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Certified Nursing Assistant - Mount Pleasant

Certified Nursing Assistant - Mount Pleasant

Job ID 
2015-1379
Company 
Harmon House Care Center
Location 
US-PA-Mt. Pleasant
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Part-Time
Education Level 
Certification
Experience Needed 
Less than 1 year
Salary Info 
Based on Experience - Hourly Rate

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Overview

CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE Sought for Innovative Care Center

 

Full Time- 1st, 2nd, and Rotating Shifts Available

 

Harmon House is a 109-bed Skilled Nursing Center that offers Wound Specialty Care.

Central to our modern facility is a lovely mansion, which was built in the early 1900s and served as a family home until the mid-1970s. Subsequently, we purchased the mansion, totally renovated and modernized the interior, and built two new buildings attached to it, in keeping with the style of the mansion. The mansion now houses administrative and support offices, while the two new interconnected structures include the two-story Harmon House Care Center and the five-story Amber House.

 

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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