Weekend Warrior CNA
12 Hour Shifts (7a-7p or 7p-7a) Part Time
Riverside Care Center is currently seeking Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) for their new weekend program. A current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license is required.
Riverside Care Center is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Center offering Cardiac and Orthopedic Specialty Care, as well as providing a Dialysis Unit and a Center for the Memory Impaired on site.
While, often, no two days are the same, daily responsibilities of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) will center on the needs of patients and include:
-Assisting in daily living activities for residents/patients, in accordance with established procedures and nurse directives
-Assisting residents in keeping their personal spaces/rooms clean and organized
-Positioning, lifting and turning residents to ensure maximum comfort and support
-Ambulating and toileting residents
-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
-Observing residents for social, emotional and physical changes, and reporting findings to nursing staff
-Applicants must be able to demonstrate a strong ability to quickly assess patient situations, and respond to emergent needs effectively and professionally.
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.