognize residents' dignity and choice in all aspects of daily life. They are an active participant in the activities, work, and social environment of the households, and strive to make every resident encounter into a positive and meaningful experience and opportunity, while ensuring the provision of safe and efficient quality care.

Core Competencies:

  • Recognize and respond to the needs of the resident
  • competent in the SAM method of medication delivery
  • Reports all changes in the resident's condition
  • Assists in residents personal care
  • Reports all accidents and incidents as they occur
  • Observe and report pressure ulcers
  • Promote a no-manual lift environment
  • Maintains confidentiality and privacy of the residents
  • Embraces and demonstrates the coaching approach in interpersonal interactions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Recognize and respond to the needs of the residents
  • Promote autonomy of residents in decision making
  • Report changes in the resident's condition to the clinical support team promptly
  • Assist residents with personal care functions including:
  • Dental and mouth care
  • Bathing
  • Dressing and grooming
  • Hair care
  • Nail care
  • Shaving
  • Bowel and bladder care
  • Provide care that promotes habilitation and wellness
  • Report accidents and incidents as they occur
  • Report any observed or suspected resident abuse immediately
  • Observe and report the presence of pressure areas to prevent ulcers
  • Meet with the clinical support team as scheduled or needed to discuss residents' needs and progress in identifying and correcting problems
  • Promote a no-manual lift environment
  • Measure and record vital signs, such as temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, and weight only as needed
  • Document findings and other aspects of care appropriately and promptly
  • Attend and participate in ongoing training and educational classes
  • Attend and participate in Household meetings
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy of the resident
  • Communicate effectively with peers and other team members
  • Facilitate life enrichment activities that encourage resident engagement
  • Maintain cleanliness of the resident's room and common household areas by performing light housekeeping
  • Perform in various roles to coordinate the work of the household (communication coordinator, housekeeping, supplies, laundry etc.)
  • Participate in resident care plan meetings and ensure plan is followed
  • The above covers the most significant responsibilities of the position. It does not, however, exclude other duties, which would be in conformity with the level of the position. Completes special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Fluent English skills required
  • Computer literacy required
  • Must have an optimistic and positive demeanor, excellent oral and written communication skills, good intuition and able to adapt to changing priorities and display good, sound judgment with a sense of humor
  • Must be motivated to learn and flexible to change
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an environment working with the elderly and/or disabled, preferably in the home care setting
  • Employee must successfully pass the CORI check as requested by Orchard Cove
  • Must attend mandatory in-services provided by Orchard Cove and periodic in-services in order to keep your license current
  • Employee must successfully pass the CORI check as requested by Orchard Cove

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Ability to move around the EL area
  • Ability to occasionally move items up to 20 pounds.
  • Ability to push an occupied wheelchair

Hebrew SeniorLife is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence and not influenced or affected by race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military status, veterans status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Hebrew Senior Life, Boston , Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) 40 hours/nights, Other , Canton, Massachusetts

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