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Company: StoneBridge Senior Living Heber Springs
Location: Heber Springs
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryA Certified Nursing Assistant, or Certified Nursing Aide, is responsible for supporting medical staff in administering care to residents with various injuries, illnesses or disabilities. Their duties include helping residents bathe and maintain proper hygiene, feeding patients or ensuring they take their medication and assessing their vital signs to notify staff of any changes. The position requires patience, compassion, and a desire to care for the elderly in a gentle and empathetic manner.What Makes StoneBridge Unique?At StoneBridge Senior Living, being a caregiver is more than our business. We consider it our privilege, and we are dedicated to both the individual needs of our residents and to each other.Here we are more than caregivers. We are family. Each StoneBridge community becomes a close, welcoming group in which employees help each other develop skills related to their senior care careers knowing we can do more together than we could ever do alone. Employees are encouraged to become the best version of themselves to help us provide the best possible care for our residents.Responsibilities and DutiesCertified Nursing Aides are responsible for many resident care tasks to ensure that each resident receives the comprehensive and personalized care they need. They often have the following responsibilities:

  • Provides supportive services to nurse(s) and other staff as needed and performs duties as assigned.
  • Assists resident with or performs activities of daily living for resident in accordance with care plans and established policies and procedures.
  • Assists resident with lifting, turning, moving, positioning, and transporting into and out of beds, chairs, bathtubs, wheelchairs, lifts, etc.
  • Coordinates dining room services at assigned mealtimes, including set-up and clean-up, meal tray delivery, feeding assistance, and documentation of meal intake.
  • Delivers nutritional supplements to residents at assigned times and provides assistance as necessary to ensure intake. Documents intake accordingly.
  • Assists with weighing residents according to facility policy, and records weight in designated locations. Reports weight changes to nurse and supervisor.
  • Assists with tracking the condition of the resident's skin. Reports any presence of pressure areas, skin breakdown or skin tears to nurse and supervisor.
  • Assists nursing staff in carrying out toileting program activities.
  • Completes flow sheets daily to indicate that the specified task was done. Documents the progress of each resident as directed by supervisor.
  • Keeps nurse and supervisor informed of factors that interfere with being able to perform the work as assigned (i.e. resident refusal, reassigned to nursing unit).
  • Reports changes in a resident's condition to the resident's nurse and supervisor.Qualifications and Skills
    • Certified Nursing Aide in good standing with the certification board or is a graduate of a state-approved nursing assistant training program and passed a state-approved competency examination (written and skills) within 120 days of employment REQUIRED
    • High School Graduate/GED preferred.
    • Current CPR/BLS certification preferred.
    • At least one year of experience as a certified nursing assistant in long-term care preferred.
    • Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary care setting with residents, families, and staff members.Join Our Caregiver Family!For more than 50 years, our family has been dedicated to caring for others, and we invite you to reach out with any questions or comments.We welcome the opportunity to meet you and make you a part of our family.Together, we're confident we can work together to provide a spectrum of high-quality care including Rehabilitation, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing Care that enhances the lives of those in our communities.Apply today at #IND1

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