C.N.A. (Nights: 6pm – 6am): starting August 1
The Nurse’s Aide assists the licensed nursing staff by performing routine nursing duties and activities of daily living.
- Assists residents with dressing, grooming, eating, positioning, turning, toileting, and exercising.
- Distributes ice water and other beverages to resident rooms.
- Transports residents to and from activities and other locations as directed.
- Answers resident call lights and communicates individual needs to appropriate staff members.
- Reports recent activities and changes in resident conditions to Charge Nurse.
- Informs C.N.A.’s and licensed nurses of resident care needs.
- Performs errands and other duties as directive by the Charge Nurse.
- Cleans up resident rooms as needed.
- Performs inventory of resident room supplies and other supplies as needed.
- Marks residents’ personal items.
- Cleans and organizes resident closets.
- Assuring resident safety against all offenses including but limited to, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation.
- Maintains a safe and sanitary work environment and equipment.
- Encourages independence, attendance at activities, restorative programs, and rehabilitation.
- Attends in-service training and education session, as assigned.
- Participates in care-plan process for residents.
- Performs all duties in accordance with applicable policies and procedures and as instructed by the supervisor in a manner designed to emphasize resident safety and comfort and in accordance with all federal and state regulations.
- Successful completion of a State approved nursing assistance training program. (Certified by the State of Kansas)
- Registration with State required.
- Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicates effectively, and performs simple arithmetic.
- Ability to document care given.
- Prior geriatric nursing aide experience preferred.
Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:
- Frequent standing, stooping, stretching, bending, and squatting; may be exposed to blood and body fluids. Must be able to transport residents via wheelchair, broad chair or shower chair, pushing up to 150lbs unassisted. Must be able to transfer, turn and position a resident weighing up 125lbs unassisted. Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, squat, stand and walk for up to 90% of the work day. May be subjected to offensive odors and combative behavior.
- Competitive Wage with potential of annual raise.
- Holiday Pay
- Vacation Benefits and Sick Leave
- Insurance Benefits
- Retirement Benefits
Dooley Center maintains a smoke-free campus.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time