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Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.)

Company: Cottonwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center LL
Location: Durango
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Cottonwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center LLC - $1500 sign on bonus
Cottonwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare is under new ownership and is currently hiring for CNA's. - Come and join our team in a small 40 bed home. Our mission: By providing genuine hometown care; treating our guests, their loved ones, and our staff as family; and intergrating our care center into our community; we aspire to actualize our mission of excellence in care. -
The primary purpose of the Certified Nursing Assistant , under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, is to perform various care activities for seniors in a long-term care environment. Assist residents in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Collect non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but does not start or administer intravenous fluids. Assist nursing staff members with procedures if needed. Document resident care services and interactions as needed.
Essential Duties include the following:
The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Manage the day-to-day schedules for Aides. Schedules are subject to many changes throughout the week.
- Ensures that the plan of care is executed as written and maintain up-to-date patient records.
- Assigns staff for appropriate patient care while being fiscally conservative.
- Answers signal lights, bells, or intercom system to determine residents' needs.
- Bathes, dresses, and undresses residents.
- Serves and collects food trays and feeds residents requiring help.
- Transports residents or assists residents to walk.
- Turns and repositions residents, alone or with assistance, to prevent bedsores.
- Changes bed linens, runs errands, directs visitors, and answers telephone.
- Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, and food and fluid intake and output, as directed.
- Assists with laundry and housekeeping duties.
- Dusts and cleans residents' rooms.
- Dependable and able to meet schedule requirements (attendance and punctuality) with no restrictions.
- Other duties as assigned by DON.
Qualifications, Education and/or Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
- Certified Nursing Assistant certification in applicable State required.
- Must complete the required amount of training hours yearly.
- One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
- Must possess a general knowledge of laws and restrictions regarding senior living care, as well as a solid understanding of opportunities and limits of other levels of care within senior living.
- Must exhibit and promote a high level of customer service, hospitality, curiosity and friendliness towards all residents, visitors, employees and the overall community.
Classes begin January 24th and end February 16, 2023. Classes are held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays, 9am-3pm. Thirty-six hours of clinical experience will need to be completed to complete the course. Completion of course will enable the student to take the State Certification Test. The daily schedule includes lecture in the morning, 9-12 AM and Skill training/practice from 1-3 PM.

Keywords: Cottonwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center LL, Santa Fe , Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.), Healthcare , Durango, New Mexico

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