Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Overview: If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding and fun career in the health care industry, we’d like you to consider joining our team! Our professionals receive ongoing training, great benefits and the latest in technology to help make working in our retirement communities a pleasant experience for our staff as well as our residents!

The Certified Nursing Assistant is responsible to pass medication under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse and to provide direct, hands-on care to residents to ensure residents attain or maintain the highest possible physical, mental and emotional well-being possible for each resident without declines in status unless the decline is documented as unavoidable.

Essential Functions/Duties: Duties are determined by Linden Woods Village of Gladstone’s needs and may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Understands and agrees with Linden Woods Village of Gladstone’s philosophy and goal to maintain, improve and/or enhance each resident’s quality of care and quality of life.
Under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, passes medication according to physician’s orders and in accordance with facility policy.
Provides, completes and e- documents as assigned in a timely and accurately.
Reports changes in resident’s condition immediately to the Charge Nurse.
May be required to perform duties as set forth on Certified Nursing Assistant job description.
Follows safety policies in performing nursing care.
Attends and participates in facility meetings and in-service training programs.
Practices good infection control techniques in all aspects of resident care.
Observes residents’ rights including, but not limited to, privacy, dignity, etc.
Safeguarding the resident’s privacy and property.
Participates in the orientation of new or temporary staff to the unit to assure continuity in the delivery of resident care.
Promotes positive public relations with residents, family members and guests.
Provides restorative care to residents as assigned by the Charge Nurse or as indicated in the overall plan of care.
Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers
Performs all other duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing and/or the Executive Administrator
Education and Experiences:

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must have completed an approved training program and passed competency examinations in clinical skills and written knowledge to obtain certification as both a Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.)

To apply: 2901 NE 72nd St Gladstone, MO 64119 or www.lindenwoodsvillage.com/careers/

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