Dallas, PA

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
MUST HAVE ALL CREDENTIALS BEFORE CONFIRMING. FBI Fingerprints done and copy of results if worker has not been a resident for two years. We are unable to accept contingency offers at this time.  COMPANY NAME BADGE IS REQUIRE. SET SCHEDULE WILL BE PROVIDED BASED ON FACILITY NEEDS AND CONTRACT GUIDELINES.EVENINGS 2:30P-11:00P & EVERY OTHER WEEKEND - 8 HOUR SHIFT We are a 59 bed skilled and long term care facility. Our core values are Human Dignity, Sacredness of Life, Excellence, Compassion, and Mercy Hospitality.  Job Title:                                Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)Department:                          NursingPosition Reports To:             Charge Nurse/SupervisorBASIC FUNCTION:            Under the direction and supervision of the unit charge nurse, and shift supervisor, provides the basic nursing care to residents.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1.         Resident Care Function:            a.         Perform routine nursing care which includes bathing, dressing, undressing, personal                       hygiene, shaving, and keeping residents clean and dry.            b.         Assist residents with mobility, including transferring residents in/out of bed,                                  wheelchairs, lift, etc.            c.         Assist in admission, discharge, transfer, and death procedures.            d.         Assist in supplying daily nourishment and fluids to residents (mealtime, snacks,                             fluids, etc.).  Document intake and output when indicated.             e.         Take resident vital signs, including temperature, pulse and respiratory rate, and blood                    pressure.  Obtain resident weights.            f.          Assist in pressure ulcer prevention by proper positioning, use of pressure relieving             devices, and preventative skin care.              g.         Collect specimens (urine, stool, sputum) as directed.            h.         Assist in keeping the resident environment clean and neat, including making the                            residents bed, appropriate handling of hygiene items, and cleaning dressers, night                         stands and closets.             i.          Answer resident call bells promptly.   j.            Plan and organize care so that resident can attend activities and therapies asscheduled.                             k.           Make regular rounds to all residents and provide care as necessary.                             l.            Participate in the resident plan of care conference when indicated.                             m.          Report incidents/accidents promptly to charge nurse and/or shift supervisor.                             n.           Remain on nursing unit, providing care until relieved by oncoming CNA; may be                              required to work after scheduled shift until relieved.                             o.           Be available to assist facility in times of staffing shortages.                             p.           Participates in Preventative Nursing Program after resident is discharged from                              Restorative Nursing Program.2.         Communication Function:                 a.         Record all pertinent data on the Nursing Assistant Daily Care Record and Daily                            Assignment Sheet. Complete other nursing care forms as required.            b.         Report changes in the residents condition, resident request for medications, resident                     complaints/concerns, and the residents response to care interventions to the charge                       nurse.            c.         Maintain good intra-personal relationships with resident, family, visitors, and other                        personnel.            d.         Be polite and available to state survey team during surveys.            e.         Participate as an active team member in abuse prevention and reporting. 3.         Environmental/Safety Function:            a.         Assist in keeping the resident environment clean and neat, including making the                            residents bed, appropriate handling of hygiene items, and cleaning dressers, night                         stands and closets.             b.         Keep resident rooms and bathrooms free of safety hazards.            c.         Report broken or malfunctioning equipment to the charge nurse and remove same                          from use.            d.         Keep hallways and emergency exits free of clutter.            e.         Use good body mechanics in the provision of resident care.            f.          Keep clean and soiled utility rooms, linen closet, and storage areas clean and free of                      clutter. 4.         Personal Development Function:            a.         Attend and participate in facility inservice programs (12 hours/year minimum).            b.         Maintain confidentiality of resident, personnel, and facility information.ANCILLARY DUTIES: 1.         Other related duties as requested.  QUALIFICATIONS: 1.         Must be on the Pennsylvania Registry as a nursing assistant; or a graduate of an approved             Nursing Assistant Training Program, or be eligible to  enter such a program, graduate, and             pass a state approved competency evaluation within  one hundred twenty (120) days from the date of employment.                        2.                   Must participate in at least twelve (12) hours of inservice education each year to include but                       not exclusive to mandatory inservices.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1.         Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday (sitting, standing, bending,   walking, and lifting).2.         Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function              adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be met.3.         Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability to cope with the mental          and emotional stress of the position.4.         Lifting restrictions of no more than fifty (50) pounds.  WORKING CONDITIONS: 1.         Works in a well-lighted and ventilated area(s) throughout the facility.2.         Sits, stands, bends, lifts, and moves intermittently during working hours.3.         Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times             hostile people within the facility.4.         Is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the work day.5.         Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when      assigned.6.         May be exposed to infectious waste diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the    Hepatitis B virus.7.         Must be flexible with work assignments in order to meet residents needs daily.8.         May be subject to frequent interruptions. 
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