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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Location: DesPlaines, Illinois
Job # 9909712
Date Posted: 09-12-2017
REPORTS TO: Registered Nurse

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current certification by the State of Illinois
Ability to follow directions and willingness to learn

JOB 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Visual/hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communication.
2. Ability to perform tasks involving physical activity which may include heavy lifting and
extreme bending and standing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Gives all aspects of personal care as written on the service plan including but not limited
to bathing, oral hygiene, dressing, toileting, ambulation and transfer.
2. Assists in maintaining a healthful, safe environment.
3. Obtains and documents patient’s vital signs.
4. May apply simple non-sterile dressings to protect an area of skin or to reinforce an existing dressing. In either case, the LN must be notified.
5. Reports changed in the client’s overall condition and needs to the nurse.
6. Promotes mental alertness of the patient through conversation and appropriate activities.
7. Encourages patients to become as self-sufficient as possible.
8. Demonstrates sensitivity to the patient’s comfort and privacy.
9. Completes all documentation accurately in a timely manner according to agency policy.
10. Participate in Agency Quality Assurance activities as requested.
11. Must participate in a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training in a 12-month period.
12. Participates in staff meetings as requested.
13. Is able to handle abusive combative or psychologically disturbed patients.
14. Performs other duties as assigned.
15. Our five core values compassion, honesty, integrity, respect and passion must be incorporated into the daily job functions.
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