Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Part Time Every Other Weekend
Company: Aria of Waukesha
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Aria of Waukesha (formerly Virginia Health and Rehabilitation
Center)We are seeking qualified Certified Nursing Assistants in a
PART TIME capacity on both AM, PM, and NOC shifts.CERTIFIED NURSING
ASSISTANT FUNCTION: To provide routine daily nursing care and
services that support the care delivered to residents needing
skilled nursing care/complex medical care and/or rehabilitative
care under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or a
licensed practical/vocation nurse.CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT
QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Minimum
- Freedom from illegal use of drugs.
- Freedom from use of and effects of use of drugs and alcohol in
- Anyone found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting or
mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are
ineligible for employment.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or three-six
months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination
of education and experience preferred.Certificates, Licenses,
Registrations: Graduate of a state approved nursing assistant
training program and passed a state approved competency examination
(written and skills) within 120 days of employment; name entered
into state nurse aide registry.LANGUAGE SKILLS: 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.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability
to add and subtract three digit numbers, calculate percentage of
whole, measure in cubic centimeters (cc) and measure in feet and
inches. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight
measurement, volume, length and height.REASONING ABILITY: Ability
to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
furnished in written, oral or diagram form.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND
RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each key function satisfactorily.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the key functions.C.N.A. Care and
- Accurately perform and record vital signs, height and
- Accurately calculate and record weight gain/loss and fluid
- Maintain a clean and safe resident environment.
- Recognize abnormal changes in body functioning and the
importance of reporting such changes to a supervisor.
- Perform palliative and post-mortem care.
- Perform routine care rounds on each assigned resident, at
minimum, every two hours (or more frequently as indicated).
- Supervise, assist or provide ADL's such as:
- Bath, shower, whirlpool, and bed-bath
- Shampoo, grooming, shaving, nail care and mouth care
- Dressing/undressing, application of splints/prosthetic
- Toileting, bowel/bladder training, incontinent care an
- Meals/snacks, hydration, proper use of feeding
- AM and PM care per facility policy
- Accurately calculate and record percentage of meal intake.
- Provide preventative skin care techniques, observe the
resident's skin condition and report any changes to a licensed
- Utilize proper techniques and devices to transfer and
position/re-position a resident.
- Demonstrate ability to manage and respond appropriately to
- Meet the residents' mental health and social needs.
- Is aware of developmental tasks and physiological changes
associated with the aging process.
- Maintain/support the resident's right to maintain personal
- Able to work effectively with the residents' families and use
them as a source of emotional support.
- Identifies a resident by the use of the identification
band/photo prior to providing care, serving meals, etc., as
- Approach all residents in a kind, gentle and friendly manner.
Respect for the resident's dignity and privacy is consistently
provided. Maintain the confidentiality of all resident
- All grievances/complaints made by the resident are promptly
reported to a Licensed Nurse.
- Provide assistance with all admissions/transfers/discharges.
- Room is clean and prepared for a resident prior to
- Resident belongings are labeled, inventoried and stored
- Room is cleaned after a resident is
- Assist with resident room changes.
- Assist with transporting specimens to the appropriate
- Unit/hallways are cleared of equipment or on one side.
- The Nursing Unit is maintained in a clean/orderly fashion.
- Resident call lights are answered promptly and appropriate
responses to requests are provided.
- Provide nursing rehabilitation/restorative nursing by:
- Promoting the resident's ability to adapt/adjust to living as
independently as possible.
- Training the resident in self-care activities according to the
- Training the Resident in the use of assistive devices for
transferring, walking and mobility, dressing and grooming, eating
- Providing/assisting with range of motion; proper
turning/positioning in bed and chair.
- Providing bladder/bowel retraining and toileting programs.
- Instructing the resident on the care and use of
- Incorporating training and skill practice activities that
include repetition, physical or verbal cueing and task
- Provide care for residents with complex medical or nursing
needs, such as those who are:
- Confused/cognitively impaired or Alzheimer's and related
- Dependent upon medical equipment such as infusion therapy,
eternal feeding pumps, ventilators and monitors (if
- Recuperating from surgery.
- Receiving intensive rehabilitation therapy.
- Neurological residents.
- Cardiovascular residents.
- Respiratory care residents.
- Oncology residents
- Residents with chronic wounds.
- Provide other Nursing Unit tasks including, but not limited to:
- Wiping off wheelchairs, recliners, and positioning
- Clean/organize clean/soiled utility rooms.
- Cleaning shower and whirlpool rooms.
- Clean/organize nourishment kitchen areas.
- Promptly report all accidents/incidents unusual events during
the shift it occurs.Resident Rights: Promotes and protects
residents' rights, assists Residents to make informed decisions,
treats Residents with dignity and respect, protects Residents'
personal belongings, reports suspected abuse or neglect, avoids the
need for physical restraints in accordance with current
professional standards and, supports independent expression, choice
and decision-making consistent with applicable law and
regulation.Leadership: Demonstrates willingness to try new tasks,
generates new ideas for change, evaluates and recognizes
priorities, challenges others to learn, keeps current and
integrates new information, communicates and models organization
values and fosters high performance.Process Improvement: Applies
process improvement methods and techniques and identifies process
for improvement in daily work.Environment of Care: Demonstrates
understanding of fire and emergency procedures, participates in
fire and disaster drills, demonstrates understanding of safety and
security procedures, applies safety and security precautions,
demonstrates understanding of hazardous materials plan and
demonstrates proper use of equipment.
- All equipment is operated in a safe manner and the only
equipment utilized that which previous training of use has
- The resident's environment is safe and clean.Infection
Prevention: Applies hand washing principles during daily work,
demonstrates understanding of isolation precautions, recognizes
signs and symptoms of infection and complies with the employee
health program, demonstrates understanding of the process for
identifying and handling infectious waste, maintains personal
hygiene, complies with OSHA standards in the work place and
demonstrates understanding of cross examination.Information
Management: Enters or records data timely and accurately, protects
confidentiality of Resident information, protects data against loss
or destruction and reports suspected violation of
security/confidentiality issues.INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: A Certified
Nursing Assistant demonstrates active listening techniques, gains
support through effective relationships, treats others with dignity
and respect and seeks feedback.CONTINUING EDUCATION: Attends
in-service and education programs and attends continuing education
required for maintenance of professional certification or
licensure.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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 essential functions.While performing
the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to
stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, talk
or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or
balance and stoop or kneel. The employee will be required, with the
assistance of another employee, to assist with the transferring of
residents using a mechanical lift. Based on the amublatory status
of the resident, the employee would place a transfer sling or a
full body sling on a resident and operate the equipment during the
transfer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision.WORK
ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.Exposure Risk: While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other
body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic
chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate. Subject to frequent interruptions.COMMUNICATION:
- All changes in a resident's condition are reported as soon as
possible to the Charge/Staff Nurse.
- Staff Meetings are attended, if on duty. Minutes are read and
initialed if not on duty.
- Resident/unit problems are reported to the Charge Nurse.
- Comply with H.R. policies/procedures.
- Follow work schedules and complete assigned tasks according to
the established policies and procedures of the facility.
- Adhere to attendance and tardiness policies.
- Confidentiality of all residents is respected at all times
(i.e., when answering telephone and/or speaking to
- A positive working relationship with residents, visitors and
facility staff is demonstrated.JOB DESCRIPTION REVIEW: I understand
the job description, its requirements and that I am expected to
complete all duties as assigned. I understand the job duties may be
altered from time to time. I have noted below any accommodations
that are required to enable me to perform these duties. I have also
noted below any job duties that I am unable to perform, with or
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