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CNA (Memory Care Unit)

Location: North Aurora, Illinois
Job # 9839602
Date Posted: 08-30-2017
Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for Memory Care Unit
Reports To: Director of Nursing/Assistant Director of Nursing

SUMMARY
Provides quality nursing care to patient/residents. Assists patient/residents with the activities of
daily living as assigned, according to established policies, procedures and objectives of the Campus.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Performs and documents patients/resident care delivery as specified on care plan, individualized assignments, bath schedules, nutrition, ambulation schedules, etc.
2. Monitors and meets patient/resident needs consistent with nursing procedures such as bathing, transferring, eating assistance, passing ice water, etc.
3. Observes and reports physical and/or behavioral changes in patient/residents promptly, accurately and precisely.
4. Properly uses and cares for equipment and supplies.
5. Works cooperatively and productively with co-workers.
6. Assists with orientation and ongoing mentoring of peers
7. Responds rapidly and appropriately to emergencies.
8. Assists in orienting patients/residents to the Campus environment and routines upon admission and as needed throughout their stay.
9. Accountable for obtaining and communicating current patients/residents condition/needs on assigned patients/residents through shift report.
10. Answers all call lights and patients/resident requests in a timely manner.
11. Maintains neatness, orderliness, and cleanliness of patients/residents care areas, equipment, and nursing unit, as assigned.
12. Assists in maintaining unit/department budget through appropriate monitoring/usage of unit and patient supplies. Ensures work is completed within the shift and utilizes break and meal times as required by facility policy. Reports discrepancies to nurse leaders.
13. Other duties as assigned by Administrator, DON, ADON, or the nurse leader.
14. Our five core values compassion, honesty, integrity, respect and passion must be incorporated into the daily job functions.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Certified as a CNA in the state of Illinois/Indiana or able to be certified within 120 days.
  • Certified in CPR or ability to obtain CPR certification within 30 days of hire.
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