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compensation: negotiable
employment type: full-time

Job Summary

Northgate Plaza is looking for a hard-working, dedicated CNA who is passionate about long-term care and looking for a rewarding career in healthcare. As a CNA, you will have the unique opportunity to positively impact our residents every day. You will partner with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare staff, and under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN), positively represent the facility, providing routine patient care to promote patient comfort and contribute to the overall patient plan of care. This position is responsible for on-going patient data collection and documentation and providing a variety of unit support functions which contribute to the overall efficient operation of the nursing unit/department.

Northgate Plaza is proud to be an EEO-AA employer M/F/D/V and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Responsibilities and Duties

As a CNAat Northgate Plaza, you will:

Provide assistance in activities of daily living and complete necessary tasks to promote patient health, including assisting patients with basic hygiene needs, maintaining an optimum level of mobility and assisting patients with nutritional intake, as needed
Collect patient specimens and data, including vital signs, input/output and other delegated measurements in accordance with unit/facility policy and standards of care
Document objective data and routine aspects of patient care
Recognize and report abnormalities and/or changes in the patient's health status and responses to treatment to a licensed professional
Promote continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for which care is provided
Perform procedures and use equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, consistent with demonstrated competencies and state scope of practice
Provide necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures, under the direct supervision of a licensed professional
May provide general support to the department, including greeting and assisting patients, visitors, physicians and ancillary personnel
Qualifications and Skills

As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)for Northgate Plaza, you will need a high school diploma or equivalent and must be a CNA in good standing. The qualified CNA will also have:

1 year of experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), experience in a long term care facility preferred
Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift and transfer residents (up to 100 pounds unassisted), bend, twist, push and pull
Knowledge of medical terminology, skill in administering nursing techniques
Exceptional organization skills, ability to prepare and maintain accurate resident charts, reports and observations
Effective communication skills and interpersonal relations
Good problem solving and independent thinking skills
Knowledge of basic hygiene and sanitation

We are equally committed to both our residents and employees and have created an environment that promotes professional and personal growth. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packagesincluding:

Paid Vacation

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6789314461


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