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Certified Nursing Assistant

Posted on May 20, 2019 by Colonial Park Care Center

Harrisburg, PA 17109
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE position at thriving senior care facility

Full Time - 1st and 2nd Shifts

Colonial Park Care Center is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Colonial Park has come to revolutionize senior care in Dauphin County, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

The center is currently seeking a Certified Nurse Aide to provide personal and restorative nursing care and assists, as directed by onsite nurses. The aide will be responsible for providing high quality care for the center's geriatric residents and residents of varying ages, and must display patience, compassion and, above all, a deep commitment to maximizing clients' well-being.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in daily living activities for residents/patients, in accordance with established procedures and nurse directives
  • Providing general care to residents of all ages, including bathing, dressing, hair care, shaves, nail trimming, dental hygiene, skin care and general personal services
  • Assisting residents in keeping their personal spaces/rooms clean and organized
  • Positioning, lifting and turning residents, as needed, to ensure maximum comfort and support
  • Ambulating and toileting residents, as needed
  • Aiding in additional procedures as requested, such as admitting, transferring, discharging, taking TPR/blood pressure, measuring/recording intake and output, collecting urine/stool specimens and administering enemas
  • Assisting with daily movement and exercise routines, as instructed by physicians and/or therapists
  • Assisting with the care of dying and deceased residents, and providing support to families and other residents
  • Making ongoing rounds to assigned residents, and responding promptly
  • Transporting residents to the dining hall, serving food trays and feeding, as needed
  • Observing residents for social, emotional and physical changes, and reporting findings to nursing staff
Qualifications

This is an entry level position with significant growth potential. All applicants must possess current nurse aide certification or the completion of an N.A. training program, and have some prior resident care or related experience. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is also required, as are strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to follow written and verbal instructions, and the physical capacity to walk, stand and lift throughout the day.

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Reference: 708782574

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