Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) - Multiple Locations

Vincentian Collaborative Recruitment   Pittsburgh, PA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on July 2, 2021
Salary Range:$15.0000 To $18.0000 Hourly

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Shifts:

  • Morning 7:00 am- 3:00 pm (rotating weekends)
  • Evening 3:00 pm- 11:00 pm (rotating weekends)
  • Overnight 11:00 pm - 7:00 am (rotating weekends)

 

Summary:

The Nurse Aide provides direct care to residents which includes personal hygiene, dressing, feeding, transporting and restorative care. Documents resident care as required.  Communicates effectively with residents, family members, and staff. Assists other members of the nursing staff with duties related to the ongoing needs of the residents according to established standards.                                            

It is the duty of all employees to promote and support a resident centered care environment that ensures the treatment of all residents, family members, visitors, fellow employees and customers with kindness, respect, and dignity.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Commits to the Vincentian Collaborative System (VCS) mission to nurture and sustain a ministry of compassionate care that preserves the human dignity of persons within a diverse and changing society.

  2. Upholds and promotes the VCS values of spirituality, compassion, quality, dignity, collaboration, advocacy and stewardship.

  3. Promotes and supports a resident centered care environment that ensures the treatment of all residents, family members, visitors, fellow employees and customers with kindness, respect, and dignity.

  4. Adheres to all facility and department work rules, policies and procedures. 

  5. Performs specific technical procedures in accordance with standards of practice.

  6. Provides general care to residents including bathing and dressing.  Assures residents are properly and comfortably clothed at all times.  Administers shampoos and hair care, shaves residents, trims nails, and assists residents with personal and dental hygiene.  Makes beds and organizes resident’s room.

  7. Assists residents to and from bathrooms and provides assistance as necessary.  Offers bedpans and urinals and assures incontinent residents are clean and dry, changing linens as needed.  Encourages showers and other self-help measures and activities.

  8. Compares diet trays with diet orders before serving, serves trays, feeds residents as necessary and removes trays.  Assists with or provides personal care after meals.  Transports residents, who are able, to the dining room and supervises/assists them while dining.  Serves nourishment and fresh water.

  9. Transports residents as needed.

  10. Observes and reports pertinent information related to resident care to the Charge Nurse or Nursing Supervisor.

  11. Maintains neatness of resident care areas.

  12. Documents necessary information reflecting resident care.

  13. Completes specific nursing and restorative assignments per nursing unit routine.

  14. Performs resident transfers with assistive devices within proper guidelines and scope of practice.

  15. Communicates effectively with resident’s family members and members of the health care team.

  16. Attends required educational programs and unit staff meetings.

  17. Assists in orientation of new personnel as assigned.

  18. Prepares residents for appointments and/or transportation involving physicians, therapists and other staff as appropriate.

  19. Assists with and/or performs procedures, with proper instruction and supervision, such as: admitting, transferring, discharging residents; taking temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, weights and measurements,  measuring and recording intake and output; collecting specimens such as urine or stool; exercise; and assists with care of dying and deceased.  Assures safety devices and precautions are being utilized; room temperature is compatible with residents needs; and assists nurses in giving treatments and examining residents.

  20. Observes residents for physical and psychosocial needs, attitudes, reactions, appetites, etc., and reports unusual findings to the Charge Nurse or Nursing Supervisor.

  21. Responds to resident call system.

  22. Anticipates and takes action to maintain a safe environment.  Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work practices.

  23. Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor.

  24. Required to support the organization’s Code of Ethical Conduct and Compliance Program by timely reporting any actual or suspected compliance, fraud and abuse, ethics or policy violations.

 

Education/Experience:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent required.

  2. Current active registration on file with the PA Nurse Aide Registry or in the process of training/certification.

  3. Previous resident care experience or related training preferred.

 

 

Selected candidates will need to successfully complete pre-hire testing including, a drug test, physical exam, TB test and background check.

Vincentian is an Equal Opportunity Employer