CNA's-Accepting New Grads

Knoxville , TN | Per Diem

Post Date: 05/17/2018 Industry: Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Pay Rate: $14-16

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides resident care including personal hygiene, grooming, dressing, nourishment and fluids, skin care, and turning and positioning bedfast residents at least every 2 hours
  • Helps patients in and out of bed, ambulates patients according to Plan of Care, changes bed linens weekly and as needed, and helps residents to the bathroom as needed
  • Responds to call lights promptly
  • Helps residents to and from social and dining activities and encourages their participation
  • Provides emotional support, comfort, and safety to all residents
  • Immediately reports any accidents and unusual occurrences to the Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, or Supervisor
  • Maintains the environment and unit, neat, clean, and safe
  • Reports faulty equipment and safety hazards to the Nurse in charge immediately
  • Observes and reports all changes in a resident’s condition immediately to the Charge Nurse or Nurse Manager
  • Participates in in-service education and training and outside professional development as needed to keep in current with trends in the industry
  • Performs certain selected treatments such as taking temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; measuring and recording intake and output; collecting specimens (urine and stool); nail and hair care; and administering perineal care
  • Maintains resident rights and confidentiality
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Licensure required, CPR and First Aid Certification
New graduates are welcome.

Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills, and professional dress, speech, and behavior are all required for this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED with further training to achieve certification
  • Certified as a Nursing Assistant (CNA) in this state
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic and willingness to comply with policies and procedures
  • Able to work schedule as posted
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, push, pull, bend, kneel, and stand as needed
  • Able to follow spoken and written instructions
  • Knowledge of general sanitary and safety practices
  • Genuine desire to work with the elderly
  • An up-beat and engaging personality

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Melissa Coy
Recruiter


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