PRN: All Shifts
AssistedLiving at the Oaks
Summary: The CNA / NA will care and treat patients/residents in a manner conductive to their safety and comfort. Perform duties in accordance with established methods and techniques in conformance to recognized standards. Provide patient/resident care within limits defined by delegated tasks. Tasks performed under direct supervision of a Charge Nurse/Nurse or Physician. Only Certified Nurse’s Aides may work in the hospital environment.
Typical Physical Demands:
- Requires full range of body motion, ability to handle and lift patients occasionally up to 100 lbs. for brief periods of time and extensive periods of walking or standing.
- Good vision and hearing or corrected vision and hearing.
- Ability to work under stressful conditions and sometimes work irregular hours.
- Requires reaching hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction, pushing using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion. May have lifting which requires the substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
- Must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken word. Must impart oral information to clients or to the family, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken information to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form; to deal with problems involving with daily routine patient/resident care.
- Must be a Certified Nurse Aide or entered into Certified Nurse Aide program and completed the first 16 hours of course work (proof must be provided)
- Must complete Certified Nurse Aide program within 6 months of hire.
- Maintain certification without lapse.
- Prior clinical experience preferred.
- Current CPR or have certification within 3 months of hire.
- Ability to care for and about others.
- Must be of good physical and mental health.
- Good assessment and observation skills.
- Possess adequate speech and hearing to communicate well.