Certified Nurses Aide (CNA or STNA)

Century Park AssociatesCentury Park Associates

Johnston, RI
Job Description

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The CERTIFIED NURSES AIDE / CNA (STNA-State Tested Nursing Assistant) delivers routine daily assisted living services through interpersonal contact focused on maximizing residents’ individual capabilities in accordance with all laws, regulations and Century Park standards. Reports to Resident Care Director.

Working Conditions

  • Attends and participates in continuing education programs
  • Works in department as well as throughout community
  • Subject to frequent interruptions
  • Involved with residents, associates, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc. under all conditions and circumstances
  • Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
  • Works beyond normal working hours, on weekends and holidays, and in other positions temporary as necessary
  • Subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday
  • Possible exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and hepatitis B viruses

Education and Experience

  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a graduate of a State-approved CNA program
  • Must be currently certified/registered in applicable state. Must maintain an active certification in good standing throughout employment
  • One (1) year experience in senior services preferred
  • Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during Orientation. Certification must remain current during employment.
    Specific Requirements
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as well as a willingness to handle difficult residents
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing aide practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing nursing aide functions in an assisted living community
  • Must perform efficiently in all applicable competence areas
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Century Parks’ Code of Ethics and completes all required compliance training

Primary Job Responsibilities

Below is a description of basic job duties though other related duties may become necessary as directed by supervisor.

  • Assists residents with activities of daily living as designated in care plan (i.e., dressing, toileting, hair care, bathing)
  • Reads 24-hour log at beginning of shift
  • Makes routine rounds as scheduled and checks with residents to ensure care needs are being met
  • Assists residents with clothing choices appropriate for the day’s weather, clean and stain-free
  • Assists with incontinent residents, routinely checking clothing and linens to keep residents clean and dry
  • Assists residents during meal times in the dining area
  • Encourages residents to participate in activities
  • Reminds residents of daily dental care and shaving if applicable
  • Shampoos hair weekly if not done by beautician
  • Makes beds daily
  • Prepares residents for activities, meals, appointments, etc.
  • Delivers meals and assists with set-up or feeding as needed
  • Verifies residents are present for meals and checks on those not attending unless notified otherwise in advance
  • Cleans up spills by residents and alerts housekeeping for follow-up
  • Reports all changes in resident conditions to Nurse, Resident Care Director or Executive Director
  • Welcomes new residents and assists with adjustment to community
  • Assists residents in unpacking, storing, labeling and inventorying belongings upon move-in
  • Assists residents with packing belongings when being transferred
  • Compliant with infection control guidelines

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to respond to call lights promptly
  • Must assist with evacuation of residents and supports residents in times of crisis (i.e., natural disaster).
  • Must deliver quality services to residents
  • Must be able to accurately document and chart residents care
  • Must be able to assist residents with baths, showers, personal grooming, feeding, and toileting
  • Must be able to lift, turn, move, position and transport residents
  • Must be able to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards residents
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Must practice regular and predictable attendance
  • Must follow company policies including harassment, code of ethics, complaint procedures, safety, sanitation, confidentiality, dress code and resident rights
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs floor to waist, lift 35 lbs waist to shoulder, lift and carry 35 lbs and push/pull 35 lbs
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