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Nursing Assistant/CNA

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Rochester
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Come join our awesome team as a Nursing Assistant/CNA at Rochester Rehab & Living Center. We are offering a generous retention bonus of up to $5,000 for full-time positions and up to $2,500 for part-time positions! Rochester Rehab & Living Center is part of Volunteers of America National Services which serves as the Housing and Healthcare affiliate of the Volunteers of America parent organization. Nursing Assistant/CNA Job Highlights:

  • Top benefit packages
  • Growth and advancement opportunities
  • Flexible schedules
  • Pay in lieu of benefits options
  • Career scholarships
  • Quality training, continuing career education and leadership programs
  • Employee discount programAbout the job: The primary role of the Nursing Assistant is to provide assigned residents with routine daily nursing care in accordance with established facility nursing care procedures as directed by clinical supervisors. The Nursing Assistant reports any observed changes in resident condition as they occur. Performs routine resident care duties and tasks delegated by the registered nurse, licensed practical nurse or licensed therapist to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of residents. Provides services in a manner compliant with all state and federal regulations as well as with any applicable facility policies and procedures. Essentials:
    • Assists residents with personal cares, including bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, bed mobility, toileting and eating.
    • Follows all shift routines, policy and procedures regarding accurate performance of vital signs, weights, etc.
    • Understands/supports Resident Bill of Rights.
    • Delivers meals and assists residents with eating.
    • Records accurate food and fluid intake as assigned.
    • Reports any chewing or swallowing difficulty to the nurse.
    • Assists the resident with the restorative nursing program including but not limited to, passive and active range of motion, ambulation with appropriate assistive devices and use of transfer belt.
    • Uses safety standards at all times in transferring of residents.
    • Uses transfer belt and/or proper mechanical equipment for all transfers/ambulation of residents.
    • Uses proper body mechanics.
    • Ambulates/transfers residents per plan of care.
    • Positions residents to maintain body alignment per policy and procedure and plan of care.
    • Reports promptly to the nurse any changes in the resident condition.
    • Answers call lights promptly and determines residents' needs.
    • Neatly makes and changes bed linens.
    • Ensures that residents are clean, neatly dressed according to preference or age, and well-groomed.
    • Other duties as assigned or directed by nurse.About Rochester Rehab & Living Center: Just outside of Michigan's capital, Rochester Rehab & Living Center offers life in one of the most commonly rated "Best Cities'' in the Midwest. Our center offers the very best care, provided by the very best staff who care for the residents as well as the familial workplace culture. We want our staff to love their work while maintaining a work-life balance, so offering employees paid-time off benefits is a part of our comprehensive benefits package. Join our diverse, involved, and compassionate team and see how we earned our Great Place to Work certification for 4 years running. Our 2022 Great Place to Work survey results found that 87% of employees said their work has a special meaning: this is not "just a job". Take pride in helping others, and join us today! Required Qualifications: 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, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Must be a Certified, Registered or State Tested Nursing Assistant in the state of employment
      • Ability to safely perform the essential functions of the job without harm to self or others.
      • Ability to prioritize duties.
      • Ability to understand and follow work assignments.
      • Ability to work as part of a team.
      • Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.Preferred Skills:
        • Experience in the long-term care setting preferred.At VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations' shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Rochester , Nursing Assistant/CNA, Healthcare , Rochester, Minnesota

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