CNA for Assisted Living Residents
Work at Elim Park
Where family, faith and healthcare meet!
Full Time Assisted Living CNA opportunities available in Cheshire, CT!
Elim Park is committed to being the employer of choice and offers the following dynamic benefits: 401k with employer matching, generous staffing levels, membership privilege at out fitness center including our indoor swimming pool, medical, dental, and vision coverage, and competitive pay rates!
If you are a dedicated caregiver with a heart for caring we want to meet you!
Performs basic care procedures.Recognize the elderly we serve as unique persons, requiring individual alternatives to maintain full lives in their later years. Provide medical, spiritual and emotional care; encompassing quality, dignity, compassion and confidentiality for each individual. Required to work every other weekend & holiday.
Essential Job Functions:
1.Communicates with resident, families and staff in a sensitive, professional and therapeutic manner.
2.Observes and communicates changes in the resident condition to the RN responsible for the care of the client.
3.Assists in the residents activities of daily living which includes assisting with meals and nourishment, transferring using proper body mechanics and appropriate assistive devices, ambulation, bathing and dressing.
4.Documents care and observation on appropriate forms.
5.Provide for the safety and security needs of residents.
6.Maintains established department policies, procedures and objectives, quality assessment and improvement programs, and safety, environmental and infection control standards.
7.Attends meetings as required.
8.Participates in education programs and inservice meetings.
9.Understands and follows “Universal Precautions” as it pertains to potential exposure to all body fluids.Utilizes infection control techniques.
10.Reports all unsafe conditions to appropriate supervision, including change in resident status, broken or malfunctioning equipment or anything that could be a potential threat or danger to a resident. Practices good safety awareness.
11.Knowledgeable of Residents Rights and facility Abuse Policies and Procedures.
12.Performs any other duties and responsibilities that may become necessary or as directed by Supervisor.
Work Area and Working Conditions:
All Apartments in Elim Park Place.
Entry Level Qualifications:
1.Post High School Vocational/Specialized training.
2.Current State of Connecticut CNAcertificate/or HHA designation; CPR certified preferred.
·Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking.
·Lift, positions, pushes, transfers residentsmaximum 50 lbs.
·Manual dexterity and mobility.
·Intermittent exertion when performing treatments.
·Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.
·Ability to adjust vision to bring objects to focus.
Equipment to be used:
·Sterile Medical Gloves