Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA

US-IL-Forsyth
Hickory Point Christian Village
565 West Marion Avenue
Job ID
2017-1802
Category
Clinical Services

Overview

Hickory Point Christian Village - Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

 

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking Certified Nursing Assistant on first and third shift to provide direct care to residents, under supervision of a licensed nurse, in accordance with community policies and procedures and report resident needs and concerns to a licensed nurse.

 

Certified Nursing Assistant - CNA for Full and Part time positions on first and third shifts. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist Residents with the activities of daily life, remembering to utilize restorative nursing principles to promote and maintain individuals at their highest level of functioning.
  • Report any change of condition in Residents immediately to supervisor on duty.
  • Conduct Resident rounds as assigned.
  • Document Resident progress as described by corporate guidelines.
  • Complete any admission or discharge procedure.
  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
  • Participate in the Resident care planning process as assigned.
  • Use proper equipment and techniques to ensure the safety of Residents and staff.
  • Complete all required documentation accurately and timely, following all community policies and procedures.
  • Ensure Residents have call lights at hand or can be seen by staff.
  • Answer call lights promptly.
  • Assist Residents with meals, nourishment, hydration and transportation.
  • Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, and staff the department serves.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
  • Use proper care and use of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Participate in all in-services and activities as required.
  • Follow all written and oral directions as given by supervisor.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook and nursing policy and procedure manual.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.
  • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to Residents’ protected health information.

Qualifications

  • Complete and pass training and competency exams as approved by the State Board of Health required.
  • Able to read and comprehend written Resident care instructions and chart Resident conditions.
  • Able to follow written and oral directions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Demonstrate dependability, cooperation, and interest in the care of the elderly.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, and visitors.

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