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Certified Nursing Assistant

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Presence Health

Joliet, IL 60435
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Requisition ID: 60368

Location: PLC Villa Franciscan

Location Address:
210 North Springfield Avenue, Joliet, IL 60435 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 32
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Evening
FLSA: N

SUMMARY

The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Senior Services performs various duties under the direction and supervision of a professional licensed nurse to assist the nursing staff in meeting patient/resident treatment and care requirements. All duties are carried out in accordance with the established policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provides direct patient/resident care as assigned by the licensed nurse and communicates patient's response.
  • Performs routine procedures e.g. blood glucose monitoring, vital signs, heights, weights, intake and output and the collections of urine, stool and sputum specimens.
  • Documents care per departmental standards in electronic medical record.
  • Assists with patients' activity and providing a safe environment.
  • Observes patients/residents while performing delegated tasks and reports significant findings regarding safety, personal needs and changes in patient's condition to the licensed nurse.
  • Promotes and maintains an atmosphere for patient comfort. Keeps patient/residents' room clean and orderly.
  • Provides skin care and is knowledgeable in care needed to maintain or improve skin integrity.
  • Collaborates with the licensed nurse in implementing and evaluating the plan of care and functional status.
  • Assists with admissions, transfers, morgue transport and discharge of patient/resident.
  • Replenishes patient's supplies as needed.
  • Identifies patient/family education needs and reports them to the licensed nurse.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience
  • Must have completed at least eight years of grade school or provide proof of equivalent knowledge.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Previous experience in senior services preferred.
Computer Skills
  • Knowledge of EPIC preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Certified Nursing Assistant certification required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
Application submittal is acknowledgement that pre-employment screening will be conducted on all potential hires post-offer. Applicants are entitled to a copy of the background check report and have the right to challenge its accuracy and completeness. If the applicant is covered by the Illinois Health Care Worker Background Check Act, and the applicant's record indicates a conviction, he or she may request a waiver from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Nearest Major Market: Joliet
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago
Job Segment: Nursing, Medical, Patient Care Technician, CNA, EMR, Healthcare

Associated topics: adult nurse practioner, aprn, bsn, clinical nurse, cnm, family, locum, ob, practice, spanish

Reference: 666642121

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