CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) (Weatherford)
Company: Summit LTC
Posted on: January 17, 2022
$6,000 Sign-On Bonus and $1,000 Employee Referral Bonus!!
12 hour shifts available
We are looking for a skilled CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) to
become a part of our facility's compassionate care-giving team. The
CNA will interact directly with patients, providing comfort and
transportation, monitoring their vital signs and assisting with
daily living needs. We are searching for a dedicated, compassionate
and energetic individual to be a vital link between our patients
and the nurses and other facility staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Works alone giving total care or assists residents with personal
hygiene needs and activities of daily life, including but not
Bed bath, tub bath or shower
Dental, hair and nail care, shaving, dressing and undressing,
application of make-up.
Elimination needs including toileting by offering bedpan, urinal or
taking to bathroom.
Ambulating, transferring, positioning by using assistive devices
such as a walker, wheelchair, mechanical lift, gait belt or
Involve resident/patient in decisions associated with level of
Performs restorative and rehabilitative nursing procedures as
instructed based on plan of care.
Assists residents in preparing for activity and social programs and
transport, accompany and participate when assigned.
Respond to patient emergency call signals, bells, or intercom
systems to identify patient needs promptly.
Document vital signs, maintains intake and output as requested,
weighs residents as instructed, feeds residents, and other nursing
actions in a timely and accurate manner.
Notify nurse immediately of any physical or behavioral changes in a
resident/patient (e.g. difficulty breathing, shortness of breath,
difficult to arouse, confusion, skin breakdown, cuts, bruising,
bleeding, and blisters) including any complaints or grievances made
by the resident.
Knows and follows existing lines of communication and
Perform all resident care as assigned and according to (facility)
nursing department's policies and procedures. Reads and follows
routine daily to ensure provision of appropriate care.
Attends department meetings, mandatory in services and seminars as
Maintain at a minimum of 12 hours training each year per CNA
Comply with all confidentiality and privacy requirements and
Assures that all resident rights are maintained at all times.
Reports any violations or suspected deviations according to
(facility)'s policy and procedures.
Follow established safety precautions in performance of all
Wash hands before and after performing any service for the resident
and follow infection control guidelines and universal
Ensure wheelchairs, tables, geri chairs, commodes and other
resident equipment is routinely cleaned and inspected.
Adhere to all nursing and DHHS policies and procedures.
Encourage and support resident/patient in maintaining or regaining
independence, accommodate individual choices, and assist in
maintaining personal belongings.
Assist with admissions, transfers and dismissals including required
Report to work at assigned location with regular, predictable, and
Assist the nurses and other staff as needed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or relevant qualification.
Completion of a state-approved CNA certification training course
and maintained in good standing.
Possession of a current valid Texas driver's license or regular
means of transportation to and from work.
One (1) year of experience as a nursing assistant in a skilled
rehabilitation, skilled nursing or Long-Term Care (LTC) environment
Experience with electronic medical records preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be capable of operating a personal computer to enter resident
data as required by regulation and facility policy.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, and memos.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to communicate orally and in written form effectively with
all levels of employees, patients, families, and vendors.
Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group
situations to employees, patients, families, and vendors.
Good understanding of medical and pharmacological terminology.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and
divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations
using weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Excellent problem solving/analysis/judgment skills and high level
of attention to detail and accuracy
Builds and maintains cooperative working relationships
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
clients, supervisors, County employees, elected officials, law
enforcement, other agencies, and the public.
Resourceful, dependable and accountable
Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Current Registered Nursing Assistant on the Texas Nurse Aide
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Work requires physical activity including extended periods of
walking and standing with occasional climbing, reaching, carrying,
balancing, kneeling, crouching and bending.
Must have the ability to frequently lift and/or carry equipment,
files, and other materials weighing up to 50 pounds as well as
push/pull up to 50 pounds of force with grip strength of 65
Ability to transfer, and reposition a resident to or from a bed,
wheelchair, and use a mechanical lift, toilet, tub, shower,
occasionally varying degrees of pushing, pulling and lifting due to
the differences in resident weights.
Must be able to continuously perform simple manipulative dexterity
tasks such as the equipment listed above as well as safety pin
buckles and tie strings. Occasionally perform difficult
Must be able to detect the smell of smoke, spoiled food, soiled
The employee must be able to continuously hear normal sounds and
voice patterns with some background noise. Must have adequate
verbal instructions. Must be able to hear audible emergency
signals, alarms, call, light indicators and to be able to answer
Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Must be
able to continuously notice a change in the resident (breathing,
color, skin breakdown, etc.) Ability to focus and read a
Visual abilities, correctable to normal ranges, include close,
distance and color vision, depth perception, and the ability to
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those employee encounters while performing
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Work is performed indoors in a health care facility.
Work is performed during assigned shift; however, hours will
occasionally include varied days, hours, holidays, weekends, and
overtime as needed.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but
can occasionally be loud. Subject to frequent interruptions.
Incumbents in this position may be exposed to
infectious/communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens, and
potential risk of injury from distraught individuals.
Frequent exposure to chemical compounds of medication and
Frequent exposure to microbial bacteria and other infectious agents
inherent to care of ill residents.
Continuous exposure to latex, Tyvex, plastic and/or materials which
are used for personal protective equipment.
Stress of working with sick residents and their families, combined
with the resident who may be confused, irrational, highly agitate
mood swings. (Frequently)
Subject to involvement with personnel, visitors, state and federal
agency personnel and residents.
Summit LTC Management, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All
applicants will be considered for employment without attention to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, veteran or disability status.PI158837257
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