Community Care , an exciting fast growing Homecare Agency is looking to hire CNA's for our client's facilties throughout the Hamburg region. The Certified Nursing Assistant and Nurse Aide is responsible for the tasks of personal care and incidental activities of daily living for patients of all ages in inpatient facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes and other institutions. Performs care and delegated tasks as directed by the nursing plan of care and/or supervisor as permitted by policies and procedures of the facility and allowed under state law/regulation.
Provides for patient’s personal hygiene, grooming, and comfort needs, i.e., toileting and elimination, baths, backrubs, shampoos, shaves, bed baths, tub baths or showers, skin and nail care, and oral hygiene.
Observes and reports the condition of patient/client to the appropriate supervisor.
Assists with ambulation, transfers and range of motion exercises.
Performs patient-related procedures such as but not limited to: measuring and documenting intake and output; blood glucose monitoring; urine specimen collections; measurements of vital signs; and weight.
Administers non-medicated enemas, non-sterile dressings, surgical preps, ice packs, heat treatments, sitz and therapeutic baths.
Safely applies and monitors the safe use of physical restraints as directed.
Transports patients and equipment within the facility as necessary.
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Must be 18 years of age.
High School diploma or equivalent and successful completion of Nursing Assistant course and Nurse Assistant certification as required by state in which employed.
A student RN in the last year of school or an unlicensed RN/LPN/LVN graduate may be eligible for employment as a Nurses Aide as allowable under state law/regulation.
One (1) year experience in a comparable job classification and/or as required by contracted facility.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Pass criminal and abuse background checks, when required by the State(s) in which employed.
Able to communicate with all levels of clinical and non-clinical individuals.
Able to read and interpret technical instructions; use vision and hearing to observe the patient.
Evidence of current CPR/BLS training for infants, children and adults.
Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care, as appropriate.
We have the following shifts available: 1st shift 7:00 am- 3:00 pm, 2nd shift 3:00 pm- 11:00 pm, and 3rd shift 11:00 pm- 7:00 am. Contracts are based on 6-13 weeks based on assignment and location availability. Per- Diem work is also available. The facilities are not on a bus line, transportation is required. There are no pets and no smoking on the premises.
Community Care is offering our LPN's per diem and contract workers access to our two discount programs as a company perk.
Location/Region: Hamburg, NY (14075)